physician competencies in medical education

  1. Institute of Medicine (IOM), Washington, DC To Err Is Human: Building a Safer

    Health System bringing public attention to the issue of patient safety in the United States Revealed that medical errors caused 98,000 deaths per year



    Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New Health System for the 21st

    Century which outlined six “Aims for Improvement” for health care

    6 – safe, timely,effective, efficient, equitable, patient centered
  2. Accreditation council on graduate medical education

    Was made in response to the IOM report, endorsed 6 general

    competencies for graduate medical education
    • system based practice
    • professionalism
    • interpersonal and communication skills
    • patient care
    • practice based learning and improvement
    • medical knowledge
    • added:
    • interprofessional skills
    • personal and professional development
  3. systems based practice defined
    understand diff types of medical practice and delivery systems

    control health care cost

    allocate resources

    advocate for quality patient care and safety

    assist patients in dealing with system complexities
  4. professional defined
    show respect and compassion for patients and families

    practice integrity accountability and responsibility

    commit to ethical principles

    show sensitivity and responsiveness to patients culture age gender and disabilities
  5. Interpersonal and Communication Skills defined
    create and sustain therapeutic relationships with patients

    have ethically sound relationships with patients and colleagues

    use listening skills

    provide information using effective verbal non verbal and writing skills
  6. patient care defined
    show caring and respectful behaviors

    keep patients make informed decisions about diagnostic and therapeutic interventions

    develop and carry out patient management plans

    counsel and educate patients and families

    provide services aimed at preventing health problems or maintaining health

    work with other professionals to provide patient focused care
  7. Practice Based Learning and Improvement defined
    study and reflect on patients outcome in ones own practice

    keep on clinical guidelines and best practices

    take steps to make outcome better

    continue medical education
  8. medical knowledge defined
    apply investigatory and analytic thinking to patient care

    apply clinically supportive sciences and skills to patient care

    use database tools and continuous study to practice evidence based medicine
  9. inter-professional skills define
    work with other health professionals in optimum care of patients

    treat colleagues and coworked with passion

    communicate w/ health care team effectfully and with respect

    play various roles in the team to provide patient care that is timely and safe
  10. Personal and professional development define
    Use self awareness to accurately gauge competencies and limitations

    Use appropriate helpseeking behaviors when needed

    Demonstrate healthy coping mechanisms in response to stress

    Practice flexibility and maturity in adjusting to change

    Demonstrate trustworthiness and leadership skills
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physician competencies in medical education
RUSM physician competencies in medical education WEEK 1 FUNDAMENTALS 1