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PT Assistant

Boundary Training 115
Professional Relatedness Built on Respect


  • Describe how trust and trustworthiness give shape to the idea of respect between patient and health professional
  • Assess the roles of competence and reassurance in strengthening the necessary connections between you and the patient
  • Explain the phenomena of transference and countertransference in the health professional and patient relationship
  • Contrast courteous behaviors with casualness and how each is perceived by the patient to bridge the gap of estrangement between you when you fi rst meet and as the relationship develops
  • Give some examples of what it means to focus on caring behaviors
  • Distinguish contractual characteristics of the health professional and patient relationship from covenantal characteristics and evaluate the role of each

Richard Saporito, DC

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$18.00 USD

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