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

professional misconduct,

n conduct inappropriate to the practice of health care.
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Examples of professional misconduct are gross incompetence, sexual misconduct, overreaching or fraudulent advertising, financial conflicts of interest such as fee splitting or self-referral, academic and/or research malfeasance, felonies, and other unethical behaviors.
This is not "scientific and professional misconduct.
Mr Lees also denies serious professional misconduct.
He denied serious professional misconduct between 1993 and 1996 in relation to the trials, which were conducted by pharmaceutical company Schering Health Care and the Medical Research Council.
The sentence was imposed by the college's disciplinary committee following a three-year hearing and a conviction of professional misconduct that called Krop's medical practices "sub-standard" in the treatment of six patients.
That proposal would make it professional misconduct for a lawyer to "commit a discriminatory act prohibited by law or to harass a person on the basis of sex, race, age, creed, religion, color, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or marital status.
Supreme Court argues that the standard of proof required for an in terrorem findings of attorney misconduct is clear and convincing evidence, a favorable ruling will also affect other licensed professional fiduciaries accused of professional misconduct such as accountants, physicians, securities dealers and teachers.
On December 15, 2015, the NANB Discipline Committee reprimanded registrant number 024983, for professional misconduct and conduct unbecoming a member as demonstrated by a breach of patient confidentiality and failing to protect the patient's right to privacy.
EX-NZNO president Nano Tunnicliff's appeal against the penalty imposed on her by the Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal for professional misconduct was heard in the High Court in Wellington last month.
He has been cleared of all allegations of professional misconduct.
Prosecutors accused the Iranian doctors, a surgeon and an anaesthetic specialist, with professional misconduct and inattentiveness that left the Egyptian patient, 31, with burns to her head and left arm while she was completely anaesthetised in the operation room of a Dubai-based hospital for the weight loss surgery.
James Beresford and Douglas Smith, of Doncasterbased Beresfords Solicitors, had denied 11 counts of serious professional misconduct.

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