Attributes of medical professionalism: A narrative review

Nik Ahmad Shaiffudin, Nik Him and Azizul Fadzli, Wan Jusoh@Ab Rahim and Nik Arif, Nik Mohamed and Norhasiza, Mat Jusoh (2019) Attributes of medical professionalism: A narrative review. International Scientific Journal of Applied Research and Sciences (ISJARS), 1 (1). pp. 1-4. ISSN 2101-9123

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Introduction: Professionalism has been recognized as one of the fundamentals to medicine practice. Although it has been long acknowledged, it is only recently become more important and become fundamental subject in undergraduate medical training. As it w as used interchangeably, it is important to reclassify for a uniform assessment of the professionalism among undergraduates. Material and Methods: This review aims to analyses core attributes of medical professionalism pertaining to medical student. It w ill identify various attributes that commonly observe and assess. A literature search w as carried out using PubMed, Cochrane, and OvidMD. A free-text search w as also conducted using Google scholar in order to widen the search beyond peer-reviewed publications. A terms used for a literature search w ere professionalize; professionalism; professionalization; professionalizing; professionally; medical students; medical; attribute; professional; professionalized; attributes; students; student Result: About 47 w ere identified on PubMed, 20 on Cochrane and 336 by OvidMD, They are reviewed, analysed and summarised. There are many attributes that w ere used interchangeably but have the same meaning. Main attributes of professionalism w ere classified into groups that have the same meaning. Conclusion: While w e w ant to make an attempt to focus on the core attributes of medical professionalism for easier assessment it should be in line with context and social practice of the locality.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: professionalism; medical students; medical; attribute; professional; attributes; students
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Fatin Safura
Date Deposited: 21 Mar 2022 01:48
Last Modified: 21 Mar 2022 01:48

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