Unprofessional conduct in the regulation of health professions is defined in law and provides the Medical Commission with types of actions that we can investigate and sanction. These actions include (but are not limited to):
- Moral turpitude / Dishonesty / Corruption;
- Incompetence, negligence, or practice below the standard of care;
- Prescribing for oneself or prescribing in any way other than for legitimate therapeutic purposes;
- Current misuse of:
- controlled substances; or
- legend drugs.
- Sexual contact or misconduct with a client, patient, or key third party (parent, child, etc.).
- Violation of any state or federal statute or rule regulating the profession.
- Failure to supervise staff to the extent that patient health or safety is at risk.
- Failure to cooperate with the Medical Commission.
- Failure to comply with a Medical Commission order.