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Goals & Competencies

Pediatric Interventional Radiology (IR) Fellowship

Pediatric IR Fellow Goals

  1. Develop and perfect technical skills in vascular and nonvascular interventional radiology procedures.
  2. Develop and advance cognitive knowledge in IR and apply this knowledge appropriately.
  3. Critically evaluate appropriateness of IR procedures.
  4. Understand/verbalize benefits and risks of IR procedures in theoretical and encountered clinical situation.
  5. Correctly interprets diagnostic imaging as it pertains to IR.
  6. Effectively communicates with staff and colleagues, and acts in a professional and ethical manner.
  7. Effectively communicates with patients and their families and is respectful and compassionate.
  8. Participates in QC and QA.
  9. Demonstrates responsibility regarding attendance, work assignments, and dictating procedures in an accurate and timely manner.
  10. Participates in teaching both as an active learner and teacher.
  11. Attends conferences as assigned.

Pediatric Radiology Fellow Goals

  1. Develop understanding of technical skills utilized in vascular and nonvascular interventional radiology procedures.
  2. Develop basic cognitive knowledge in IR and apply this knowledge appropriately.
  3. Critically evaluate appropriateness of IR procedures.
  4. Understand/verbalize benefits and risks of IR procedures in encountered clinical situation.
  5. Correctly interprets diagnostic imaging as it pertains to IR.
  6. Effectively communicates with staff and colleagues, and acts in a professional and ethical manner.
  7. Effectively communicates with patients and their families and is respectful and compassionate.
  8. Participates in QC and QA.
  9. Demonstrates responsibility regarding attendance, work assignments, and dictating procedures in an accurate and timely manner.
  10. Participates in teaching both as an active learner and teacher.
  11. Attends conferences as assigned.

Competencies

  1. Compassionate, appropriate, and effective patient care for the treatment and prevention of disease processes.
  2. Applying established and evolving medical knowledge to patient care.
  3. Practice-based learning and improvement that utilizes critical evaluation of their patient care and modifications to improve care if necessary.
  4. Utilizes effective interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with health professionals, patients, and families.
  5. Promotes professionalism with ethical behavior and sensitivity to diverse patient population and in professional activities.
  6. Understands and utilizes other health care resources as appropriate in a systems-based practice.
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