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General Practice Education and Training (GPET) convention

 

Overview

The GPET convention provides an annual national forum for those involved in education and training in general practice and rural medicine. The theme of the convention is Mining for gold in general practice education.

The following three sub-themes will structure the convention program:

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HealthInfoNet Cafe

The GPET Convention attracted around over 600 delegates from Australia and New Zealand, including GPs, registrars, medical educators, practice managers, supervisors and many more.

Kathy Ride and Stephanie Colbert from the HealthInfoNet conducted a session at the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Educators and Medical Educators Workshop, and ran a ClinicalInfoNet cafe. There was considerable interest in the new ClinicalInfoNet website, which most delegates saw as a potential useful tool for the prevention and management of chronic disease.

The 2013 Convention theme was Mining for gold in general practice education which focused on continual exploration for the best methods of training; delivery of quality supervision and resources; and delving into the research which provides the evidence-base for the medicine being practiced and the training being delivered.

Kathy Ride, HealthInfoNet Sue Domanski, Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP)
More information about the HealthInfoNet cafes

Contacts

Convention organiser (for all enquiries):
Doreen Culliver
On Q Conference Support
PO Box 3711
Weston Creek ACT 2611
Ph: (02) 6288 3998
Fax: (02) 6161 4719
Email: gpet@onqconferences.com.au
GPET contact

Lauren Watt
Convention Co-Convenor
General Practice Education and Training Ltd
Level 3, 10 Rudd Street
GPO Box 2914
Canberra ACT 2601
Ph: (02) 6263 6782
Fax: (02) 6263 6788
Email: lauren.watt@gpet.com.au

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Last updated: 19 September 2013
 
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