IMG Orientation Conference Spring 2021

IMG Orientation Conference Spring 2021

A component of the BC Physician Integration Program (BC-PIP)

Target Audience:

Physicians registered in the provisional class with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of BC (CPBSC).

  • Feb 18, 2021
  • Feb 19, 2021

Online from Vancouver BC

Overview

This conference will be delivered *virtually* over two half-days. 

BC-PIP participants are required to attend both dates (Feb 18 afternoon & Feb 19 morning).

This conference covers the following topics:

  • Ethics, liability, communication and professionalism
  • Cultural considerations of communicating with patients in Canada
  • Introduction to indigenous health
  • ​Physician self-care and resilience

Please note: this conference is for physicians registered in the provisional class with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia (CPSBC).

Skills Gained

Upon completion of the orientation, participants will be able to:

  • Identify features of medical practice unique to British Columbia (BC) and Canada, including issues related to culture and diversity
  • Identify and access clinical and educational resources and supports (local, provincial and national), including those related to ethical and/or medico-legal questions or concerns
  • Recognize how one’s own cultural beliefs and attitudes impact relationships with patients
  • Discuss the determinants affecting health status of Indigenous people
  • Consider how trauma-informed practice may help improve care provision for Indigenous patients in BC
  • Review practices that can promote resilience and wellbeing for health care providers
  • Recognize the signs, symptoms, and causal factors of physician burnout
  • Create a personalized physician burnout prevention plan

Cost

Free: The Joint Collaborative Committees (JCCs), a partnership of the Ministry of Health and Doctors of BC, has generously approved funding to cover tuition fees for provisionally licensed BC-PIP participants to attend the IMG Orientation Conference from April 13, 2019 through March 31, 2022.

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Contact

bc.pip@ubc.ca
(Mon-Fri 0830-1630)

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