Rural Generalist and Extended Skills Posts
EV is keen to support registrars who wish to further develop skills in an area of special interest or to strengthen their existing knowledge by undertaking a 12 month advanced/additional (AST/ARST) or 6 month extended skills (ES) subject to availability.
Who can undertake these posts?
Rural pathway registrars on a RG pathway (FACRRM or FRACGP/FRACGP-RG) can undertake Advanced/Additional Skills posts.
- FRACGP-RG Additional Rural Skills Training (ARST)
- FACRRM Advanced Specialised Training (AST)
General and rural pathway registrars can undertake extended skills posts.
- RACGP Extended Skills posts (ES)
- ACRRM Core Generalist Training (CGT)
Eligible registrars for a 12 month Advanced/Additional Skills post must be on a rural generalist pathway, ie; FACRRM or as at 1 July 2022, the FRACGP-RG and will be expected to meet the curriculum requirements for their chosen discipline.
Registrars wishing to undertake a 6 month Extended Skills post (ES) will be expected to achieve an end point (Certificate level or above) for their chosen discipline. For further details on ES posts, please contact EV directly.
For more information:
Registrars interested in either an AST/ARST or Extended Skills post are strongly encouraged to plan ahead with an EV Medical Educator/Training Advisor regarding their training plan.
Advanced/Additional Skills post are coordinated via the Victorian Rural Generalist Program (VRGP), subject to availability and funding.
Contact EV Staff:
General Pathway (Metro Region) Pauline Gunn, 1300 851 753
Rural Pathway (Gippsland Region) Julieanne McLuckie, M. 0429 102 751