Competencies are observable abilities of a health professional related to a specific activity that integrates knowledge, skills, values and attitudes.

Frank et al, 2010

The Competencies are organised according to the ten domains of the RACP Professional Practice Framework. These competencies apply to both Basic Training in Adult Internal Medicine and Paediatrics & Child Health.

Competencies for Basic Trainees in Adult Internal Medicine and Paediatrics & Child Health (PDF 0.8MB)

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Some parts of the curriculum standards relate to content in other curriculum standards. For example, in the Medical Expertise domain you can access links to related Entrustable Professional Activities and related Knowledge Guide content. View the related content within each of the following domains by clicking the '+' symbol.

The Competencies for Basic Training provide guidance into the professional behaviours, values and practices expected of a trainee.

Medical-expertise_icon  Medical expertise

Communication_icon  Communication

Quality-and-safety_icon  Quality and safety

Teaching-and-learning_icon  Teaching and learning

Research_icon  Research

Cultural-competence_icon  Cultural competence

Ethics-and-professional-behaviour_icon  Ethics and professional behaviour

Judgement-and-decision-making_icon  Judgement and decision making

Leadership-management-and-teamwork_icon  Leadership, management, and teamwork

Health-policy-systems-and-advocacy_icon  Health policy, systems, and advocacy

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