For a training post to be eligible for STP funding it must:
Funding for salary support are allocated as follows:
The IRTP-STP initiative is to increase the rural and regional training opportunities within ASGS RA2-5 areas by identifying trainees who are genuinely committed to peruse a medical career in rural areas. IRTP-STP funds will be linked to an individual trainee and funding will enable participating trainee to complete a minimum of two-thirds (minimum four years) of their total Fellowship training within a rural and regional area within ASGS RA2-5.
IRTP-STP position eligibility
Trainees who are on secondment from another country or employed by a hospital that is not within Australia are not eligible for IRTP-STP positions.
IRTP-STP post will be allocated with $150,000 (GST Exclusive) per annum / per FTE. This amount is inclusive of salary support, assistance with travel and accommodation similar to rural loading. Funding approved for three years from 2018-2020.
Please refer Reporting tab for forms to the College for IRTP-STP Claims.
For more information visit Integrated Rural Training Pipeline for Medicine (IRTP)
Performance reports are due from units on following dates
The College has commenced its review of STP Posts on 9th July 2018. The review will be conducted as per guidelines provided by the DoH and in conjunction with Health Jurisdictions. This process will help to ensure the program is responsive to workforce needs and continues to focus on supporting training in expanded settings.
The key stages of the review process and timeframes for the review are as follows:
SUPPORT PROJECTS FOR STP TRAINEES AND SUPERVIOR OF TRAINEES
Approved educational projects supported by the Commonwealth Department of Health’s (DoH) Specialist Training Program (STP) in 2018-2020.
Regional and Rural Critical Care Conference
A great opportunity bringing intensive care medicine specialists and trainees together to explore the challenges of providing high quality and sustainable critical care services in regional and remote Australia.
You will be able to listen to some great speakers and meet cultural experts in the rural and regional health arena. Program topics covered will be timely and relevant to those who work in rural health care sector.
STP trainees and Supervisor of Trainee (SOT) inclusions for the conference:
Communications Skills Course
Communications Skills Course is a mandatory course requirement for all CICM trainees. If you are a CICM STP trainee, you are eligible to secure a spot for the Communications Skills Course.
2019 Course Dates
Please email your expression of interest to Sumithra Abeygunasekera for the Sydney course and 2020 courses in order to secure a spot.