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Class of 2023
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Session Title:
Respiratory Tract Infections
Teaching Hours:
Teaching and Learning MethodsTotal Scheduled Hours = 2
Lecture = 2
Respiratory Tract Infections
critical judgment, problem-solving skills, clinical reasoning, clinical critical thinking

Teaching and Learning Methods
Lecture 2 hour(s)

Learning Objectives
Blueprint ID Learning Objectives
8292 Recognize the various forms of respiratory tract infections (URTI, LRTI, lung abscess).
8293 Define and describe the anatomic and histological basis of lung abscess and pneumonia. Differentiating between the three anatomic patterns of pneumonia :bronchpneumonia, lobar pneumonia and interstitial pneumonia
8294 Describe the factors (including host, organism) which predispose to pneumonia
8295 Identify the most likely causative agents for URTIs, Lung Abscesses and Pneumonias, including each anatomic or radiographic pattern of pneumonia
8296 Define and identify the common causitive agents for Hospital acquired pneumonia and ventilator associated pneumonia
8297 Recognize the role of the immune system in the development of respiratory tract infections.
8298 List common features associated with respiratory tract infections, such as fever, chills, cough, and sputum production.
8299 Describe the diagnostic approach for a patient with a respiratory tract infection
8300 Describe the management of respiratory tract infections, including the appropriate use of antimicrobials
8301 Describe the presentation and severity of respiratory tract infections and criteria for referral to specialist

Linked Course Goal(s) to Session
Blueprint ID Course Goals
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-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.
me-6 Medical Expert
Apply knowledge of the clinical, socio-behavioural, and fundamental biomedical sciences relevant to a clinical problem.
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