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Romantic Patient Advances 2017

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Training Options Duration: 60 Minutes
Monday, March 13, 2017 | 10:00 AM PST | 01:00 PM EST


Within the medical practice, clinic, hospital or university setting, faculty and supervisors exercise significant power and authority over others. Therefore, primary responsibility for maintaining high standards of conduct resides especially with those in faculty and supervisor positions.Members of the medical faculty and staff, including graduate assistants, are prohibited from having "Amorous Relationships"with students over whom they have "Supervisory Responsibilities." "Supervisory Responsibilities"are defined as teaching, evaluating, tutoring, advocating, counseling and/or advising duties performed currently and directly, whether within or outside the office, clinic or hospital setting by a faculty, staff member or graduate assistant, with respect to a medical, nursing or healthcare professional student. Such responsibilities include the administration, provision or supervision of all academic, co-curricular or extra- curricular services and activities, opportunities, awards or benefits offered by or through the health entity or its personnel in their official capacity.

Employees are prohibited from having "Amorous Relationships"with employees whom they supervise, evaluate or in any other way directly affect the terms and conditions of the others' employment, even in cases where there is, or appears to be, mutual consent.

Why should you Attend:

There are positive reasons to consider your medical practice, clinic or hospital climate. Preventing discrimination and harassment boosts worker morale and productivity. But, there are also costly negatives you want to avoid: Discrimination and harassment lawsuits cost companies more and more each year. A study released in January 2012 by Jury Verdict Research, Incfound that:

The national median jury award for employment-practice liability cases, which include discrimination and retaliation claims, rose 44% - from $151,000 to $218,000 - between 1999 and 2000. The median award had stayed level at about $150,000 between 1997 and 1999.
Of all discrimination types, age discrimination plaintiffs won the most money from 1994-2000
The overall median jury award in discrimination cases was $150,000 for the seven-year span.
The study also showed an increase in public awareness and jury sympathy for the plaintiffs in discrimination cases:
In 2000, 62% of plaintiffs in sex discrimination cases (including sexual harassment) won their cases, compared with only 43% in 1994
67% of race discrimination plaintiffs won their cases in 2000, compared with 50% in 1994
A 1999 survey of 496 companies published by the Society for Human Resource Management it was found that
Sexual harassment complaints increased at those companies by almost 140% between 1995 and 1998
Small businesses averaged nearly one claim per 100 employees in 1998 - five times higher than the rate of one claim per 500 among large businesses
Only 51% of small businesses said that they offered sexual harassment prevention training, while 76% of large companies did.
These statistics suggest that whether your medical practice is large or small - or you work in a hospital, out-patient facility, clinic or nursing home - you need to take harassment and discrimination prevention training seriously.

Areas Covered in the Session:

Consensual Amorous Relationships Defined
Handling Patient Advances
Signs of Flirtatious Behavior and Discouragement
Sexual Harassment Defined
Preferential Treatment
Un Reasonable Interference with Performance
Two-Pronged Test Approach
Offensive Behavior
Gender Based Animosity
Same Sex Harassment
Employer Liability
Disciplinary Actions
Tangible Employment Actions
Punitive Damages
Financial and Economic Costs

Who Will Benefit:

Nurse Practitioners
Physician Assistants
All Clinical and Allied Healthcare Providers
Risk and Medical Compliance Managers
Health Insurance Agents

Speaker Profile :

Dr. David Marcinko Professor and physician executive David Edward Marcinko is originally from Loyola University MD, Temple University in Philadelphia and the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in PA; Oglethorpe University, and Atlanta Hospital & Medical Center in GA; and the Aachen City University Hospital, Koln-Germany. Dr. Marcinko was a hospital medical staff President with 30 published healthcare business, finance, economics and management textbooks in four languages to his credit. He is a Federal and State court approved expert witness featured in hundreds of peer reviewed and trade publications.

As a medical risk manager and licensed health insurance agent, Dr. Marcinko is Founding Dean of the fiduciary focused CERTIFIED MEDICAL PLANNER® chartered designation education program. His professional memberships include: ASHE, AHIMA, ACHE, ACME, ACPE, MGMA and HIMSS. Dr. Marcinko is a MSFT Beta tester, Google Scholar, "H" Index favorite and one of LinkedIn's "Top Cited Voices". Currently, Dr. Marcinko is CEO of the Institute of Medical Business Advisors Inc, in Atlanta Georgia:

His newest textbook is: RISK MANAGEMENT, LIABILITY INSURANCE AND ASSET PROTECTION STRATEGIES for DOCTORS and ADVISORS [Best Practices from Leading Consultants and Certified Medical Planners™].

Price : $139.00

Contact Info:

Phone No: 1-800-385-1607
FaX: 302-288-6884



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