After completing this case, the fourth-year medical student is expected to demonstrate the following CanMEDS competencies:
- Perform a complete and appropriate assessment of a patient with diabetes mellitus type 2 (DM2), with emphasis on general aspects of screening, diagnosis, initial management using metformin, and screening for complications. (medical expert)
- Safely and effectively communicate medical information to patients with the appropriate use of e-health resources. (communicator, manager, professional)
- Collaborate effectively with health professionals in an interprofessional diabetes team care setting. (collaborator)
- Retrieve evidence on diabetes including the latest Canadian guidelines and evidence-based physical examination techniques. (scholar)
- Appropriately utilize an electronic medical record (EMR) to review laboratory results and team-based progress notes. (manager)
1st place winner in the CHEC-CESC Virtual Patient Challenge 2012-2013.
The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) and Canada Health Infoway, are proud to announce the 1st place winner of the CHEC-CESC Virtual Patient Challenge 2012 as part of the AFMC-Infoway Physician in Training e-Health Curriculum and e-Learning initiative.
The focus of the challenge is on virtual patients that incorporate the use of electronic health records (EHRs) and other aspects of e-health to improve patient care. Below you will find the submission requirements including e-Health topics that must be incorporated in the case design, and the pedagogical and instructional case design criteria.