When the health care professional has both duties to the person being treated or evaluated and obligations to the interests of a third party such as an employer, an insurer, a military commander, or a warden responsible for prison security.
Name four positions that are likely to involve dual loyalties.
Positions Likely to Involve Dual Loyalties
- Military physician, psychologist, nurse, medic
- Prison physician, social worker, psychologist, nurse
- Physician expert witness in court
- Police psychologist