b'2. Relating to Patients 4. Collaboration and TeamworkMedical Council 8 DomainsMedical Council 8 Domains 2. Relating to Patients 4. Collaboration and Teamwork This involves a partnership built on mutualPractitioners should co-operate with their colleagues respect, confidentiality, honesty, responsibility andand be able to work effectively with healthcare accountability. providers and teams from a range of disciplines outside their respective area of expertise. They The National Specialist Anaesthesiology Trainingshould ensure that clear lines of communication Programme aims to develop positive relationshipsand systems for accountability are in place among with patients, which are characterised by trust and theall involved team members in order to protect their involvement of patients and families as partners in their care.patients. The Anaesthesiology trainee has a responsibility to: The Anaesthesiology trainee will be expected to: Demonstrate cultural awareness and sensitivity withDevelop rapport, trust and ethical therapeutic patients and colleagues; relationships;Understand basic communication techniques includingParticipate effectively and appropriately in the informed consent; multi-disciplinary healthcare team;Understand the principles of open disclosure; Effectively work with other healthcare professionals to Place specific focus on patient pertinent interactions inprevent and resolve inter-professional conflict;Anaesthesiology; Respond promptly to requests for assistance or advice.Discuss all aspects of end of life care, including Advanced Healthcare Directives, and demonstrate sensitivity towards patients, families and colleagues in5. Managementthese circumstances. (including Self-Management)3. Communication andMedical Council 8 Domains Interpersonal Skills 5. Management (including Self-Management)A professional practitioner should have an Medical Council 8 Domainsunderstanding of how working in the health care 3. Communication and Interpersonal Skillssystem, delivering patient care and how other Professional practitioners must possess excellentprofessional activities affect other healthcare interpersonal communication abilities to enable theprofessionals, the healthcare system and society in effective exchange of information and allow for positivegeneral.collaborations. This encompasses working withThe Anaesthesiology trainee will be expected to:patients and their families as well as other clinical and1) Have an approach to self-managementnon-clinical colleagues and the general public. Be committed to maintaining ones own health, and The Anaesthesiology trainee will be expected tosustainable practice;demonstrate effective communication skills, including: Develop leadership and effective management skills Active listening; in professional practice.Encouraging discussion; 2) Have an approach to support colleaguesReinforcing points; Appreciate professional obligations, and the Awareness of verbal and non-verbal clues; interventions required, when a colleague is impaired Adapting to individual patient context, displayingor practicing beyond the limits of their capabilities;cultural sensitivity; Promote a culture that recognises, supports and Recognising and addressing miscommunication, andresponds effectively to a colleague in need.barriers to communication; 3) Understand their role within the healthcare systemAccurately elicit and synthesise relevant information; Contribute to the improvement of healthcare delivery Accurately explain relevant information, in both oral andin teams, organisations and systems;written format; Develop efficient and effective work practices;Document patient interactions in a legible and timelyAllocate finite healthcare resources appropriately;manner. Understand how to respond, manage and learn from a complaint or legal proceeding.12 Curriculum for the National Specialist Anaesthesiology Training Programme'