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COMPETENCY            6        PROFESSIONALISM IN THE PRACTICE
          DOMAIN
                                         OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE



        overview



        osteopathic physicians must understand and adhere to the ethical, behavioral, and social science principles that  REQUIRED ELEMENT 6.1
        underpin medical professionalism competency, demonstrating accountability to patients, society, and the profession.  KNOWLEDGE OF ETHICS AND PROFESSIONALISM
        osteopathic physicians must consistently display high moral and ethical standards in the conduct of medical education,
        training, research, and practice. This conduct includes properly establishing, maintaining, and concluding the physician-  REQUIRED ELEMENT 6.2
        patient relationship in a manner that is altruistic, compassionate, and conscientious. osteopathic physicians must  HUMANISTIC BEHAVIOR
        exemplify integrity, humanistic behavior, and a responsiveness to the needs of patients that supersedes self-interest.
                                                                                                             REQUIRED ELEMENT 6.3
        They must show respect for the patient as a person and demonstrate cultural sensitivity and responsiveness to a diverse
                                                                                                             PRIMACY OF PATIENT NEED
        patient population. While professionalism also includes a commitment to excellence and continuous professional
        development, these attributes are classified in the practice-based learning and improvement domain (domain 4).
                                                                                                             REQUIRED ELEMENT 6.4
                                                                                                             ACCOUNTABILITY AND DUTY IN THE PHYSICIAN-
                                                                                                             PATIENT RELATIONSHIP

                                                                                                             REQUIRED ELEMENT 6.5
                                                                                                             CULTURAL COMPETENCY

                                                                                                             REQUIRED ELEMENT 6.8
                                                                                                             ETHICAL PRINCIPLES IN PRACTICE AND RESEARCH























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