COMMUNICATION (COM)

Learning Outcome

Organising leave

Code

COM14

Description

Trainees must recognise the importance of planning annual, study and duty leave and then ensuring adequate intra-departmental communication. They must also follow relevant departmental protocols in the event of un-planned leave. They must ensure adequate communication when responsibility for patients is handed over during on-call periods. They must be prepared to make themselves available if at all possible, in the interests of patient safety, in the event of unpredictable and unavoidable absences of colleagues.

Assessment

MSF, portfolio/logbook  and  end of year  2-3/4 review/COECSA exam

Target Year of Achievement

Year 2 with annual reviews

Related Learning Outcomes

COM1-COM14

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