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RACGP educational framework



Assessment Assessments are judgements against a standard. These judgements can be for learning and/or for privileging.
Social determinants of health Social determinants are the conditions of the environment where people live, learn, work, play and worship, and their age, that affect their health, ability to function and the quality of their life outcomes.
Education Includes all modes of learning, training, professional development, and assessment.
Educational programs A coherent set or sequence of educational activities designed and organised to achieve specific learning objectives and outcomes. 
Education providers Anyone providing approved programs of general practice education and training. It includes supervisors and clinical placement staff.40 
Evaluation An activity that facilitates evidence-based improvements in program outcomes and processes.
Extended skills Skills related to health and medicine that are relevant to general practice but go beyond the core skills required by GPs. 
Framework A conceptual structure for placing things in relation to each other.
Imperatives Important internal and external demands that RACGP education must address and meet. These underpin the RACGP educational guiding principles that anchor the educational framework. 
Person-centred healthcare Positions the patient as a whole person, including their life and social context, disease as an illness experience, and healthcare as based on the doctor–patient relationship with a focus on enabling the patient to manage their own wellbeing.1
Privileging Social privileges accessible through RACGP education, including entering a general practice training program, progression through training, eligibility for Fellowship examination, awarding of qualifications, admission to Fellowship, ongoing status as a Fellow and recognition of skills by external bodies.
Work-based learning Education that occurs in the context of being engaged in work.22