$25.00

i 0.50 Hours

Course Overview

Illinois law prohibits sexual harassment. All employees should know what sexual harassment is. They should know what to do if it occurs. Employers must take steps to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. This course presents ways to prevent and manage sexual harassment. The goal of this educational program is to provide general staff with the required content regarding sexual harassment for the State of Illinois.

About the Course Author

Jennifer W. Burks, M.S.N., R.N. is a Curriculum Designer in Post-Acute Care for Relias. She has over 25 years of clinical and teaching experience, and her areas of expertise are critical care and home health. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Virginia in 1993 and her Master of Science in Nursing from The University of North Carolina, Greensboro in 1996. Her professional practice in education is guided by a philosophy borrowed from Florence Nightingale's Notes on Nursing, "I do not pretend to teach her how, I ask her to teach herself, and for this purpose, I venture to give her some hints."  Jennifer W. Burks, M.S.N., R.N. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.

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Accreditation Information

Certificates provided by accrediting body (1 Match)

  • Illinois Division of Professional Regulation of Physical Therapists

    0.50HOURS

    Relias Learning is an Illinois Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor, number 216.000290. This activity is approved for 0.5 contact hours.


Course Details
  • Course Code:

    REL-ALL-0-SHIMT
  • Hours:

    0.50
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2020-03-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2023-02-28
  • Learning Objectives:

    Describe at least one law about retaliation and whistleblower protections.; Describe at least two employer responsibilities regarding sexual harassment.; Describe the two types of sexual harassment.; Explain at least two ways to help prevent sexual harassment in the workplace.; List at least three remedies available to sexual harassment victims.; List at least two ways to report sexual harassment.
  • Outline:

    Section 1: Introduction
    About This Course
    Learning Objectives
    Section 2: Sexual Harassment
    Sexual Harassment
    Types of Sexual Harassment
    Section 3: Reporting and Employer Response
    Making a Report
    What if You Are Accused?
    Employer Responsibilities
    Investigation
    Section 4: Retaliation and Remedies
    Whistleblower Act
    Retaliation
    Remedies Available for Sexual Harassment
    Preventing Harassment in the Workplace
    Bystander Intervention
    Section 5: Clinical Vignette
    The Evaluation
    Section 6: Conclusion
    Summary
    Course Contributor
    Resources
    References
    Congratulations!
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
    Relias has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias.
    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Support by completing the web form (https://www.relias.com/help) or by using the chat functionality.
    All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
    Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.
  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.