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Hyperbaric Medicine Training

Hyperbaric Medicine Training

Hyperbaric Medicine Training

Your Pathway into Hyperbaric Medicine Training training in North Queensland

Entry Requirements

Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthesists (ANZCA) Diploma of Advancing Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine is a post-specialisation qualification in Australia and New Zealand. 

Entry requirements: 

Secured a training appointment in an accredited unit and either of the following: 

  • A specialist qualification deemed acceptable to the College 
  • Completed at least 104 weeks full-time equivalent training towards such a qualification (in which case a certificate of completion of training requirements is conferred when Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine (DHM) training requirements are completed. The DHM diploma is only awarded on completion of the specialist qualification). 
  • Refer to the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA)for further information on selection and/or eligibility.  

Total Training Time

Total: 44 Weeks Clinical Experience

Award of the diploma requires completion of DHM training requirements and declaration of fitness to practice.

The Diploma does not lead to specialist registration in DHM (not possible anywhere in the world), it's the only type of qualification in Australia.

How to Apply

The College does not appoint trainees to accredited units. The appointment is undertaken by the employer. Once you have been appointed a position you have a four-week deadline to register with the collegeYou must submit a DHM registration form and pay the non-refundable annual training fee along with the supporting documentation.  

Application Deadline

Four-weeks from the date you start in your accredited unit.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will I be eligible for a specialist registration in diving and hyperbaric medicine (DHM)?

While this post-specialisation qualification does not now lead to specialist registration in diving and hyperbaric medicine (DHM), it's the only one of its kind in Australia and New Zealand.  

Award of the diploma requires completion of diving and hyperbaric medicine (DHM) training program and a specialist qualification acceptable to the ANZCA Council, as well as current medical registration and declaration of fitness to practice. 

Where can I find an ANZCA-accredited training site?

You can find the accredited settings on the ANZCA Wesbite.

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.

Cairns region
(07) 4226 8187

Central West region
(07) 4764 1547

Mackay region
(07) 4885 7122

North West region
(07) 4764 1547

Torres and Cape region
(07) 4095 6103

Townsville region
(07) 4781 3424