What a professional emergency care providers look like? Is he the one who shows a positive attitude toward patient and their families and with other health-care providers? Is it to have a good communication skills or following high standards of clinical competency? The issue of professionalism in health-care sectors still growing up and getting more and more attention from not only health-care organizations and institutes but from also from public and policy makers. One notion for this concern in fostering and developing professionalism has already known and conveniently proved. Simply as professionalism status spread off among health professionals as the outcomes on patients health will be improved.
Of the great concerns of patients, especially that are having a serious sickness or sever injury in medical emergencies is to receive a professional care from a professional health-care provider.
As the patients or his family will not accept any actions or misbehavior or less standards clinical care, the health care institutes need to correct and address any lapses in professional behaviors. Therefore, the health colleges should go on to improve the professional development of their graduates and not to marginalize the issue of professionalism or to be treated as the hidden part of the curriculum.
It is how you present yourself to the public. I am a volunteer ambulance captain. I would say, it is the one who looks and acts in such a way that you would want them taking care of you or your loved one. It is not the one who looks or smells like they need some hygiene instruction, or who is more interested in showing that they are in charge and can tell others what to do, or in battling over turf with other departments or providers. You should have a positive attitude toward patients and families. A good rule is to do what you would want done if you or your parent were the patient. You should respect other health care providers, as we all have different roles toward the same goal, that of the patient having a good outcome. It involves good communication skills, including nonverbal and paraverbals. Of course, you have to haver good clinical skills and enough self confidence that others trust you. Represent yourself and your company well.
Well, health professionalism attributes are many but the core meaning is related to huminastic values such honest and integrity and these i would say internal or "heart" attributes to professionalism, while clinical competency is the base of our care to victims and this i can call it the external or "mind" attribute to professionalism.In addition, work rules and ethics including apperance have its effect in our care to victims.So, health professionalism will be integration of both heart and mind attributes.