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Registrar Training Program
The doctors of Belgrave Medical Clinic are involved in training of GP Registrars. The GP Registrars form a vital part of the medical team at the clinic. Belgrave Medical Clinic is a teaching practice of the Victoria Metropolitan Alliance (VMA), the organisation responsible for provision of General Practice training in Metroplitan Melbourne including outer east Melbourne. All our doctors are Fellows of the Royal Australian College of Medical Practitioners (FRACGP).
Registrars applying for Terms GPT1, 2, 3 or 4
Registrars are allocated two AMSN (Area of Medical Service Need) obligation points during each six month term.
We have a team of four enthusiastic teachers who provide many hours of formal and informal teaching during the basic term.
The supervisors providing this teaching are:
Dr. Dennis Gration, Dr. Natalie Barton, Dr. Alexandra Romete, Dr.Judith Virag and Dr Sally McIlroy. You will find all our doctors are very supportive and helpful.
Formal teaching consists of allocated hours, rostered in advance, with rotation through each of the designated supervisors.
Standard activities include:
- Direct observation of the Registrar by the Supervisor
- Direct observation of the Supervisor by the Registrar
- Development of a Learning Plan
- Orientation to the Practice
- Training in the use of Clinical Software
- Topic discussion
- Case presentation and discussion
- Video recording of selected consultations for analysis – GPT2
- Medical record review
- Formal feedback including review of the Registrar's Learning Plan
- Use of "Assessment Tools" provided by Victoria Metropolitan Alliance (VMA)
- Practical demonstration and supervision of commonly performed General Practice procedures.
Specific teaching in areas of special interest of the supervisors is available including:
- Recognition and management of pigmented skin lesions
- Infection control
- Health Assessment
- Women's health
- Mental Health and much more
Additional teaching sessions are conducted by our nursing staff in their areas of expertise:
- Diabetes Education
- Wound Management
FRACGP clinical examination preparation is supported by all our doctors who have attained fellowship of RACGP. Dr. Dennis Gration is also an examiner for the college. Real patients, enthusiastic GPs and visiting specialists help to make these tutorials highly stimulating and successful in enhancing the clinical examination skills of our Registrars.
Other education opportunities are available at seminars, conferences and dinners held in the area for the local medical community - there are many opportunities to meet other doctors.
Visits to local specialists in their rooms can be arranged for orientation and further teaching in areas identified in the Registrar's Learning Plan.
Registrars are provided formal teaching leave days conducted by the Victorian Metropolitan Alliance (VMA) provided by their great medical educator group.
These all day sessions provide you with opportunities to meet with other Registrars to discuss your training, clinical skills and knowledge development.
Monday 8.30am - 5.30pm
Tuesday 8.30am - 8.00pm
Wednesday 8.30am - 8.00pm
Thursday 8.30am - 8.00pm
Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm
Saturday 8.00am - Noon
Sundays and After Hours please call 03 9757 8000 for All Hours Care
1575 Burwood Highway, Tecoma, Vic, 3160.
Ph: 03 - 9757 - 8000
Fax - 03 9754 4611
NEW PATIENTS WELCOME