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Monday, July 15, 2013
  Clinical Accuracy Spoken Here  

Announcing New Course:

"Establishing Your Professional Identity as a Case Manager" NEW 400 pages to Athena Forum!

Module A: Essentials of Professional Identity

Module B: Critical Thinking

Module C: Emotional Intelligence

Module D: Conflict Resolution

Module E: Leadership in Case Management

Module F: Dealing with Difficult Individuals

[Reference: Establishing Your Professional Identity]
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  Excellence in Case Mgmt  

Professional Identity: What is PI?

Professional Identity (PI) is a set of attributes including:

  • Beliefs
  • Values
  • Motives
  • Experiences

Key professional actions include:

  • Critical thinking
  • Assessment
  • Integration of ethics
  • Communication

The process of acquiring behavioral skills, such as learning an effective professional style, is different from learning factual knowledge. Behavioral skills must be refined and perfected experientially.

[Reference: PI, Module A, Essentials of PI]
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  Improving Patient Care...  

Professional Identity: Consider Your Professional Presence

Professional confidence provides the basis for effective professional presence. Presence has the power to bring people to you.

Professional presence encompasses what others think and feel about an individual based on their interactions over time. If that feeling is positive the person earns trust and credibility.

A CMs professional presence is the critical pathway for enhancing a patient's experience with health care.

[Reference: PI, Module A, Essentials of PI]
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