Palmer CE 2nd Site

Ethics and Professional Boundaries

Dr. Mary Frost presents this two hour course on ethics in the chiropractic profession. Topics discussed include professional boundaries, unethical practice, sexual misconduct, fraud, and abuse.



Module 1 Outline
  • Discussion of ethics begins with self-reflection
  • Understanding ethical beliefs can differ from behaviors
  • Influences affecting our decision-making
  • QUIZ



Module 2 Outline
  • Common types of bias
  • What do Chiropractic professional associations say about ethics?
  • Ethics and law 
  • QUIZ



Module 3 Outline
  • Case study: was this ethical?
  • Ethics and social networking
  • Laws can lag behind technological advancements
  • QUIZ



Module 4 Outline
  • Where to find state laws regarding ethics and chiropractic
  • Case study 
  • What happened to this D.C.?
  • QUIZ



Module 5 Outline
  • Sexual misconduct
  • Case Study
  • Regulatory responses to sexual misconduct
  • QUIZ




Module 6 Outline
  • Can a chiropractic "date" a patient?
  • State law references for sexual misconduct in chiropractic profession
  • Case study
  • QUIZ



Module 7 Outline
  • Warning signs 
  • Sexual misconduct case study and outcome
  • Factors that increase the likelihood of ethics violations
  • QUIZ



Module 8 Outline
  • Affected person standard 
  • The cost of boundary violations
  • Proactive communication
  • QUIZ



Module 9 Outline
  • Fraud
  • Abuse
  • Federal law
  • Two case studies with outcomes
  • QUIZ



Module 10 Outline
  • Federal laws on fraud and abuse and resource for practicing chiropractors?
  • State boards and chirorpactic billing 
  • Case study
  • Final thoughts
  • QUIZ




Mary Frost, D.C., M.B.A.



Each module contains a video presentation and a short quiz.  You must view the video prior to taking the quiz. 
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