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Table 2 Competencies > 50% of respondents indicated should be learned at the expert level.

From: Determining specific competencies for General Internal Medicine residents (PGY 4 and PGY 5). What are they and are programs currently teaching them? A survey of practicing Canadian General Internists

RISK REDUCTION
   Risk Factors for Coronary Artery Disease, Hypertension, Obesity and Syndrome X, Lipid Disorders.
PERIOPERATIVE MANAGEMENT OF...
Coronary Artery Disease, Multiple Co morbidities, Steroids, Acute Illness,
Medications, Diabetes, Thromboprophylaxis, Prophylactic Antibiotics, Pulmonary Risk.
COMMON INTERNAL MEDICINE DIAGNOSES
Lower Respiratory Tract Infections, Acute and Chronic Heart Failure, Thrombosis, Delirium, Syncope
Management of Type 1 and 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Diastolic Dysfunction
EMERGENCY INTERNAL MEDICINE DIAGNOSES
Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperosmolar NonKetotic State
Management of Alcohol Withdrawal Syndromes, Acute Infectious Emergencies, Electrolyte Disturbances
MULTIPLE DIAGNOSES IN ONE INDIVIDUAL
   Communication, Multiple Co morbidities, Complex Chronic Care, Coordinate multiple interventions
CHARACTERISTICS
Knowing one's own limits of competence
Manage time to balance patient care and personal life
Work with others to provide care
Ongoing Learning
Undifferentiated presentations
Advocacy for patient in challenging situations
Skills in intra professional teams