Key skills and competencies
Key skills and competencies include:
- good medical competencies
- excellent communication skills, particularly when interacting
with patients and their families
- compassion and time to listen to what patients are saying – and
- ability to work well with other disciplines
- flexibility and lateral thinking
- a sense of humour.
What other specialties use a similar skill/competence set?
General practice shares a similar skill and
competence set with this specialty.