Pre-Departure Training AM2011 Project Presentation

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Ensuring that all medical students do no harm while on an elective.

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Pre-Departure Training AM2011 Project Presentation

  1. 1. Pre‐Departure Training (PDT):  Expanding International Collaborations Presentation to the IFMSA General Assembly August Meeting 2011, Copenhagen, Denmark Eileen Cheung Ian Pereira, CFMS National Officer of Partnerships (ianjohnpereira@gmail.com) National Officer of Global Health Education Pre-Departure TrainingDave Matthews, CFMS National Officer of Global Health Education (noghe@cfms.org) CFMS.PDT@gmail.com CFMS.PDT@gmail.com http://CFMS-PDT.org
  2. 2. What is Pre‐Departure Training (PDT)? Pre-Departure Training CFMS.PDT@gmail.com http://CFMS-PDT.org
  3. 3. We believe that all medical students should “Do No Harm” to both themselves and their patients Pre-Departure Training CFMS.PDT@gmail.com http://CFMS-PDT.org
  4. 4. We work to ensure that all medical students maximize their benefit andminimize their harm for both themselvesand the communities they serve while on an elective Pre-Departure Training CFMS.PDT@gmail.com http://CFMS-PDT.org
  5. 5. Pre-Departure Training CFMS.PDT@gmail.com http://CFMS-PDT.org
  6. 6. Components of PDT in Canada 1. Personal Health 2. Travel Safety 3. Language Competency 4. Cultural Competency 5. Ethical Considerations Pre-Departure Training CFMS.PDT@gmail.com http://CFMS-PDT.org
  7. 7. Why do we need PDT?• Learner and patient safety• Accountability• Building a “reflective” practice Pre-Departure Training CFMS.PDT@gmail.com http://CFMS-PDT.org
  8. 8. PDT Project Areas Advocacy Research and Partnership Development Pre-Departure Training CFMS.PDT@gmail.com http://CFMS-PDT.org
  9. 9. Recent Publications Pre-Departure Training CFMS.PDT@gmail.com http://CFMS-PDT.org
  10. 10. Recent Publications• Are We There Yet? Preparing Canadian Medical Students for  Global Health Electives. K Anderson, I Pereira. Accepted.  Academic Medicine. 2011.• Assessing the Effectiveness of Pre‐Departure Training for  Professional Healthcare Students Working in Resource‐ Limited Settings. J Xu, I Pereira. UTMJ. 2011.• “First, Do No Harm” Documentary. A & T Holland.   Pre-Departure Training CFMS.PDT@gmail.com http://CFMS-PDT.org
  11. 11. Recent PublicationsPre‐departure training: Ensuring quality for Canadian medical students. D Matthews. E Cheung. CFMS Annual Review. 2011.Taking a closer look at PDT core competencies. G Robson. E Cheung. Scrub‐In. Ontario Medical Association.2011.Elective pre‐departure training: from grassroots to national guidelines. I Pereira. Scrub‐In. Ontario Medical Association.2010. Pre-Departure Training CFMS.PDT@gmail.com http://CFMS-PDT.org
  12. 12. Recent Advocacy and Partnership Pre-Departure Training CFMS.PDT@gmail.com http://CFMS-PDT.org
  13. 13. Recent Advocacy and PartnershipPolicy Statements Passed: Canadian Medical Association (CMA) Canadian Society of International Health (CSIH) Canadian Association of Internes and Residents (CAIR) Future of Medical Education in Canada: A Way Forward  (FMEC, AFMC)Policy Statement Pending: Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) Incorporation  of PDT into medical school curriculum Pre-Departure Training CFMS.PDT@gmail.com http://CFMS-PDT.org
  14. 14. Recent IFMSA Developments• Joint SCOME/SCOPE/SCORE Session on PDT at  Bolivia RM11• Joint SCOME/SCOPE session on PDT at MM11• SCOPE Pre‐GA PDT Session at AM11• “Ethical Volunteering Network” Pre-Departure Training CFMS.PDT@gmail.com http://CFMS-PDT.org
  15. 15. We believe that all medical students should “Do NoHarm” to both themselves and their patients We work to ensure that all medical students maximize their benefit and minimize their harm for both themselves and the communities they serve while on an elective We are working towards medical student exchange training standards. These are already in place in Canada and have started to be implemented across IFMSA. We want your Input Pre-Departure Training CFMS.PDT@gmail.com http://CFMS-PDT.org
  16. 16. What you can do• Partnership: Join our International PDT Network.  Follow us online at http://CFMS‐PDT.org• Advocacy: Help us write international policy  statements to the WHO and IFMSA recognizing  the need for ethical training• Research and Development: Participate in multi‐ centre studies, publications, training manuals, and  evaluation of resources Pre-Departure Training CFMS.PDT@gmail.com http://CFMS-PDT.org
  17. 17. What we can do for you• Access to the most up‐to‐date PDT research,  handbooks, trainings, and networks Pre-Departure Training CFMS.PDT@gmail.com http://CFMS-PDT.org
  18. 18. Follow, Join, and Sign Up for a  PDT Project Today http://CFMS‐PDT.org CFMS.PDT@gmail.com Ian Pereira (ianjohnpereira@gmail.com) Dave Matthews, (noghe@cfms.org) Pre-Departure Training CFMS.PDT@gmail.com http://CFMS-PDT.org
  19. 19. Summary• Pre‐Departure Training is a Growing in Canada  and worldwide: – Advocacy to make it part of Canada’s curriculum – Our first publication – Our first IFMSA Training – New International collaborations Pre-Departure Training CFMS.PDT@gmail.com http://CFMS-PDT.org
  20. 20. Summary• Follow our work: http://CFMS‐PDT.org• Sign up for a project to get access to the most up‐to‐ date PDT Resources:  CFMS.PDT@gmail.com – Ongoing Research and Publications – PDT International Manual and Resource  Evaluation Project – PDT International Network – PDT IFMSA Trainings Pre-Departure Training CFMS.PDT@gmail.com http://CFMS-PDT.org
  21. 21. Follow, Join, and Sign Up for a  PDT Project Today http://CFMS‐PDT.org CFMS.PDT@gmail.com Dave Matthews, (noghe@cfms.org) Ian Pereira (ianjohnpereira@gmail.com) Pre-Departure Training CFMS.PDT@gmail.com http://CFMS-PDT.org

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