Mistreatment, Harassment & Ethical Issues Related to Teaching Learners

Office of Continuing Medical Education

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
UNR Med Campus
Pennigton Health Sciences, Room 220


This program will help educators understand the law; recognize harassment, discrimination, and gender-based violence, and respond to misconduct appropriately. This program satisfies the sexual harassment and discrimination training requirement for UNR Med faculty.

Following the activity, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the definitions of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, and consent
  • Recognize how to respond appropriately to reports of sexual misconduct
  • Assist students/residents who may have experienced sexual misconduct
  • Understand how and to whom to report incidents of sexual misconduct (including the UNR Title IX Coordinator)
  • Identify sexual misconduct and harassment, including incidents involving same-sex violence and rape-tolerant attitudes
  • Comprehend how determinations are made on the “preponderance of the evidence” standard
  • Understand bystander intervention
  • Gain an understanding of how the institutional culture and environment impacts learners
  • Acquire a working knowledge of what constitutes learner mistreatment
  • Be able to assess situations involving learner interactions to examine what constitutes mistreatment
  • Develop an active awareness of the reporting responsibilities and processes at UNR Med


There is no fee to attend this program, however, pre-registration is required. 

Parking is available in the silver lot north of the Pennington Health Sciences building. A parking pass is not required after 5:00 pm. For questions or additional information, please contact Tami Duggan at tduggan@med.unr.edu or (775) 784-4791.

Continuing Education Credit

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program meets the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners' requirement for 2 CME credits in ethics.