At PRC®, our core focus is the health, well-being and safety of the professionals we serve. With this focal point in mind, our overriding goal is to foster and promote public safety by working with our clients to develop skills that improve both personal functioning and professional competency.
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Education: PRC® is proud to be affiliated with Wales Behavioral Assessment in order to offer three CME activities for Healthcare Professionals. For more information on our activities and other education opportunities, please click on the education button.
Research: We try to stay abreast of the rapid changes in our fields. This can be challenging in the context of clinical demands and the volume of new information. We are trying to make our research and those of others in the areas of professionalism, problematic workplace behaviors (disruptive behavior), team behaviors, burnout, 360 surveys, aging physicians, CME efficacy more easily accessible. This link features summaries of new relevant articles, PRC®‘s own research interest, as well as PRC® news. Please click the button for more information!
PRC NewsJanuary 22, 2014Dr. Williams just returned from the 39th Annual Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions. The meeting was January 15 -18, 2014 in Orlando, Florida. Dr. Williams gave two presentations. The first was entitled Relationship Among Practice Change, Motivation, and Self-Efficacy This research reported the relationship among self-efficacy, motivation to change and intent to implement CME activity learnings. Consistent with the broader health and CME literatures, findings indicated a significant relationship between motivation to change and intent to change practice. The current study extended these findings as Dr. Williams and her co-authors used an indirect behavioral indicator of motivation to change. Self-efficacy was found to be an effective second-order variable active b...Read more
Research BlogFebruary 25, 2013Professionalism is important in many professions, but is perhaps most important to those who work in medicine. The relationship between patient and physician requires both good communication and a sense of trust. However this new age of social networ...Read moreJanuary 3, 2013The ability of a physician to empathize is critical to the relationship between the health professional and the patient. Previous research has shown that quality communication and an empathetic relationship improve the quality of care provided to the...Read moreJuly 2, 2012Professionalism in the medical field has long been discussed in terms of physicians’ behavior. Therefore, research has focused on the pattern of unprofessional physician behavior and on how physicians’ behaviors influence the sy...Read more
International Electives at the University of Minnesota Global Pediatric Residency Program: Opportunities for Education in All Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education CompetenciesJune 29, 2012Pediatricians’ competency in the realm of global health is a growing concern for the medical field. Global health training for residents has been increasing dramatically, and therefore, the desire to understand the outcomes of international experie...Read more