Recommended Education

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Recommended Education

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International medical graduates will need to complete the following courses if they intend to start working in Australia as a doctor. All three courses can help you prepare for the PESCI interview. The completion certificates are also required as part of your AHPRA application. You can also find additional courses below to help with your PESCI preparation. These extra courses can be helpful but are not mandatory. Contact us for more information.


Recommended Courses

Mental Health Training

This training is recommended prior to completing PESCI or when moving into General Practice from another field. Benefits include:

  • Additional Item Numbers
  • Increased Billing Potential

Curriculum:
The core module explores the diagnosis and management of common mental illnesses including anxiety, depression, bipolar and schizophrenia.

Training Provider

Think GP

Cultural Awareness Training

This training is recommended prior to completing PESCI. Benefits include:

  • Indigenous Health Incentive
  • CPD Points Available

Curriculum
Explore how Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander culture, attitudes and values impact perceptions and behaviours in a clinical setting.

Training Providers

ACRRM
RACGP

Women’s Health Training

This training is recommended prior to completing PESCI or when moving into General Practice from another field. Benefits include:

  • CPD Points Available
  • Become an IUD Provider

Training Providers

RACGP – Workshop
ARIMGSAS – Workshop
ACRRM – IUD Training

Additional Courses

Additional courses are available for other topics. Choose a training provider below to see their list of courses on offer. Alternatively, you can register with us to access our PESCI preparation support services. This includes a list of recommended readings and training compiled by our successful candidates who are now working as doctors in Australia.

View our Standard Pathway guide.
View our Competent Authority guide.

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