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Your Pathway into Ophthalmology training in North Queensland

Entry Requirements

Total Training Time

Total: 5 years (full-time)

How To Apply

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) delivers a Vocational Training Program (VTP) for medical practitioners wishing to become specialist ophthalmologists in Australia and New Zealand. Information on selection into the program can be found on the RANZCO website. Applicants who have applied to be selected onto the Vocational Training Program must complete their Queensland Health preferencing through the Resident Medical Officer (RMO) campaign

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