Professional Boundaries in Clinical Practice: The Power Relationship Revisited
This program is a review of current thinking regarding professional boundaries and sexual misconduct in the health care professional environment, as well the regulatory Board's management of such cases.
It describes and clarifies those thinking patterns and actions which lead to improper conduct, as well as the doctor's role in managing the doctor-patient relationship. The program describes the substantial damage resulting from such improper conduct.
It also explains the doctors role as being subordinate to the disparity of power in the relationship, and provides strategies you can employ to forestall making bad decisions.