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.
- Recognise that the RACGP Standards for general practice as a result of the activity, with at least one that addresses system based patient safety.
- Self assess your general practice against the RACGP standards using AGPAL’s software program.
- Implement necessary changes to meet the current version of the
- 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
D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills
D3. Population health and the context of general practice
D4. Professional and ethical role
D5. Organisational and legal dimensions
Curriculum Contextual Units