Observable Behaviour Field Note
Assessing Competence in family medicine

Search results for: Communication Skills with Colleagues (includes key features for Charting skills)
Theme: Attitudinal
This permeates all levels of communication. Competent family physicians possess an attitude that allows them to respectfully hear, understand, and discuss an opinion, idea, or value that may be different from their own.

Select up to  behaviours to include in one field note.

✓  Seeks to understand rather than judge

✓  Returns the focus to effective patient care when interprofessional conflicts occur

✓  Attempts to resolve difficulties before ending the discussion or walking away

✓  Apologizes when appropriate

✗  Appears rude

✗  Appears impatient

✗  Belittles colleagues or their field of work

✗  Trivializes or dismisses ideas or concerns of colleagues

✗  Appears arrogant

✗  Displays anger or irritation

✗  Uses derogatory language when describing a patient’s circumstances or case

✗  Appears threatening or intimidating

Other behaviour not listed

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Attitudinal - This permeates all levels of communication. Competent family physicians possess an attitude that allows them to respectfully hear, understand, and discuss an opinion, idea, or value that may be different from their own.

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