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Goals & Objectives

Competency-based Goals and Objectives

  1. Patient care: the compassionate, appropriate and effective treatment of health problems and the promotion of health.
  2. Medical knowledge: regarding established and evolving biomedical, clinical and cognitive sciences and the application of this knowledge to patient care.
  3. Practice based learning and improvement (PBL): involves investigation and evaluation of their own patient care, appraisal and assimilation of scientific evidence and improvements in patient care.
  4. Interpersonal and communication skills: result in effective communication information exchange and teaming with patients, their families and other health professionals.
  5. Professionalism: manifested through commitment to professional responsibilities, adhering to ethical principles and sensitivity to diverse patient populations.
  6. Systems based practice (SBP): manifested by actions demonstrating 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 optimal.