Resource List

To prepare for the Ethics and Boundaries Essay Examination, examinees may wish to study the resources listed below.

These resources are NOT required study materials and/or NOT required purchases.. Reviewing such books may help the examinee gain a better understanding of ethical and boundary concerns, viewpoints, and definitions. Study of these resources will not guarantee that an individual will pass E&B. Moreover, this list is not comprehensive and does not imply that resources not included on the list are inappropriate or of a lesser value than resources that are included. Also, using an Internet search engine for the phrase “Ethics and Boundary Violations” may be beneficial.

AMA Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs. Code of Medical Ethics, 2013-2014. Chicago, IL: E-Book (non-printable), 2014-2015.

Kalver, B., Purcell, D., Phillips, M., Schaff, M., Shaw, P., & Wade, R. Avoiding Fraud and Abuse in the Medical Office, 2009.  Chicago, IL: E-Book (non-printable), 2009.

Benjamin, B. & Sohnen-Moe, C. (2003-2014, 2nd edition). The Ethics of Touch (The Hands-On Practitioner’s Guide to Creating a Professional, Safe and Enduring Practice). Tucson, AZ: Sohnen-Moe Associates, Inc.

Flight, M. (1990-2010. 5th edition). Law, Liability and Ethics for Medical Office Personnel. Oradell, NJ: Medical Centage Learning.

Garner, Bryan A. (Ed.) (2014, 10th edition). Black’s Law Dictionary. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co.

Orlov, D. & Roumell, M. T. (2005). What Every Manager Needs to Know About Sexual Harassment. New York, NY: AMACOM.

Petrocelli, W. & Repa, B. K. (1998). Sexual Harassment on the Job (4th Ed.). Berkeley, CA: NOLO, Inc.

Irons, Richard & Schneider, Jennifer P.  The Wounded Healer: An Addiction-Sensitive Approach to the Sexually Exploitative Professional, 1999.  Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson, Inc.

Petrocelli, W. & Repa, B. K. Sexual Harassment on the Job: What it is and How to Stop It, 2000. Berkeley, CA: NOLO, Inc.

Redleaf, A. & Baird, S. (2008). Behind Closed Doors: Gender, Sexuality, and Touch in the Doctor/Patient Relationship. Westport, CT: Auburn House.

Sanfilippo, J. S. & Robinson, C.L. (2002). The Risk Management Handbook for Healthcare Professionals. New York, NY: The Parthenon Publishing Group, Inc.

Scott, R. (2005, 2nd edition). Legal Aspects of Documenting Patient Care. Gaithersburg, MD: Aspen Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Inc..

Wilson, E. & Polk, L. (1990). Professional and Practice Development. Oradell, NJ: Medical Economics.


Harassment and Diversity: Respecting The Differences.

Fight Hate and Promote Tolerance. Org.

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.