Professionalism in the Workplace, in Life

Expires July 20, 2019


Length: 20 minutes, 26 seconds


Professionalism is a difficult concept to articulate. Generally speaking, professionalism is addressed when it is absent. The conduct and attributes that create the groundwork for professionalism, both at work and in our daily lives, will be identified and discussed. This presentation will outline foundational aspects and provide a roadmap toward achieving professionalism.


Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Define professionalism.
  • Outline the values of professionalism.
  • Articulate ways to develop professionalism.

Intended Audience

This program is appropriate for clinicians, pathologists, medical technologists, nurses, pharmacists, and other allied health staff.

Level of Instruction



Jeff Harden
Program Manager, Staff Development
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota



Note: Participants requesting P.A.C.E.® credit, in compliance with ASCLS P.A.C.E. program requirements, must attain a score of 70% or higher on the posttest to obtain a certificate.

Mayo Medical Laboratories is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the Clinical Laboratory Sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® program. This program has been approved for a maximum of .5 P.A.C.E® contact hour.

Note: This program does not qualify for State of Florida or State of California credit because it does not meet the minimum credit requirement of 50 minutes in length.


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