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GP Procedural Training Support Programme
What it doesThe GP Procedural Training Support Programme has 2 components:
- Obstetrics – managed by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG).
- Anaesthetics – managed by the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM).
The program provides funding of $40,000 (GST exclusive) to GPs to help them study for either:
- the Advanced Diploma of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (DRANZCOG Advanced)
- or a statement of satisfactory completion of Advanced Rural Skills Training in Anaesthesia
To be eligible, GPs need to be practising in areas classified as Remoteness Areas (ASGC-RA) 2-5.
What it achievesThe program aims to improve access to maternity services for women living in rural and remote communities, by supporting GPs to get procedural skills in obstetrics or in anaesthetics.
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