Top Tips from RVTS Medical Educators

March 1, 2021 2

RVTS Medical Educators (MEs) all share a passion for rural, remote, and Aboriginal Medical Services, registrar education, and supporting doctors on their General Practice journey. The ME team was recently interviewed, and each one was […]

Tools to improve competency and exam success

October 1, 2020 0

We’re always looking for ways to be better GPs, and to improve our success in fellowship exams. We’ve previously discussed some tools… and here are 2 more: Random Case Analysis and Role Play. Role play […]

Passing Fellowship Exams: Tips for success

October 1, 2019 1

Every registrar I speak to wants to know: What’s the trick in passing Fellowship exams. That’s a good question – with a complex answer. It’s similar to “How do you eat an elephant?” The answer […]

Prepare for KFP using everyday examples

June 2, 2018 0

This month, one of our RVTS registrars, Meryl Nicol, talks about how you can use everyday examples from your daily practice to sharpen your clinical reasoning skills in preparation of the KFP exam – or […]

Developing a useful LEARNING PLAN

February 1, 2018 1

It’s the beginning of the academic year, and the year stretches before us like a blank canvas. Now is a perfect time to consider your “Learning Plan”. A learning plan is a bit like a […]

Looking Back, Looking Forward

January 2, 2018 2

Happy New Year! It’s that time of the year when we reflect on the last 12 months, and plan for the next 365 days. It’s always a good time to press the pause button and […]

Dealing with Exam Anxiety

July 1, 2017 3

Exams are the performance of your life that will make or break your future. The months leading up to the exam are essential to gathering facts and knowledge and forming good habits. The weeks leading […]

Syncope: brought to light

April 1, 2017 0

“Syncope is a sudden, transient, self-limiting loss of consciousness associated with an inability to maintain postural tone”. In this webinar excerpt, Associate Professor Geoff Couser discusses an approach to patients presenting with syncope. Geoff (FACEM […]

Explaining a diagnosis in an understandable way

September 30, 2016 0

How do you explain a diagnosis to a patient in a concise, understandable, succinct way? During a recent discussion with a registrar, a few universal tactics were discussed: find out what the patient already knows about the […]