professional misconduct


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professional misconduct

Behavior by a professional that implies an intentional compromise of ethical standards. See Impaired health care provider. Cf Fraud in Science.

professional misconduct

Behavior that is professionally unsuitable, potentially dangerous to patients, incompetent, disruptive, abusive, or illegal.
See also: professional
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The OPR has defined professional misconduct as when an attorney "intentionally violates or acts in reckless disregard of an obligation or standard imposed by law, applicable rule of professional conduct, or Department regulation or policy." (16)
Professional misconduct speaks to unprofessional behavior; it embraces medical incompetence and ethical breach.
Their ruling in London comes three years after he was found guilty of serious professional misconduct for accusing the husband of solicitor Sally Clark of murdering their children.
Urging the panel to consider Dr Southall guilty of serious professional misconduct, Mr Tyson noted that the attorney general has already announced a review of the cases for which the child expert has acted as a prosecution witness in criminal cases.
The withdrawal of the main charge of professional misconduct means that the move to have him removed from the bench has become virtually ineffective and the only remaining charges against Chaudri now relate to use of his office to get employment for his son and misuse of official vehicles.
Mr Nulty, whose father and grandfather are both believed to have been miners, denies all allegations of professional misconduct.
He denies a charge of serious professional misconduct.
Fishbein alleged "widespread scientific and professional misconduct at the NIH Division of AIDS (DAIDS)" (quote from Honestdoctor.org).
A GYNAECOLOGIST who practised at Nunea- ton Private Hospital and the town's George Eliot Hospital has been struck off the medical register after being found guilty of professional misconduct.
A PROFESSOR of surgery accused of falsifying results in drug trials has been cleared of serious professional misconduct, the General Medical Council has announced.
Josef Krop to keep his medical licence but they have reprimanded him for professional misconduct and put conditions on his practice.
The first, put forth by the ABA's Standing Committee on Professional Responsibility, would make it professional misconduct, subject to discipline, to "knowingly manifest by words or conduct, in the course of representing a client, bias or prejudice based upon race, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status."

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