Hitting the Ground Running (HTGR)
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
- Patient charges
- Australian society, communication, cultural awareness, and competence
- 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.
Information about and registration links for February and March 2022 are below:
18th and 23rd February 2022
18th and 22nd March 2022
12th and 20th April 2022
20th May and 25th May 2022
17th June and 22nd June 2022
- Single Module: $105* AUD + Booking Fee
- Full course (four modules): $420* + Booking Fee
Registration will be refunded for cancellations up to 7 days prior to the event. Registration will not be refunded for cancellations of less than 2 business days (48 hours), nor for non-attendance.
For further information on the TOTR Program, please email PMCVeducation@pmcv.com.au.
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.
48 hours’ notice, or 2 business days, will be given in case of course rescheduling or cancellation.
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 to book.