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Activity description

75659 - Avant webinar: Navigating the maze - IMGs and the Australian medical system

Avant Insurance Limited

This webinar will explore how to interpret and communicate risks relating to tests and their outcomes in a way that is meaningful and useful to patients.

Relevance to General Practice

Often IMGs are given rural placements and require supervision by specialists such as GPs

Learning outcomes

  1. Discuss the level of support IMGs will require in Australian Training Programs
  2. Describe the benefits and issues that are faced with the high number of IMGs in rural and remote placements
  3. Discuss the impact of limiting intern spaces for IMGs has on the Australian healthcare and economy.

Domains of General Practice

D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship
  • Communication is clear, respectful, empathic and appropriate to the person and their sociocultural context

D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills
  • The conduct of the consultation is appropriate to the needs of the patient and the sociocultural context

D3. Population health and the context of general practice
  • The health needs of individuals are balanced with the health needs of the community through effective utilisation of resources

D4. Professional and ethical role
  • Adherence to relevant codes and standards of ethical and professional behaviour

D5. Organisational and legal dimensions
  • Medico-legal requirements are integrated into accurate documentation

Curriculum Contextual Units

  • Adult health
  • Care of older people
  • Children and young people health
  • Individuals with disabilities
  • Men's health
  • Sex, sexuality, gender diversity and health
  • Women's health

Session summary


Sunday 1 Jan 2017 12:00am - Tuesday 31 Dec 2019 5:00pm

This activity is readily available at any time








Only available to members

Target Audience


For more information contact...

Ruth Crampton
T: 0390265969