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AGPT practice and supervisor handbook

Policies

Last revised: 27 Mar 2024

Policies

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander GP in Training Fellowship Exam Support Policy
This policy aims to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Fellowship exam candidates (‘candidates’) by detailing the individual support available to them.

Academic Misconduct Policy
The purpose of this policy is to define what constitutes Academic Misconduct, and when investigations will occur as a result of that misconduct, to explain the process the RACGP follows and the decisions it may make when responding to allegations of Academic Misconduct, and to maintain the highest standards of conduct for any academic activities which the RACGP engages.

Accreditation Policy
The purpose of this policy is to outline the principles and requirements for accreditation of Training Sites and Supervisors.

Academic Posts Policy
The purpose of this policy is to outline the principles and requirements of the application and selection process for completing an Academic Post.

Assessments Special Arrangements Policy
The purpose of this policy is to define the principles and requirements for the granting of Special Arrangements for RACGP Assessments.

Dispute, Reconsideration and Appeals Policy
The purpose of this policy is to define the principles and circumstances under which the medical practitioner may require the resolution of a dispute, reconsideration or appeal of a decision made by the RACGP in relation to progression towards Fellowship.

Extensions of Program Time Policy
The purpose of this policy is to define the extensions of Program Time available to Registrars.

Fellowship Policy
This Policy outlines the circumstances under which Fellowship may be granted and what disciplinary action may be taken against Fellows and what those actions may comprise. This Policy sets out the standards of behaviour expected from Fellows in order to maintain confidence in the behaviour of Fellows and preserve the RACGP’s good name, and the name of all members, and support it to achieve its strategic objectives. All Fellows must be aware of the expected standards of their conduct.

Fellowship Exams Policy
The purpose of this policy is to define the requirements for Registrars to sit the Fellowship Exams.

GP in Training Safety and Wellbeing Policy
The purpose of this policy is to define the principles and responsibilities of the RACGP, Training Sites and Supervisors that protect the Safety and Wellbeing of GPs in Training when they are in an education and training environment.

Leave Policy
The purpose of this policy is to define the leave entitlements available to Registrars.

Placement Policy
The purpose of this policy is to define the principles and requirements for the placement of Registrars in Training Sites.

Member Code of Conduct 
This Code outlines the circumstances under which disciplinary action may be taken against Members and what those actions may comprise. This Code of Conduct (“Code”) sets out the standards of behaviour expected from Members in order to maintain confidence in the behaviour of Members and preserve the RACGP’s good name and the name of all Members, and support it to achieve its strategic objectives. All Members must be aware of the expected standards of their conduct. 

Recognition of Prior Learning and Experience Policy
The purpose of this policy is to define the principles and requirements for the application and assessment of Recognition of Prior Learning and Experience (RPLE).

Registrar Support and Remediation Policy
The purpose of this policy is to define the principles underpinning the support available to enable Registrars to achieve their training outcomes and satisfy the requirements of Fellowship.

Requirements for Fellowship Policy
The purpose of this policy is to define the principles and requirements for Registrars to be admitted to Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP) or the RACGP Rural Generalist Fellowship (FRACGP-RG).

Training Programs Entry Policy
The purpose of this policy is to define the entry principles and requirements for RACGP Training Programs, including eligibility, selection, and enrolment.

Training Program Requirements Policy
The purpose of this policy is to define the principles and requirements for progression and completion of Training Programs and the Remote Vocational Training Scheme.

Training Transfer Policy
The purpose of this policy is to define the principles and requirements for transfer between Training Regions, Training Programs, Training Streams and General Practice Colleges.

Withdrawal Policy
The purpose of this policy is to define the principles and circumstances under which the Registrar may withdraw or be withdrawn from the Training Program.

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