Rehabilitation Medicine (General)

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Rehabilitation Medicine is the diagnosis, assessment, prevention and management of an individual with a disability due to illness or injury. Rehabilitation Physicians work with people with a disability to help them achieve and maintain an optimal level of performance and improve their quality of life.

Rehabilitation Medicine (General) Advanced Training Program

  • Requires 48 months (four years) of full time equivalent training under the supervision of a practising Fellow of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine (AFRM)
  • Includes a series of training modules to build core competencies in rehabilitation medicine and work-based learning and assessment requirements
  • Successful trainees attain the qualification of Fellow of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine (FAFRM) with accreditation to practise as Rehabilitation Physicians in Australia or New Zealand

Handbooks

Curricula

2017​-18

Download the Rehabilitation Medicine (General) Handbook 2017-18 (PDF 369KB)

2016

Download the Rehabilitation Medicine (General) Handbook 2016 (PDF 599KB)
 

Training curriculum

Rehabilitation Medicine (General) Advanced Training Curriculum (PDF 1MB)

Professional qualities curriculum

Professional Qualities Curriculum (PDF 1MB)

 

How do I apply for Advanced Training in Rehabilitation Medicine (​General)?

New trainees need to ensure they meet the entry requirements in the ​Rehabilitation Medicine (General) 2017-18 Handbook to apply to start Advanced Training.

Please download, complete and submit the new trainee application form to apply to become a trainee in Advanced Training in Rehabilitation Medicine (General) (PDF 92KB).

New and current trainees need to apply for Approval of Advanced Training each year. Note that new trainees can only submit the approval form below once their new trainee application has been approved.

Please download, complete and submit the application form to apply for annual approval of Advanced Training in Rehabilitation Medicine (​Ge​ner​al) (PDF 407KB).

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Assessment forms

Training requirements for Pre-PREP trainees

Pre-PREP Trainees are those who commenced Advanced Training in Rehabilitation Medicine (General) prior to January 2011. Download the Rehabilitation Medicine Training Requirements 2010 Handbook (PDF 867KB) for training program requirements for Pre-PREP trainees.

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 8076 6350
Email:  rehab@racp.edu.au

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