General and Acute Care Medicine
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General physicians (or specialists in internal medicine) have expertise in the diagnosis and management of complex, chronic and multisystem disorders.
General and Acute Care Medicine Advanced Training Program
- Requires 36 months (three years) of full time equivalent training 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 General Physicians in Australia or New Zealand
How do I apply for Advanced Training in General and Acute Care Medicine?
New trainees need to ensure they meet the entry requirements in the General and Acute Care Medicine 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 General and Acute Care Medicine (.doc 850KB)
New Zealand Trainees: Please download, complete and submit the application form to apply for Advanced Training in General and Acute Care Medicine (.doc 850KB)
Trainees opting to complete rotations in obstetric medicine should download and refer to the Obstetric Medicine Recommended Training Curriculum for General and Acute Care Medicine trainees
. The Society for Obstetric Medicine of Australia and New Zealand (SOMANZ) developed this curriculum to be used in conjunction with the above General and Acute Care Medicine 2016 Handbook and Curricula
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
If you commenced training prior to 2017, download the Pre-2017 General and Acute Care Medicine Project Report
Cover Sheet (.doc 116KB)
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