Risk Management: Sexual Misconduct
Please join us for a discussion with guest speakers Scott L. Mendlestein, Esq., and Alberto Acuna, Esq., about patient allegations of sexual misconduct, with a focus on the management of these cases and how to prevent them from happening.
Samaritan Physicians: Successful completion of this activity will qualify Samaritan physicians for annual policy discounts. Upon completion, please print your certificate and submit to Samaritan for consideration.
Baptist Health medical staff physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, pharmacists, social workers, patient transporters, patient experience, security, human resource, hospital leaders and other interested clinical and non-clinical employees.
- Review patient and hospital staff scenarios that could be perceived by patients as sexual misconduct.
- Implement measures in your daily practice which can help prevent a patient’s perception of sexual misconduct.
- Assess statutory requirements associated with patient allegations of sexual misconduct, as well as Risk Management’s responsibility, in conjunction with other key parties, to manage these allegations.
Alberto Acuna, Esq.
Miami Real Estate & Business Law Office
Scott L. Mendlestein, Esq.
Falk Waas Hernandez Solomon Mendlestein & Davis
Coral Gables, Florida
Jesus Sanchez, P.I.
Medical Malpractice Investigator
Claims and Risk Management Services
Scott L. Mendlestein, Esq., Alberto Acuna, Esq., and Jesus Sanchez, P.I. – Due to the non-clinical nature of the content discussed, the speakers have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. This CME activity will not cover content that would involve products or services of commercial interests. Therefore, no opportunity exists for a conflict of interest based on the financial relationships of faculty and those persons in control of content. Since these relationships are not relevant, no disclosure information was collected.
Wilmer Mata, M.D., director of this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose, and has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.
*Ineligible companies ¬– Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been approved for 1 credit hour, CE Broker Course #20-972330, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.
This activity has also been approved for 1 credit hour for Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, Chaplains, Dietitians, Pharmacy and Pharmacy Tech, Social Worker/Mental Health/Family Counseling and Occupational Therapists.
Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 General certificate of attendance
- 1.00 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors
- 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
- 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
- 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy