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Doctors Speak Up: A communication and language resource for junior doctors and international medical graduates.

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Developed by Health Care Communication Research, University of Melbourne

Effective communication is a core clinical skill essential for patient safety, patient satisfaction and optimal health outcomes. Doctors Speak Up is an interactive learning resource to develop communication and language skills for International Medical Graduates (IMG) from non-English speaking backgrounds who can face communication challenges in clinical practice. Based on recent Australian research into doctor-patient communication, the site includes videos on a range of cases (alcohol history, sexual history, depression, chronic pain) with activities designed to develop awareness and skills in areas of communication, grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation.

 

The CHEC resource: A resource for learning and teaching communication skills for emergency health care.

Developed by the University of Melbourne and University of Technology, Sydney

An interactive learning resource about communication in the Emergency Department developed for medical and nursing students.

chec website

Doctors Speak Up: A communication and language resource for junior doctors and international medical graduates.

doctors speak up

Developed by Health Care Communication Research, University of Melbourne

Effective communication is a core clinical skill essential for patient safety, patient satisfaction and optimal health outcomes. Doctors Speak Up is an interactive learning resource to develop communication and language skills for International Medical Graduates (IMG) from non-English speaking backgrounds who can face communication challenges in clinical practice. Based on recent Australian research into doctor-patient communication, the site includes videos on a range of cases (alcohol history, sexual history, depression, chronic pain) with activities designed to develop awareness and skills in areas of communication, grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation.

The CHEC resource: A resource for learning and teaching communication skills for emergency health care.

Developed by the University of Melbourne and University of Technology, Sydney

An interactive learning resource about communication in the Emergency Department developed for medical and nursing students.

chec website

Resources and guidelines for IMG supervisors in the Victorian public hospital system.

A collection of resources and guidelines to assist Victorian public hospital staff involved in IMG supervision and supporting roles, for example: IMG prinicipal supervisors; Medical Education Officers (MEOs); Directors of Clinical Training (DCTs); and other clinical supervisors.

AMC Orientation Guidelines

AMC Supervision Guidelines

 

AHPRA/MBA Supervision requirements

The PMCV IMG subcommittee completed work in May 2017 on the development of a generic template for supervision structures for health services to use to meet the AHPRA IMG supervision requirements
This resource has been developed to assist health services, any questions related to its use, please contact Kylie Nicholls: knicholls@pmcv.com.a

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Resources for International Medical Graduates (IMGs)

A collection of resources, support programs and interactive websites developed to assist IMGs working or seeking employment in the Victorian public hospital system.

Working in Victoria'a public hospitals: An orientation manual for international medical graduates

CV and Interview Preparation

Interactive web-based communication resources

AMA Associate Membership for unregistered IMGs

Resources to build Cultural Competence

Key prescribing Requirements in Victoria

 

CV and Interview Preparation Support for IMGs

An interactive workshop was held on 26 July 2011 to assist international medical graduates with preparation for the job application and interview processes.

 

The following support materials are available to access:

 

Presentation Slides

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