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Class of 2023
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Session Title:
HELM: Diversity, Culture and Ethics 1
Teaching Hours:
Teaching and Learning MethodsTotal Scheduled Hours = 2
Lecture = 2
Healthy people in context of diversity
belief system, diverse society, diverse culture, human values

Teaching and Learning Methods
Lecture 2 hour(s)

Learning Objectives
Blueprint ID Learning Objectives
7312 Discuss the importance and role of culture, ethnicity, and race in clinical care
7313 Define "culture" and explain how it differs from "ethnicity" and “race”
7314 Explain when and how the concepts of culture, ethnicity, and race can be (a) useful, and (b) not useful in health care
7315 Describe the influence of culture, race and ethnicity on the perception of illness and its treatment
7316 Assess, in order to integrate into patient care plans, the influences of the patient’s ideas, beliefs and expectations in relation to culture
7317 Discuss power and exclusion in relation to cross-cultural clinical ethics
7318 Describe the continuum from cultural sensitivity to cultural competence to cultural safety in the health care system
7319 Define and distinguish between direct discrimination and indirect discrimination
7320 Define cultural safety
7321 Identify policy possibilities for ensuring inclusion

Linked Course Goal(s) to Session
Blueprint ID Course Goals
7499 Identify the professional roles of the physician to self, patients, communities, medical profession, other professionals and the health care system
Linked Program Competencies
To This Course Goal:
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
Linked Program Competencies
To This Course Goal:
ld-3 ha-3 pr-1 pr-2 pr-3 pr-4
Linked Program Competencies To Course Goal(s)
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-3 Leader
Describe the roles and responsibilities of physicians and governing bodies in the development and support of the health care system.
ha-3 Health Advocate
Assess and respond to issues in the Canadian health care system and advocate for patients at all levels.

Linked MCC Medical Expert Objectives