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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
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The Diabetes Handbook provides the general practice team with updated guidance and recommendations for managing type 2 diabetes
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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
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Read all of the RACGP reports and submissions on various healthcare topics
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Supervisors are not only GPs who teach but also people who inspire and support the next generation of GPs through their years of training.
Supervisors work in accredited training practices or with regional training organisatioins (RTO) training GP Registrars, overseas trained doctors and medical students.
Supervising medical students in general practice demonstrates our commitment to support quality lifelong learning at the beginning of a medical career and long-term for the benefit of health in the community
GPs taking responsibility for supervising of medical students should be prepared to undertake the supervision of the student’s experience in the practice or primary care facility
Teaching should be based on the university curriculum and other perceived needs that arise during supervision and should include a range of methods
A doctor taking responsibility for the supervision of medical students at all stages of their term should display certain attributes and be able to offer different levels of support
The general practice or primary care facility involved in training should provide excellent learning opportunities for the student
Setting adequate workloads for the medical student and ensuring the clinical load means that the student is occupied during most of their time within the practice
Student and supervisor feedback
The prime consideration is the overall value of the placement to medical students regarding the role of primary care in the medical system
Definition of terms used in this booklet and terms that are used for general practice training