A positive campaign about the work of overseas trained doctors is urgently needed.
What does OTD stand for?
OTD stands for Overseas Trained Doctor
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We have 56 other meanings of OTD in our Acronym Attic
- Orally Transmitted Diseases
- Organ Tolerance Dose
- Organizational Theory and Dynamics
- Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency
- Orthogonal Transmit Diversity
- Ottawa Therapy Dogs (Canada)
- Ours To Destroy (band)
- Out The Door
- Over the Dune (surfing blog)
- Orthogonal Transmit Diversity-Simulcast
- Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance
- Office of Tracking and Data Acquisition
- Ontario Toyota Dealers Association (Canada)
- Operating Table of Distribution and Allowances
- Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness
- Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Fund
- Old Town Development Board (Winchester, VA)
- Opportunities to do Business (sales)
- Office of Technology Development and Coordination (US NIH)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Since the mid 1990s, these have included the extensive use of the services of overseas trained doctors and nurses, resulting in what has been criticised as an over reliance on the services of overseas trained doctors.
The basis for one of the inquiries (a Royal Commission) was the alleged activities of an overseas trained doctor in a rural town.
The Bundaberg Hospital Commission of Inquiry into the surgical performance of Dr Jayant Patel has put the issue of accreditation of Overseas Trained Doctors on the front page.
This response critically evaluates claims in the September 2004 issue of People and Place that the medical knowledge and clinical skills of Overseas Trained Doctors employed in Australia are inadequately assessed.
Overseas trained doctors (OTDs) are playing an important role as medical officers and specialists in the Australian public hospital system and as general practitioners in 'area of need' locations.
Until the late 1990s the Australian Government's medical workforce policy focussed on limiting reliance on overseas trained doctors (OTDs).