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 Posted by at 9:13 pm
Jan 292014
 

I’ll be sharing my notes while I study for the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine Fellowship exam. A lot of it is useful for the AMC MCQs and clinicals as well. Check out the page I have set-up for it: www.facebook.com/ResusTeam

Like the page so you can get updates!

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 Posted by at 11:51 am
Dec 242013
 

Australasian College of Emergency Medicine (ACEM) – FREE PODCAST on Indigenous Health and Cultural Competency (IH&CC) project. Please share to your colleagues who are planning to work or are already working in emergency departments across Australia.

Other videos can be accessed through here:

http://vimeo.com/channels/ihcc

 

 

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 Posted by at 6:10 am
Aug 182013
 

Click on the links to download the pdf flyer:

 

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 Posted by at 4:22 pm
Aug 142013
 

Now in operation!

Please visit http://www.OnCallDoctors.com.au

Gold Coast Afterhours Bulk-billed Homevisit Medical Service

 

 

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 Posted by at 9:36 am
Jun 182013
 

http://www.DoctorsforAustralia.com

Welcome to Doctors for Australia, a network dedicated to communication, education and relocation within the medical profession in Australia.
Join today and benefit from our vision to create an online social media facility that takes a further step into providing cost effective education and opportunities for doctors at all stages of their career.
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 Posted by at 8:02 am
Jun 012013
 

Part-time and Full-time VR and non-VR GPs for Afterhours Medical Deputising Service

  • Highest % allocation of professional fees in the industry
  • Flexible rostering, you remain in control!
  • Fully computerized

 

OnCall Doctors is the newest afterhours medical deputising service in the Gold Coast. This represents a great opportunity for local doctors and international medical graduates with general registration / FRACGP qualifications to work in a supportive and collegial environment. You run your own business as an independent contractor, we are here to support you. There are mentors available who have vast experience both in after hours general practice and emergency medicine. We pride ourselves in following the principles of continuity and coordination of care with families of patients, general practitioners, and hospitals.

 

Position Description:

As a deputising general practitioner, you will be providing episodic primary care (home and nursing home visits) during the after hours period between 6pm-8am weekdays, 12nn onwards on Saturdays, and 8am-8am on Sundays and public holidays. You will be serving a variety of patients from multicultural and ethnic backgrounds in select Gold Coast areas.

 

Requirements:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Copy of Medical Indemnity certificate
  • Copy of APHRA registration
  • Copy of Passport identification page

For non-VR GPs / medical officers / trainees of other specialties / temporary   residents:

  • At least two years post-graduate experience
  • Rotations in Emergency Medicine, General Medicine and Surgery
  • General registration or AMC exam (part 1) with PESCI exam

For VR GPs:

  • FRACGP certificate

Upload your CV to http://OnCallDoctors.recruiterbox.com/jobs/20797

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 Posted by at 2:32 pm
May 132013
 
Dear Colleagues,
Please consider signing our group letter response to the Medical Board’s proposed changes to the Specialist and Competent Authority pathway as well as our call for a moratorium on the deregistration of IMGs based on their inability to pass specialist exams.  We are gravely concerned that hundreds and possibly thousand of IMGs are at risk of deregistration in the near future.  According to the National Law, IMGs can only reapply for the same position three times.  If they fail to get their Australian  qualifications within that time frame they will likely be asked to reapply from scratch,  In any case this will likely involve taking part one of the AMC exam and/or a PESCI.
An alternative to the specialist written exams is workplace based assessment.  We are asking the Medical Board to halt any further cancellation of registration of IMG specialists registration until such time that WBA’s are put in place as per the Lost in the Labyrinth’s recommendations.
If you are an IMG specialist you can not afford not to get involved in this issue!
We are trying to get as many signatures as possible for our group letter.  We are also asking that people write individual letters to the Medical Board about these issues.  The deadline for response is May 30!
If you would like to add your name please state your name, specialty and the city/region where you work.  This is an open letter so the letter with the accompanying signatures will be published on our face book page and in the public domain.
We are still open to suggestions re the letter including people to Cc to.
I would like to thank you in advance for your support,
Kind regards,
Sue
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 Posted by at 8:53 pm
Feb 192013
 

I would like to place an announcement on the AustralianIMG website about a new course we are offering at Family Planning NSW “Reproductive and Sexual Health in the Australian Context” This course is tailored to doctors who have had limited experience in Reproductive and Sexual Health in Australia and covers sexual history taking, contraception, STIs, menopause, common gynaecological problems and unplanned pregnancy. It can be undertaken by doctors applying for registration as well as those with limited or full registration. This course may sometimes be required by AHPRA as a condition of registration.

Information available at:  http://www.fpnsw.org.au/152710_5.html

 

We are also offering scholarships for this course, information available at:

http://www.fpnsw.org.au/812814_5_95632752.html

 

The scholarship Guidelines are available at:

http://www.fpnsw.org.au/medicalscholarshipguidelines_2013.pdf

 

I look forward to hearing from you about this prior to the announcement going on your website.

I can provide our logo if necessary.

 

Kind regards

Mary

 

Dr Mary Stewart
Medical Education Coordinator
Family Planning NSW

Reproductive and sexual health for every body in every family
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 Posted by at 4:55 pm
Jan 292013
 
CEPDU at Monash University will be running a 3 day intensive weekend AMC Clinical Bridging Course for IMG / OTD.
Date 22-24 Ferbuary 2013 (Mildura, Victoria)
Cost $1650
Contact – Ms Caroline Menara  Ph – 03 9902 4498   Email - caroline.menara@monash.edu.au
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