September 21, 2017 • 0 Comments

MCAP Online Plus is seeking Preceptors in Rural Alberta locations to help expose IMGs to Rural Medicine, and to provide them with the tools and resources to successfully integrate into the Alberta Healthcare System.

MCAP is currently seeking placements in the following areas:

  • Cochrane
  • Airdrie
  • Chestemere
  • Okotoks or other Southern rural community such as Black Diamond, etc
  • Leduc, Wetaskiwan, or other area outside of Edmonton
  • Red Deer or Blackfalds
  • Grande Prairie
  • Fort McMurray

Preceptor Work Placement Details:
Dates: Between September 1- November 30
*Note: Days and times will vary as they are based on the availability of the preceptor and participant
Total Hours: 96-100
Preceptor Honorarium: $2,000 per participant
For more information, contact:
Deidre Lake, Director

Office: 587-579-6227
Mobile: 403-701-3685

Email: info@communicate2integrate.ca

MCAP Online Plus has been made possible with funding from the Government of Alberta and is offered in collaboration with Rural Health Professions Action Plan (RhPAP)

About MCAP Online Plus

The aim of the Medical Communication Assessment Program (MCAP) is to advance the professional integration of immigrant IMGs into the Alberta Healthcare system through an online instructional component and a workplace component. The program provides participants with a foundation in patient centred care and the communication and intercultural skills needed for successful integration. 

MCAP Online Modules:

  1. An Introduction to Patient-Centred Care
  2. Giving Advice & Including the Patient in the Management Plan
  3. Dealing with Teenagers
  4. Dealing with Difficult Patients
  5. Breaking Bad News
  6. Medical Ethics
  7. Preparing for the OSCE: Techniques, Tips & Strategies
  8. Preparing for the Mini Multiple Interview (MMI): Techniques, Tips & Strategies
  9. Collaborative Care, Teamwork, and Conflict Resolution
  10. Integrating Successfully into Rural Practice
  11. Bridging Cultural Diversity in the Workplace
  12. An Orientation to the Alberta Healthcare System

Visit https://communicate2integrate.ca/ for more details on MCAP Online Plus for Rural Alberta.

Click here to download a Preceptor information flyer.


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