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PATIENCE. By: Lane Dickerson. Definition. Patience- the quality of being patient,  as the bearing of provocation, annoyance, misfortune, or pain, without complaint, loss of temper, irritation, or the like. Advantage.

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By: Lane Dickerson



Patience- the quality of being patient,  as the bearing of provocation, annoyance, misfortune, or pain, without complaint, loss of temper, irritation, or the like.



  • Patience is good for healthcare because, Because many jobs are hard and time consuming, and require patience. And patience is an excellent trait in ANYBODY.



  • You miss important opportunities to act while you wait for everything to be in place, even things not absolutely necessary to effectively get started with implementation.





By: Whitney Williford

What is responsibility

What is Responsibility?

  • Responsibility is having a capacity for making moral decisions and accountable.

  • It can be explained as it being a duty to perform a task that one must fulfill, and has a consequent if not completed in a timely manner or correctly.

Why is it good to be responsible

Why is it good to be responsible?

  • It is good to be responsible because it gives other people a good impression.

  • It is also good to be responsible because it lets other people know that you can do what you are supposed to do, in a timely manner.

  • When you are responsible, it shows that you can be trusted.

Health care responsibilities

Health Care Responsibilities

  • In Health Care, you have many responsibilities. Some are more major than others, but they all have to be done in a timely manner, and an orderly fashion.

  • Some of the responsibilities in health care are taking care of the patients, making sure that the paper work is done completely and correctly. You have to be able to know how to do certain things and when knowing that you are considered responsible.





Stephanie VelazquezsHealth Science 2

What is enthusiasm

What is enthusiasm?

  • Enthusiasm is an intense and eager enjoyment or interest

Why is it important

Why is it important?

  • Having enthusiasm is an important trait because it is a great way for people to believe what you are saying. Having enthusiasm not only motivates people but also yourself. It leads to a positive attitude.Having enthusiasm makes you have an attractive body language and it also gives you powerful communication. Enthusiasm also motivates you to get things done.

An example of enthusiasm

An Example Of Enthusiasm:

  • Being Positive

  • Being passionate about your profession

A bad example of enthusiasm

A bad example of enthusiasm:

  • Say for example you are a sales person. If you just stand there and look all angry you won’t sale as much as if you were enthusiastic about selling your product. People are attracted to enthusiasm. Instead you will lose customers and therefore lose your job more than likely.

Acceptance of criticism

Acceptance of Criticism

Christian Tilley

Period #4



  • Through out your life, you will be criticized for how you perform a task.

  • You will receive criticism from your teachers and your peers.

  • Some people will present criticism as helpful guidance. However, you are more than likely to be chewed out once or twice during your health care career.

  • Definition: receiving constructive suggestions that will help you complete your task in a more efficient form.


  • Some decide to hang their heads when they receive criticism. They begin to believe that they are unfit to perform their duties and they begin to lose faith.

  • The proper thing to do is to take the criticism and learn from it.

  • You will need to use it to your advantage and better yourself in the certain area of expertise.

Example 1

Example #1

  • Madison is practicing the Heimlich maneuver on a dummy. One of her colleagues is quick to tell her that she is thrusting too hard and that her hand is placed too low on the torso. Madison takes this advice and learns from it. She places her hand above the naval and begins applying less forceful, yet more efficient thrusts.

Example 2

Example #2

  • Bryan is practicing a tracheotomy on a dead pig carcass. His teacher sternly points out that the incision he made was too deep and would do more harm than good to the patient. Instead of using the information to his advantage, Bryan gives up and goes home and dies.

Willingness to learn

Willingness to learn

Kirsten Stallings


4th period



  • An attitude of desire to learn and adapt to change in the work environment

Different ways to say

Different ways to say:

  • Eagar to learn

  • Open to new things

    You can also say it these ways on a job application



  • Beneficial because it allows one to pick up techniques in order to continue to work properly at your job

  • Also if the job environment changes you can adapt to the change on your job and accommodate yourself to the new business methods

  • Also new ways learned could lighten past burdens

Disadvantages if your not willing to learn

Disadvantages if your not willing to learn:

  • When one thinks he knows everything or has learnt enough he will not be capable to adapt to change

  • Also you may become useless





D ependable


“I am very dependable because I always do what I’m told.”

Bryan A. Smith

Dependability in the workplace

Dependability in the workplace

  • Being a dependable worker really helps you to keep your job and have trust within your place of work.

  • Dependability goes a long way into getting and keeping good friends and it also is useful when someone is asking about your character traits.

