Medicolegal issues: EMRs and other electronic communication – PreCourse

NOTE: This precourse is being held on Tuesday, May 29 at The Historic Odd Fellows Hall is home to The Klondike Institute of Art and Culture (KIAC), Dawson City.  You will need to book travel to Dawson to attend this course.

Medicolegal issues: EMRs and other electronic communication

Challenge yourself, develop your skills and have fun as we use less traditional methods of teaching related to medicolegal issues in PM&R. This session involves role-playing, discussion, team activities and movement.

Participants will earn Section 1 and 3 credits.

Speakers:

  • Steven Bellemare, MD, FRCPC from the Canadian Medical Protective Association
  • Irina Charania, RRT, BScH, Simulation Consultant, Advanced Technical Skills Simulation Laboratory (ATSSL), University of Calgary
  • Michèle M. Cowan, MSc. MEd., Simulation Consultant, Advanced Technical Skills Simulation Laboratory (ATSSL), University of Calgary

Moderator:

  • Mohan Radhakrishna, MD, FRCPC

Learning objectives: At the end of this session the participant will be able to:

  • Name and use one method of simulation debriefing
  • List the issues related to counselling a patient who wishes to leave against medical advice
  • Perform an appropriate informed procedural consent including documentation
  • Outline the steps involved in consideration for opioid prescription for chronic non-cancer pain
  • Explain cognitive bias and give examples of its effects on physician decisions
  • Discuss the role of communication and leadership in team activities
Time Session Location
09:30 Introduction Mohan Radhakrishna Odd Fellows Hall
09:45 Team simulation, Irina Charania, Michele Cowan U of Calgary Odd Fellows Hall
10:30 Break Odd Fellows Hall
10:45 Cognitive biases discussion Odd Fellows Hall
11:45 Lunch Red Feather Saloon
12:30 Simulation 1: Leaving AMA Odd Fellows Hall
1330 Maze exercise—teamwork and a return to cognitive bias Odd Fellows Hall
14:30 Break Odd Fellows Hall
14:45 Simulation 2 Odd Fellows Hall
14:45 Break Odd Fellows Hall
15:00 Simulation 3: Informed consent Odd Fellows Hall
16:00 Wrap-up Odd Fellows Hall
18:00 Group Dinner The Drunken Goat Taverna

Self-Assessment accreditation statement: This activity is an Accredited Self-Assessment Program (Section 3) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by Canadian Association of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation on 29/05/18 and expires 05/18. Remember to visit MAINPORT ePortfolio to record your learning and outcomes. You may claim a maximum of 5.0 hours (credits are automatically calculated).

Simulation-based activity accreditation statement: This activity is an Accredited Simulation Activity (Section 3) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada, and approved by Canadian Association of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation on 29/05/18 and expires 05/18. Remember to visit MAINPORT ePortfolio to record your learning and outcomes. You may claim a maximum of 5.0 hours (credits are automatically calculated).

Each 1 hour of learning will qualify as 3.0 Section 3 credits. Once the participant (Royal College member/fellow) logs the total time spent in these sessions into MAINPORT (Royal College’s physician portal), each 1 hour reported will automatically be converted into 3.0 Section 3 credits. The accredited provider or the course organizers must not calculate by converting 1 hour of time spent in the above activities into 3.0 Section 3 credits.
For more information please visit the Royal College Website.