We offer professional education courses and other learning opportunities to doctors who have completed their MB ChB and wish to expand their professional horizons.
The Basic Physician Training Programme is designed for medical registrars and senior house officers intending to sit the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) part one written examination.
This course is designed primarily for Advanced Trainees in Gastroenterology but also Consultant Gastroenterologists with an interest in building up an expertise in point-of-care ultrasound for their daily practice. Sessions will take place in small groups encouraging students to practice image interpretation. No prior ultrasound experience required.
The Queenstown Course is hosted by the Department of Medicine, and held biennially at the spectacular Millbrook Resort. It is designed to cater for specialists practicing in internal medicine. The programme includes abundant teaching and leisure opportunities.
The Dunedin Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) Revision Courses are intensive programmes for individuals intending to sit the written or clinical components of the RACP examination. They are run by the Department of Medicine, one of eight academic departments within Otago Medical School.
Our Ophthalmology Unit runs an intensive two-week residential course in Dunedin each November. This course is for New Zealand and Australian medical graduates in their second year of the RANZCO training programme, and is designed to help them prepare for the Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologist (FRANZCO).
This is a two-day educational meeting for some of the top teachers in our Department to share new knowledge on ten topics in Medicine. It is designed as a fun, interactive course and a good way to keep up-to-date in a collegial atmosphere.