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Class of 2023
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Course Title:
7740 - Phase 4 Preparation
Teaching Hours:
Teaching and Learning MethodsTotal Scheduled Hours = 45.5
Workshop = 14.75
Simulation = 9
Lecture = 1.75
Discussion, Small Group (<12) = 3
Independent Learning = 14
Discussion, Large Group (>12) = 3

Introduces students to skills and competencies required to enter into the Phase 4 clinical experience.
Assessment Methods
Clinical Performance Rating/Checklist
Exam - Institutionally Developed, Clinical Performance
Exam - Institutionally Developed, Written/ Computer-based

Course Goals
Blueprint ID Course Goals
7029 Demonstrate a commitment to the profession by adhering to professional standards
Program Competencies: pr-1 pr-2 pr-3 pr-4
7430 Discuss the risks and benefits of common procedural skills.
Program Competencies: cm-5 ld-2 ld-3
7431 Demonstrate situational awareness and effective team communication in a critical situation
Program Competencies: co-1 co-2 co-3
7432 Demonstrate how to obtain informed consent for medical interventions utilizing standardized patients
Program Competencies: cm-1 cm-2 cm-3 cm-4 cm-5 pr-1
7445 Describe the role of a phase 4 learner on the health care team for various clinical settings
Program Competencies: co-1
7446 Demonstrate effective and safe handover of patient care in a simulated environment
Program Competencies: cm-5 co-1 co-2 co-3
7455 Recall career planning resources including medCareers and CaRMS
Program Competencies: ld-1
7456 Demonstrate procedures associated with personal and patient safety
Program Competencies: me-1 me-2 me-3 me-6
7464 Identify resources for self-directed learning and patient education in the clinical context
Program Competencies: sc-1 sc-2 sc-3
7465 Complete re-certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)
Program Competencies: me-1 me-2 me-3 me-4 me-5 me-6
7466 Identify and evaluate appropriate health-related research and scholarly resources
Program Competencies: sc-2
7474 Discuss guidelines regarding documentation and charting of health information and medical records
Program Competencies: cm-5
7488 Discuss the responsibility of the physician for protection of patient’s personal health information
Program Competencies: pr-1 pr-2 pr-3 pr-4
7492 Describe the aspects of professional and ethical behavior expected in the workplace.
Program Competencies: pr-1 pr-2 pr-3 pr-4
12004 Perform common procedural skills in a simulated environment
Program Competencies: me-1 me-2 me-3 me-4 me-5 me-6
12005 Recognize critical clinical indicators requiring immediate action in a simulated environment
Program Competencies: me-1 me-2 me-3 me-4 me-5 me-6
12006 Record clinical procedures, patient encounters and EPA feedback and coaching using teaching learning and assessment technology
Program Competencies: cm-5
Program Competencies
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.
cm-5 Communicator
Demonstrate effective oral and written communication of information associated with a medical encounter.
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-1 Collaborator
Demonstrate effective collaboration skills within the health care system.
co-2 Collaborator
Demonstrate effective consultation with other health care professionals to provide care for individuals, communities, and populations.
co-3 Collaborator
Demonstrate respect for health care team members without bias (e.g., bias related to gender, ethnicity, cultural background or health care role).
cm-1 Communicator
Develop and maintain appropriate ethical and therapeutic relationships, rapport and trust with patients and their families.
cm-2 Communicator
Collect and synthesize accurate and relevant information, incorporating perspectives from patients and their families, colleagues and other health care professionals.
cm-3 Communicator
Discuss relevant health care information and management plans with patients and their families.
cm-4 Communicator
Develop a shared plan of care with patients, their families, and other health care professionals.
ld-1 Leader
Identify strategies to effectively manage practice and career.
me-1 Medical Expert
Perform a complete and accurate patient-centred history appropriate to the patient’s presentation.
me-2 Medical Expert
Perform a complete and accurate physical examination appropriate to the patient’s presentation.
me-3 Medical Expert
Formulate an initial plan of appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures relevant to the patient’s presentation.
me-6 Medical Expert
Apply knowledge of the clinical, socio-behavioural, and fundamental biomedical sciences relevant to a clinical problem.
sc-1 Scholar
Develop a plan for personal continued education.
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.
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.