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1

Name the 8 characteristics of a relationship.

Money
Length
Location
Purpose
Structure
Power
Responsibility for the relationship
Preparation for the relationship

2

What is the difference between a Prof. relationship and Personal relationship when it comes to...
Money

Pro. Money is paid to the PT for patient care.
Pers. Shared

3

What is the difference between a Prof. relationship and Personal relationship when it comes to...
Length of relationship

Pro. Limited to the duration of the therapy.
Pers. May last a lifetime.

4

What is the difference between a Prof. relationship and Personal relationship when it comes to...
Location

Pro. Confined to treatment area.
Pers. No boundaries

5

What is the difference between a Prof. relationship and Personal relationship when it comes to...
Purpose

Pro. To provide care to patient
Pers. To enjoy oneself

6

What is the difference between a Prof. relationship and Personal relationship when it comes to...
Structure

Pro. Defined by the appt length (& Nature of care required)
Pers. Spontaneous and unstructured.

7

What is the difference between a Prof. relationship and Personal relationship when it comes to...
Power

Pro. The therapist is empowered by professional skill and is privy to patient's private information.
Pers. SHared

8

What is the difference between a Prof. relationship and Personal relationship when it comes to...
Responsibility for the relationship

Pro. The PT establishes and maintains the professional relationship.
Pers. Shared

9

What is the difference between a Prof. relationship and Personal relationship when it comes to...
Preparation for the relationship

Pro. The PT Offers training and commitment - the patient places trust in this.
Pers. Equal.

10

What is the pitfall of a dual relationship?

A friend whom is also a client. Could be a conflict. Boundaries in professional relationships can become blurred.

11

There are 7 elements to appropriate behavior in a PT setting. What are those elements? Including parts that apply to an introductory session.

1. Introduce yourself--- Introduce yourself by name, title, and description of your role in the patient's care.
2. Address patient professionally---Address the patient by his/her preferred name or title.
3. Objective, active listening--Listen actively in a non-judgmental way.
4. Ascertain attitude--Be aware of comments, attitudes, or behaviors that are inappropriate in a therapeutic relationship--and may cause discomfort.
5. Obtain Informed consent---Obtain informed consent to provide treatment.
6. Privacy---Adhere to privacy regulations.
7. Reflect---Reflect on you own patient interactions.

12

There are 10 examples of "Yellow light" behaviors that cross the line of patient care.
Name 1st 5

1. Too much time with patient.
2. Accepting only "perfect" patients.
3. Accepting patient advances.
4. Disclosing personal problems.
5. Fantasizing about patient.

13

There are 10 examples of "Yellow light" behaviors that cross the line of patient care.
Name 2nd 5.

6. Dressing special for a patient.
7. Defensive about relationship with patient.
8. Hesitant or embarrased to discuss patient relationship
9. Providing personal details to patient.
10. Prolonging unnecessary treatment.

14

Once a line has been crossed in patient care, what are 4 steps of PT guest recovery?

1. Re-clarify--re-clarify role of the relationship.
2. Re-establish--re-establish the relationship.
3. Refer (if needed) --If the above doesn't work, and the relationship is compromised.
4. Document---document document.

15

What is healing not? and what is healing?

Healing is not fixing. It is trying to bring someone to wellness.

16

There are 10 buzzwords pertaining to "Dimension of helping relationship". THese qualities are necessary for a positive professional relationship
Which 3 are most important? ***.

1. Trusted***.
2. Challenged
3. Safe
4. Not judged
5. Important
6. Listened to
7. Respected***
8. Valued***
9. Understood
10. Accepted.

17

What are 6 qualities of a patient or individual that can be challenging to work through in a professional relationship?

1.Unmotivated.
2. Challenge your authority.
3. Needy
4. Espouse very different values.
5. Incarcerated
6. Entitled.