Fellowship in Advanced Rural General Practice (FARGP)


The RACGP Faculties RACGP Rural Education and training Fellowship in Advanced Rural General Practice (FARGP)

Give your rural community an advantage

The FARGP has pathways designed for both general practice registrars and experienced practising GPs. The FARGP aims to develop advanced rural skills and broaden options for safe, accessible and comprehensive care for Australia’s rural, remote and very remote communities.

​The FARGP cannot be undertaken as a stand-alone qualification.

Practising GP (RPL Pathway)

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Practicing GP - RPL pathway

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GP Registrar

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GP Registrars

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The FARGP is completed on our interactive learning program which is delivered via the College's gplearning website.

The FARGP Online Learning Platform allows registrars and practising GPs to access all their course materials, upload certificates and other relevant documents, receive ongoing feedback from their medical educator or mentor and submit work for assessment.

Are you a registrar?

Are you a practising GP?

The FARGP offers the greatest benefits when completed over the full registrar training program, well before you start preparing for your final FRACGP exams.

The FARGP Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) pathway recognises the experience, skills and qualifications of experienced rural GPs by offering them the opportunity to submit evidence that demonstrates how they meet the specific criteria of the FARGP.

Pre-requisites:

  • Member of the RACGP
  • Working towards FRACGP
  • Must be enrolled with an AGPT approved Regional Training Organisation (RTO) or the Remote Vocational Training Scheme (RVTS)

Pre-requisites:

  • Member of the RACGP
  • Hold the FRACGP
  • All FARGP candidates need to demonstrate they have completed at least 12-months (FTE) of rural general practice experience (MMM3-7) as either a general practice registrar or a practising GP in the past 4 years.

Requirements

  • Completion of the FARGP learning plan and reflection activity
  • 12 months in a rural general practice setting (MMM3-7)
  • 12 months of Advanced Rural Skills Training (ARST) in an accredited procedural or non-procedural training post
  • Completion of a 6-month ‘working in rural general practice’ community-focused project
  • Completion of the FARGP emergency medicine module which includes a series of case studies, skills audits and satisfactory completion of two advanced emergency skills courses

Requirements

  • Completion of the FARGP learning plan and reflection activity
  • Evidence of 12 months of Advanced Rural Skills Training (ARST) in an accredited procedural or non-procedural training post or sufficient time spent in rural general practice to develop advanced skills as a rural GP
  • Completion of a 6-month ‘working in rural general practice’ community-focused project
  • Completion of the FARGP emergency medicine module which includes a series of case studies, skills audits and satisfactory completion of two advanced emergency skills courses

*RPL is available to eligible candidates for points 2, 3 and 4 if sufficient supporting evidence is submitted

Please follow link below to view the RPL Evidence Checklist for assistance.

 RPL Evidence Checklist

How to enrol

To enrol in the FARGP, please click the enrolment button below. *Please note your RTO or RVTS is required to complete parts of the form before it can be submitted.

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How to enrol

Please click the ’Enrol Now’ button and complete the FARGP enrolment form.

 

Once complete, please email your form to:

 fargp@racgp.org.au

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Enquiries

1800 636 764

 fargp@racgp.org.au