Acronyms

There are many acronyms in GP training.

Below are some of the common acronyms, for a comprehensive list refer to the GP Synergy Acronym & Abbreviation Cheat Sheet.

AcronymMeaning
ACCHS Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service
ACEUAboriginal Cultural Education Unit
ACRRM Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine
ADF Australian Defence Force
AGPT Australian General Practice Training
AHTFAboriginal health training facility
AKT Applied Knowledge Test (RACGP exam)
ALS Advanced Life Support
AMG / NZAMGAustralian Medical Graduate / New Zealand or Australian Medical Graduate
AMS Aboriginal Medical Service
AoPAssessment of the placement
APLS Advanced Paediatric Life Support
ARSP Advanced Rural Skills Post
ARST Advanced Rural Skills Training (RACGP)
AST Advanced Specialised Training (ACRRM)
BLS Basic Life Support
CCEClinical Competency Exam (RACGP Exam)
CECultural Educator
CoT Completion of Training
CPR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
CTV Clinical Teaching Visit
CT visitorClinical teaching visitor
Deputy DoET Deputy Director of Education and Training
DoET Director of Education and Training
DORE Director of Registrar Education
DOSE Director of Supervisor Education
EAF Extension Awaiting Fellowship
ECEvents Coordinator
ES Extended Skills
ESGPExtended Skills in General Practice
FACCRM Fellowship of Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine
FARGPFellowship in Advanced Rural General Practice
FRACGP Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
FTEFull-time equivalence
GP edGP education dashboard
GPRGP registrar
GPRA General Practice Registrar Association
GPRime GP Registrar Information Management & Education
(GP Synergy’s information management system)
GPS GP supervisor
GPT1 General Practice Term 1 (RACGP)
GPT2 General Practice Term 2 (RACGP)
GPT3 General Practice Term 3 (RACGP)
IMGInternational Medical Graduate
IOS Initial Observation Session
KFP Key Feature Problem (RACGP exam)
ME Medical Educator
MMMModified Monash Model
MSF Multi-Source Feedback
NSW RDN New South Wales Rural Doctors Network
PA Programmatic Assessment
PGA Pre-GPT Term Assessment
RACGP Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
RCA Random Case Analysis
RCE Remote Clinical Exam
RDAA Rural Doctors Association Australia
RHoE Regional Head of Education
RG Rural Generalist
RLO Registrar Liaison Officer
RPL Recognition of Prior Learning
RPMRural Programs Manager
RSO Rural Support Officer
RTO Regional Training Organisation
TA Training advisory contact
TCTraining Coordinator
VMO Visiting Medical Officer