Learning outcomes

1. The Master acquires profound knowledge of and insight in general practitioner's medical pathologies so as to be able to independently draw up an individual prevention policy, make diagnoses and to draw up and execute a treatment policy that has been discussed with the patient (and possibly with their nearest), taking care to consider the limits of their own expertise and abilities. (CanMEDS: Scientist, Medical Expert, Communicator, Manager, Health Facilitator)

2. The Master can integrate the acquired knowledge and insights related to general practitioner's medical pathologies in the medical practice so as to act in a problem-solving way, taking the state-of-the-art of medical science into account. (CanMEDS: Scientist, Medical Expert)

3. The Master develops, finetunes and integrates the medical-technical skills relevant for family medicine and applies them in the clinical practice, bearing in mind the limits of their own skill. (CanMEDS: Medical Expert)

4. The Master advises patients and their nearest on the causes and risk factors of pathologies that can be detected and avoided in a general practitioner's context and informs them about access to different care services and tools. (CanMEDS: Communicator, Medical Expert, Health Facilitator)

5. The Master enhances the dissemination of scientifically founded medical-clinical information about causes, risk factors and preventive measures in relation to general practitioner's medical pathologies, can transfer this information correctly to medics and other caregivers and takes the initiative to draw the attention of patients and a larger audience to it. (CanMEDS: Medical Expert, Communicator, Collaborator, Scientist)

6. The Master can make a contribution to research projects within the general practitioner's domain and is able to set up sound scientific research, execute it and report on it orally and in writing to peers and non-peers, taking into account the ethical and legal aspects of scientific research. (CanMEDS: Scientist)

7. The Master can communicate correctly, effectively and clearly on general practitioner's medical pathologies with patients and their nearest, applying a patient-oriented approach and is able to propose scientifically founded treatment options if necessary. (CanMEDS: Communicator, Scientist, Medical Expert)

8. The Master registers medical information in an understandable, complete and consistent way in accordance with the legal requirements and considering patient's privacy and the confidentiality of information; the Master knows how to use the designated digital technology effectively and is able to communicate this information orally to medics and other carers in an effective way. (CanMEDS: Medical expert, Communicator, Manager, Professional, Collaborator)

9. The Master maintains positive contacts with other medics and carers, attunes overlapping and shared responsibilities, participates professionally in shared clinical decision-making and deals appropriately with differences of opinion and differences in professional background. (CanMEDS: Collaborator, Manager, Communicator)

10. The Master is familiar with the expertise of other medics and carers, is able to decide when the care for a patient should be transferred and can do this safely, orally and in writing. (CanMEDS: Collaborator, Health Facilitator)

11. The Master translates their knowledge of the current health care systems and financial-economic implications of care for society and the patient in their concrete daily practice and can set priorities. (CanMEDS: Manager, Health Facilitator)

12. The Master develops strategies to implement changes in health care in a critical way, conferring with medics and other carers. (CanMEDS: Manager, Collaborator, Professional)

13. The Master can adequately evaluate the quality and patient-safety of the given care in various situations and takes appropriate measures based on this. (CanMEDS: Manager, Health Facilitator)

14. The Master has knowledge of the legal and ethical/deontological aspects of being a general practitioner and integrates this knowledge in their clinical practice. (CanMEDS: Medical Expert, Professional)

15. The Master reflects on their personal well-being and the influence on their professional actions and functioning and pays attention to the well-being and the professional actions of medics and other carers the Master collaborates with. (CanMEDS: Collaborator, Manager, Professional)

16. The Master knows the limits of their own competence and is able to identify personal learning needs so as to take their professional development in hand. (CanMEDS: Professional)

17. The Master has a professional attitude and behaves respectfully, honourably and empathically in contact with patients, colleagues and other carers. (CanMEDS: Professional, Collaborator, Communicator)

18. The Master aims to optimally assist their patients in every phase of life, continually anticipating their care needs at a certain moment and respecting their values and wishes and also taking into account their own values and standards. (CanMEDS: Medical Expert, Professional)

19. The Master knows their central place in the care of their patients and takes on a proactive role in guaranteeing person-directed care (including continuity of care). (CanMEDS: Professional, Collaborator, Health Facilitator)

20. The Master acknowledges the public responsibility that the profession has in enhancing health in the community and can actively do health promotion at a local, regional, national or international level. (CanMEDS: Health Facilitator, Manager, Professional, Collaborator)