1. Articluate the value of positive relationships. Understand the power
of intimte relationships.
2. Identify relationships and relationship factors that are important to him/her.
3. Understand the health
benefits of meaningful relationships.
4. Recognize the difference between scientific and an interpersonal ways of knowing. Recognize how social structures and social practices influence relationships.
5. Analyze the role of culture and power in mediating relationship quality, including that of the
health care professional and patient.
6. Understand how language provides the framework for the acquisition of new knowledge.
7. Recognize how scientific language objectifies relationships.
8. Apply the concept of ‘witnessing' to the healer's role reflect on the difference between engagement and detachment.
9. Recognize the infrastructural nature of hierarchy.
10. Define transference/ countertransference. Define the limits of
self-disclosure in professional behavior.
11. Articulate differences between the nurse's and physician's role.
12. Encounter examples of functional and dysfunctional relationships between health care professionals and patients.
13. Articulate fundamental components of a successful doctor-patient (or nurse-patient) relationship.