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Class of 2023
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Session Title:
Chest X-ray
Teaching Hours:
Teaching and Learning MethodsTotal Scheduled Hours = 2
Independent Learning = 1
Lecture = 1

Links for Independent Learning session provided below.
Teaching and Learning Methods
Independent Learning 1 hour(s)
Lecture 1 hour(s)

Learning Objectives
Blueprint ID Learning Objectives
8447 Contrast a good quality x-ray with a poor quality x-ray
8448 Differentiate between an AP and PA chest x-ray and erect and supine chest x-ray
8449 Develop a systematic approach to reading a chest x-ray
8450 Identify the characteristics, on a chest x-ray, of the following acute reversible conditions: Pneumonia, Pneumothorax, Pulmonary embolus, Acute pulmonary oedema
8451 Describe the indications for a computer tomography (CT) scan of the chest

Linked Course Goal(s) to Session
Blueprint ID Course Goals
7416 Integrate basic and clinical sciences as they relate to common clinical encounters and patient symptoms
Linked Program Competencies
To This Course Goal:
7417 Identify health care resources available for the investigation, treatment and management of the patient
Linked Program Competencies
To This Course Goal:
me-3 me-4 me-5 me-6 cm-2
Linked Program Competencies To Course Goal(s)
me-6 Medical Expert
Apply knowledge of the clinical, socio-behavioural, and fundamental biomedical sciences relevant to a clinical problem.
me-3 Medical Expert
Formulate an initial plan of appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures relevant to the patient’s presentation.
me-4 Medical Expert
Develop a differential diagnosis and key clinical problem list following assessment of a patient.
me-5 Medical Expert
Develop a management plan for key clinical problems following assessment of a patient.
cm-2 Communicator
Collect and synthesize accurate and relevant information, incorporating perspectives from patients and their families, colleagues and other health care professionals.

Linked MCC Medical Expert Objectives