The Medical Education Team is dedicated and committed to providing our junior medical staff with the necessary education and training to ensure their individual goals are achieved within the context of providing outstanding care to our patients.
Our junior medical staff educational program calendar is always responding to the needs of junior doctors and therefore many new programs are currently in development. Find out more about the program below.
A comprehensive program which aims to have interns work-ready. The program involves practical procedures such as basic life support and deteriorating patient simulations, EMR and safe prescribing training, as well as following a fictional patient Barry along his journey through the hospital departments. Intern orientation week concludes with shadowing outgoing interns on the wards.
‘U&Me’ Near-to-Peer Mentoring
A program designed to help prevocational trainees (including interns) new to the RMH transition into their role and hit the ground running. The aim is for mentor and mentee to draw on their similar knowledge, training level, and work experiences, thereby, enabling the founding of a mutually supportive and empowering collaborative relationship.
‘U&Me’ Mentor Training Program
U&Me Mentors are offered an educational program to support them in their significant role as mentor. The program delves into understanding, the principles of emotional intelligence, personality types, recognising the signs of distress, and strengthening resilience.
HMO & registrar orientation
A morning orientation program on day one of term 1 which provides a welcome to the RMH, the RMH-specific clinical information including deteriorating patient guidelines, EMR training and safety culture information. Doctors in Training (DiT) are provided with online resources to review prior to orientation to ensure maximum organisational knowledge before starting on the wards.
Protected weekly intern education sessions
Weekly sessions cover topics within medicine, surgery, and all subspecialties to assist interns in developing skills to prepare for a HMO position. The hour-long sessions are protected education time for interns to leave the wards to attend. The information provided during intern education is current and relevant and falls in line with the Confederation of Postgraduate Medical Education Council's Curriculum Framework.
SET interview preparation
This is a 4 part program including behavioural interviewing techniques, interpreting emotional intelligence and mock interview opportunities with immediate consultant feedback on how to structure a response framework.
Level 8 South East
300 Grattan St, Parkville, Victoria