Applicants must have completed or be training towards a primary specialisation, from a list of approved of qualifications.
They must be a fellow or a trainee (completed at least 3 FTE years) of one of the following speciality programs: ANZCA, RACS, AFRM (RACP), RACP, RANZCP, RACGP, ACRRM, CICM, RANZOG, ACEM
The pain medicine training program is a two-year (88 week) post-specialist qualification that leads to fellowship of the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists with the post nominals FFPMANZCA. At a minimum the initial 22 weeks of the core training stage must be undertaken continuously.
Distributed over two mandatory stages, each training stage comprises 44 weeks of clinical activity (one hospital employment year). The core training and practice development stages are directly relevant to the practice of the discipline of pain medicine and enable trainees to develop practical clinical skills in a supervised learning environment. Orientation videos are available online via Networks. Dates for key activities throughout the year are published on the website and in the training enewsletter.
Core sections of the program:
Fellowship examination fee: AUD $4,245
Long case examination fee: AUD $1,415
PGY Intake Year (earliest)
Training Duration (minimum)