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
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 698KB).
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