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Standards for Postgraduate Training Schemes in Irish General Practice 2020

Author: ICGP

Publication Year: 2020


CHAPTER 1: The Steering Committee
Standard: There will be a fully representative functioning steering committee capable of addressing the needs of all stakeholders.
CHAPTER 2: Administration of a Training Scheme
Standard: The administration systems will demonstrate the continuous management of all the essential areas of the scheme.
CHAPTER 3: The Programme Directing Team
Standard: The Programme Directing Team will coordinate the organisation, delivery, assessment and development of training.
CHAPTER 4: The Hospital Component
Standard: The hospital-based GP trainee will experience appropriate curriculum-based learning in quality-assured and regulated posts.
CHAPTER 5: The Training Practice Component
Standard: The GP registrar will experience comprehensive general practice exposure in a quality-assured regulated working environment led by a competent GP trainer who will provide teaching, appropriate clinical supervision and mentoring.
CHAPTER 6: The Educational Component
Standard: The educational component will provide a four-year trainee-centered integrated programme delivered in a small group learning environment.
CHAPTER 7: Submission for approval of further General Practice Training Places
Standard: Expansion of general practice training will occur in a regulated quality-assured manner.
CHAPTER 8: Guidelines for Recruitment & Selection
Standard: Recruitment of trainees, trainers, programme directors and assistant programme directors will be in line with ICGP policy.
CHAPTER 9: Satisfactory Completion of Specialist Training in General Practice
Standard: All elements of general practice training will be documented and certified for the purposes of notification of completion of training to the ICGP.


Adopted by PGTC May 2020

Format Download
Keywords general practice, GP training
Publisher Irish College of General Practitioners
Classification GP training
Pages 38
Categories: Irish Content, ICGP Resources
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