Identify patients’ behaviours


Analyse and identify patient`s functional and dysfunctional behaviours.

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Identify patients’ behaviours is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Music therapist: Music therapists use music-therapeutic interventions to treat patients with behavioural disorders and pathogenic conditions to prevent, mitigate or eliminate symptoms and to change behaviours and attitudes requiring treatment. They promote and maintain or restore the development, maturity and health of the patient/client by music-therapeutic interventions. Music therapy especially provides help for people with with emotional, somatic, intellectually or socially induced behavioural disorders and pathogenic conditions, such as psychoses (schizophrenic disorders, bipolar disorders) and personality development disorders.

Optional skill

Identify patients’ behaviours is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Hospital porter: Hospital porters are professional healthcare assistants who transport people on stretchers around the hospital site, as well as and items.
Recreational therapist: Recreational therapists offer treatment to persons who have behavioural disorders or conditions. They use techniques and interventions such as art, music, animals and dance to promote, maintain and restore the development and health of the patient.




  1. Identify patients’ behaviours – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022