|Facets of competence||Instruments|
The physician takes responsibility and shows accountability for his work. He/She accepts liability for his/her work.
|Teamwork and collegiality|
The physician cooperates effectively and respectfully in a (multidisciplinary) team, taking the views, knowledge, and expertise of others into account.
|Knowing and maintaining own personal bounds and possibilities|
The physician knows the boundaries of his own ability and asks for help (timely) when needed. He/She reflects on himself/herself and the situation.
|Empathy and openness|
The physician shows empathy, openness and susceptibility/accessibility in his/her contact with patients.
|Structure, work planning and priorities|
The physician sees the overall picture, has organizational skills and a flexible attitude, and sets priorities in his/her work.
|Coping with mistakes|
The physician is aware of the fact that anyone can make and does make mistakes once in a while. He/She is approachable when someone points out his/her mistakes and reacts adequately when he/she thinks that a colleague makes a mistake.
|Active listening to patients|
The physician listens actively to patients and reacts (verbally and nonverbally) on the things he/she hears in a way that encourages the sharing of information (by the patients) and confirm his/her involvement with the patient. He/She shows attention to non-verbal signals coming from the patients.
|Scientifically and empirically grounded method of working|
The physician uses evidence-based procedures whenever possible and relies on scientific knowledge. He/She searches actively and purposefully for evidence and consults high-quality resources. He/She uses his scientific knowledge critically and carefully in his/her work.
The physician is acquainted with ethical aspects of his/her work. He/She distinguishes different points of view in the moral debate and makes deliberate choices when his/her work confronts him/her with ethical issues
|Verbal communication with colleagues and supervisors|
The physician gives structured, pithy, and unambiguous verbal reports on his/her findings on a patient and his diagnostic and therapeutic policy. He/She asks relevant and purposeful questions.