- 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.
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