Course enrollment is limited to 15 participants.
The Maintaining Professional Boundaries Course (formerly Maintaining Proper Boundaries) has returned to an in-person format.
The cost is $3,000/ $2,200( for APRNs) which includes materials and CME fees. The full course fee is due at the time of registration.
You may pay by check or credit card. Upon submission of registration, you will be redirected to the payment page for credit card payment. If paying by check, check should be made payable to VUMC and mailed to: 2525 West End Ave, Suite 9200, Nashville, TN 37203-1775
A confirmation email will be sent within two business days of receipt.
Differentiate among several types of professional boundary problems. Identify motives/causes for current or potential boundary problems. Confront personal and systemic barriers that influence relational binds. Produce a plan for improving professional boundaries in his/her practice of medicine.
After participating in this CME activity, participants should be able to describe and discuss:
- Compare and contrast types of professional boundary violations
- Identify individual and patient related risk-factors that may lead to a professional boundary violation
- Practice behaviors that prevent and protect individuals and patients from boundary misconduct and violations
- Develop a plan to improve professional boundaries in his/her practice environment
Physicians and other health care professionals referred to the course by State Medical Boards and Physicians Health Programs for boundary violations and those interested in increasing knowledge regarding State and Federal regulations regarding appropriate professional boundaries.
Charlene M. Dewey, MD, MEd, MACP, Professor, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Division of General Internal Medicine & Public Health
Qutina J. Watson, EdD, Course Director, Center for Professional Health; Instructor in Medicine, Department of Medicine
Douglas R. Herr, Psy.D, Health Psychologist, Private Practice, Nashville
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 24.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Course registration must be cancelled at least 30 days prior to the first day of the course to receive a refund. No refunds will be given if cancellation is received less than 30 days prior to the course. You may transfer to another course date. In the event VUMC must cancel or reschedule this CME activity due to unforeseen circumstances, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) will refund the registration fee in full. Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is not responsible for non-transferable, non-refundable airline tickets or hotel accommodations purchased in connection with attendance at this CME activity. Failure to appear for the event will result in forfeiture of the entire course fee.