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Rural and Remote Medical Education Online with ACRRM

The Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine’s (ACRRM) Rural and Remote Medical Education Online (RRMEO) is an easy to use, whole-career support online learning platform free to all members. RRMEO allows members to up-skill and earn points towards individual professional development requirements for the triennium.

All learning modules on RRMEO are mapped to the ACRRM curriculum and are authored by experts in their field and ACRRM members. The majority of modules feature a case based approach to learning, reinforcing analytical and reflective skills through the use of real-life scenarios.

There are more than 100 online modules to choose from providing a wide variety of training opportunities for all stages in your career. See below for information on our most popular modules.

Rural Doctors Family and Domestic Violence Education Package

The module for Rural Doctors Family and Domestic Violence Education Package was developed to strengthen the rural general practitioners’ capacity to address family violence within their community.

This module is based on a series of clinically focused case-based discussions, with emphasis on providing best practice responses at both the individual and community level.

Reflecting the diversity of people who are affected by domestic violence in rural and remote communities, the module was developed by doctors across Australia, from locations such as Cooktown, Nhulunbuy, Alice Springs, Parkes, and Port Hedland.

The module is divided into six sections:

  1. Identifying Domestic Violence
  2. Understanding Domestic Violence
  3. Understanding the community – promotion, prevention and health education
  4. Managing Domestic Violence
  5. Demonstrating appropriate attitudes in practice – understanding the role and responsibilities of the GP in helping patients affected by Domestic Violence
  6. Self-reflection.

Members can receive 30 Practice Reflective Professional Development points towards their ACRRM Professional Development Program (PDP) when each section is completed.

Q Fever: Early Diagnosis and Vaccination

The Q fever: early diagnosis and vaccination module has been developed by the Communicable Diseases Branch, Health Protection New South Wales in collaboration with experts in clinical infectious diseases, veterinary microbiology, public health, and rural general practice.

This module has been developed to upskill GPs in Q fever prevention and the diagnosis and management of acute infections. The target audience are regional, rural, and remote general practitioners in line with the disease burden.

On completion of the module participants will:

This module takes approximately two hours to complete and has been accredited with ACRRM for two core Professional Development points.

150 Shades of Radiology

The 150 Shades of Radiology module features 150 radiology cases with a progressive series of online assessments. The content has been created and curated by A/Prof Tony Lamont, Associate Professor Clinical Education, James Cook University and previously Head of Radiology at Townsville Base Hospital.

Successful completion of 3 blocks of 10 cases and their associated assessments meet ACRRM’s requirements for Radiology MOPS for the current

For further information on RRMEO and the available online modules, you can visit the ACRRM website.