Medical Training Review Panel: Seventeenth Report

Acronyms

Page last updated: 09 April 2014

ABS

Australian Bureau of Statistics
ACDAustralasian College of Dermatologists
ACEMAustralasian College for Emergency Medicine
ACRRMAustralian College of Rural and Remote Medicine
ACSPAustralasian College of Sports Physicians
AGPTAustralian General Practice Training Program
AMCAustralian Medical Council
AMDSPApproved Medical Deputising Services Program
ANUAustralian National University
ANZCAAustralian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists
ANZCA-FPMAustralian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists - Faculty of Pain Medicine
APEDPApproved Private Emergency Department Program
APSPPApproved Placements for Sports Physicians
ASGC-RAAustralian Standard Geographical Classification - Remoteness Area
ASTAdvanced Specialist Training
BMPSBonded Medical Places Scheme
CCTCore clinical training
CICMCollege of Intensive Care Medicine of Australia and New Zealand
CMOCareer Medical Officer
COAGCouncil of Australian Governments
CPMECConfederation of Postgraduate Medical Education Councils
DWSDistrict of Workforce Shortage
FACRRMFellowship of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine
FARGPFellowship in Advanced Rural General Practice
FGAMSForeign graduates of an accredited medical school
FTEFull-time equivalent
GPETGeneral Practice Education and Training Ltd
HECSHigher Education Contribution Scheme
HMOHospital Medical Officer
MBBSBachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
MCQMultiple Choice Questionnaire
MDDoctor of Medicine
MDANZMedical Deans Australia and New Zealand Inc.
MRBSSMedical Rural Bonded Scholarship Scheme
MSODMedical Schools Outcomes Database
MTRPMedical Training Review Panel
PESCIPre-employment structured clinical interview
PGPostgraduate
PGPPPPrevocational General Practice Placements Program
PGY1Postgraduate Year 1 (also known as Intern year)
PGY2Postgraduate Year 2
PGY3Postgraduate Year 3
PREPPhysician Readiness for Expert Practice
PRRTPrimary Rural and Remote Training
QCRDThe Queensland Country Relieving Doctors
RACGPRoyal Australian College of General Practitioners
RACMARoyal Australasian College of Medical Administrators
RACPRoyal Australasian College of Physicians
RACP-AChAMRoyal Australasian College of Physicians - Australasian Chapter of Addiction Medicine
RACP-AChPMRoyal Australasian College of Physicians - Australasian Chapter of Palliative Medicine
RACP-AFOEMRoyal Australasian College of Physicians - Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
RACP-AFPHMRoyal Australasian College of Physicians - Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine
RACP-AFRMRoyal Australasian College of Physicians - Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine
RACP-AMRoyal Australasian College of Physicians - Adult Medicine Division
RACP-PCHRoyal Australasian College of Physicians - Paediatrics and Child Health
RACSRoyal Australasian College of Surgeons
RANZCORoyal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists
RANZCOGRoyal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
RANZCPRoyal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
RANZCRRoyal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists
RCPARoyal College of Pathologists of Australasia
RLRPRural Locum Relief Program
RMOResident Medical Officer
RRMARural, Remote and Metropolitan Areas (Classification System)
RTPRegional Training Provider
RVTSRemote Vocational Training Scheme
RWARural Workforce Agency
SETSurgical Education and Training
TMOTrainee Medical Officer
TROMPPThe Temporary Resident Other Medical Practitioners Program
UGUndergraduate
UNEUniversity of New England
UNSWUniversity of New South Wales
UQUniversity of Queensland
UWAUniversity of Western Australia
UWSUniversity of Western Sydney

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