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Class of 2023
Course Information

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Course Title:
6770 - Physician Competencies II
Teaching Hours:
Teaching and Learning MethodsTotal Scheduled Hours = 102
Independent Learning = 13
Workshop = 10
Lecture = 18
Discussion, Large Group (>12) = 13.5
Discussion, Small Group (<12) = 7.5
Research = 40

Has students apply concepts that encompass the non-medical expert CanMEDS roles of scholar, communicator, collaborator, advocate, manager and professional in the context the patient’s change in health status, its management and prevention.
Assessment Methods
Exam - Institutionally Developed, Written/ Computer-based
Research or Project Assessment
Self-Assessment (Reflection)

Course Goals
Blueprint ID Course Goals
7420 Discuss key elements for effective administration of health systems
Program Competencies: ld-2 ld-3
7442 Work with other health professionals in identifying preventive medicine strategies
Program Competencies: co-2
7450 Reflect on the challenges of managing patients in different settings
Program Competencies: ld-2 ld-3
7451 Demonstrate principles of effective communication and the importance of inter-professional communication
Program Competencies: cm-2 cm-4 co-4
7483 Discuss how a practice responds to common health problems in a community
Program Competencies: ha-1 ha-2 ha-3
7484 Apply the principles of self-directed and lifelong learning
Program Competencies: sc-1
7499 Identify the professional roles of the physician to self, patients, communities, medical profession, other professionals and the health care system
Program Competencies: pr-1 pr-2 pr-3 pr-4
9949 Discuss the leadership roles of the physician in relation to strategic planning and program evaluation in health care
Program Competencies: ld-1 ld-2 ld-3
9950 Develop and present a research proposal
Program Competencies: sc-1 sc-2 sc-3
9951 Identify the professional roles of the physician in relation to medical error and patient safety
Program Competencies: pr-1 pr-2 pr-3 pr-4
9952 Discuss ethical and legal issues for decision making in clinical encounters and the health care system
Program Competencies: ld-3 ha-3 pr-1 pr-2 pr-3 pr-4
Program Competencies
ld-2 Leader
Apply evidence and management processes to effectively allocate health care resources.
ld-3 Leader
Describe the roles and responsibilities of physicians and governing bodies in the development and support of the health care system.
co-2 Collaborator
Demonstrate effective consultation with other health care professionals to provide care for individuals, communities, and populations.
cm-2 Communicator
Collect and synthesize accurate and relevant information, incorporating perspectives from patients and their families, colleagues and other health care professionals.
cm-4 Communicator
Develop a shared plan of care with patients, their families, and other health care professionals.
co-4 Collaborator
Demonstrate effective strategies to promote understanding, manage differences and resolve conflicts through negotiation and collaboration.
ha-1 Health Advocate
Identify the important determinants of health, risk factors for illness, interaction between the population and their physical, biological and social environment, and personal attributes.
ha-2 Health Advocate
Identify public policies and trends that affect health locally, nationally, and globally, and barriers to access for populations, including persons with disabilities, the underserved and the marginalized.
ha-3 Health Advocate
Assess and respond to issues in the Canadian health care system and advocate for patients at all levels.
sc-1 Scholar
Develop a plan for personal continued education.
pr-1 Professional
Demonstrate accountability to patients by applying best practices and adhering to high ethical standards.
pr-2 Professional
Demonstrate altruism and accountability to society by recognizing and responding to societal expectations in health care.
pr-3 Professional
Demonstrate integrity and accountability to the profession by adhering to standards and participating in physician-led regulation.
pr-4 Professional
Demonstrate a commitment to physician health and well-being to foster optimal patient care.
ld-1 Leader
Identify strategies to effectively manage practice and career.
sc-2 Scholar
Apply the principles of research, critical appraisal and evidence-based medicine to learning and practice.
sc-3 Scholar
Demonstrate facilitation of learning for health care professionals, patients and society as part of the professional responsibility.