Sexual Harassment: Awareness and Prevention in the Healthcare Workplace (meets Illinois requirement)

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Description

Sexual harassment comes in variety of forms and can severely impact harassed individuals, witnesses, and employers. The consequences of harassment may result in legal issues, reduction in workplace morale, and various health concerns. This written continuing education activity will assist in increasing awareness of what constitutes sexual harassment, the impact of harassment, what do to if you are harassed or a witness, the responsibilities of the employer, and the protections that are place for those reporting harassment.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe sexual harassment and its burden in the workplace environment.
  • Recognize forms sexual harassment such as quid pro quo and hostile work environment.
  • Discuss how to report sexual harassment if experienced or witnessed.
  • Examine whistleblower protections, including examples of what is and is not retaliation.
  • Identify early interventional techniques to help prevent sexual harassment.
  • Outline management steps to appropriately handle a sexual harassment incident from complaint to solution.

Faculty

Shaziya Barkat, PharmD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

Sharon Karina, PharmD
ProCE, Inc.
Bartlett, IL

Accreditation

Release Date: December 18, 2019
Expiration Date: December 18, 2022

Pharmacists/Pharmacy Technicians

ACPE LogoProCE is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACPE Universal Activity Number 0221-0000-19-529-H03-P/T has been assigned to this knowledge-based home study CE activity. This CE activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEU) in states that recognize ACPE providers. Successful completion of an online post-test and evaluation at www.ProCE.com is required to receive CE credit. No partial credit will be given.

Disclosure

It is the policy of ProCE, Inc. to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all of its continuing education activities. Faculty must disclose to participants any significant financial interest or affiliation with companies that manufacture or market products discussed in this activity. Dr. Barkat and Dr. Karina have no relevant commercial and/or financial relationships to disclose. 

Funding

No external support was received for this activity.

 

The material presented in this CE activity does not reflect the views of ProCE, Inc. or the commercial sponsor. These materials may discuss uses and dosages for therapeutic products, processes, procedures and inferred diagnoses that have not been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration. A qualified health care professional should be consulted before using any therapeutic product discussed. All readers and continuing education participants should verify all information and data before treating patients or employing any therapies described in this continuing education activity.