Self-awareness: Health Care Worker

Only available on StudyMode
  • Download(s) : 1437
  • Published : April 22, 2013
Open Document
Text Preview
NMIH101
Self-awareness
This essay will explore some of the aspects of self-awareness, with description and definition for use to the health care worker in the health care setting from various educators in all fields of health care from various aspects of evidence-based practice that involves, includes and is open to developmental learning for continuous improvement with Client-Health Care Worker outcomes.

Self-awareness is the mental, psychological and physical attributes that are ingrained into the human psych to manage society with encompassing emotional intelligence and empathy by acknowledging one’s own feelings and thoughts. Multiple amounts of literature regarding client care is available to the beginner and the practising health care professional specifically to teach and revise the learning process for current and future education (Unal 2012). The medical field is vast and ever-changing from evidence-based practices for all medical fields and employees for optimum client care (Unal 2012).

Learning through life and education stems from communication. The health care worker has to draw on their personal interactions and education for the positive and professional setting (Charney 1994). For a health care worker to establish any form of communication with a client is to put their own self-awareness into action at the first introduction to consultation by being introspective (Cumbie 2001). The ability to express genuine empathy with emotional-intelligence is intrinsic to the health care worker in every health care field (Atkins 2008).

The initial health care worker introduction and the client with health concerns begin with the introduction of eye contact. Depending on the cultural background of the client, eye contact holds a welcome message from clear and concise conversation, their expressions of interest and understanding, with professionalism and compassion to invite acknowledgment and to invoke trust and respect. This is the health care...
tracking img