RCPA - Overseas Trained Specialists
recognition of overseas-trained doctors in Australia, and so offers the following information in relation to the second of the terms of reference for. Start your application for the Overseas Professional & Intercultural Training (OPIT ) Internship Program here. Applications are due by February 15, Assessment pathways to registration for international medical graduates The Competent Authority Pathway is intended for overseas-trained non-specialists.
Terminology Assessment pathways to registration for international medical graduates The assessment section's telephones are open for enquiries Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm AEST. Alternatively, you can direct your email enquiries to amc amc.
The qualifications portal is used by the Medical Board of Australia for registration purposes and by the Australian specialist medical colleges for assessment purposes.
The AMC has no role in processing applications for registration or in granting registration, which is a function of the Medical Board of Australia the Board. How to apply IMGs who have a primary qualification in medicine and surgery awarded by a training institution recognised by the AMC is eligible to apply for AMC assessment. Overview of pathways International medical graduates IMGs whose medical qualifications are from a medical institution outside of Australia or New Zealand, and who are seeking registration to practise medicine in Australia, must provide evidence of eligibility to undertake one of the following assessment pathways: Competent Authority Pathway Standard Pathway Specialist Pathway The process of assessment associated with the pathways assesses the knowledge and clinical skills of IMGs seeking to qualify for general or specialist registration in Australia.
Australian Medical Council » Assessment pathways
The brief descriptions that follow are preliminary guides to assist you to determine which pathways you are most likely to be eligible to apply for, and how to apply. Where relevant, links to more detailed information are provided.
To help you clarify which pathway may be relevant to you, an initial self-assessment check is provided as a guide. You need to have a primary qualification in medicine and surgery awarded by a training institution recognised by the AMC to be eligible to apply to the AMC for assessment under this pathway.
Standard Pathway AMC examinations.
Most non-specialist applicants will be assessed through this method. Standard Pathway workplace-based assessment.
Currently, assessment programs in four states have been accredited to conduct workplace-based assessment. Host families expose participants to authentic, everyday life in the host country while also providing a supportive environment for students.
While staying with a host family, participants are provided with a private room, two meals per day, and keys to the apartment or house. All host families are screened, selected, and monitored by American Councils staff.
Overseas Trained Specialists
Orientation All program participants are required to attend a mandatory pre-departure orientation in Washington, D. Students also have a chance to meet fellow participants during the orientation. Lodging and meals are provided. Upon arrival in the host country, participants attend an informative in-country orientation.
Part-Time Advisor, Foreign-Trained Professionals (FTP) Program
Support Services Support Staff While overseas, participants have access to in-country program staff who provide around-the-clock emergency support. The local American Councils office, employing both expatriates and host-country nationals, arrange the internship placement, housing, in-country orientation, and medical care. Insurance Participants are enrolled in comprehensive overseas health, accident, and evacuation insurance through Cultural Insurance Services International CISI for the duration of the program.
Enrollment in the CISI plan also provides full coverage for emergency medical evacuation.
- Overseas Qualified Professionals Program (OQP) Victoria
- Centre for Skilled and Internationally Trained Professionals
- Overseas Professional and Intercultural Training Program (OPIT)