The subject areas for the Fellowship Examination are the theory and practice of intensive care medicine, including relevant aspects of the basic sciences, anaesthesia and clinical medicine, as set out in the Objectives of Advanced Training in Intensive Care .
Candidates presenting for admission to the Fellowship Examination must have completed Basic Training, a suitable primary exam and one year of Advanced Training in core intensive care. These requirements must be satisfied by the date on which the written section of the examination commences.
All candidates must submit a completed "Hot Case Assessment Form" . This form is to be used to confirm that a candidate has completed a formative assessment of at least four (cases) with a Supervisor of Training or delegate within 6 months of the written date of the Exam. Each case should be in the ICU and involve 20 minutes of assessment and 10 minutes of feedback. Each case may be performed separately at different times and places. If you are re-sitting the exam you are required to submit four new hot cases.
The examination is held twice a year and it comprises of a written and oral section. The written section may be taken in cities of Australia and New Zealand or other areas at the discretion of the Board. The oral section will be held in various major cities at the discretion of the Board.
The Exam Fee is $3260AUD, to apply for the General Fellowship Exam, please see application form below.
If a candidate withdraws after the closing date they will incur an administration charge of 30% of the examination fee.
2012 Fellowship Exam Dates
Closing date: Monday 2 July (5pm AEST)
Written date: Monday 27 August (All major cities)
Oral dates: Thursday 18 - Friday 19 October (Melbourne)
2013 Fellowship Exam Dates
Closing date: Monday 4 February (5pm AEST)
Written date: Monday 18th March (All major cities)
Oral dates: Thursday 16 - Friday 17 May (Adelaide)
Closing date: Monday 8 July (5pm AEST)
Written date: Monday 26 August (All major cities)
Oral dates: Thursday 24 - Friday 25 October (Sydney)
Dates and times are subject to change.