Emotional Intelligence in Emergency Medicine Residents

Hamid Reza Morteza Bagi, Amir Gaffarzad, Golshan Farahi

Abstract


Background and aims: Education of life skills and control of emotions during stressful periods are one of the essential needs of human being, Social intelligence in emergency medicine assistants in first-line is important to communicate properly with clients to provide health services and proper stress control. Material and Methods: In this study, 35 emergency medicine assistants completed the “Aung Tun Thet” questionnaire in two steps before and after communication skills education workshops, and the results were compared before and after the test. Results: There was statistically significant difference between before and after the workshop on social intelligence assistants. There wasn’t significant difference between the emotional intelligence of female and male. The social intelligence of emergency medicine assistants increased with age, which shows the positive correlation of age with social intelligence. Also, married had higher social intelligence than single people before and after the workshop. Conclusion: The overall result of the study showed that, after holding workshop, the social intelligence and communication skills of emergency medicine assistants increased significantly.

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Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, Emergency Medicine

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7575/aiac.abcmed.v.6n.4p.7

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