I’m Aaron, an ACRRM registrar and in my third year with GPTT, and the Registrar Liaison Officer for the North West and ACRRM. I’m working in psychiatry this year for my advanced specialised training (AST), and last year I was in Smithton working at the general practice and district hospital.discover more
Dr Georgia Bavin knew she wanted to move to Tasmania for the lifestyle but got more than she had ever dreamed of when it came to her GP training. I applied to General Practice Training Tasmania in 2014, so my husband and I could move to Tasmania for the lifestyle,” Dr Georgia said. “We have lived in Launceston […]discover more
GPTT registrars in Tasmania participate in training including specific cultural workshops and education activities designed to provide insight and awareness into a diverse range of patients and cases that they may encounter working in day-to-day general practice.discover more
The COVID pandemic has thrust health services into the spotlight across the globe like never before. In particular, it is the frontline health workers – the GPs, nurses, paramedics and others – who have so bravely faced the crisis head on. In Tasmania, our GPs and health workers have done an amazing job helping ensure […]
The Rural Priority Package (RPP) is provided by Tasmania’s Rural Workforce Agency HR+ and is now available to all GPTT Registrars. The RPP is aimed at providing financial incentives, support and assistance to GPTT Registrars signing a minimum 12 month full-time contract in a RPP location. This is a wonderful opportunity to experience the benefits of working and living in a rural area.
The annual RACGP awards are designed to ‘recognise outstanding achievements and exceptional individuals for their contribution to general practice’. Winners of the national awards were named at the GP20 Welcome Reception and 2020 RACGP National Awards ceremony on Friday 20 November. GPTT's Distinguished Medical Educator / Supervisor Liaison Officer (North West) Dr Jim Berryman was awarded the National GP Supervisor of the Year.
ALS1 and ALS2 are one and two-day courses respectively, focussing on developing advanced skills in managing the deteriorating patient in crisis.
ALS1 is designed for healthcare professionals with limited or infrequent exposure to crisis events requiring advanced life support.
ALS2 incorporates managing a deteriorating patient in cardiac arrest and is designed for healthcare professionals who would be expected to apply the skills taught as part of their clinical duties, or to teach them on a regular basis. ALS2 is suitable for those working in critical care areas and/or a resuscitation/medical team.