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QAA 3/2016 Declarations/Other as made
This instrument provides for self-reflection of learners on individual performance, reviews, feedback from others, audit aspects of clinical performance, and maintains learning plans for further development for improved surgical outcomes.
Administered by: Health
Made 13 Mar 2016
Registered 27 May 2016
Tabled HR 30 Aug 2016
Tabled Senate 30 Aug 2016
To be ceased 13 Mar 2021
Ceased by Self Ceasing

 

 

Declaration of Quality Assurance Activity under section 124X of the Health Insurance Act 1973 – QAA 3/2016

 

 

I, CHRIS BAGGOLEY, delegate of the Minister for Health, under section 124X of the Health Insurance Act 1973 (the Act):

 

 

1.             DECLARE the Activity described in the Schedule to this declaration (the Activity) to be a quality assurance activity to which Part VC of the Act applies being satisfied in relation to the Activity that:

(i)            any person engaging in, or proposing to engage in, the Activity is authorised to do so by an association of health professionals; and

(ii)          it is in the public interest that Part VC of the Act apply to the Activity having regard to the criteria prescribed in regulations 23C to 23G (inclusive) of the Health Insurance Regulations 1975.

 

 

 

Dated:  13 March 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Professor Chris Baggoley

Chief Medical Officer

Department of Health

 



Part 1          Preliminary

 

1.                       Name of Declaration

 

This Declaration is the Declaration of Quality Assurance Activity under section 124X of the Health Insurance Act 1973 – QAA 3/2016.

 

2.                       Commencement

 

This Declaration commences the day after registration on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.

 

3.                       Cessation

 

This Declaration will cease to be in force at the end of 5 years after the Declaration is signed.

 

4.                       Authority

 

This Declaration is made under the Health Insurance Act 1973.

 

5.                       Schedule

 

The Schedule to this Instrument describes the quality assurance activity to which Part VC of the Health Insurance Act 1973 applies.

 


Schedule

 

Declaration of Quality Assurance Activity under section 124X of the Health Insurance Act 1973 – QAA 3/2016

 

 

1           Organisation engaging in activity:

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS)

 

Title:

Portfolio

 

             Description:

 

The RACS Portfolio is where a learner reflects on individual performance, reviews feedback from others, audit aspects of the clinical performance, and maintains a life-long learning plans as part of this quality assurance activity.

 

The purpose of this activity is to provide each learner with the opportunity to reflect, review feedback from the workplace and audit aspect of the clinical performance and personal attributes through a variety of methods.