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Do ethical gray areas endanger your medical license?

According to a 2016 survey, several common issues top the list of ethical challenges commonly encountered by Americans. In light of the increased scrutiny afforded to opioid pain medications, many doctors worry about overprescribing pain medication.

What types of medical misconduct might prompt a formal complaint?

When does a doctor’s behavior rise to the level of professional misconduct? At a minimum, a complaint filed with the applicable licensing board, such as the Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, or Pharmacy, must allege more than just dissatisfaction with fees or a doctor’s attitude.

4 ways you could lose your nursing license

Whenever you obtain a professional nursing license, the possibility exists that you could also lose that license at some point. Of course, you undoubtedly want to avoid such a possibility and continue working in your chosen field. Therefore, you may wish to understand what actions could lead to the loss of a nursing license and what you could do if you find yourself at risk for license suspension or revocation.

Are you at risk of becoming an impaired physician?

As a medical professional, you likely pride yourself on your accomplishment of obtaining your medical license in order to help those in need. However, this occupation often proves stressful, and you may find yourself in situations that involve you feeling overwhelmed by the decisions you must make. In some cases, the stress may become too much.

Do statements in a license renewal count as evidence against you?

As a medical professional, keeping your professional license in good standing is a daily effort, evidenced by the quality of care that you provide to your patients. However, it is also important to consider the license renewal application process.

WHAT ARE THE CONSEQUENCES OF A DUI ARREST FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS?

If you are a nurse, doctor, dentist, pharmacist or other healthcare worker and have been arrested for driving under the influence or any other criminal charges, the arrest could jeopardize your healthcare license.

Are doctors held to ethical standards even when off duty?

A recent consent agreement executed by a neighboring state’s medical board has resulted in the suspension of a family medicine doctor’s license. The agreement was based, in part, on the doctor’s admission that he had entered into sexual relations with a female patient.

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