Year of Publication: 2015
Author(s) : Jill Thistlethwaite and Judy McKimm
Health Care Professionalism at a Glance offers accessible coverage of an increasingly important aspect of medical and health professional education. This concise text includes how to identify and develop professional behaviours, how they are assessed, and how to challenge unprofessional behaviours.
This book provides a user-friendly and thought provoking overview of health care professionalism, introduces the main topics, key definitions and explores aspects relevant to learners and novice professionals, considers fundamental features of professionalism that students are expected to acquire as well as how they are taught, learned and assessed, includes summary boxes that highlight important points, reflection points, clinical cases and suggested further reading as well as detailed references relevant to different countries’ accrediting bodies
This important new book will assist students in understanding the nature of professionalism, its assessment, and the implications for professional practice.