“Medicolegal Issues in PM&R” – 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 in PM&R

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

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).