One of the distinctive features of NHG Residency is the Common Curriculum. It plays a key role in Residents’ overall residency experience, which addresses the wider competencies of developing a doctor beyond the fundamental components of Medical Knowledge and Patient Care.
Goals and Objectives
The development of Professional and Ethical doctors who work effectively in teams and complex systems, while continually improving their own practice.
Competencies & Outcomes
Upon completion of the residency programme, each NHG Resident will possess the following competencies and be able to apply the learning outcomes into their practice:
Professionalism and Ethics
|-Upholds and promotes a culture of ethical practice and professional behaviour|
Healthcare Systems and Processes
|-Effectively interacts with and leads healthcare systems and processes to improve the health of patients and the community|
Practice Based Learning and Improvement
|-Engages in scientific inquiry, practices evidence based medicine and committed to life-long learning|
|-Communicates effectively within a healthcare team, with patients and their families|
Personal Development and Self-Care
|-Develops and manages own physical, mental and social health|
Each competency has clearly defined learning outcomes that are presented as statements of what residents might be able to do as a result of their learning experience in the relevant common curriculum courses. All residents will complete the set of common curriculum requirements according to their residency programme.
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