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Developing Professional Behaviors / Edition 1

Developing Professional Behaviors / Edition 1

by Jack KasarJack Kasar
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This timely book provides a focused approach for developing a challenging yet vital and necessary area for professional success in health care practitioners -- the development of professional behaviors. It addresses the essential elements that are necessary to perform professionally in society, such as dependability, professional presentation, initiative, empathy, and cooperation. These behaviors are developed through the recognition of skills, practice, experience, role mentorship, and evaluative feedback.

The issues of professional behavior are directed specifically toward the health care professional. Emphasizing the importance of these behaviors in students can only help to strengthen them for professional roles. This book utilizes case vignettes, structured learning activities and exercises, and self-reflection and evaluation techniques. It helps to define what professionalism means, and presents strategies to enhance its development. 


Professional Development Assessment.
Case Vignettes, Activities, and Exercises.
Structured Activities for Professional Behaviors.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2901556423160
Publisher: SLACK, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/01/2000
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents


Part One: Behind the Scenes: Background and Underlying Factors
Chapter 1: The Meaning of Professionalism
Chapter 2: Guiding Ethics
Chapter 3: Developmental Framework
Part Two: The Right Stuff: Professional Behaviors
Chapter 4: Dependability
Chapter 5: Professional Presentation
Chapter 6: Initiative
Chapter 7: Empathy
Chapter 8: Cooperation
Chapter 9: Organization
Chapter 10: Clinical Reasoning
Chapter 11: Supervisory Process
Chapter 12: Verbal Communication
Chapter 13: Written Communication
Part Three: Measuring Up: The Professional Development Assessment
Chapter 14: Development of the Instrument, and its Academic and Clinical Applications
Part Four: Full Circle: Developing Professionalism in the Next Generation
Chapter 15: Learning and Teaching Approaches
Chapter 16: Continuing Education
Part Five: Reality Rehearsal: Structured Activities for Professional Behaviors ©
Structured Activity #1- Be Careful What You Write ©
Structured Activity #2- Judging Books by Their Cover ©
Structured Activity #3- Build a Better Mousetrap ©
Structured Activity #4- Being on Time ©
Structured Activity #5- What do I Say When I Talk To You? ©
Structured Activity #6- Seeking the Self ©
Structured Activity #7- How Much Do I Really Want It? ©
Structured Activity #8- Who Am I and Where Am I Going? © 


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