Explain psychological factors that contribute to illness, the course of the disease and the success of treatment.

Scottish Doctor 3:

3.4 Learning outcomes for patient management:

http://www.scottishdoctor.org/node3.asp?id=0400000000

3.8 Learning outcomes for basic, social and clinical sciences and underlying principles:

http://www.scottishdoctor.org/node3.asp?id=0800000000

 

Foundation Programme:

7 Good clinical care (UK FP 2012)

                    7.4 Undertakes regular patient review

10 Patients with long-term conditions (UK FP 2012)

                   10.1 Manages patients with long-term conditions

 

Good Medical Practice:

Domain 1. Knowledge, skills and performance:

http://www.gmc-uk.org/guidance/good_medical_practice/knowledge_skills_performance.asp