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Table 1 RCPSC social pediatric learning objectives (intended curriculum) mapped to formal curriculum

From: Social pediatrics: weaving horizontal and vertical threads through pediatric residency

Numbera Royal College Social Pediatric Competency Formal curriculumb
COMMUNICATOR
 C1.4 Listen effectively; obtain and synthesize relevant history from patients, families and communities Developmental Pediatrics, NICU, seminar
 C2.1 Gather information about a disease, but also about a patient's beliefs, concerns, expectations and illness experience Oncology, Adolescent Medicine
 C2.1.2 Give close attention to impact of such factors as age, gender, disability, ethno-cultural background, social support and emotional influences on a patients’ illness Oncology, Pediatric Perinatology, seminar
 C2.2 Seek out and synthesize relevant information from other sources, such as a patient's family, caregivers and other professionals Developmental Pediatrics
 C2.2.2 Demonstrate an appreciation of the parent's perspective of and concerns for a child's health and the impact of a child's illness on family relationships Oncology
 C4.1 Identify and explore problems to be addressed from a patient encounter effectively, including the patient's context, responses, concerns and preferences Adolescent Medicine, Emergency Medicine, seminar
 C4.2 Respect diversity and difference, including but not limited to the impact of age, gender, abilities, religion, language and cultural beliefs… Developmental Pediatrics, seminar
COLLABORATOR
 Col1.11 Collaborate with teachers, social workers, community leaders, child protection workers and other professionals Pediatric Medicine-PGY3/1, Oncology, seminar
HEALTH ADVOCATE
 H1.2 Identify opportunities for advocacy, health promotion and disease prevention with individuals to whom they provide care Adolescent Medicine, Pediatric Perinatology, Pediatric Ambulatory Medicine, Developmental Pediatrics, Respiratory Medicine, seminar
 H2.2 Identify opportunities for advocacy, health promotion and disease prevention in the communities that they serve Pediatric Ambulatory Medicine, Developmental Pediatrics, Pediatric Perinatology, seminar
 H2.3 Appreciate the possibility of competing interests between the communities served and other populations Pediatric Ambulatory Medicine, seminar
 H3.1 Identify the determinants of health of children; including barriers to access to care and resources Developmental Pediatrics, Pediatric Perinatology, seminar
 H3.2 Identify vulnerable or marginalized populations within those served and respond appropriately Adolescent Medicine, seminar
 H4.1 Describe an approach to implementing a change in a determinant of health of children seminar
 H4.2 Describe how public policy impacts on child health Respiratory Medicine, Pediatric Perinatology, Cardiology, seminar
 H4.4 Describe the ethical and professional issues inherent in health advocacy… Pediatric Ambulatory Medicine, Endocrinology, Respiratory Medicine, seminar
 H4.5 Appreciate the possibility of conflict inherent in their role as health advocate for a patient or community with that of manager or gatekeeper seminar
 H4.6 Describe the role of the medical profession in advocating collectively for health and patient safety seminar
MEDICAL EXPERT
 M2.1.12.7 Social, familial and personal effects of childhood cancer Oncology, seminar
 M2.1.14.4 Demographic, medical and psychosocial factors which influence perinatal mortality and morbidity Pediatric Perinatology, seminar
 M2.1.22.3 Availability of and access to community-based mental health resources seminar
 M2.1.22.4 Biological, psychological and socioeconomic factors affecting mental health Adolescent Medicine, seminar
 M2.1.22.5 Impact on child well-being of having a parent with mental illness or substance abuse seminar
 M2.1.24.1 Social factors placing children at risk Adolescent Medicine, Pediatric Ambulatory Medicine, seminar
 M2.1.24.2 Impact of violence on health Pediatric Ambulatory Medicine, Adolescent Medicine, seminar
 M2.1.24.3 Health problems consequent to maltreatment/neglect Pediatric Ambulatory Medicine, Adolescent Medicine
 M2.1.24.4 Laws relating to child protection Pediatric Ambulatory Medicine, seminar
 M2.1.24.5 Professional requirements in managing victims of maltreatment/neglect including mandatory reporting Pediatric Ambulatory Medicine, Adolescent Medicine
 M2.1.3.2 Adolescent & Society; influencing factors, heterogeneity, subcultures Adolescent Medicine
 M2.1.7.2 Biological and psychosocial factors affecting development and behavior Pediatric Ambulatory Medicine, Adolescent Medicine, Developmental Pediatrics, seminar
 M5.1.13.3 Assessment of adolescent using HEEADS format (Home, Education, Eating, Activity, Drugs, Sexuality, Suicide) Adolescent Medicine
 M5.1.16.2 Counselling parents on normal growth, development and behavior; attention to available community support and resources Pediatric Perinatology, Developmental Pediatrics, seminar
 M5.1.30.1 Gather child maltreatment evidence appropriately including documentation and specimen collection seminar
 M3.2.4 Identify all other important information from the past history; and social history seminar
 M3.1 Identify and explore issues to be addressed in patient encounter, including the patient’s and family’s context and preferences seminar
 M3.2 Elicit a history that is relevant, clear, concise and accurate to context and preferences seminar
PROFESSIONAL
 P1.3.4 Demonstrate knowledge of the legal and ethical codes of professional behavior… reporting suspected child or sexual abuse Endocrinology, Pediatric Perinatology, seminar
  1. aReference number “Objectives of training in Pediatrics" published by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) [20]
  2. bRotation or core educational seminar where learning objective was found