Specialist training for procedural general practitioners.

A Supervised Clinical Attachment (SCA) is a placement in a clinical or hospital setting to observe and engage in hands-on clinical practice. Rural Health West coordinate SCAs for procedural general practitioners working in anaesthetics, obstetrics and emergency medicine.

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Rural Health West can coordinate SCAs for Western Australian procedural general practitioners in Perth-based or regional tertiary hospitals free of charge.

Requesting a Supervised Clinical Attachment

To request an SCA, please complete the request form and email [email protected]. Alternatively, fax Rural Health West on 08 6389 4501.

A minimum of six weeks' notice is required for an SCA placement. Please note the cost of placements can vary from $200 to $385 per day.

The aim of an SCA is for procedural general practitioners to update their skills and knowledge. Participants will have a nominated supervisor who is responsible for providing a written report at the conclusion of the attachment period.

Eligibility for Supervised Clinical Attachments

  • Must be a qualified procedural general practitioner.
  • Must be credentialed at a rural hospital or through the Royal Flying Doctor Service.
  • Requires ongoing upskilling to maintain their skill level for rural practice.

To check your eligibility for Continuing Professional Development hours/points, please contact your relevant college.
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