Professional skills and behaviour

Matthew Gardiner and Venki Sundaram

in Training in Ophthalmology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print February 2009 | ISBN: 9780199237593
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753244 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Speciality Training

Professional skills and behaviour

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This chapter discusses the key professional skills, including good medical practice, communication, judgement and decision-making, clinical governance and patient safety, audit, appraisal, and revalidation, consent and confidentiality in the UK, education, training, and research, child protection in the UK, NHS structure and economics, and the Ophthalmic Trainees’ Group, as well as the key clinical skills, breaking bad news and dealing with complaints.

Chapter.  7519 words. 

Subjects: Ophthalmology

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