Not being dependable

Not Being Dependable

  • One day Tim was at work and promised his boss that he would deliver a file to the office by the end of the day. Tim forgot to do what he said he was going to do. Now he is a bum on the streets begging for money, he was fired because he lacked dependability.

Being dependable

Being Dependable

  • One day Bryan was at work when a co-worker asked him to download some claims for a purchase of land. He did and had a great friendship with his co-worker, and he was rewarded with a better paycheck.



  • Is being there to do what you



Imani Pyles


4th pd

Definition of tact

Definition of Tact

  • Tact means skills and sensitivity in dealing with others or with difficult issues.

Why is it important to be tact to an healthcare professional

Why is it important to be tact to an healthcare professional?

  • The reason why it is important to be tact because you can make a positive impression on others and also your negotiating skills can be enhanced.

Being tact in the workplace

Being tact in the workplace

  • By being tact in the workplace, you can demand a higher degree of professionalism. Also, tact can create teamwork. If your not using tact it can cause a chaos.

Good examples of being tact

Good examples of being tact

  • Being respectful of space of other employees

  • Keeping conversations professional

  • Demonstrating professional courtesy in meeting

  • By remaining poised in difficult situation

  • Approaching all difficult situations with diplomacy

Bad examples of tact

Bad examples of tact

  • Interrupting an ongoing conversation with a personal question

  • Using a loud voice in a common area

  • Using slang/derogatory comments

  • Disregarding feelings of others

  • Being part of a clique

  • Creating animosity among fellow co-workers

  • Posting your feelings electronically for others to read

A good example of being tactful

A good example of being tactful

A bad example of being tactful

A bad example of being tactful



  • Usingtactinworkplace/


  • 5 reasons why being tactful is important./



Jacob Ragland

Health Science 2

August 30, 2011

What is competence

What is Competence

  • Competence is an ability or capability that can be associated with the successful performance of one’s specific job duties.

Good example bad example

Good Example/Bad Example

  • Communication, Teamwork, Leadership, and Time Management

  • Bad Time Management and Lack of Desire

  • Selfishness

Who can use it

Who can use it

  • A person willing to work with others and learn new things.

Three factors of competency

Three factors of Competency:

  • Specific Knowledge

  • Acquired Skills

  • Abilities

Health leadership

Health Leadership

What is empathy

What is Empathy?

Empathy is the ability to understand and share the feelings of one another. Empathy is also a way to experience an emotionally or painful situation together, helping someone feel less alone and understood.

Why is it important for a health professional to have empathy

Why is it important for a health professional to have empathy?

Empathy is often considered an important trait for professionals in the health care field. It is very important for a nurse to display empathy toward his or her patients, nurses spend time interacting with their patients, it’s the human contact that a patient receives during their stay at a hospital. Empathy among physicans, medical students, and nurses have been investigated while studies examining the empathy levels in allied health students are non-existent.

What are the advantages of empathy

What are the advantages of empathy?


Empathy can help a person move beyond feelings of negativity and hopelessness about a situation so that they can focus on moving through the situation.

What are the disadvantages of empathy

What are the disadvantages of empathy?


If you never felt a certain feeling it hard for you to understand how another person is feeling about the situation.

Self motivated


Ways to be self motivated

Ways to be Self-motivated

  • Always give yourself encouragement!

  • Keep a positive attitude while working

  • Reward yourself for every accomplishment

Why is this important to the health care

Why is this Important to the Health Care…

  • Self-motivation is important to the health care field because you always have to be motivated in order to complete a task and stay focused because many people that don’t have self-motivation tend to fall under pressure and end up don’t believing they can get the job done.



  • Individual’s that embrace commitment to a job coupled with the personal desire to perform well and to continuously learn.

Famous quote

Famous Quote

  • “Build up strengths, and weaknesses will gradually take care of themselves.”

    -Joyce C. Lock





  • Truthfulness

  • Sincerity

  • Integrity

Beneficial to workplace

Beneficial to workplace

  • Credible source for others

  • Trustworthy

Examples of honesty

Examples of honesty

  • A patient gets an infection and claims the instruments used in their surgery were not sterile. You are the person who sterilizes the instruments and realized you were having a bad day and somehow forgot to sterilize one set of instruments. You admit you must have forgot and face the consequences.

Examples of dishonesty

Examples of dishonesty

  • A patient asks for pain medicine. The nurse in a rush goes to get the patient pain medicine. The nurse grabs the first prescription she sees. The patient becomes ill from the medicine. The nurse then denies claims of giving wrong medicine knowing she did not give the patient a pain medicine. The nurse continues to lie and the truth eventually comes out and the nurse loses her job.

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