Boundaries

The Complete Professional (DR-2)

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Summary

Based on the premises that all clinicians have the potential to commit an ethics or boundary violation, but that all violations are preventable, this course is an interactive, online course for clinicians who wish to avoid professional lapses. Participants learn how to reduce their own potential for committing a violation and to recognize red flags in themselves and others. This course culminates with the development of a Personalized Protection Plan that will assist clinicians in upholding the ethical and professional obligations of their profession.

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*This course is not remedial in nature and is not intended to address boundary issues that have already occurred

Editions

  1. DR-2
    • Physicians, dentists, veterinarians, chiropractors, PhD's, and other clinicians serving in a supervisory role or as "captain of the ship".
  2. DR-2 Non-Doctoral
    • For PA, RN, PT, NP, MSW, LMFT, RT, EMT and other non-doctoral degreed clinicians

Format

Self-paced online course combining online readings, interactive assignments, knowledge checks, and quizzes

This course covers topics such as:

  • Non-Sexual and sexual boundary violations
  • Workplace relationships
  • Professional misconduct, harassment, and incivility
  • Recognizing power imbalances
  • Dual relationships

Learning objectives

  • Demonstrate appropriate clinical decision making by minimizing negative influences
  • Adhere to professional boundaries with resultant improvements in physician-patient interaction, which can improve clinical outcomes
  • Become aware of the early warning signs and personal risk factors indicative of ethical dilemmas and boundary problems
  • Acquire a working understanding of the Ethics / Boundary Formula in order to reduce their own violation potential for ethical and policy transgressions
  • Understand how to create their own individual Stratified Ethics Protection Plan to maintain appropriate boundaries

Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and Professional Boundaries, Inc. The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine designates these live activities each for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

Registration Options

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Course Credits

2 CME/CE hours

Course Costs

$89.00 Flat

Date: Open Enrollment

Type: Online

Course Credits

2 CME/CE hours

Course Costs

$89.00 Flat

Date: Open Enrollment

Type: Online

FAQ

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I want to provide this course as a preventative risk management program to a group of clinicians in my organization, are group packages available?
  • "I feel like I am more aware of red flags and can set better boundaries with patients regarding cell phone and social media. I will try and be mindful of catalysts like crises at work and at home."
    - The Complete Professional Course Graduate
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