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Class of 2023
Session Information

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Session Title:
HELM: Negligence (Health Law)
Teaching Hours:
Teaching and Learning MethodsTotal Scheduled Hours = 2
Lecture = 2
Teaching and Learning Methods
Lecture 2 hour(s)

Learning Objectives
Blueprint ID Learning Objectives
10925 Describe the elements of a negligence claim and be able to apply them in the context of medical care
10926 Identify common causes of medical negligence claims and ways to reduce the risk of legal actions
10927 Identify ways to reduce the risk of legal actions
10928 Define the concept of vicarious liability
10929 Describe the role of the CMPA in assisting physicians facing negligence claims

Linked Course Goal(s) to Session
Blueprint ID Course Goals
7451 Demonstrate principles of effective communication and the importance of inter-professional communication
Linked Program Competencies
To This Course Goal:
cm-2 cm-4 co-4
9949 Discuss the leadership roles of the physician in relation to strategic planning and program evaluation in health care
Linked Program Competencies
To This Course Goal:
ld-1 ld-2 ld-3
9951 Identify the professional roles of the physician in relation to medical error and patient safety
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)
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.
ld-1 Leader
Identify strategies to effectively manage practice and career.
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.
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.
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