The RVTS Model

In this months interview, I speak with the RVTS CEO and director of training, Pat Giddings. We discuss the unique training model RVTS utilises, which includes remote supervision, weekly webinars, workshops twice a year, clinical teaching visits, an online learning platform with interactive modules and online discussion forums. RVTS is unique in that it trains via distance education and remote supervision, allowing registrars to practice independently in any location throughout Australia: in rural and remote areas as well as in Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services.

Listen to the recording of the interview to gain some insight into how the RVTS model is implemented.

In the following article by Roger Strasser of Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Lakehead and Laurentian Universities, Canada, education for remote rural health care is discussed with reference to the RVTS Model:

http://www.rrh.org.au/publishedarticles/article_print_4033.pdf

There are usually many questions and discussion points when RVTS is discussed, so feel free to post your comments and questions below.

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