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This activity was developed for nurses and other care providers working in any healthcare facility or office where sexual harassment could take place.


Commercial Support AcknowledgmentNo commercial support was provided for the development of this activity.

Statement of NeedSexual harassment is a serious problem in the United States, and federal and state agencies have responded with strict statutes designed to eliminate it. All professionals, healthcare workers and others who may be victims of or witnesses to sexual harassment should understand the state law covering it, behaviors that may be determined to be sexual harassment, how and when to report this kind of behavior, and what steps you can take to remedy the situation.

Method of ParticipationTo complete this activity and obtain continuing education credit, you must do the following:

  • Read this Course Introduction / Disclosures section in its entirety.
  • Read the course material.
  • Complete the Post Test with a passing score of 80% or more.
  • Submit the online Activity Evaluation form.

    AccreditationMedcom/Trainex is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation*

    Medcom/Trainex is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing (provider number CEP 9888), and the Florida Board of Nursing (provider number 50-1285).

    *Accreditation refers to recognition of educational activities only and does not imply Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any product.

    Credit DesignationMedcom, Inc. designates this educational activity for 1 contact hour of continuing nursing education credit.

    OverviewThe material is organized around the following categories:

  • Introduction
  • What is Sexual Harassment?
  • Preventing Sexual Harassment
  • Dealing with Sexual Harassment
  • Conclusion

    Learning ObjectivesAfter completing this course, the learner should be able to:

  • Define sexual harassment, including the specific types of harassment.
  • Describe what the law says about sexual harassment and the rights of those who experience it.
  • LIst specific steps and techniques to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace.
  • Explain steps to take to deal effectively with the various types of sexual harassment when it occurs.

    This educational activity was wholly developed, written, and produced by Medcom, Inc., G. Rand Rodriguez, editor. Molly Groban, MS, MAEd, RN, CEN,CCRN, LNC, MICN, SANE, served as subject matter expert in review of the content, and performed a content validation review. Marguerite Voorhees, RN, CNS, CPHQ, CPHRM, served as nurse planner.

    In accordance with ANCC Standards, parallel documents from other accrediting bodies, and Medcom, Inc. policy, the learner is hereby informed that the planners and staff of Medcom, Inc., and the content validation reviewer(s) involved with this activity have reported no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. Furthermore, there is no discussion in this activity about the use of products for non FDA-approved indications.

    Unnapproved Use DisclosureMedcom, Inc. requires authors and content validation reviewers to disclose to the learner when products or procedures being discussed are off-label, unlabeled, experimental, and/or investigational (not FDA approved); and any limitations on the information that is presented, such as data that are preliminary or that represent ongoing research, interim analyses, and/or unsupported opinion. Authors of this activity may present information about pharmaceutical agents that is outside of U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved labeling. This information is intended solely for continuing medical education and is not intended to promote off-label use of these medications. If you have questions, contact the medical affairs department of the manufacturer for the most recent prescribing information.

    As in all educational activities, we encourage the practitioners to use their own judgment in treating and addressing the needs of each individual patient, taking into account the patient's unique clinical situation. Medcom disclaims any liability and/or loss resulting from the information contained in this activity. The learner specifically agrees to indemnify and hold Medcom, the creators, producers, and distributors of this activity harmless against any and all claims or liabilities arising out of the use of any information provided in this activity by the learner, or by anyone directly or indirectly obtaining such information through the learner.

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    Sexual Harassment in Healthcare Online course
    • Course ID:
      245046
    • Duration:
      n/a
    • Price:
      $50