Planning your programme
As you embark on GPEP years 2 and 3, it will be your responsibility to find an employer at an appropriate practice and negotiate the terms of your employment.
Medical educators and Te Ara (Learning Management System) will help guide you through your learning and assessment stages.
During this part of the programme you will continue to refine your skills, knowledge and clinical practice with a large emphasis on reflection. Colleague multi-source feedback, clinical audit activities, and patient surveys serve to fill gaps in your knowledge. At this stage you will work a minimum of four-tenths (approximately 16 clinical hours per week), and will maintain a mentoring relationship with a Fellow of the College.
You are required to complete an academic component. This is either a a 15-credit postgraduate paper from an approved provider, a research project completed as part of an approved research component, a te reo course delivered by an approved provider that is a minimum of 15 credits OR a postgraduate certificate, diploma or higher qualification which was completed prior to enrolling in GPEP.
You must have successfully completed the following before being considered for a Fellowship assessment visit:
- All formative and clinical experience requirements
- The written and clinical examinations with a passing grade
- The academic component.
Registrars who successfully complete a Fellowship Assessment visit will be awarded Fellowship of The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (FRNZCGP).