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185181 - Introduction to General Practice

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The aim of this activity is to introduce doctors to Australian General Practice. After completing this activity, doctors will be have a good understanding of the Australian medical system, Medicare and Pharmaceutical Benefit Scheme. They will also be able to apply their consultation skills to the general practice environment.

Relevance to General Practice

Introduction to General Practice addresses the learning needs of doctors entering work in Australian General Practice. The Australian medical system, Medicare, Pharmaceutical Benefit Scheme and consultation in general practice are important information and skills for doctors entering Australian general practice.

Learning outcomes
  • Use the appropriate process to prescribe Schedule 8 medicines within PBS and state/territory guidelines.
  • Work effectively as a General Practitioner within the Australian Health Care System.
  • Work within the Medicare guidelines for appropriate billing.
  • Prescribe within Pharmaceutical Benefit Scheme regulation.
  • Apply consultation skills to the general practice environment.
  • Domains of General Practice

    D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship

    D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills

    D3. Population health and the context of general practice

    D4. Professional and ethical role

    D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

    Curriculum Contextual Units
    • Adult health
    • Care of older people
    • Children and young people health
    • Addiction medicine
    • Pain management
    • General practice teaching
    Delivery
    Title
    185181 - Introduction to General Practice
    Location
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    4 HOURS
    Start Date
    20-Jan-2020
    End Date
    31-Dec-2020
    CPD Points
    40 CPD
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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