Applying for Advanced Standing


1. Introduction

Candidates may apply to have their previous completion of core modules recognised towards the requirements of the General Practice Experience (GPE) Pathway or Specialist Pathway.

2. Definitions

Candidate means a medical practitioner enrolled in the General Practice Experience Pathway.

Core modules means an RACGP recognised learning activity required in the GPE Pathway or the Specialist Pathway.

3. Guidance

3.1  Application process

3.1.1 Candidates must submit their application via the Learning Needs Assessment.

3.1.2 The pathway administrator will assess the application, and if deemed appropriate they will approve the application and confirm the decision in writing to the Candidate.

3.2 Recognised core modules

3.2.1  GPE pathway core modules

  1. Communication skills in General practice
  2. Introduction to Aboriginal and Torres strait islander cultural awareness
  3. Clinical risk management in general practice
  4. Mental Health skills training
  5. GP pathway modules 1 and 2

3.2.2 Specialist pathway core modules

  1. Communication skills in General practice
  2. Introduction to Aboriginal and Torres strait islander cultural awareness
  3. Clinical risk management in general practice
  4. GP pathway modules 1 and 2
  5. emergency management workshop

3.3 Timelines

3.3.1 Candidates must submit their application for Advanced Standing within one month of entering the pathway.

3.3.2 Candidates will be advised of the outcome of their application within 4 weeks of submission of a complete application.

4. References

Advanced Standing Policy


Enquiries

 1800 626 901

 racgpeducation@racgp.org.au


Related policy

Advanced Standing Policy