Anaesthetics, Emergency, O&G Training

Anaesthetics

Anaesthetics

Anaesthetics

If you have an interest in administering anaesthesia as part of your rural or remote medical practice then this training program is for you. If you are enrolled in the FACRRM or FARGP this 12 month post would form the additional 12 months that you need to complete to meet the relevant college training requirements.

Training is undertaken at Joondalup Health Campus in Perth and Bunbury Regional Hospital.  A total of six positions are available with commencement in January 2014 (3 positions) or July 2014 (3 positions).Two of the six positions per year include a compulsory six month rotation to Bunbury Regional Hospital.

College Curriculum Statements

ACRRM: https://www.acrrm.org.au/advanced-specialised-training-curricula
RACGP: http://www.racgp.org.au/jcca

How to apply

Applications for the GP Anaesthetics Training Program 2015-2016 are currently open, closing Thursday 28 March 2014. To apply complete the GP Anaesthetics Training 2015 Application Form and submit using the details on the form.

GP Registrars, you will also need to indicate your intention to undertake the AST/ARST on your online placement and enrolment form during the enrolment period which runs mid May to 30 June each year.

More Information

Please contact Dr Colleen Bradford at WAGPET on 08 9473 8200.

GP Anaesthetic  Mentoring Program

This is a joint project between WAGPET, Rural Health West, Joondalup Health Campus and West Australian Country Health Services, to support GP registrars and Rural GPs who have obtained their JCCA Anaesthetics to consolidate their skills in practice and to enter practice as a GP Anaesthetist. Since the completion of a successful pilot in 2012 it has successfully supported a number of GP registrars into careers as GP Anaesthetists.

All registrars and rural GPs who are either currently undertaking JCCA training or who are interested in anaesthetics as part of their future GP career are encouraged to participate in this project. Contact Rural Health West for more information.

Program Development Coordinator
Rural Health West
PO Box 433, Nedlands Western Australia 6909
Level 2, 10 Stirling Highway, Nedlands Western Australia 6009
Tel +61 8 6389 4500 | Fax +61 8 6389 4501

Obstetrics & Gynaecology


The obstetrics and gynaecology training program is for general practitioners who would like enhance their procedural skills in women's reproductive health.

The GP obstetric proceduralist training consists of 6 months to prepare the candidate for the Basic DRANZCOG. GP obstetricians, who wish to do advanced DRANZCOG or consolidate experience, do an additional 6 months. The 12 month training program incorporates caesarean section training and working at obstetric junior registrar level.

The 6 month program will count towards the FARGP and the 12 month program meets the requirements for the FACRRM. The aims of the Basic DRANZCOG is to offer training to GPs who wish to:

  • Provide shared ante- and postnatal care with specialist obstetricians
  • GP obstetricians or a specialist hospital
  • Provide office gynaecology
  • Provide family planning
  • Manage the antenatal care for low to moderate risk patients
  • Perform normal deliveries and assisted deliveries
  • Perform basic gynaecological procedures

The aims of the DRANZCOG Advanced is to offer extended training to GPs who wish to

  • Provide all of the above listed DRANZCOG aims
  • Manage complicated labours when they arise
  • Perform caesarean section (Elective and Emergency) safely and confidently
  • Provide support for GP obstetricians when specialist obstetricians are unavailable
  • Perform laparotomies in emergency gynaecological situations
  • In special circumstances, be able to perform laparoscopies and/or colposcopies

Location

The 12 month training program co-ordinated through King Edward Memorial Hospital in Subiaco, Perth, with training undertaken at KEMH and with rotations to peripheral hospitals at Osborne Park, Swan Districts and Joondalup Health Campus.

College Curriculum Statement

ACRRM: https://www.acrrm.org.au/advanced-specialised-training-curricula
RANZCOG: http://www.ranzcog.edu.au/gpdiploma/whatis.shtml


How To Apply


Applications are made directly to King Edward Memorial Hospital.

More information
Dr Anne Karczub
Medical Director, Obstetrics
King Edward Memorial Hospital
Phone: 08 9340 1393
Or:
Contact your WAGPET Training Advisor on 08 9473 8200 to discuss further.

Refer to the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obsetricians and Gynaecologists for more information on the diploma: http://www.ranzcog.edu.au/gpdiploma/whatis.shtml

GP Obstetric Mentoring Program

This is a joint project between WAGPET, Rural Health West and King Edward Memorial Hospital, to support GP registrars who have obtained their DRANZCOG or DRANZCOG Advanced to consolidate their skills in practice and to enter practice as a GP Obstetrician. Since its inception in 2007 it has successfully supported a number of GP registrars into careers as GP obstetricians.

The project also aims to increase the availability of DRANZCOG training in regional WA, so registrars keen to undertake their training outside Perth are welcome to discuss options.

All registrars who are either currently undertaking DRANZCOG training or who are interested in intrapartum maternity care as part of their future GP career are encouraged to participate in this project. Contact Rural Health West for more information.

Program Development Coordinator
Rural Health West
PO Box 433, Nedlands Western Australia 6909
Level 2, 10 Stirling Highway, Nedlands Western Australia 6009
Tel +61 8 6389 4500 | Fax +61 8 6389 4501


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