Using telehealth infrastructure for remote supervision could create medical training places where they are needed
Remote supervision is used increasingly in postgraduate general practice training in outback Australia and northern Canada.1,2 In this model, general practice supervisors and registrars working in different locations communicate via information and communication technology. However, the concept of remote supervision compared with the traditional apprenticeship of general practice training raises questions about how registrars can learn without observing their general practice supervisors at work. And how do general practitioners supervise registrars without overseeing them?
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