Infectious Diseases and Microbiology

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Infectious diseases physicians provide a predominantly hospital-based service, specialising in the various clinical, laboratory and public health aspects of infectious disease medicine and microbiology.

Infectious Diseases & Microbiology Joint RACP/RCPA Advanced Training Program

  • Requires 60 months (five years) of full time equivalent training under the supervision of a practising Infectious Diseases specialist/Microbiologist  at an accredited training site
  • Includes work-based learning and assessment requirements 
  • Successful trainees attain the qualifications of Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) and Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists Australasia (FRCPA) with accreditation to practise as Infectious Diseases specialists and Microbiologists in Australia or New Zealand

Handbooks

Curricula

2017-18

Download the Infectious Diseases & Microbiology Joint RACP/RCPA 2017-18 Handbook (PDF 551KB)

2016

Download the Infectious Diseases & Microbiology Joint RACP/RCPA 2016 Handbook (PDF 1MB)

 

Training curriculum

Download the Infectious Diseases Advanced Training Curriculum (PDF 1.6MB)

Professional qualities curriculum

Download the RACP Professional Qualities Curriculum (PDF 1MB)

How do I apply for Advanced Training in the Infectious Diseases & Microbiology Joint RACP/RCPA Program?

New trainees need to ensure they meet the entry requirements in the Infectious Diseases & Microbiology Joint RACP/RCPA 201​7-18 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 Infectious Diseases & Microbiology Joint RACP/RCPA (.doc 366KB).

New Zealand Trainees: Please download, complete and submit the application form to apply for Advanced Training in Infectious Diseases & Microbiology Joint RACP/RCPA (.doc 366KB).

Useful links

Assessment forms

Project report

Supervisor's reports

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

Phone:           +61 2 8247 6221       
Email:             IDMicro@racp.edu.au

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