Centre for Aboriginal Primary health care Training, Education & Research

Welcome to the Centre for Aboriginal Primary health care Training, Education & Research.


The KAMSC Centre for Aboriginal Primary Health Care Training, Education and Research (CAPTER) is an innovative model of integrated education programs that are of vital importance Aboriginal health.
It is the only program of its type based in an Aboriginal community-controlled health organisation in Australia.

Program components include:

  • Regional training program which has an established track record in producing highly skilled health practitioners, in developing quality training resources and in contributing to development of Aboriginal Health Worker policy in WA and nationally.
  • Kimberley General Practice Training Program
  • GP registrar education and training, in partnership with Western Australian General Practice Education and Training Ltd (WAGPET)
  • Prevocational General Practice Placement Program
  • Post graduate medical education in Broome and surrounding communities in partnership with University of Western Australia.
  • Medical undergraduate education
  • Providing support to Medical undergraduate education in Broome and surrounding areas
  • Research.Various research projects on a variety of Aboriginal primary health care issues in the Kimberley region
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