Demonstrating Personal Qualities / General Practice / Leadership / Leadership for Clinicians: Clinical Leadership / Ophthalmology / The GP in the Wider Professional Environment
Values and Attitudes in Practice
This micro skills course explores values, beliefs, prejudice and stereotyping. It encourages reflection on how these issues might affect your working practice and considers how you can uphold the beliefs and values of your workplace. The micro skills course supports the development of leadership in clinical settings.
What will I learn?
By the end of this session you will be able to:
Define values, beliefs and prejudice
Explain and reflect on how individual and institutional beliefs are developed
Make the link between values, beliefs and behaviour
Understand how effective reflection on difficult situations can be used to change behaviour
Consider the effect of prejudice and stereotyping on your professional practice
Consider your role in upholding the values and beliefs of the profession and/or organisation
Identify how you demonstrate leadership by acting to minimise the negative impact of assumptions and prejudices on patients and other staff