Neonatology

    Entry Requirements

    • Completion of Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) Basic Paediatrics, including the RACP written and clinical examinations
    • Employment in an appropriate Advanced Training position
    • Refer to the Royal Australasian College of Physicians for further information in relation to selection into the training program

    Total Training Time

    6 years (full-time)

    Basic Paediatric and Child Health: 36 months (full-time)

    • Minimum of 24 months (full-time)
    • Core training (including a minimum of nine months General Paediatric Medicine, three months Paediatric Emergency Medicine, three months Neonatology in a perinatal unit, and three months in a paediatric medical speciality)
    • Maximum of 12 months (full-time) non-core training

    Advanced Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine: 36 months (full-time)

    • 24 months (full-time) core training (including 18 months in perinatal care and 6 months in a neonatal centre with major surgery)
    • 12 months (full-time) non-core training

    How to apply for a specialist training position in Neonatology

    Applicants will first need to complete Queensland Basic Paediatric Training

    Applicants who are on or have applied to be selected onto Advanced Training Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine Training must complete the online through the Resident Medical Officer (RMO) Campaign

    Get your guide to help map your Neonatology training pathway in northern Queensland:

    Download

    Find out more about Queensland-specific workforce demographics and specialty information.

    If you would like to get more information on training in Neonatology, please contact us.

    Return To List

    Stay in the loop

    Join our mailing list today and keep up to date with our latest news & events!