Assessments - College-administered
Trainees in the RANZCP Fellowship Program must successfully complete all the following College-administered assessments to obtain Fellowship.
Specialist International Medical Graduates (SIMGs) assessed as Partially Comparable must successfully complete some of these College-administered assessments.
Requirements of the Partial Comparability Placement
Trainees and SIMGs must also complete assessments in their workplace.
Assessments - workplace
||Multiple-choice computer-based exam
||Recommended for Stage 2. Should be passed by 36 months FTE training.
||Paper-based written exam
Recommended for Stage 3. Should be passed by 60 months FTE training.
Practical clinical exam
||Recommended for Stage 3. Should be passed by 60 months FTE training.
|Psychotherapy Written Case
||One long psychotherapy intervention, with a written case report
||Should be passed by 60 months FTE training.
||Original research in an area relevant to psychiatry
||Plan the project early in training. Should be passed by 60 months FTE training.
Formative assessments are part of the training process – they provide information that indicates how a candidate is progressing and feedback into training delivery.
Summative assessments are intended to evaluate a candidate's knowledge and skills after delivery of training.