Queensland has an appointed Statewide Medical Co-ordinator and Medical Education Officer who are dedicated to Advanced Training in Geriatric Medicine.

The Queensland Geriatric Medicine Advanced Training program is based on the RACP Geriatric Medicine Advanced Training curriculum. The education program is held each Wednesday afternoon for 1.5 hours. There are facilities available at each training site or trainees can attend via videoconference. The aim of the programme is to improve the quality of training in Geriatric Medicine and to promote high quality and diverse training opportunities that exist across the state. Applications through the Qld RMO Campaign for positions on the Geriatric Medicine Advanced Training Pathway in 2019 will open on 07/06/18 @ 9am and close on 05/07/18 @ 3pm www.health.qld.gov.au/rmo/

For further information, please visit the QLD Govt website, Queensland Geriatric Medicine Advanced Training Pathway.


Accredited Training Sites

Network/ HospitalTraining Site InfoNext ReviewAT PositionsConditions
Cairns HospitalAttached20224Maximum of six months training in the following areas of training:
•  OPERA (subacute) delirium/dementia and Community
•  Interface and Primary Care

The maximum duration of core training at Cairns Hospital will not exceed 18 months across all departments, although additional training may be approved as non-core training.
Gold Coast University Hospital

Including Robina Hospital.
Attached20243Maximum of six months training in the following areas of training:
•  GEMHITH
•  ACE
•  GEM
Greenslopes Private Hospital
20222
Ipswich HospitalAttached20226The trainee to spend no longer than 12 months Core training at this site.
Logan HospitalAttached20263Maximum of six months training in the following areas of training:
•  Rehabilitation Medicine and Orthogeriatrics
•  Perioperative Medicine
•  Geriatric Emergency Department Intervention

1 additional Trainee (provisionally accredited to 2023) for a maximum of six months training in the following areas of training:
•  GEMHITH HITH
Princess Alexandra HospitalAttached20247Maximum of six months training in the following areas of training:
•  GEMITH
•  Rehabilitation
•  Orthogeriatrics
•  Psychogeriatric
Queen Elizabeth Jubilee II Hospital

Including Canossa Private Hospital
Attached20222
Redcliffe HospitalAttached20242Maximum of six months training in the following areas of training:
•  Acute Aged Care
•  Residential Care Liaison Service
•  Orthogeriatrics and Geriatric Rehab
Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital

Including Surgical, Treatment and Rehabilitation Service
Attached20244Maximum of six months training in the following areas of training:
•  Geriatrics and Rehabilitation Unit
•  Geriatric/ Rehabilitation Liaison Service
•  Geriatric Evaluation and Management/Orthogeriatrics
•  Older Persons Acute Assessment Service/Residential Aged Care District Assessment and Referral Service
Sunshine Coast University HospitalAttached20267Maximum of six months training in the following areas:
•   Orthogeriatric
•   Acute Geriatrics
•   ARC (Acute and Restorative Care)
•   Community geriatrics and Stroke.
The Prince Charles Hospital

Including Wesley Private Hospital
Attached20224Maximum of six months training in the following areas of training:
•  Acute Care of the Elderly
•  Community Registrar
•  Geriatric Evaluation and Management
•  Geriatric Outreach and Assessment Service
•  Cognitive Assessment and Management Unit
•  Hip Fracture Unit

12 additional Trainees (provisionally accredited to 2022) for maximum of six months training may be approved in any one rotation at Wesley Private Hospital, and one six month rotation in Caboolture Hospital.
Redland Hospital20221Maximum of six months training in the following areas of training:
•  GEM
Toowoomba Hospital

Including Toowoomba Base Hospital with St Vincent’s Private Hospital
Attached20234Maximum of six months training may be approved in any one rotation at St Vincent’s Hospital.
Townsville Hospital and Health ServiceAttached20244Maximum of six months training in the following areas:
•   Orthogeriatric
•   Acute Care of the Elderly
•   Geriatric Evaluation and Management
•   Community Geriatrics

To submit an update on your detailed site information, please use the ANZSGM Training Site Info Form.