Requirements of a prospective training post/supervisor prior to making application for accreditation with MCCC GP Training.
Meet either RACGP or ACRRM training standards for the post
Applicable RACGP Standards
Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited (AGPAL) / General Practice Accreditation (GPA) accreditation or application in process
Applicable ACRRM Standards
Post possesses characteristics of rural and remote location
Access to telephone, fax, internet, videoconferencing facilities
Use computer and software for patient records
Dedicated well equipped registrar consulting room or suitable alternative arrangements
Essential medical equipment as per ACRRM Standards
Provision of adequate and appropriate patient workload for registrars.
Meet the following MCCC requirements for a training post
Located in MCCC geographical area
Located in an area deemed by MCCC to be in need of training posts
Range of patient demographic is suitable and adequate patient numbers to train a registrar
Be able to employ a registrar for agreed and full length of placement
Selected practices that meet DOH defined needs (practice situated in outer metropolitan areas, dedicated aboriginal health services).
Meet the following RACGP or ACRRM standards for supervisors
Applicable RACGP standards: requirements for initial accreditation
Supervisor holds full, current and unrestricted specialist AHPRA registration
Professional involvement and active in broader general practice profession
Applicable ACRRM standards: requirements for initial accreditation
Supervisor holds full, current and unconditional AHPRA registration
Hold FACRRM or assessed equivalent
Not less than 5 years full time experience in rural or remote general practice
Provision of Curriculum Vitae (Non-FACRRM only)
Professional referees and recommendation from Regional Training Organisation (RTO), colleague or specialist or employer on prospective supervisor as a role model
Ability to organize clinical workload to comply with supervision requirements
Provision of a list of names of prospective additional supervisors.
Meet the following MCCC requirements for supervisors
Minimum of four years full time general practice experience for prospective lead supervisors and three years full time general practice experience for additional supervisors (this may include time in general practice vocational training). One year of this time in each case needs to be in Australia.
Previous experience in medical education or training (desirable)
Provision of a CV with two suitable referees (at least one to be from a person who does not work in your practice).