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SEM PHYSICIAN TRAINING OVERVIEW

Clinical Sport and Exercise Medicine (SEM) is a discipline that comprises of medical specialists who, as part of a multi-disciplinary team, provide:

  • Promotion of health through increased use of exercise and physical activity;
  • Advice on the safe use of physical exercise in both prevention and treatment of illness; and
  • A holistic approach to addressing medical conditions and injuries in individuals who wish to exercise.


ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • Permanent residency status or citizenship of Australia or New Zealand
  • Current and valid unconditional medical registration from the applicable Medical Board or Council in Australia or New Zealand
  • Complete foundation training, i.e. three years general medical and surgical experience since graduation from an undergraduate medical degree
  • Successfully completed the ACSEP Part 1 Examination.


TRAINING PROGRAM 

  • Completion of initial medical qualification, MBBS or registrable equivalent
  • Three years approved medical and surgical experience (Foundation Training)
  • ACSEP Part 1 Examination
  • Four years full-time training (or equivalent) with the ACSEP, including completion of all training program requirements
  • ACSEP Part 2 Examination
  • Award of Fellowship of the Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians (FACSEP)

 

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