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The Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery

Surgical Registrar Training Program

The Surgical Program The ACCS registrar training program provides two years of advanced training in cosmetic surgery. It has a number of consistent parts: 

18 months – Australian rotation

6 months - Overseas training in ACCS, European or USA accredited training posts

The production of a clinical research paper or review article for publication

College academic syllabus

College Fellowship examinations: written and oral components

Surgical log book

Registrar evaluation reports

Australian Rotation The Australian component comprises rotations based in NSW, VIC, SA and QLD. Rotations consists of a minimum of 3 months duration and involves attachment to at least four cosmetic surgeons who are responsible for the registrar's clinical training. ď‚ž

25 hours clinical attendance each week (eg. operating sessions, pre-op and post-op clinics) which are registered in their clinical log book (minimum 1100 hours per year).


10 hours of academic time (the time estimated to complete the academic syllabus).


Attendance at a minimum of 6 major procedures per week (minimum of 250 per year) recorded in their surgical log book.

Registrars are also responsible for running the Journal Club which is part of the College CME program.

Overseas Training Consists of either: 

ACCS / American Academy of Joint Fellowship

ACCS / European Academy of Joint Fellowship

Other posts as accredited by the College

Examinations 

Written and Viva Voce as determined by the College from time to time.

All references to "College" indicate the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery

Fees 

Two Year Surgical Registrar Training - $30,000 + GST, payable before commencement of training.

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About Us Raising standards... protecting patients ď‚ž

Established in 1999, the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery (ACCS) is a not-for-profit, multi-disciplinary fellowship based body of general surgeons, cosmetic surgeons, plastic surgeons, maxillofacial surgeons, dermatologists, ear nose and throat surgeons, ophthalmologists and other doctors and health care practitioners who practice in cosmetic medicine and surgery.


The primary goal of the ACCS is to ensure the safe provision of cosmetic medicine and cosmetic surgical procedures to the Australian general community through the supply of appropriately trained and certified health care practitioners.


The College also seeks to work cooperatively with government and other stakeholders to improve standards and safety and to educate health care consumers and its Fellows and spokespeople are regularly quoted in the media and consulted by federal and state health and consumer regulators.

Contact US PO Box 36, Parramatta NSW 2124 Email: Phone: 1800 804 781 (Australia Wide) +61 2 9687 1500 (International) Fax: +61 2 9687 1799

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