The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners’ (RACGP) Quality Improvement and Continuing Professional Development (QI&CPD) Program supports Australian general practitioners (GPs) to maintain and improve their professional knowledge and skills in order to provide the best possible care for patients and their communities. Continuing professional development for GPs includes a range of activities to meet individual learning that is relevant to their scope of practice.
The QI&CPD Program has been developed for the Australian general practice setting to:
- provide GPs with opportunities to improve patient safety and quality outcomes
- support continuous quality improvement within the general practice setting
- enable GPs to fulfil their individual and vocational continuing professional development (CPD) requirements
The RACGP QI&CPD minimum requirements are:
The focus of the 2017–19 triennium is to encourage and facilitate reflective learning to help GPs identify opportunities that enhance their daily practice with changes that will improve patient safety and care.