10 tips and tricks for success in the RACGP AKT and KFP exams

The thought of the gruelling Royal Australian College of General Practitioner (RACGP) written Applied Knowledge Test (AKT) and Key Feature Problems (KFP) examinations is enough to strike fear into the most prepared and sound general practitioner (GP) trainee. Why do we let this set of questions, this arbitrary marker of achievement, weigh over our lives for so […]

Australia’s bushfires – Caring for your patients.

Residents of South Australia, in fact all of Australia, are experiencing a stressful and frightening time with the bushfire crisis. News services daily deliver the expanse of the fires and devastation that is occurring across the nation into our own homes. Many of our communities are experiencing this devastation first hand. The loss and change […]

Meet Dr Kyle Fairclough

Driving 3000 kilometres across Australia to an island on fire immediately before a global pandemic formed Dr Kyle Fairclough’s introduction to rural General Practice. Originally from Western Australia, Kyle commenced his GP training on Kangaroo Island during the January 2020 bushfires, just weeks before Covid-19 struck. “During my first months as a registrar I have […]

RACGP AKT/MCQ and KFP – Study hard or study smart?

Study hard or study smart? It’s that time of the year again: the RACGP AKT/ MCQ and KFP exams are approaching and it’s time to start thinking about studying. Find out how to prepare a smart study plan so you can maximise your study time and maximise your exam success. We know you know how to study hard … […]

CPD Updates for GPs

2019 CPD Events Barossa Valley In September we held a peri-urban CPD event at the Novotel Barossa Valley in addition to the seminar held at Hahndorf in August. The category 2 CPD seminar was titled ‘Pregnancy Diagnosed – What’s Next? & All you need to know about Vaccinations, Supplements, Medications & Lifestyle in Pregnancy’ and was presented by […]

Are you on track to pass the KFP exam?

It is important for you to know whether your performance in mock exams can indicate how well you will perform in the actual KFP exam. How can you check? Are you on track to pass the RACGP KFP Fellowship exam? We hear many candidates saying things like “I am scoring 60% on practice exam xy or […]

How to motivate yourself for RACGP or ACRRM Fellowship exam prep this holiday season

How to motivate yourself for exam preparation during busy times like the holiday season The RACGP and ACRRM Fellowship exams are usually big hurdles for most people. They require significant amounts of time invested in study, mastering technique and building up vast amounts of knowledge. Getting motivated to study can be challenging. Especially when it […]

Obstetric Shared Care: Late Winter | Early Spring 2019Newsletter 

Obstetric Shared Care:  CPD Updates for GPs 2019 CPD Events Hahndorf This year our peri-urban CPD event was held at the Adelaide Hills Convention Centre in Hahndorf on the 28th August 2019 and was titled ‘Let’s Manage 1st Trimester Screening’. Associate Professor Rosalie Grivell’s presentation was detailed, clear and interactive. Take home messages include the […]

Skin Protection

So spring has finally sprung, and we are all looking forward to the longer days and warmer weather; but with summer just around the corner it is a good time to think about skin protection from the UV radiation.  Summer in Australia is a very dangerous time in the development of skin cancer, and in […]

13 essential last minute tips for RACGP or ACRRM Fellowship exams

13 essential last minute exam tips What can you do in the last few days prior to Fellowship exams to make sure you are as prepared as you possibly can be? It’s clearly too late to revise everything. But all is not lost. Read on for our essential last minute exam tips. # 1 Take time to […]