Clinical Diploma of Palliative Medicine

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Palliative medicine is the study and management of patients with active, progressive and far-advanced disease, for whom the prognosis is limited and the focus of care is on their quality of life.

What is the Clinical Diploma of Palliative Medicine?

  • Provides medical practitioners with the opportunity to spend time in palliative care as part of their vocational training and continuing professional development
  • Consists of a 6-month full-time equivalent clinical attachment supervised by a Palliative Medicine Physician with FRACP (Palliative Medicine) and/or FAChPM
  • Successful trainees are awarded a Clinical Diploma in Palliative Medicine  

Handbooks

Curricula

​2016 Summary

2016

Clinical Diploma of Palliative Medicine 2016 Handbook

2015

Clinical Diploma of Palliative Medicine 2015 Handbook

 

 

Training curriculum

Download the Clinical Diploma of Palliative Medicine Curriculum (PDF 127KB)

Professional qualities curriculum

Download the Professional Qualities Curriculum (PDF 1.1MB)




Download the Clinical Diploma of Palliative Medicine 2016 Summary (PDF 30KB) 

 

How do I apply for the Clinical Diploma of Palliative Medicine?

Trainees need to ensure they meet entry requirements to start the Clinical Diploma. Refer to the Clinical Diploma of Palliative Medicine 2016 Handbook for further information.

Please download, complete and submit the application form to apply for the Clinical Diploma of Palliative Medicine (.doc 315KB).

Useful links

Assessment forms

Case Study

Contact us

Phone:    +61 2 8247 6286

Email:     pallmeddiploma@racp.edu.au

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