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Activity description

94023 - AGPAL Accreditation

Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited - AGPAL

To provide general practices with the education, assistance and resources needed to demonstrate compliance with the RACGP standards for general practices for the purposes of achieving accreditation to the RACGP standards.

Relevance to General Practice

Accreditation against the RACGP standards for general practices enables practices to participate in the Australian government's Practice Incentives Program, which aims to encourage continuing improvements in general practice through financial incentives to support quality care, and improving access and health outcomes for patients. To be eligible to participate in the program, a practice must be accredited or registered for accreditation against the RACGP standards for general practices.

Learning outcomes

  1. Recognise that the RACGP Standards for general practice as a result of the activity, with at least one that addresses system based patient safety.
  2. Self assess your general practice against the RACGP standards using AGPAL’s software program.
  3. Implement necessary changes to meet the current version of the RACGP Standards.
  4. Evaluate your practice’s accreditation report and implement the recommendations as part of your continuous quality improvement process.

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
  • Continuity of care promotes quality and safety

D3. Population health and the context of general practice
  • Effective leadership improves outcomes for patients

D4. Professional and ethical role
  • Critical incidents and potential critical incidents are identified and managed

D5. Organisational and legal dimensions
  • Infection control and relevant clinical practice standards are maintained

Curriculum Contextual Units

  • Other

Session summary

Date

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

This activity is readily available at any time

Location

Various

Delivery

Face to face

Hours

15

Attendees

Only available to members

Target Audience

GPs

For more information contact...

Ryanne McIvor
T: 1300 362 111
E: rymcivor@agpal.com.au