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.
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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 Healthcarewill 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
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.