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Acronyms, abbreviations and glossary

 
ACNC Australian Charities and Not-for-profits
ACRRM Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine
AFP Australian Familiy Physician 
AGPT Australian General Practice Trainng Program
AGM Annual General Meeting
AIDA Australian Indigenous Doctors’ Association
AIHW Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
AJGP Australian Journal of General Practice
AKT Applied Knowledge Test
ALM Active Learning Modules
ALS Advanced life support
ANZCA Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists
BEACH Bettering the Evaluation and Care of Health
BSL Basic life support
CAE Centre for Adult Education
CDHR Child Digital Health Record
CEMP Clinical Emergency Management Program
CEO Chief Executive Officer
CIC Censor-in-Chief
CKD Chronic kidney disease
CoA Council of Assessment
CoC Council of Censors
CPD Continuing Professional Development
EBA Enterprise Bargaining Agreement
FAEG Fellowship ad eundem gradum
FAICD Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors 
FRACGP Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
FRACGP-RG Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners - Rural Generalist
FARGP Fellowship in Advanced Rural General Practice
FARM Finance, Audit and Risk Management Committee
FY Financial Year
GPs General Practitioners
GPRA General Practice Registrars Australia
GPSA General Practice Supervisors Australia
GPTQ General Practice Training Queensland
GRADE Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation
HANDI Handbook of non-drug interventions
ISQua International Society for Quality in Health Care
IMiA International Medicine in Addiction
JML John Murtagh Library
KFP Key Feature Problem
MBS Medicare Benefits Schedule
MDRAP More Doctors for Rural Australia Program
MRFF Medical Research Future Fund
NACCHO National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation
NGO Non government organisation
NHMRC National Health and medical Research Council
NRC Nominations and Remuneration Committee
NRGP National Rural Generalist Pathway
OCEAn – NETs Occasions of Care Explained and Analysed – Nominated Extra Topics
OSCE Objective Structured Clinical Exam
PEP Practice Experience Program
PHN Primary Health Network
PIP Practice Incentives Program
PLAN Planning,Learning and Need
RACGP Royal Australiain College of Generl Practitioners
RECs RACGP expert committees
REC–FHSR RACGP Expert Committee – Funding and Health System Reform
REC–PostFE RACGP Post-Fellowship Education
REC–PreFE RACGP Expert Committee – Pre-Fellowship Education
REC–PTM RACGP Expert Committee – Practice Technology and Management
REC–QC RACGP Expert Committee – Quality Care
REC–R RACGP Expert Committee – Research
REC–SGP RACGP Expert Committee – Standards for General Practices
RTO Registered Training Organisation
TGA Therapeutic Goods Administration
VRIMM Virtual reality for immunisation pain
WAGPET Western Australian General Practice Education and Training
WHS Work Health and Safety
WONCA World Organisation of Family Doctors
 
Assoc Prof Associate Professor
Dr Doctor
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Prof. Professor
Ms Miss
 
Convocation Convocation is an opportunity for RACGP members to raise important matters with other members and the RACGP Council
gplearning gplearning is the RACGP’s online portal that provides general practice education and is free to RACGP members with current member log in
shareGP Australia’s first GP professional collaboration space – a highly secure and professional member-only online environment 
recruitGP Free classified listings for general practice-related employment
newsGP RACGP’s daily news service
SafeScript A new system to assist with high-risk prescription medicines
Practice Experience Program A support program for non–vocationally registered doctors to assist them in their transition to Fellowship
eHealth forum A forum that brings together leaders in the eHealth space for collaboration and discussion on issues affecting the general practice profession and industry