Training & Assessment Requirements (2024 Onward)
As part of the AMC’s new National Framework for Prevocational Medical Training, there are new requirements for PGY1s (commencing in 2024) and PGY2s (with a soft launch in 2024 and then officially commencing in 2025).
- Feedback and support for continuous learning (Accred Standard 2.4)
- Prevocational Trainees must be provided with regular feedback on their performance
- Supervisors must know and use clear procedures for immediately addressing concerns about patient safety.
- Performance improvement plans (IPAPs) to be used for prevocational trainees who are not performing to the expected level.
- Beginning of Term Discussion (Accred Standard 2.3.1)
- This step is a new mandatory requirement for the term supervisor and prevocational doctor. The discussion is to involve a review of the term description and agree on specific learning objectives and assessments to focus on during the term. Refer to the AMC beginning of Term Discussion template.
- Mid-Term Assessment (Accred Standard 2.3.1)
Training & Assessment Requirements (2023)
The Australian Medical Council sets standards for elements of the prevocational phase of the medical education continuum. In 2019-2022, the AMC conducted a comprehensive review of all the elements of the National Framework for Prevocational (PGY1 & PGY2) Medical Training (formerly, National Framework for Medical Internship). The finalised documents can be found here National Framework for Prevocational (PGY1 and PGY2) Medical Training. You can also refer to our Prevocational Framework Support page for further information specific to WA.
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