+61 3 9824 4699
|Location||1/20 Cato Street Hawthorn East Victoria 3123 Australia|
|College Description||The Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators (RACMA) is a specialist medical college that provides education, training, knowledge and advice in medical management. RACMA is recognised by the Australian and New Zealand Medical Councils to deliver the only specialist training program in Australia and New Zealand that can lead to Fellowship and specialist registration in medical administration. RACMA delivers programs to medical managers and other medical practitioners who are training for, or occupying, Specialist Leadership or Administration positions. A not for profit organisation, RACMA is committed to achieving excellence in the Speciality of Medical Administration in Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific Region, in order to enhance and maintain high standards of health care across the region.|
|Fellowship Name||Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators (FRACMA)|
|Fellowship Description||RACMA Fellowship is a specialist qualification recognised by the Australian and New Zealand Medical Councils.|
|Indigenous entry pathway||No|
The Fellowship Training Program (FTP) is an integrated learning model divided into four key domains:
Each of the Domains incorporates one or more of the College Curriculum’s eight role competencies and has a program of formative assessment activities and summative tasks, including oral examinations, training workshops, webinars, tutorials, written assignments and oral presentations.
To join the RACMA Fellowship Training Program (FTP), applicants must meet the following criteria:
Applications for Fellowship Training Program open in August and close on 31st October. Applications are made online and the link can be found on the website. The academic year commences in February.
Key dates for Candidates in the training program are provided in the RACMA training program calendar.
There are two exam periods per year for RACMA candidates. There are trial exams and the oral exams (only for eligible final year candidates). These are held in August and October.
A requirement of the RACMA Fellowship Training Program is that Candidates complete the equivalent of three years full-time supervised medical management practice in the workplace under observation to foster and enhance information for reflection and improvement in skill development.
Candidates must be in an accredited training post for the duration of their training. The process of accrediting a training post takes place between the health setting and RACMA. Further information about the application process to have a post accredited. Applications are made by the relevant supervisor at the health setting.
The RACMA Fellowship Training Program has a number of training and assessment requirements.
Current fee information is available on the RACMA website.
Indigenous candidates are offered a 50% fee reduction.
All candidates have an allocated supervisor who is a Fellow of the College. If their direct supervisor is not a Fellow, we allocate a secondary supervisor who is a Fellow. All candidates are also allocated a preceptor who supports them in preparation of their exams.
Fellowship Training Program Services Officer
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