sexual misconduct


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sexual misconduct

Any sexual behaviour (e.g., sexual contact between a physician and his or her patient) that violates a health professional’s ethics.

sexual misconduct

Professional ethics Any behavior that violates a health professional's ethics through sexual contact of physician and his/her Pt. See Professional boundaries.
Sexual misconduct– AMA Council of Ethical & Judicial Affairs
1.  Predatory physicians who systematically attempt to seduce Pts
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2.  Those who claim to use sex for therapeutic purposes
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3.  Abuse of the physical examination, in particular when it is not indicated according to his/her standard of care
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4.  Situations in which the physician asks for a date on first visit or on seeing the Pt in an ER.
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5.  Situations in which a long-term professional relationship evolves into an infatuation
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6.  Raping or fondling a Pt while either awake or under anesthesia
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7.  Sexual harassment in which a physician makes erotic or suggestive remarks to a Pt
Note: The Medical Council of New Zealand has proposed a classification of sexual misconduct that is of use in determing the severity of the infraction, and possibly the degree or severity of the sanction levied against the perpetrator; the MCNZ divides SM into sexual impropriety, sexual transgression, and the most severe form, sexual violation JAMA1995; 273:1445; in an analysis of six such sex studies, up to 12% of ♂, and 4% of ♀ physicians have admitted to SM; 20% involved same sex dyads
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sexual misconduct

Inappropriate sexual contact, speech, or behavior between health care providers and/or their patients.
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