Australian Medical Council
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The Australian Medical Council (AMC) is an independent national standards and assessment body for medical education and training.
The purpose of the AMC is:
- "To ensure that standards of education, training and assessment of the medical profession promote and protect the health of the Australian community."
The AMC's major functions include:
- accrediting medical education and training providers and their programs
- developing standards, policies and procedures for the accreditation of medical programs and for the assessment of international medical graduates seeking registration in Australia
- assessing the knowledge, clinical skills and professional attributes of overseas qualified medical practitioners seeking registration in medicine under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law
- assessing the case for recognition of medical specialties
- giving advice and making recommendations to federal, state and territory governments and agencies, including medical regulatory authorities, in relation to
- accreditation and accreditation standards for the medical profession
- the registration of medical practitioners
- the assessment and recognition of overseas qualifications of medical practitioners
- the recognition of medical specialties.
- Australian Medical Council
- Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
- Medical Board of Australia
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