Consolidate your skills with mentoring and practical assistance provided by highly experienced GP proceduralists.

GP Obstetrics Mentoring Program

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Rural Health West provides a mentoring and support program to doctors who have recently completed their Basic or Advanced Diploma of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (DRANZCOG).

This program is overseen by a working group comprising Rural Health West, King Edward Memorial Hospital, the Statewide Obstetrics Support Unit, Post Graduate Medical Council of Western Australia, Western Australian General Practice and Education and Training Ltd (WAGPET) and WA Country Health Service (WACHS).

How the program works

Once accepted onto the program, you will be assigned a mentor/supervisor who is an experienced GP obstetrician, either via Western Australian General Practice Education and Training (if participating in the Australian General Practice Training Program) or through the program manager at Rural Health West. The program manager can also assist with liaison with the local hospital if your placement does not include a hospital post.

The mentor will support you while you gain experience in the provision of a range of procedural services to the local community. The mentor role includes attendance on request and case study discussions as agreed with your mentor.

Funding is provided through this program for both the mentee and the mentor to cover associated costs.

For more information please contact the Rural Practice Pathways Coordinator or telephone +61 8 6389 4500.

GP Anaesthetics Mentoring and Support Program

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Rural Health West provides a mentoring and support program to doctors who have recently completed their 12 months anaesthetic training at Joondalup Health Campus. This training is accredited with the Joint Consultative Committee of Anaesthetists (JCCA).

This program is overseen by a working group comprising WA Country Health Service, Rural Health West, Western Australian General Practice Education and Training Limited (WAGPET), Joondalup Health Campus and experienced rural GP Anaesthetists.

How the program works

Once accepted onto the program, you will be assigned a mentor/supervisor who is an experienced GP anaesthetist, either via Western Australian General Practice Education and Training (if participating in the Australian General Practice Training Program) or through the program manager at Rural Health West. The program manager can also assist with liaison with the local hospital if your placement does not include a hospital post.

The mentor will support you while you gain experience in the provision of a range of procedural services to the local community. The mentor role includes attendance on request and case study discussions as agreed with your mentor.

Funding is provided through this program for both the mentee and the mentor to cover associated costs.

For more information please contact the Rural Practice Pathways Coordinator or telephone +61 8 6389 4500.