Sexual Harassment Prevention in Healthcare

7 min | by Training ABC

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Sexual harassment is an epidemic in healthcare. Some surveys have shown 80% of nurses and 30% of doctors have experienced sexual harassment by a patient or co-worker. With a multitude of lawsuits constantly in the news, training has become essential to prevent and address the issue with your facility’s entire staff.

Languages: English
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Product Description

This anti-sexual harassment course is specifically for healthcare organizations, hospitals, and other facilities where people work for the well-being of their patients. With coverage of the latest standards, laws, and a full explanation of inappropriate behavior and prevention, Sexual Harassment Prevention in Healthcare will give your staff guidelines to protecting their rights, and the rights of others.

Addressing the healthcare environment, this course covers:

  • Quid Pro Quo Harassment
  • Hostile Environment sexual harassment
  • The Reasonable Person Standard
  • Harassment from patients and other visitors to the facility   
  • Use of demeaning names, gender and same-sex harassment
  • Sexual jokes and verbal behaviors such as suggestive whistling & catcalls   
  • Sexting, e-mail, social network harassment
  • Pregnancy Jokes and Comments
  • Unwanted flirting and dating requests
  • Leering, intimidation, physical assaults or threats,
  • Physically blocking a person’s movement or ability to work.
  • Un-asked for behaviors such as back rubs, back-scratching & hugs
  • Prevention techniques   
  • Legal consequences for harassers

Sexual harassment can have a serious impact on morale and patient care standards. Using an easy-to-understand style, this video enables healthcare organizations to fully cover what sexual harassment is, the consequences of engaging in it, and how to prevent it. The program is perfect for new employee orientation, yearly refresher training, or as a meeting opener to a longer training session. Through the video, facilitator's guide, and participant quiz, your staff will understand the legalities of sexual harassment and why it cannot be tolerated.

Product Details

Product Details
Is Best Seller? No
Program Length 7 min
Format eLearning, DVD
languages English
producer Training ABC

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