Rural Generalist Trainee Workshop
- : Online
The Rural Generalist Trainee Workshop (RGTW) is delivered to post graduate year one and post graduate year 2 Rural Generalist trainees from across Queensland. It is one of the elements requiring completion prior to attainment of Rural Generalist Medicine Prevocational Certification.
The workshops are comprised of rurally themed group forum sessions, case study discussions, procedural skills stations and simulated scenario sessions as well as several social networking opportunities. Alternating content is provided for odd and even years to unsure variety for trainees attending a second time.
Facilitation is provided by specialists including a clinical education lead, four rural generalists and three nurse educators.
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Enhance clinical practice skills
Apply clinical practice skills to a rural context
Enhance personal confidence in the ability to practice in a rural context
Illustrate strategies to to address personal, family and social issues
Illustrate strategies to address community needs.
Understand the ethical issues facing those who practice in rural areas
Improve networks with other like minded clinicians.
Understand individual role and the role of others in a rural health care team
Understand their role as a the leader of a clinical team
Understand system issues, and strategies to improve patient care
Recognise their role in delivering safe patient care in a rural context
Enhance procedural skills in airway management, ENT, cardiac arrhythmias, orthopaedics and obstetrics
Understand the challenges of maintaining procedural skills in a rural community
Improved understanding of the Rural Generalist Pathway, and training opportunities
There is no formal assessment of performance at this workshop. Trainees that have not demonstrated adequate performance or what is expected of a Rural Generalist Trainee during a workshop will be referred to the performance structures that already exist within the Rural Generalist Pathway.
Procedural Grant: Eligible for two days under the Emergency Medicine component