RACGP Rural Generalist Fellowship Training Handbook

Rural Generalist Overview


Last revised: 04 Aug 2023


ACEM Australian College of Emergency Medicine
ADF Australian Defence Force
AGPT Australian General Practice Training program
ANZCA Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists
ARST Additional Rural Skills Training
CBD Case Based Discussion
CoS Consolidation of Skills
Core EMT Core Emergency Medicine Training
CV curriculum vitae 
DOPS Direct Observation of Procedural Skills
DRANZCOG Adv or Associate (Advanced Procedural) RANZCOG Associate (Advanced Procedural) RANZCOG membership
DRGA or RGA Diploma of Rural Generalist Anaesthesia or Rural Generalist Anaesthetists
EMAD or AACEM (Advanced) Associateship in Advanced Emergency Medicine (ACEM)
 EMD or AACEM (Intermediate) Associateship in Intermediate Emergency Medicine (ACEM)
EMC Emergency Medicine Certificate (ACEM)
FACRRM Fellowship of Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine
FARGP Fellowship of Advanced Rural General Practice
FAQ Frequently Asked Question
FRACGP Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
FRACGP-RG RACGP Rural Generalist Fellowship
FSP Fellowship Support Program
FTE Full-time Equivalent
GP General Practitioner
HETI Health Education and Training Institute
HHS Hospital and Health Services
LHD Local Health Districts
LHN Local Health Networks
ME Medical Educator
Mini-CEX Mini Clinical Evaluation Exercise
MMM Modified Monash Model
NCP National Consistent Payments
PHN Primary Health Network
PMCV Postgraduate Medical Council of Victoria
PSA Program Support Administrator
QRGP Queensland Rural Generalist Pathway
RACGP Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
RACP Royal Australasian College of Physicians
RACS Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
RANZCOG Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
RCA Random Case Analysis
RDAA  Rural Doctors Association of Australia
RDN Rural Doctors Network
RG Rural generalist
RGC Rural Generalist Consolidation
RGCU Rural Generalist Coordination Units
RGCU NT Rural Generalist Coordination Unit Northern Territory
RGPSA Rural Generalist Program South Australia
RGPWA Rural Generalist Pathway Western Australia
RPAO Rural Programs Administration Officer
RPLE Recognition of Prior Learning and Experience
RPM Manager Rural Programs and Rural Generalist training
RVTS Remote Vocational Training Scheme
TC Training Coordinator
TMS Training Management System
TRGP Tasmanian Rural Generalist Pathway
VRGP Victorian Rural Generalist Program
WBA Workplace Based Assessment