TITLE

Revalidation of physicians in Canada: Are we passing the test?

AUTHOR(S)
Levinson, Wendy
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/4/2008, Vol. 179 Issue 10, p979
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the need of Canadian physicians and provincial colleges to implement revalidation for all physicians in Canada. She asserts that the standards must include an external assessment of physician competence, rather than relying exclusively on self-assessment. She suggests that the process of revalidation should include an external assessment of both medical knowledge and the actual ability of physicians to implement quality care in their practice.
ACCESSION #
34936810

 

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