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Queensland Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine Advanced Training Network

Queensland Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine Advanced Training Network

As the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to evolve certain elements of the network selection processes and dates may change.  Please check this website regularly for updates.

The network offers a three-year program which allows trainees to meet all core requirements for neonatal and perinatal medicine (NPM) advanced training with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP), including projects, neonatal retrievals, long term follow up and surgical components of NPM advanced training.

The network applies to trainees who:

  • want to commence neonatal and perinatal medicine advanced training
  • intend to pursue dual training in general paediatrics and neonatal and perinatal medicine

Eligibility

The eligibility criteria for new applicants are:

  • successful completion of the RACP Basic Paediatric Training, including the written and clinical exams or passed the written exam and planning to sit the clinical exam.
  • general registration with the Medical Board of Australia
  • current registration with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians
  • commencing your first year of NPM Advanced Training or have already commenced NPM Advanced Training but will have less than 12 months of accredited training at commencement on the network in 2021.

Provisional Advanced Training

Selection to a network position for provisional advanced trainees will be dependent on successful completion of the RACP clinical examination in 2021. Refer to the How to apply guide below for further information.

How to apply

Applicants must:

Other documents

Key dates

Application period: Monday 1 June 2020 – Monday 29 June 2020

Interviews: Wednesday 5 August (Brisbane)

An interview is required for all shortlisted applicants. Further information about the interview process will be released in due course.

Selection decision notification: Monday 17 August

Participating facilities

Education

The Queensland Neonatal Perinatal Medicine Training Network supports education and training including on the job training, supervision and mentoring and access to the Program for Advanced Neonatal Education in Queensland (PANEQ) – a full day monthly education program for neonatal trainees, neonatal fellows and advanced neonatal nurses.

Enquiries

Medical Vocational Training Pathways Paediatric-Training@health.qld.gov.au

Last updated: 2 June 2020