Cardiology

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Cardiology is a branch of medicine concerned with the prevention, investigation, therapy of, and research into, disease involving the cardiovascular system.

Cardiology Advanced Training Program

  • Can be undertaken in either Adult Medicine or Paediatrics and Child Health
  • Requires 36 months (three years) of full time equivalent training under the supervision of a practising Cardiologist at an accredited training site
  • Includes work-based learning and assessment requirements
  • Successful trainees attain the qualification of  Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) with accreditation to practise as Cardiologists in Australia or New Zealand

Handbooks

Curricula

2017-18

Download the Cardiology (Adult) 2017-18 ​Handbook (PDF 326KB)

Download the Cardiology (Paediatrics) 2017-18 ​Handbook (PDF 354KB)

2016

Download the Cardiology (Adult) 2016 ​Handbook (PDF 909KB)

Download the Cardiology (Paediatric) 2016 ​Handbook (PDF 1004KB)

 

Training curriculum

Download the Cardiology (Adult) Advanced Training Curriculum (PDF 1MB)

Download the Cardiology (Paediatrics) Advanced Training Curriculum (PDF 1.5MB)

Professional qualities curriculum

Download the Professional Qualities Curriculum (PDF 1MB)

 

How do I apply for Advanced Training in Cardiology (Adult Medicine or Paediatrics)?

New trainees need to ensure they meet the entry requirements in the Cardiology (Adult Medicine or Paediatrics)  2017-18 Handbook to apply to start Advanced Training.

New and current trainees need to apply for Advanced Training each year.

Australian Trainees: Apply online for Advanced Training or where online registration is not available please download, complete and submit the application form to apply for Advanced Training in Cardiology (.doc 761KB)

New Zealand Trainees: Please download, complete and submit the application form to apply for Advanced Training in Cardiology (.doc 346KB)

Useful links

Assessment forms

Logbooks

Supervisor's reports

Trainee's report (New Zealand only)

2017 RACP Research Project

Implementing from 2017, the College has introduced a set of streamlined research project requirements. Please check the program requirements handbook to see if this applies to you.

For further information, cover sheet and marking criteria, please see the work based learning and assessment tools web page

Contact us

Australia

Phone:           +61 2 8247 6231
Email:             cardiology@racp.edu.au 

New Zealand

Phone:           +64 4 472 6713
Email:             cardiology@racp.org.nz 

 

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