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Practice Experience Program is a self-directed education program designed to support non vocationally registered doctors on their pathway to RACGP Fellowship
RACGP offer courses and events to further develop the knowledge you need to develop your GP career
2022 RACGP curriculum and syllabus
for Australian general practice
The Abuse and violence: working with our patients in general practice provides the best-available current evidence for GPs
Stay up-to-date with the latest information and resources on the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
Download the Standards for general practice (5th edition) - a benchmark for quality care and risk management in Australian general practices
Coronavirus (COVID-19) resources for general practitioners
Advice and guidelines for GPs and practice teams to help protect general practice information systems
Video consultations can provide convenient and accessible healthcare delivery
Read all of the RACGP reports and submissions on various healthcare topics
Read all of the RACGP position statements on various healthcare topics
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A guide to re-entry to general practice
Last revised: 19 May 2020
General practitioners (GPs) may take time away from practice for various reasons including personal and family issues, illness, injury, extended periods of travel, study leave, career change or disciplinary action by the Medical Board of Australia (the Board). The time away might be planned or unplanned and the length of absence can be highly variable. GPs re-entering practice may face challenges such as updating their knowledge and skills, becoming familiar with changes in practice (such as adopting new technologies, management guidelines and therapies), making adjustments with respect to any personal impairments that may have been sustained, and complying with any restrictions imposed by the Board. Depending on individual circumstances, there may also be a degree of apprehension about returning to work.
This guide outlines The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners’ (RACGP’s) recommendations for GPs who have been absent or are intending to be absent from general practice for a period of time and whose intent is to re-enter practice.
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