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Treating friends, family and yourself
15 Oct 2018
The practice of treating friends and family is not recommended and there have been cases where it has led to disciplinary actions by the regulators including conditions placed on practitioner’s registration.
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Smart time management for healthcare practitioners
12 Sep 2018
Poor time management means patients are kept waiting. You get stressed. Work becomes less enjoyable. Stress builds, you lose your sense of humour and you can’t seem to find the time for family, exercise and sleep.
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Disruption is coming to healthcare – are you ready?
10 Sep 2018
Healthcare professionals have largely been shielded from the disruption visited upon those working in many other industries. But Mahesh Roy, National Segment Head of Healthcare at Macquarie Business Banking, says the disruption that’s agitated s ...
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Increasing financial literacy is critical now more than ever
3 Sep 2018
MIPS is concerned that even healthcare practitioners with high financial literacy may have fallen victim to the misconduct of financial institutions. It is a good time to reassess investments and the quality of financial advice received. MIPS ha ...
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Is your cover letter sufficiently selling your skills?
3 Sep 2018
A cover letter for your CV serves as a prospective employer’s first impression of you and your abilities. In the healthcare industry, your potential employer could be at a healthcare practice or at a hospital. They have busy schedules; and hirin ...
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It's nothing like Grey's Anatomy!
3 Sep 2018
You are about to say goodbye to university and are almost ready to be an intern. But before you are eligible for general registration in Australia and New Zealand, all medical school graduates must undertake a period of approved intern training. ...
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Career moves - How much does moving cost?
3 Sep 2018
Whether it’s moving out of your parent’s place or moving to a new house, moving to pursue career opportunities can be stressful, time consuming and expensive. Although the aim is to keep costs low there may be a need to or benefit in obtaining a ...
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How to: Compiling a CV
3 Sep 2018
A well-presented CV creates a good first impression which is important as your potential employers will read a great number of CVs and may likely only pick a selected few to consider due to their presentation. It is possible that a template or o ...
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How to: Handle a job interview
3 Sep 2018
If you’ve been asked to an interview, it is because they liked your application to some extent, so take some confidence in this fact. The first question will likely be something along the lines of “what brings you here today?” or “tell us about ...
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Medicare auditing increase and the PSR
3 Sep 2018
The Department of Health has increased its random auditing process and government resources to ensure Medicare is not misused by patients or providers. Sophisticated methods for detecting inappropriate practice or incorrect claims have been deve ...
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