Workplace-based assessment

All international medical graduate specialists (IMGS) who are determined to be substantially comparable to a Fellow of ANZCA must successfully complete an IMGS workplace-based assessment (WBA).

 

An IMGS workplace-based assessment is a comprehensive one-day assessment undertaken at the hospital approved for your clinical practice assessment (CPA) period. It is usually undertaken towards the end of your clinical practice assessment period. You must have successfully completed at least six months of clinical practice assessment (with at least three months at the hospital in which the IMGS workplace-based assessment will be undertaken) before arrangements for your IMGS workplace-based assessment can begin. The Faculty will write to you prior to this time to begin arrangements for your IMGS workplace-based assessment.

 

The IMGS workplace-based assessment will be done by two assessors who are Fellows of FPMANZCA, one assessor will observe your morning and afternoon lists while the other will conduct interviews with staff chosen by you. Both assessors will meet with you in the afternoon to undertake case-based discussions.

 

After the IMGS workplace-based assessment, the Faculty's IMGS Committee will review the assessors’ finding and the outcome of the workplace-based assessment will be sent to you.

 

For further information the IMGS workplace-based assessment please read by-law 16 and the frequently asked questions or by emailing imgs@anzca.edu.au

 

Information on the fees associated with the IMGS workplace-based assessment can be found here.

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