Extended Skills

Extended Skills Training extends the depth and breadth of the registrar's skill base in an area relevant to primary medical care. Registrars select a discipline in which to gain further skills, and this can include terms in hospital, general practice and other health settings.

The following is a sample list of some of the skills training options available to Australian General Practice Training (AGPT) registrars training in northern and regional Queensland, subject to availability:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health - Cape & Torres, Tablelands, Cairns, Townsville, North West Queensland, Mackay, South West Queensland
  • Academic General Practice - Cairns, Townsville, Mackay
  • General Practice - Cape & Torres, Tablelands, Cairns, Townsville, North West Queensland, Central Queensland, Central West Queensland, Mackay, Wide Bay, South West Queensland
  • Palliative Care - Cairns, Townsville
  • Medical Education - Townsville, Mackay
  • Retrieval Medicine (RFDS) - Cairns, North West Queensland
  • Sexual Health - Cairns, Central Queensland
  • Skin Cancer Medicine - Cairns, Townsville, Central Queensland, Wide Bay
  • Sports Medicine - Townsville
  • Women's Health - Mackay