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chapter 10: personal qualities and professional skills for successobjectivesrecognize personal qualities and skills that are important for health care providerslist professional attributes that benefit all health care workersdescribe values and how they are developedidentify important values in health caredetect stress producersuse strategies to cope with stressexplain the role of nutrition, exercise and sleep in maintaining a healthy bodyrecognize the importance of good health behaviors, personal hygiene and grooming forthe health care professionalvocab:altruismConcern for the welfare and well-being of othersautonomyThe right of self-determination or personal independencecompetenceThe ability to perform specific functions accurately and in a timely mannerhuman dignityThe quality or state of acknowledging individuals’ worthiness; to value humandignity is to respect the inherent worth and uniqueness of individualsinitiativeThe ability to act and make decisions without the help or advice of otherspublic serviceContributing to the good of society through one’s work with othersstressPhysical and emotional tension brought on by physical, chemical or emotionalfactorstime managementThe ability to complete work in a timely fashion, while skillfully handling anytasks, concerns or issues that arisevalueA belief about the worth or importance of something that acts as a standard toguide one’s behaviorvalue systemA person’s ranked personal principles, which often lead to a personal code ofconductnotes:PERSONAL ATTRIBUTESenthusiasmif enthusiastic abt career → shows in everything you do and
more likely to do a better jobtake an active interest in their dutiesstrive to do the best job possibleoptimismshapes a person’s outlook on different situations and affects jobperformancemore likely to focus on + aspects of a given situationcontagiousself-esteemcauses self-confidencemake pts feel more securecoworkers develop a greater respect for self-confident individualshonestyall HC workers need to be^ → establish trust in any relationshipstudent characteristics are predictors of traits of a future HC professionalalways doing your own workavoiding plagiarismowning up when you’re unprepared or your work is not completedpatienceability to maintain calm in the mist of difficultiescomplex and stressful situations are a normal part of HC professional’sdayHC professionals need to demonstrate patience when interacting withboth patients and coworkersHC workers need to take the time necessary to understand all aspects ofa patient’s situationHelps patients feel that their well being is a top prioritycooperationall team members should work together toward the same goal: a patient’swell-being and care are the most important objectiveHC professionals can promote more effective and efficient methods ofhealth care

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