Emotional intelligence development in student radiation therapists: A longitudinal pilot study
Carmichael, Mary-Ann, Bridge, Pete, & Harriman, Anita (2015) Emotional intelligence development in student radiation therapists: A longitudinal pilot study. In NZIMRT-Air Scientific Meeting, 24-26 July 2015, Wellington, NZ. (Unpublished)
Emotional intelligence (EI) is defined as “the ability to recognise, understand and manage emotions in ourselves and others”.
Initially identified as a concept applied to leadership and management, EI is now recognised as an important skill in a number of areas, including healthcare . Empathy (the ability to see the world through someone else’s eyes) is known to play an important role in the therapeutic relationship with patients . As EI has been shown to improve empathy , it is clear that developing the EI of student health professionals should benefit patients in the long term. It is not surprising, then, that a number of studies have investigated the role of EI in medical, dental and nursing students, however there is little reported evidence relating to EI development in pre-registration radiation therapy (RT) students.
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|Item Type:||Conference Item (Presentation)|
|Keywords:||Emotional intelligence, Radiation therapy, Healthcare students|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > CLINICAL SCIENCES (110300)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > ONCOLOGY AND CARCINOGENESIS (111200) > Radiation Therapy (111208)
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Clinical Sciences
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2015 The Author(s)|
|Deposited On:||19 Jan 2016 03:20|
|Last Modified:||19 Jan 2016 03:20|
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