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Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Your Pathway into Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery training in North Queensland

Entry Requirements

  • Australia or New Zealand permanent resident or citizen
  • General medical registration
  • Completion of PGY2
  • Completion of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) Hand Hygiene Learning Module
  • Completed the RACS “Operating with Respect” eLearning module
  • Completion of the Generic Surgical Sciences exam
  • Refer to the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons  for further information on selection and/or eligibility

Total Training Time

Total: 5 years (full-time) of Surgical Education and training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

How To Apply

  1. Applicants must first register online at the RACS website and satisfy the generic eligibility requirements
  2. Applicants must indicate an intention to apply to the SET in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Australia)
  3. Applications will be available online via a link on the ASPS website. 

Applicants must register their intention to apply with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS).

In addition to the RACS generic eligibility criteria, further selection criteria for application and selection to Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery is made through the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

Queensland Health offers a central allocations program for SET 1 Principal House Officer (PHO) applications in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and applicants must complete their Queensland Health preferencing through the Resident Medical Officer (RMO) campaign.

SET 2-5 allocations for Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery are conducted by RACS.

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
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Central West region
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North West region
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Townsville region
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