NSERC CREATE Training Program

in Bone and Joint Health Technologies

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Professional Role

Role Description

A Bone and Joint Health Professional demonstrates attitudes, knowledge, and behaviour that represent the highest standard of research and practice integrating ethical, social responsibility, developmental, and regulatory considerations.

Core Competencies

  1. Ethical Research Considerations: Values and demonstrates ethical practice in health service delivery.
  2. Regulatory, Policy, Social, and Cultural Considerations: Identify and evaluate key issues of regulatory, policy, social, and cultural practice associated with a research project.
  3. Professional Conduct: Comply with professional codes of conduct and provide services within one`s professional training and scope of practice.
  4. Interpersonal Skills: Relates effectively with others, establish and maintain professional networks by participating actively in professional meetings and teams.
  5. Inter-professional Collaboration: Identify opportunities for effective engagement and inter-professional collaboration.
  6. Personal Development: Recognizes personal needs (learning and work-life balance) and implements a plan for personal growth.
  7. Teaching and Training: Engages in teaching and/or training others in one's area of specialty.