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Addiction Medicine

Addiction Medicine

Applicants need to apply directly the Royal Australasian College of Physicians with the appropriate application form. Applicants are required to secure an approved training position and must prospectively apply for approval. Please refer to the Addiction Medicine on the RACP website.

Addiction Medicine

Your Pathway into Addiction Medicine training in North Queensland

Entry Requirements

There are two pathways of entry in Advanced Training in Addiction Medicine

One:

  • General Medical Registration
  • Completed the RACP Basic Training (including written and clinical exams)
  • Have an appointment to an appropriate Advanced Training Position
  • Refer to the Royal Australasian College of Physicians for further information in relation to selection into the training program

Two:

  • After obtaining fellowship of another College, Faculty or another Chapter. Refer to the Royal Australasian College of Physicians for further information on eligible fellowships
  • General Medical Registration
  • Have an appointment to an appropriate Advanced Training Position

Total Training Time

Total: 3 years (full-time)

Advanced Training in Addiction Medicine requires three years of full-time equivalent (FTE) training.

How To Apply

Applicants need to apply directly the Royal Australasian College of Physicians with the appropriate application form.

Applicants are required to secure an approved training position and must prospectively apply for approval. 

Please refer to the Addiction Medicine on the RACP website.

Disclaimer: The information provided on this website aims to assist medical students and doctors in training with medical career planning. While every effort has been made to ensure the information is current and accurate, all details should be verified through the relevant Specialist College.

NQRTH is an initiative of the Australian Government's Integrated Rural Training Pipeline (IRTP) and is facilitated by James Cook University in partnership with public and private hospitals, Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council (QAIHC), health services, Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations (ACCHOs) and GP clinics.

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