Pathway to general registration gives career momentum
Dr Sunil Sunil (pictured) of Coonamble NSW is the first general practitioner to complete the ACRRM’s Competent Authority Pathway assessment for general practice. He recently received his Advanced Standing Certificate from the AMC and has lodged his application for general registration. The assessment process for this pathway was developed by ACRRM to enable limited-registration IMGs working in general practice to qualify for general registration. More…
ACRRM pilot pathway to general registration: applications close next Friday
The ACRRM Workplace Based Assessment program pilot for international medical graduates seeking general registration closes next Friday, 30 March. The AMC-accredited program pilot is an alternative to taking the Australian Medical Council's clinical examination. ACRRM President, Professor Richard Murray (pictured), commenting on the efficiency of the pathway, said that ‘candidates can demonstrate that their competence and performance meet the standards in knowledge, skill and attitudes required for general registration in Australia while continuing to work in their practices’. More…
Survey: How would you improve the ACRRM Clinical Guidelines?
ACRRM is conducting a user evaluation survey of its Clinical Guidelines for Mobile Devices. The ACRRM guidelines, which were first issued in 2001, are updated twice a year and are used by almost 2,000 doctors. The five-minute online survey asks, for instance, if you feel confident accessing the guidelines, how practical is the new layout, and how you think the content should be expanded or improved. Go the the ACRRM Guidelines Survey.
Face-to-face two day dermatology workshop for GPs
This workshop program includes lectures, small group discussions and practical surgical sessions, conducted by Fellows of the Australasian College of Dermatologists. The workshop is also Module Five of ACRRM’s Certificate in Primary Care Dermatology: Dermatological Surgery and Procedures. The rural procedural grant of $2,000 per day is available ... More ...
Call for abstracts closing next Friday: 2012 GPET Convention
The Convention, themed ‘Seeking wisdom for our changing world’, will bring together 500 GP registrars, supervisors, medical and cultural educators and training staff. You can contribute to the convention program and to the future of rural GP training. You can submit more than one abstract aligned with one of the four sub-themes: elders, leadership and experience; the journey of learning; research and exploration; and our changing world. Submissions close next Friday 30 March. Submit your abstract now online at the 2012 GPET Convention website.
Epilepsy survey of GPs (one-minute online)
Epilepsy Australia wants to know what resources GPs need. By completing the one-minute online survey you go into the draw for a Littman Electronic Stethoscope. The online survey is available till 6 April 2012: Do the Epilepsy resources survey.
Dates for your diary
Call for abstracts: Rural Medicine Australia 2012
Rural Medicine Australia 2012 will include the seventh biennial scientific form, one day of the three-day event is dedicated to the latest research into rural and remote medical practice. The conference theme is ‘Demonstrating the diversity’. There are four sub-themes, or streams. To read the guidelines and other information, please go to the Rural Medicine Australia 2012 website and click on ‘Call for abstracts’.
Fourth Breathing New Life into Maternity Care: 24 to 26 May
The conference theme is: Working together: balancing the risk in maternity care. It will be staged at the Crown Convention Centre, Southbank, Melbourne. Early bird registration ends 10 April. Register on the BNL website.