Department of Family & Community Medicine

Enhanced Skills Program: Care of the Elderly Elective Rotation Goals and Objectives

By the end of the rotation, the resident will:

Medical Expert

(Medical Expert objectives to be identified at the start of the rotation)

 

Communicator

  • Participate in a collaborative team-based model and with consulting health professionals in the care of patients Participates in a collaborative team-based model and with consulting health professionals in the care of patients Develop rapport, trust and ethical therapeutic relationships with patients and families.
  •  Accurately elicit and synthesizes information from, and perspectives of, patients and families, colleagues and other professionals.

 

Collaborator

  • Participate in a collaborative team-based model and with consulting health professionals in the care of patients.
  • Engage patients or specific groups of patients and their families as active participants in their care.

 

Leader

  • Participate in activities that contribute to the effectiveness of their own practice, health care organizations and systems.
  • Manage their practice and career effectively.

 

Health Advocate

  • Respond to individual patient health needs and issues as part of patient care.
  • Respond to the health needs of older patients in the community they serve.

 

Scholar

  • Maintain and enhance professional activities through ongoing self-directed learning based on reflective practice.

 

Professional

  • Demonstrate a commitment to their patients, professional and society through ethical practice.