American medical association doctors dating patients
At the end of this activity, participants will be able to: This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of practicing physicians.
Physicians face many stressors every day that can lead to burnout.
For example, the Supreme Court of the United States has upheld maximum age limits for police officers against the challenge that they violate the Constitution by depriving the officers of the ability to show that they in fact are physically capable of doing the job past the age cut-off.
Or perhaps the AMA feels that there simply are no circumstances in which a patient could give valid consent.
In addition, the extent of the physician's general knowledge about the patient (i.e., the patient's past, the patient's family situation, and the patient's current emotional state) is also a factor that may render a sexual or romantic relationship with a former patient unethical.
Is the idea that the more intimate the former patient-physician relationship, the less ethical a subsequent sexual relationship? Some commentators have suggested that the way to deal with sexual relationships with former patients is to impose a minimum waiting period following the termination of the patient-physician relationship.
This module will help practices identify and correct sources of stress with interventional approaches to promote wellness and reduce burnout.Each has the potential to reduce or eliminate inefficiency in broader office-based physician practices and improve health outcomes, increase operational productivity and reduce health care costs.The content of this activity does not relate to any product of a commercial interest as defined by the ACGME; therefore, neither the planners nor the faculty have relevant financial relationships to disclose.This activity is designed to address the following ABMS/ACGME competencies: practice-based learning and improvement, interpersonal and communications skills, professionalism, systems-based practice, interdisciplinary teamwork and quality improvement.The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.