Week That Was

General Practice Updates

In a constantly changing environment, we summarise the most important updates for General Practitioners. 

This week’s summary includes updates from:

  • Department of Health
  • RACGP
  • RVTS
  • ACRRM

and Check-ins with 

  • OET
  • AMC

 

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH-

Coronavirus at a glance – 

https://www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert 

 

RACGP-

PEP applications – 

Applications for PEP will open again on the 29th of June. If you aren’t ready for this round of applications, there will be another in October. 

Apply here: https://www.racgp.org.au/racgp-pep-apply-now 

CAAKT update – 

Due to coronavirus, the Candidate Assessment and Applied Knowledge Test (CAAKT) will be delivered online. RACGP is using a live online proctoring service so that candidates can complete their assessment in a suitable location with internet connection. 

Read More: https://www.racgp.org.au/education/registrars/fellowship-pathways/australian-general-practice-training-program-agpt/agpt/apply-now?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIpLj-7pnJ6AIV1aiWCh1d2gbIEAAYASAAEgLEbvD_BwE 

OSCE update – 

RACGP is replacing the 2020.1 and 2020.2 OSCE exam with a new Remote Clinical Exam (RCE), Enrolments for this exam will be announced soon. 

If you have already enrolled in OSCE 2020.1 or 2020.2 OSCE, your enrolment will be transferred to the new exams for your semester. 

Read More: https://www.racgp.org.au/education/registrars/fracgp-exams/exam-enrolment-instructions/enrol-now

 

RVTS-

RVTS applications – 

Applications for the 2021 Rural Vocational Training Scheme opened on the 1st of June. They close on the 5th of July. RVTS is one of the six 3GA programs available.

Apply here: https://rvts.org.au/

 

ACRRM-

ACRRM assessment enrolment– 

Enrolments for ACRRM Fellowship assessments close on the 26th June 2020. 

Apply here: https://www.acrrm.org.au/fellowship/discover-fellowship/assessment/assessment-dates-enrolments

 

CHECK-INS-

OET– 

Some OET’s are progressing as planned, whilst others have been cancelled. For a full list of affected examination dates, check here: https://www.occupationalenglishtest.org/coronavirus-update/

AMC MCQ- 

The AMC MCQ Examinations will recommence in June 2020 on a staged basis and where possible. At this stage a recommencement date cannot be confirmed but will be advised as soon as it becomes available. 

AMC Clinical-

All AMC Clinical examinations are still postponed until further notice and the AMC National Test Centre is still closed. 

RACGP PESCI-

All RACGP PESCI’s are still suspended.

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DO YOU HAVE QUESTIONS? 

Our team offer General Practitioners assistance with finding jobs and a career pathway, and Medical Facilities to find a new Medical Practitioner. We also help with the full application process with AHPRA, RACGP, ACRRM, Department of Health, Medicare including 19AA & 19AB. If we can help, please contact us at [email protected]

 

 

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