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Lessons from the past: historical trends in the RACGP examination


Jones, R and Rawlin, M and Atkinson, K and Radford, JC and Au, L and Egglestone, D, Lessons from the past: historical trends in the RACGP examination, Australian Family Physician, 38, (9) pp. 708-710. ISSN 0300-8495 (2009) [Refereed Article]

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Assessment within any medical specialty college is often an area that elicits deep feelings within the medical community. The speciality of general practice is no exception, and there are a number of deeply held and widespread beliefs about The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) Fellowship examination. This article seeks to publish historical data from past RACGP Fellowship examinations. It is anticipated that readers with an interest in past, present and future trends will find this information useful, and it is intended that the information contained in the article will be used to inform the many debates which focus on the RACGP Fellowship examination.

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Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, RACGP, fellowship, examination, assessment, validity
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Other education
Research Field:Other education not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Teaching and curriculum
Objective Field:Teaching and curriculum not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Radford, JC (Professor Jan Radford)
ID Code:76005
Year Published:2009
Deposited By:Medicine
Deposited On:2012-02-22
Last Modified:2014-11-25
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