ORS3-4010 Course Goals & Objectives

ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY 

 

Goals

 

Provide exposure to general orthopaedics as well as orthopaedic sub-specialties.  The student will work as a member of the team and learn proper patient evaluation and care management.

 

Objectives

Major objectives of the rotation:

Patient Care

 

  • Compassionate, effective management of responsibilities and promotion of health
  • Gather essential and accurate information
  • Work effectively with patients, families and other professionals

 

 Medical Knowledge

 

  • Demonstrate investigative and analytical thinking in problem solving

 

Practice-Based Learning and Improvement

 

  • Analyze practical experience
  • Locate evidence from scientific studies
  • Use information technology

 

 Interpersonal and Communication Skills

 

  • Maintain ethically sound relationships and communicate effectively with patient, family, and other members of the healthcare team

 

Professionalism

 

  • Demonstrate respect, integrity and responsiveness that supercede self-interest
  • Commitment to excellence and professional development and high ethical standards of confidentiality and sensitivity to patients regardless of culture, age, gender or disabilities

 

 Systems-based Practice

 

  • Demonstrate awareness of larger context of healthcare
  • Practice cost-effective care and resource allocation
  • Assist patients in dealing with system complexities
  • Partner with managers to coordinate and improve healthcare and system performance

 

 

 

 

 

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