Professional ethics: What you do outside university
3 You should keep high standards of personal conduct.
- You should be aware that conduct outside of your programme may affect whether or not you are allowed to complete your programme or register with a professional body.
- You should be polite with service users, your colleagues and the programme team.
- You should make sure that your personal appearance is appropriate for your placement environment. Follow the GCU policy on piercings and jewellery.
- You should follow your education provider’s or placement provider’s policy on attendance.
4 You should provide any important information about your conduct, competence or health to your education provider.
- You should tell your education provider and placement provider about any existing health conditions or changes to your health which may put your service users or yourself at risk.
- You should tell your education provider if you are convicted of, or cautioned for, any offence.
SMILE - General ethics by The Health Professions Council modified by Marion Kelt, Glasgow Caledonian University is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. Based on a work at http://www.bps.org.uk/sites/default/files/documents/code_of_human_research_ethics.pdf, http://www.hpcuk.org/assets/documents/10002D1BGuidanceonconductandethicsforstudents.pdf