Medical students on the value of role models for developing ‘soft skills’ - “That’s the way you do it”

@article{Joubert2006MedicalSO,
  title={Medical students on the value of role models for developing ‘soft skills’ - “That’s the way you do it”},
  author={Pierre M Joubert and C. Kruger and Am Bergh and G. Pickworth and C. V. Staden and J. Roos and W. Schurink and Rr Du Preez and Sv Grey and B. Lindeque},
  journal={African Journal of Psychiatry},
  year={2006},
  volume={9},
  pages={28-32}
}
  • Pierre M Joubert, C. Kruger, +7 authors B. Lindeque
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology
  • African Journal of Psychiatry
  • Objective : The Soft Skills Project examined the professional development of medical students at the University of Pretoria, especially their doctor-patient interaction skills and professional socialisation. This paper reports on one of the findings of the project, namely the importance that medical students attach to role models in the development of soft skills. Methods : We used a qualitative method with symbolic interactionism and grounded theory as framework. Fourty two final-year students… CONTINUE READING
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