Following the impacts of COVID-19, some of our educational activities have been adapted for virtual delivery. External Clinical Teaching visits can still occur in the practice if both the ECT visitor and the practice support this, otherwise, we will set up a webcam video-link to make this happen. Below is instructions for arranging video-link ECT visits and patient consent forms required for the visits.

Instructions on how to arrange a video-link ECT visit
Patient consent form for video-link ECT visits

In conjunction with both colleges, we are considering all innovative, flexible and adaptive ways for practices and supervisors to continue to fulfil their supervision and training requirements. Approval for alternative arrangements is required and we hope to make this process as streamlined as possible. We have created the following forms to help you with these alternative models of teaching and supervision and remote supervision for registrars using telehealth from home:

College resources

ACRRM and RACGP have put together FAQs and policy updates for registrars and supervisors in light of the impact of COVID-19 on GP vocational training. Click the links below to access these documents.

ACRRM: COVID-19 impacts on education and training
RACGP: COVID-19 impacts on education and training
RACGP: Training policies addendum

Do you have questions about telehealth consultations? ACRRM and RACGP have created the following resources for you:

Other resources

Webinar recordings

WAGPET and AMA WA - Understanding employment rights
ACRRM - Getting started with Telehealth
RACGP WA, Rural Health West and WAPHA - COVID-19 Medicare item numbers and Telehealth consultations
WAGPET - Telehealth
WAGPET - COVID-19 Impacts on ECT visits 
WAGPET and GPSA - Innovation through COVID-19 Disruption