professional boundary

professional boundary

Professional ethics An ill-defined psychosocial 'frontier' maintained between a professional and a Pt or client. See Dual relationship, Sexual misconduct, Slippery slope.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Always remember that even if you perceive that you understand your boss, there is a professional boundary that you should never cross and must respect.Could this be your own opinion?
The teen told Firefighter Soucie he was "crossing the professional boundary,'' the report says.
The aim of this paper is to describe the Constructivist Grounded Theory approach as described by Charmaz (2006) which was used as part of a PhD study to investigate the process of therapeutic engagement and professional boundary maintenance by mental health nurses.
There are, however, ethical and professional boundary issues emerging that potentially place the nurse at risk.
A recent phenomenon in nursing literature are nurses who use social networking sites to discuss their patients which can lead to professional boundary violations.
Physiotherapists were shown to be inconsistent when faced with vignettes describing professional boundary violations.
Even if a patient consents or initiates sexual conduct, it is the nurse's responsibility to maintain a professional boundary.
He was said to have a history of "professional boundary issues" in his relationships with patients.
A setting that is particularly vulnerable to professional boundary challenges is the rural setting due to the existence of dual and multiple role relationships that nurses have within small communities.
The certified nurse assistants see themselves as the resident's friend and confidant as opposed to having that professional boundary," he said.
Sexual misconduct or crossing the professional boundary as it sometimes referred to, is a serious breach of the Code of Conduct, and can also lead to criminal prosecution.
Failing to keep up a professional boundary with the client who made the complaint.

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