CLINICAL ASSESSMENT­

Learning Outcome

Formulate a differential diagnosis

Code

CA12

Description

Trainees must be able to formulate and justify an appropriate differential diagnosis for a patient as part of the management plan.  They must be able to identify the most likely diagnosis and initiate management.  They must consider the common conditions as well as the rare but important ones in the differential diagnosis.

Assessment

Portfolio/logbook and end of year review/exams

Target Year of Achievement

Year 1 - 2 yr program/ Year 3/4 yr program

Related Learning Outcomes

CA1-CA12

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Study Guide