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Medcast provides healthcare education across

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Whether it's CPD or GP Training, Medcast offers the most up-to-date education to inspire you in your career. Discover how we can help make you a better GP.

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Trusted by thousands of nurses, doctors and medical staff across Australia, our goal is simple - to provide online and face-to-face education that's as incredible as the job you do everyday. Because when it's critical, it has to be memorable.

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Medcast offers excellence in Aged Care education. We deliver bespoke, tailored courses including compliance training for organisations.

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At Medcast our tailored solutions go further to meet your needs and solve your organisation's problems. It's why we're trusted by some of the largest healthcare groups in Australia, across a range of sectors.

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Why Medcast?

Our medical educators are the best in their field.

Medcast’s team of educators include Masters, Professors and Chief Examiners. They also happen to be brilliant at making the complicated easy and memorable.

The latest learnings, streamlined to give you exactly what you need.

At Medcast we bring the latest learnings from the researchers to the front line as quickly as possible. Discover a bank of pertinent, up-to-date resources.

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Medcast’s technology and innovative learning tools are setting a new standard in healthcare education. Discover the different ways to learn, for the different types of you.

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Crystal Smith

Crystal Smith RN, BN, GradCert(CritCareNurs), GradCert(ChnNurs), M.Ed, has been working in clinical and tertiary settings for over 15 years. She has a range of experience in both Adult and Paediatric Critical Care areas including...

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