Sexual Harassment in the Workplace for Healthcare Professionals 2024

Course Description

Both men and women face workplace sexual harassment. An employee is sexually harassed by unwanted advances, rude words, or inappropriate behavior. It is essential to acknowledge that occurrences of harassment can take place regardless of the victim's gender.

The Sexual Harassment in the Workplace for Healthcare Professionals course is developed to educate healthcare professionals (HCP) on how to recognize, respond to, and eliminate workplace sexual harassment and keep themselves safe from retaliation and discrimination.


What You’ll Learn?

  • What is sexual harassment?
  • Types and examples of harassment
  • Impact of harassment in the workplace
  • Transgender rights in the workplace
  • What law does EEOC enforce for protection against gender identity?
  • About recommended intervention steps and strategies for safe and effective interventions
  • Prohibited employment lawsuits
  • Effective and accessible harassment complaint system

Some Examples of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Workplace sexual harassment is unlawful. Following examples of sexual harassment in the workplace are exhibiting inappropriate content, making sexual jokes or making specific comments about a coworker's appearance or personal life, displaying sexually explicit photographs or videos at work, screaming, smacking lips, making unpleasant sounds, and similar activities. These behaviors can make the workplace unpleasant and hurt people who currently work there.

Consequences of Workplace Harassment and Solutions

Workers who are harassed in the workplace suffer mental stress, fatigue, and low performance. It also damages an organization's reputation, work environment, and trust. Employers must implement anti-harassment policies, create a culture of respect, and give services for reporting and addressing harassment to resolve these challenges. Addressing harassment is ethical and necessary for workplace health.

Course Completion Certificate

AHC's Sexual Harassment in the Workplace for Healthcare Professionals course is completely online. After the sexual harassment training course completion, participants will receive a certificate of achievement.