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Neurology

COVID-19 interim changes to program requirements

In 2023, you're expected to satisfactorily complete all training program requirements. If you’re unable to complete training requirements due to COVID-19, see interim changes to requirements and education and training principles, and advise your training committee as soon as possible.

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Program overview

Advanced Training in NeurologyIn Advanced Training in Neurology, you'll explore in-depth specialty training in the diagnosis and management of diseases affecting the central, peripheral and autonomic nervous systems and muscles. You will train under supervision and prepare for independent practice as a consultant. The program builds your skills through work-based learning and assessments tools.

Program updates

The Advanced Training in Neurology Program is evaluated biennially by the Advanced Training Committee (ATC) in Neurology to ensure that it’s in line with educational best practice. Changes in program requirements may occur and could impact your training plan. The College will provide sufficient notice prior to implementing any change. You must always ensure you’re following the correct requirements during your training.

Entry requirements

Prospective trainees must have:

  • completed the RACP Basic Training, including Written and Clinical Examinations
  • a current medical registration
  • been appointed to an appropriate Advanced Training position

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

Duration

Advanced Training in Neurology requires 3 years (36 months) of full-time equivalent (FTE) training.

Fellowship

Once you've completed all requirements of your training and the ATC in Neurology has recommended you for admission, the College will invite you to apply for Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

See Becoming a Fellow for information on admission to Fellowship.

As a Fellow in active practice in Australia, Aotearoa New Zealand or overseas, you’ll need to meet the annual requirements of the Continuing Professional Development program.

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