Description: Students continue to refine their understanding of professional issues and will strive to become competent as medical experts who are able to balance their roles as communicators, scholars, professionals, collaborator, advocates and health managers. Topics focus on the historical development of medical specialties, the legal framework for the practice of medicine in Ontario and Canada, ethical issues related to medical errors and patient safety, physician advocacy, and laws and requirements around medical records and practicing medicine in a hospital.

MEDS 5625 Personal and Professional Aspects of Medical Practice

Description: Students continue to refine their understanding of professional issues and will strive to become competent as medical experts who are able to balance their roles as communicators, scholars, professionals, collaborator, advocates and health managers. Topics focus on the historical development of medical specialties, the legal framework for the practice of medicine in Ontario and Canada, ethical issues related to medical errors and patient safety, physician advocacy, and laws and requirements around medical records and practicing medicine in a hospital.




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