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check (independent learning program)

check is an independent learning program produced monthly by the RACGP. A quality improvement and continuing professional development (QI&CPD) activity written by expert clinicians, each unit includes 5–8 clinical cases with answers, followed by 10 multiple choice questions (MCQs), as well as references and resources. check is available in hard copy, and can also be completed online via gplearning.

How can I access check online?

  • check is accessed online via gplearning
  • RACGP members, who are registered medical practitioners, automatically have access to check online. Simply log in using the same username and password you use to log onto the RACGP website. If you can't remember your username and password, please call the gplearning helpdesk on 1800 284 789
  • If you are not a College member and would like access to check online, please fill out a subscription form, then call the gplearning helpdesk on 1800 284 789 to register in the first instance. You will be provided a username and password.

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How can I attract RACGP QI&CPD points with check?

You can obtain 6 Category 2 points per check unit, by completing the QI&CPD Category 2 activity via gplearning. Complete the unit and answer 10 MCQs. A pass is 8/10. Points are awarded automatically after the unit is completed online. Points will appear on your QI&CPD statement within 2 weeks of completion.

check Program 2016 – topics and release dates

Topic^Available online via gplearning*Hardcopy distribution#
Travel health, unit 524 January–February 2016 Early April 2016
Ear, nose and throat (ENT), unit 525 March 2016
Blood, unit 526 April 2016 Early July 2016
Emergency, unit 527 May 2016
Respiratory diseases, unit 528 June 2016
Cancer, unit 529 July 2016 Early October 2016
Women’s health, unit 530 August 2016
Sports medicine, unit 531 September 2016
Men’s health, unit 532 October 2016 Early January 2017
Mental health, unit 533 November 2016
Cardiology, unit 534 December 2016

^ Subject to change
* Access to the check Program online is included in the RACGP membership package for registered medical practitioners. Nonmembers who wish to access the check Program online may purchase a 12 month online subscription.
# To access the hardcopy version of check, RACGP members need to opt-in by emailing or calling 1800 331 626. Nonmembers who wish to access check in hardcopy may purchase a 12 month hardcopy subscription

Back issues

Back issues of check are available for purchase at reduced prices in hardcopy and CD format. To place an order, download an order form. Please complete and fax back to 03 8699 0400, email, or call 1800 331 626 for further information.

The RACGP will re-send missing hard copies free of charge if notified within 2 months effective from the distribution date. Otherwise, back issues can be purchased as per the order form.

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