GP Supervisor training

GP Supervisor Training Modules

The GP Supervisor Online Training Modules have been developed to train GP Supervisors to enrich the educational quality of general practice placements for our students. Clinical supervision skills and educational standards are covered in the modules, as well as general information on the GP component of the Doctor of Medicine course.

Click the button below which will take you to the log-in page to access the modules:

GP Training Modules

Need a log-in and password to access the modules? 

If you are a GP involved in teaching our MD students you may complete and submit your details by clicking below, you will be sent an email with your log-in and password. 

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GP Supervisor/Practice Manager Guide

For your information, please see the GP Supervisor/Practice Manager Guide which has useful information to assist practice staff in organising the clinical placements for our students, it covers student attendance, orientation, practice based learning activities, and other resources that will be invaluable to teaching students at your practice.

GP Supervisor/Practice Manager Guide 2019

Below are excerpts from the MD3 student guide that you may find useful when supervising your student. The PDFs contain information around Core Topics and Presentations, Assessment, and the Clinical Workshops that 3rd year students complete during their GP rotation.

Core Topics and Presentations


Clinical Workshops

If you are teaching an MD Year 2 student for their Ambulatory Care (AC) placement, you will find useful information in the document below about the purpose of the placement and various learning activities while your student is at your practice.

AC Information for GPs

Below is the PCCB Year 2 student guide to be used as a reference when hosting your Northern or Western Clinical School students.

PCCB Student Guide 2019

Excellence in Clinical Teaching (E.X.C.I.T.E) online modules online modules cover:

  • clinical teaching,
  • effective feedback skills,
  • teaching clinical reasoning,
  • scoring miniCEX assessments* and
  • a 30 second  video about the Melbourne Medical School’s vocational selective.

*The Scoring mini-CEX assessments module will help you to set a standard for expected performance.Registration is free and we strongly recommend that all GPs involved in teaching watch these videos.

MD Connect

The student curriculum portal MD Connect (contact DGP to gain access) provides access to the medical students’ lectures and resources

  • Supervisor and practice manager guidebooks for block and PCCB placements; access by clicking Curriculum – Year 2 –PCCB – click on the green dot or Curriculum – Year 3 – General Practice – click on the green dot
  • Term guides for each of the clinical rotating terms
  • Library resources; accessed via Curriculum –Library on the left hand side
  • Lectures, particularly on:
    • Perspectives in health care: the four lenses - used by the students for their reflective piece during the GP block rotating term
    • Discussing sensitive issues (sexual, drug and alcohol, abuse and violence; downloadable video).

Both are accessed by clicking Curriculum – Year 3 – General Practice – Introductory Day.