Continuous Medical Education

Continuous medical education (CME) for GPs improves the health care provided to patients by enhancing:

  • Knowledge
  • Skills
  • Attitudes and
  • Judgment.
The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) promotes educational programmes to maintain and improve skills related to general practice. All GPs must participate in ongoing CME throughout their professional life.
 
The college maintains a national network of RNZCGP registered CME providers and special interest registered providers: East Tamaki Healthcare (ETHC) is an RNZCGP registered CME provider, and as a registered provider:

Provides high quality CME for all GPs within the area of our operation, and carries out a CME programme evaluation, which includes:

  • A reasonable number of formal and anonymous participant satisfaction surveys that are representative of the year’s programme.
  • The opportunity for elaboration about areas of concern and for suggestions for improvement.
  • Feedback arising from a CME event and an opportunity to comment on levelsl of satisfaction with facilities and support services.