ChrisDesmondnz

On Critical Reflective Practice

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How to do Values based healthcare

How well do you understand the values your patient holds? What do they care about besides just getting their problem fixed? We can “fix” their problem AND not actually improve their lives or their health. BUT if we understand what matters to them then we are better able to fix their problem in a way…

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Becoming a Patient Advocate

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Becoming a Patient Advocate
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A journey of self-development

We need to develop personally at least as much as we need to develop professionally if we want to deliver great healthcare. I’m joined by Grant Downie OBE, medical and performance specialist consultant. He is also a physiotherapist and mentor for people wanting to improve their leadership and communication skills. Today we talk through Every…

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A journey of self-development
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Health Equity and Humanistic Health Systems

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Expanding our healthcare beliefs

How have your beliefs about the healthcare you deliver evolved over the time you’ve been practicing? What’s shaped that evolution? How do you try to consciously evolve your beliefs? Do you spend too much attention on the doing side of health that you miss the being side of health? Mark Stolow, CJO of Huddol had…

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Empathy is a trainable skill

Training for person perception and communication needs the same rigor and status as “hard skills training” This episode’s guest is Danielle Blanch Hartigan, PhD, MPH who is social scientist with interdisciplinary research and teaching interests in psychology and public health. Her research, broadly defined, aims to understand how psychological constructs influence the powerful relationship between…

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A problem solving approach to person centred care

The concept of person-centred care is a complex one. To deliver true person-centred care there are a lot of components to be aware of and no definitive “How-to” manual. As healthcare providers we’re trained to solve problems. When it comes to person-centred care we typically focus on the wrong problems. We’re good at finding and…

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How to become a high performing healthcare provider

Recently I had a conversation with David Clancy on the Art of Healthcare podcast. David is a physiotherapist who has had the opportunity to work with multiple world class athletes and teams. He is also the co-host of the “Sleep, Eat, Perform, Repeat” podcast, which looks at what makes high performers tick. There are three…

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Sleep, Treat, Perform, Repeat – Performance Healthcare

Delivering healthcare happens in a fast paced, often high stress and high stakes environment. The pressure is on us as providers to perform day in and day out to deliver high performance healthcare. Just like athletic performance doesn’t just come

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