5 reasons you should do a mock exam before the real CCE

How many times have you heard people say that the RACGP’s clinical exam is “just like an ordinary day of general practice”? The reality is that this exam is far from an ordinary day in general practice, with rapid fire cases being presented in an artificial and stressful format. You can expect the cases to […]

Spring 2022 at last….

Hello! I am calling this newsletter Mindful Monday because this week is about mental health and well-being. On the 8th September 2022 we recognise R U OK Day. R U OK Day is a day to remind us to ask our family, friends, colleagues, co-workers, staff, patients and neighbours, ‘R U OK?’ to open up a […]

Session Two | 14th September 2022

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Supporting your patient’s recovery and return to work

Returning to work after an injury can often be a daunting prospect for patients, especially if the injury occurred at work. There are often many physical and psychological factors to negotiate, including physical injuries, complex relationships with employers, social circumstances, and their own fears and uncertainties. So when should return to work happen? The answer […]

No Wins Lasts Forever

Almost the End of Winter 2022…. Hello! Well, here we are almost at the end of August 2022 and still it has continued to be quite chilly and wet, but fortunately it’s warm in our office! Spring is just around the corner! Hopefully this signals the end of the current COVID wave, and a general return […]

Basic Life Support (BLS)/ Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

CPD Activity Event Details Complimentary refreshments will be provided.Free Parking Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training This 2-hour course has been designed for those who prefer to complete the CPR theory and assessment in a full face to face training and assessment session with no online components. The CPR course delivers the essential principles‚ knowledge and skills to maintain […]

Sitting the RACGP CCE soon? Here is what you need to know!

Since 2021, the final exam on the pathway to RACGP fellowship is the Clinical Competency Exam (CCE) Like all RACGP Fellowship exams, the CCE aims to assess your competency for unsupervised general practice in Australia. The exam attempts to replicate a consultation or clinical scenario to allow candidates to demonstrate their clinical skills, communication skills […]

Five mistakes to avoid making in the RACGP Clinical Competency Exam (CCE)

After each exam cycle and once results have been released, the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) publishes a report outlining exam psychometrics (e.g., mean and standard deviation of the candidate cohort) and feedback to candidates regarding common candidate pitfalls.  Reviewing past exam reports is a very important, but often overlooked, part of Clinical […]

Session One | 17TH August 2022

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The one thing you can do to work out if GP is the career for you

The significance of attracting junior doctors into General Practice continues to grow in importance. Despite this, research shows that there are several myths surrounding what a career in general practice looks like and some confusion about how to get there. Under the Strengthening the Pipeline Strategy, GPEx has initiated several projects aimed at increasing the […]