Duration and structure - ACRRM
The ACRRM AGPT fellowship pathway is a four-year program. Rural training pathway places are available as well as rural generalist training opportunities.
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Fellowship of Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (FACRRM)
The FACRRM AGPT program is a four-year program when undertaken full-time. Training time can be reduced up to 24 months through recognition of prior learning.
The four-year FACRRM AGPT training program comprises:
36 months Core Generalist Training (CGT) previously known as Core Clinical Training (CCT) and Primary Rural and Remote Training (PRRT) including a combination of primary, secondary inpatient and emergency care, twelve months of which must be in a rural or remote setting.
12 months Advanced Specialised Training (AST) in an AST discipline
Common training scenarios
*Advanced Specialised Training (ARST) terms can be undertaken anywhere in training after PGY3. Registrars training under the Rural Generalist Training Policy may also add an additional 6-12 months of AST training (not shown in diagram).
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For full details about the ACRRM training program, see the ACRRM Fellowship Training Handbook.
Yes. Rural generalist training is part of the ACRRM fellowship pathway.
For more information about rural generalist training posts in NSW and ACT, see NSW and ACT RG posts and locations.
Under the ACRRM fellowship pathway, training time may be able to be reduced by up to 24 months.
During their training, ACRRM registrars are required to gain experience in a number of clinical areas. Many or all of these may be completed through a hospital rotation, although other alternatives also apply.