Basic Training in Adult Internal Medicine requires 3 years of full-time equivalent (FTE) training. Continuing Basic Trainees are those who have completed the time-based training requirements but have other requirements, such as examinations, to complete before progressing to Advanced Training. Therefore, it's acceptable that the required 3 months be spent in a Level 2 teaching hospital in a non-metropolitan site. Indicate in your mid-year and end-of-year progress reports how you have been impacted. The Educational Supervisor/DPE describes the trainee’s strengths and areas for development, focusing on the learning objectives identified in the trainee’s Learning Needs Analysis, and drawing on: the Ward/Service Consultant Report, completed by the consultant towards the end of the rotation/run, any of the trainee’s Learning Needs Analyses completed for preceding rotations, other formative assessments, such as observations made by assessors in the trainee’s normal working environment and then recorded in the Basic Training Portal, discussions with the trainee during formal and informal meetings. The trainee logs on to the Basic Training Portal and comments on the submitted report. Certain types of changes can force the approval decision to be revised and this can affect the certification of your training. Your ward/service consultant or supervisor are responsible for: You need to complete a specified number of LNAs each year, per rotation. The RACP doesn't endorse any ALS course provider. All trainees who have passed the Divisional Written Examination. Detail the insights you gained from the event(s) and how it will impact your medical professionalism. Fellowship appears to be a highly regarded qualification, given the extended and rigorous training program,the wide experience & knowledge base, and general commitment required for its attainment. See announced interim changes to program requirements due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Basic Training positions are generally to be undertaken at RACP-accredited training sites. IMSANZ is a separate and freestanding body but is closely aligned with and works in harmony with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP). 4 x Mini-Clinical Evaluation Exercises (ideally 1 per rotation) per year Each application for re-registration must have the approval of your local Director of Physician Education. 1 x Advanced Life Support (ALS) course or equivalent, before the end of your Basic Training. Training in a secondment hospital will be on rotation from a Level 3 or Level 2 teaching hospital. There are no changes to any work-based learning and assessment tools in 2020. Update your details Aotearoa New Zealand To sit the Divisional Written Examination, you must: You can still apply for the exam even if you haven’t yet completed all your training requirements for the year by the exam application deadline. If you need to make variations to your training and information in your application will change, you need to inform the relevant committee as soon as possible. The DPE’s approval is subject to selection processes, training capacity and/or performance of the prospective trainee. Time-based requirements ensure you gain adequate time and the necessary learning experiences across a range of relevant rotations during your total training time of 3 years (36 months FTE). Contact us Interim requirement changes apply from the start of the 2020 clinical year and the Training Committee will review changes again in late 2020. Then do more exit exams. To plan the learning objectives for each training period, discuss the learning opportunities and resources available with your ward/service consultant or supervisor. Training completed previously outside Australia or Aotearoa New Zealand can be applied for Recognition of Prior Learning. Forms and resources See Divisional Clinical Examination for a comprehensive guide on the examination process and key dates. Australian trainees are required to have their online application approved by their DPE. The rotations were identical to the rotations of the residents enrolled in the accredited internal medicine residency program. Professional qualities – the domains covered in the, provide the Educational Supervisor/DPE with meaningful and constructive feedback on the trainee’s performance, periodically throughout the year, assist Educational Supervisors/DPEs in completing Mid-Year and Annual Progress Reports, assist in identifying trainees encountering difficulties in training so they can receive appropriate and timely support, accesses the Ward/Service Consultant Report form on the Basic Training Portal, completes the Educational Supervisor/DPE, personal and rotation/run sections of the form, emails the form to their Ward/Service Consultant, completes the Ward/Service Consultant Report for the rotation/run, providing honest, meaningful feedback on the trainee’s progress, identifying their strengths and areas for development, emails the completed report to the trainee’s Educational Supervisor/DPE, takes the Ward/Service Consultant Report into account when completing the Progress Report. Pro-rata tools apply for partial learning. Clinical progress – history-taking skills, synthesis of findings, patient care, procedural skills, therapeutics and patient management planning. Note: Time requirements exclude parental leave as set out in the Flexible Training Policy. Patient care and therapeutics – management of general and ongoing care, prescription of appropriate pharmacotherapy and management of surgical problems.