The Dunedin School of Medicine offers many 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, offered by the Department of Medicine, is designed for medical registrars and senior house officers intending to sit the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) part one written examination.
Basic Physician Training Programme (Department of Medicine website)
The 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.
The Queenstown Course is hosted by the Department of Medicine, and held biennially at the spectacular Millbrook Resort. It caters for specialists practicing in internal medicine. The programme includes abundant teaching and leisure opportunities.
Queenstown Course in Internal Medicine (Department of Medicine website)
The four-to-five-week Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) Revision Course is designed for candidates taking the FRACS Surgical Sciences Exam (SSE) (formerly the Basic Science Examination).
FRACS SSE Course (Dunedin Basic Medical Sciences Course Trust website)
The Department of Medicine's 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).
Dunedin Ophthalmology Clinical Course (Department of Medicine website)