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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
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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
Join our RACGP Facebook groups
Upon satisfactory completion of PEP requirements (outlined in the PEP-Standard Stream Satisfactory Completion Framework guidance document), and provided you have met all the eligibility requirements outlined in General Practice Experience Pathway – Exam Eligibility Policy, you can sit the exams.
You can enrol in exams prior to completion of the PEP, but must have completed the allocated program time by the time you sit the exams.
For step-by-step instructions on how to complete your GPE application, you can read Applying for a GPE Assessment. Your experience is assessed in line with the Assessment of General Practice Experience Policy.
You can enrol in exams prior to finishing the PEP, but you must have completed your allocated program time by the time that you sit the exams.
No, you don't need a PEP Activity Statement to enrol in the Fellowship exams.
You need to meet all General Practice Experience Pathway – Exam Eligibility requirements to sit the exams.
Your PEP provider number is valid for the duration of your program, plus an additional six months. Upon satisfactory completion of the educational phase of the program, the provider number is extended (not automatically) for a period of three years until you have exhausted all your exam attempts in line with the Fellowship Exams Attempts Policy. It is up to you to request the extension of your provider number for the post-education phase. You can refer to the PEP - Provider number continuation requirements guidance document for more information.
Your provider number will be cancelled. You’ll also be unable to re-enter the PEP with a funding subsidy from the Australian Government’s Non-VR Fellowship Support Program.
You need to fulfil all requirements of the General Practice Experience Pathway – Requirements for Fellowship to be awarded Fellowship of the RACGP.
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