Monash IMG Preparation Program

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Monash Health International Medical Graduate Preparation (MiPreP) Program is a three-month course specifically designed for International Medical Graduates (IMGs). This is a boutique style course, with a small group of only 12 participants. Intensive and highly supported there is a dedicated senior doctor and Medical Education Officer just for this program. The course is aimed at IMGs already in Australia, who wish to enter the Australian medical workforce and involves:

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Intensive learning blocks: 2 x 2 weeks

  • Hitting The Ground Running (HTGR) course by Postgraduate Medical Council of Victoria
  • Full day course with Monash Simulation
  • Procedural skills workshop
  • Communication skills workshop
  • Teaching on key clinical topics
  • Online learning packages designed specifically for MiPrep
  • Monash Health Library, including
  • BMJ learning
  • Up-to-date

Clinical placements – 2 x 4 weeks

  • Provisional/limited AHPRA registration
  • Honorary HMO role
    • Emergency
    • General Medicine or Aged Care
  • Workplace learning portfolio
  • Clinical supervision
  • Feedback and Development Plan

$A 9,500 (+10% GST) in including all costs for HTGR and Monash Simulation courses and assistance with AHPRA registration^.

^AHPRA registration fees not included

  • If you have completed the HTGR with PMCV, then the component of the MiPreP fee allocated to HTGR will be deducted from the total once you have provided evidence of this.
  • The full amount must be paid prior to accepting the position and no refund is available.
  • More information around fees can be found in the FAQs section.

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Frequently Asked Question

Yes, the full amount must be paid prior to accepting the position and no refund is available.

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Yes, the component of the MiPreP fee allocated to HTGR will be removed from your total once you have provided evidence of completion with PMCV.

Yes, the full amount must be paid prior to accepting the position and no refund is available.

If you withdraw or do not complete the program for any reason, we are unable to refund the fees.

No. HECS-HELP fees are not available for this course.

No, The MiPreP program is designed to provide a comprehensive orientation to working in the Australian Health care system and in a major metropolitan hospital. You will gain insight into how the hospital system works in Australia along with invaluable knowledge and skills which will stand you in good stead for employment in the future.

Your level of supervision is determined by AHPRA. The minimum requirement for successful application for the MiPreP course is Completion of AMC MCQ part 1 along with practice within the last 3 years. Completion of AMC part 2 and practice within the last 2 years is highly desirable.

That would be great! However, we are unable to refund the fees.

We would recommend Doctors-in-Training medical liability insurance/professional indemnity insurance (which is also an AHPRA requirement).

You are expected to work as a supernumerary HMO in the unit under supervision. We believe that the best way to learn to be a junior doctor in Australia is by having the experience under a safe and supervised environment. You are expected to follow all Monash Health policies and procedures.

We use jot forms to collect feedback on your performance from your supervisors. We will use this and your portfolio work to provide constructive feedback for further improvement.

Yes-you do! We hope that participating in the MiPreP program will enable you to gain entry into the Australian Medical workforce at Monash Health or elsewhere.

Yes. All English Language tests accepted by AHPRA are acceptable.

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