Respiratory Medicine and Sleep Medicine

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Respiratory medicine is a specialty of internal medicine encompassing diseases of the respiratory system including the upper airway, the lungs, the chest wall, the pulmonary circulation and the ventilatory control system.

Respiratory Medicine and Sleep Medicine Advanced Training Program

  • Requires 36 months (three years) of full time equivalent training under the supervision of a practising Respiratory Medicine and Sleep Medicine specialist or a Physician with FRACP  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 Respiratory Medicine and Sleep Medicine specialists in Australia or New Zealand

Handbooks

Curricula

2017-18

Download the Respiratory Medicine and Sleep Medicine Handbook 2017-18 (PDF 381KB)

2016

Download the Respiratory Medicine and Sleep Medicine Handbook 2016 (PDF 960KB)

Training curriculum

Download the Respiratory Medicine (Adult) Advanced Training Curriculum (PDF 1.1MB)

Download the Respiratory Medicine (Paediatric) Advanced Training Curriculum (PDF 1.3MB)

Download the Sleep Medicine (Adult) Advanced Training Curriculum (PDF 1.6MB)

Download the Sleep Medicine (Paediatric) Advanced Training Curriculum (PDF 1.8MB)

Professional qualities curriculum

Download the Professional Qualities Curriculum (PDF 1.1MB)

How do I apply to start Advanced Training in Respiratory Medicine and Sleep Medicine?

New trainees need to ensure they meet the entry requirements in the ​Respiratory Medicine and Sleep 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 Respiratory Medicine and Sleep Medicine (Australia) (.doc 757KB).

New Zealand Trainees: Please download, complete and submit the application form to apply for Advanced Training in Respiratory Medicine and Sleep Medicine (New Zealand) (.doc 227KB).

Useful links

Assessment forms

Logbooks

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

Australia

Phone:
Email:
+61 2 8247 6295
RespiratorySleep@racp.edu.au

New Zealand

Phone:
Email:
+64 4 460 8130
RespiratorySleep@racp.org.nz
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