Core values

Core Values of BHPI

1.4 Interpretation of core values of BHPI

1. Sensitivity: Sensitivity implies the reaction of a member of BHPI towards the needs of an individual/society. Sensitivity will help a member to engage appropriately in a specific task. The sensitivity will also allow an individual to take an initiative to support to other people.
For example: -A student of BHPI will support a patient in transferring when patient himself/herself can’t transfer alone. Other areas include response to disaster/accident, support poor patients/students, associate with fund raising activities of CRP, donate blood to a poor patient, associate with awareness raising program, different social activities, reaction of a student in response of teacher’s instruction.

2. Flexibility: Flexibility will allow a member to listen other members carefully and help a team to make a rationale decision. Flexibility helpsto empower other member in taking decision based on overall benefits of the team rather than an individual.
For example: Determining role of MDT for particular patient concern, organize group program.

3. Honesty: Honesty denotes to a feature of moral character (an ability of a member serving the people in a fair, honest, and ethical manner) and implies constructive and virtuous(showing high moral standard) attributes such as integrity, truthfulness, straightforwardness, including straightforwardness of conduct, along with theabsence of lying, cheating, theft, etc. Honestly also includes being trustworthy, loyal, fair, and sincere. Honesty is valued in many ethnic and religious cultures.
For example: BHPI students will demonstrate consistent honest conduct. They will never copy in examination or writing an assignment. Honesty also interprets dutifulness. They will study, learn and pass in the examination. Health professionals will also be honest in explaining the prognosis of a disease.

4. Respect: Respect to other people equally irrespective social, religious and cultural perspectives. Respect helps in synchronization and harmony in a team. This practice will influence to prevent conflict among MDT. BHPI faculty members will also be respectful towards the needs of students.
For example: Individual respect will be maintained in all ways of communication. Respect to the patients is a collapsed area in health and rehabilitation services in Bangladesh. Upholding this specific value will also a part of quality of health and rehabilitation services.

5. Dignity: Dignity is essential since it permits individuals and groups to feel cherished, respected and associated with others around them. Dignity and respect are reflected basic human rights, and both help people feel a sense of worthiness and importance.
For example: Self-motivation, development, success, effectiveness and innovation will be the central part of dignity which should be discovered through the work of the member of the BHPI.
6. Empathy:The skill to understand and share the feeling of other. Empathy is a powerful communication skill that must be used by BHPI members. Actual empathetic communication improves the therapeutic efficiency of the therapist -patients relationship. Correct use of empathy as a communication tool enables the health related discussion, increases the effectiveness of gathering material, and respects the patient or client.
For example: This value is to be demonstrated in campus and clinical setting. The use of body language and other non-verbal communication should also be practiced in both theory and practical classes of BHPI.

7. Collaboration: Collaboration is a working practice whereby individuals work together to a common purpose to achieve a goal. This is a very important component of team building ability. It allows a member to learn from other within a team.
For example: Working in a MDT team.

8. Commitment to excellence: It interprets the effort of an individual/department/unit towards further development. It is a never ending goal.
For example: BHPI members will always look forward to introduce new innovation in the practice.