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Exams - Paediatric Second Part

The subject areas for the Paediatric Second Part Examination are the theory and practice of paediatric intensive care medicine, including relevant aspects of the basic sciences, anaesthesia and clinical medicine.

Candidates presenting for admission to the Paediatric SEcond Part 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 once 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 $3340AUD, to apply for the Paediatric Second Part Exam please email Frieda Keo and include your member id, preferred date and city to sit the written exam. 

If a candidate withdraws after the closing date they will incur an administration charge of 30% of the examination fee.

For previous exam reports, click here.
For the Objectives of Advanced Training, click here.


 Click here to access the 2014 exam calendar!


Paediatric Second Part Exam  Date Location
Applications Close   4 July  -
Written Section  18 August   Various
Oral Section 
31 October Auckland, NZ  


Notes to Candidates
Hot Case Assessment Form - NEW