Skip to main content

Approved Australasian qualifications

These are approved postgraduate qualifications we accept when applying for a vocational scope requiring a New Zealand/Australasian qualification. Other postgraduate qualifications not listed here we consider to be "overseas postgraduate qualifications".

Anaesthesia

FANZCA - Fellowship of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists

Cardiothoracic surgery

FRACS - Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in Cardiothoracic Surgery

Clinical genetics

FRACP - Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Dermatology

FRACP - Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in Dermatology

Diagnostic and interventional radiology

FRANZCR - Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists

Emergency medicine

FACEM - Fellowship of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

Family planning/ reproductive health

Dip SRH - Diploma in Sexual and Reproductive Health

General practice

FRNZCGP - Fellowship of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners

General surgery

FRACS - Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in General Surgery

Intensive care medicine

FJFICM - Fellowship of the Joint Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists

or

FCICM - Diploma of Fellowship of the College of Intensive Care Medicine of Australia and New Zealand

or

FRACP - Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in Intensive Care Medicine

Internal medicine

FRACP - Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Medical administration

FRACMA - Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators

Musculoskeletal medicine

CAMM - Certificate of Accreditation in Musculoskeletal Medicine from the New Zealand Association of Musculoskeletal Medicine

Neurosurgery

FRACS - Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in Neurosurgery

Obstetrics and gynaecology

FRANZCOG - Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Occupational medicine

FAFOM (RACP) - Fellowship of the Australasian Faculty of Occupational Medicine, Royal Australasian College of Physicians

or

FAFOEM (RACP) - Fellowship of the Australian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Royal Australian College of Physicians 

Ophthalmology

FRANZCO - Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists

Oral and maxillofacial surgery

FRACDS (OMS) - Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery)

Orthopaedic surgery

FRACS - Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in Orthopaedic Surgery

Otolaryngology, head and neck surgery

FRACS - Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

Paediatric surgery

FRACS - Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in Paediatric Surgery

Paediatrics

FRACP - Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in Paediatrics

Palliative medicine

FAChPM - Fellowship of the Australasian Chapter of Palliative Medicine

Pathology

FRCPA - Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia

Plastic and reconstructive surgery

FRACS - Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Psychiatry

FRANZCP - Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists

Public health medicine

FAFPHM (RACP) - Fellowship of the Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine, Royal Australasian College of Physicians

or

FNZCPHM - Fellowship of the New Zealand College of Public Health Medicine

Radiation oncology

FRANZCR - Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists

Rehabilitation medicine

FAFRM (RACP) - Fellowship of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Rural hospital medicine

FDRHMNZ - Fellowship of the Division of Rural Hospital Medicine New Zealand

Sexual health medicine

FACSHP - Fellowship of the Australasian Chapter of Sexual Health Physicians

Sport and exercise medicine

FACSEP - Fellowship of the Australian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians

Urgent care

Note: this was previously known as Accident & Medical Practice

FRNZCUC - Fellowship of the Royal New Zealand College of Urgent Care

FCUCP - Fellowship of the College of Urgent Care Physicians

FAMPA - Fellowship of the Accident and Medical Practitioners Association

Urology

FRACS - Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in Urology

Vascular surgery

FRACS - Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in Vascular Surgery

Email page
  1. Separate multiple addresses with a comma