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The following document states the learning objectives for the Roy J and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine doctor of medicine program. The collegiate Medical Education Committee (MEC) revised the learning objectives in 2010 following the LCME review of the College in the fall of 2009. Suggestions from the LCME as well as ideas currently in development as the College undertakes a renewal of the curriculum in the 2010-11 academic year are incorporated into the revised objectives.
Changes from the previous statement of learning objectives include:
The overall organization of the objectives follows the schema of the six ACGME competencies. A short note precedes each section to explain the thinking of the committee in regards to the organization of the specific objectives within the section.
These objectives were approved by the Medical Education Committee at the 8/11/10 meeting.
that result in effective information exchange and teaming with patients, their families, and other health professionals
ICS01 is an umbrella statement that includes all scenarios of interpersonal communication relevant to physician professional roles.
ICS02 is a subset of skills to be emphasized that deal with communication regarding the care of a specific patient.
ICS03 is a subset of skills to be emphasized that deal with effective communication between all members of the healthcare team in the care of a specific patient.
about established and evolving biomedical, clinical, and cognate (e.g. epidemiological and social-behavioral) sciences and the application of this knowledge to patient care
The medical knowledge objectives address the 4 main domains of knowledge in which a medical student must be competent:
MK01 the normal healthy human.
MK02 human diseases, disorders and disabilities.
MK03 diseases as they manifest in individuals.
MK04 the treatment of diseases as they apply to individual patients.
that involves investigation and evaluation of their own patient care, appraisal and assimilation of scientific evidence, and improvements in patient care
PBL01 addresses general self-directed learning skills.
PBL02 addresses problem solving skills as they apply to caring for patients.
that is compassionate, appropriate, and effective for the treatment of health problems and the promotion of health
The patient care objectives reflect five general steps in caring for a patient and the abilities required to successfully complete them. The steps include:
PC01 the initial patient encounter.
PC02 develop and refine a differential diagnosis.
PC03 communicate with other members of the healthcare team.
PC04 appropriately treat the patient’s concerns.
PC05 inform, counsel and educate the patient.
as manifested through a commitment to carrying out professional responsibilities, adherence to ethical principles, and sensitivity to a diverse patient population
The professionalism objectives address 6 domains:
PR01 - respectful interactions with others.
PR02 - self awareness.
PR03 - community ethics.
PR04 - community laws and regulations.
PR05 - responsibilities of a healthcare provider.
PR06 - diversity.
as manifested by actions that demonstrate an awareness of and responsiveness to the larger context and system of health care and the ability to effectively call on system resources to provide care that is of optimal value
The system based practice objectives address 3 domains:
SBP01 healthcare factors and the doctor-patient relationship
SBP02 system problems and patient care
SBP03 the healthcare team and patient care
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