Make an easy transition into the Australian
healthcare system

PMCV’s Hitting the Ground Running (HTGR): IMG Orientation program is designed to support and familiarise International Medical Graduate (IMGs) who are planning on or currently working within the Australian healthcare system (Hospital-based and/or General Practice).

At the end of the course, you will receive evidence of certification and an ORIG-30 mapping checklist. This will ensure that you successfully complete necessary components of your mandatory 3 month orientation reporting requirement (ORIG-30) as per your general registration requirements set by Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

You will also have access to an O-manual and resources to further supplement and support your understanding of:

  • Medicare Australia
  • Obtaining your Provider number
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
  • PBS online learning
  • Prescribing medications
  • Australian society, communication, cultural awareness, and competence
  • Patient charges

  • Registration pathways and standard bodies
  • IMG employment pathways
  • Legislative framework governing practices
  • Litigation & indemnity
  • Living in Australia
  • And much more…

This program is suited for doctors working in hospital and/or GP clinical settings. This is also suitable for doctors following all IMG registration pathways.

This program specifically covers the following modules and content:

Modules/workshops/dates

Hitting the Ground Running 10th August 2022

The HTGR program is open to International Medical Graduates (IMGs) employed or about to commence employment within the Australian Health System (Hospital-based and General Practice) in all Australian states/territories.

REGISTER
Hitting the Ground Running 19th and 24th August 2022

The HTGR program is open to International Medical Graduates (IMGs) employed or about to commence employment within the Australian Health System (Hospital-based and General Practice) in all Australian states/territories.

REGISTER
Hitting the Ground Running 2nd and 7th September 2022

The HTGR program is open to International Medical Graduates (IMGs) employed or about to commence employment within the Australian Health System (Hospital-based and General Practice) in all Australian states/territories.

REGISTER
Interested in individual HTGR modules?

The Hitting the Ground Running program is delivered as a workshop over four modules.

If you are interested participating in one or two (or three) modules, please contact us and we will try to find availability.

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Please see below for HTGR costs

Cost
Face-to-face$450* AUD + Booking Fee (*GST inclusive)
Online$420* AUD + Booking Fee (*GST inclusive)

Refund Policy

Registration (minus $50 administration fee) will be refunded for cancellation up to 7 days prior to the event. Registration will not be refunded for cancellation of less than 7 days or non-attendance.

Cancellation and Rescheduling

PMCV courses are subject to minimum and maximum group numbers. Courses may be cancelled or postponed if minimum numbers are not achieved by the scheduled date. Courses may close prior to the start date if the maximum numbers are achieved. In both situations, applicants will be re-scheduled to the next available course.

For further information on the Hitting the Ground Running (HTGR) Program, please email  PMCVeducation@pmcv.com.au.

Sessions tailored to your organisation

We also run bespoke Hitting the Ground Running sessions with organisations. If you are interested in this service, please contact us below to book:

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