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Urogynaecology

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A certified sub-specialist in urogynaecology is competent in the comprehensive management of patients with urogynaecological disorders.

A urogynaecologist may diagnose and treat a range of diseases which affect the female reproductive and urinary systems. These include: overactive/prolapsed bladder, urinary incontinence and prolapse of other pelvic organs.

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36–40 hours/week
average time worked
$153,795/year
average salary
3 years
min full time
GP sub-specialty
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Urogynaecology
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG)
   
A certified sub-specialist in urogynaecology is competent in the comprehensive management of patients with urogynaecological disorders.

A urogynaecologist may diagnose and treat a range of diseases which affect the female reproductive and urinary systems. These include: overactive/prolapsed bladder, urinary incontinence and prolapse of other pelvic organs.
https://www.ranzcog.edu.au/Training/Subspecialist-Training/Training-Documents/Certification-in-Urogynaecology-(CU)
$2,950
36–40
67/33
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3
Balanced
3
No
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To be eligible to apply to join a subspecialty training program in Australia or New Zealand, doctors must have successfully completed and been accredited with at least 138 weeks FTE of satisfactory Core Training, passed the MRANZCOG/FRANZCOG Written Examination, passed the MRANZCOG/FRANZCOG Oral Examination, or have applied to sit the FRANZCOG Oral Examination to be held in the first half of the year in which they intend to apply to join a subspecialty training program, or have obtained the FRANZCOG.

Doctors must also possess general medical registration in the relevant state or territory with no restrictions, conditions, undertakings or any other limitations that would adversely impact on or limit their ability to train towards and ultimately act as a urogynaecologist.

Trainees can apply in year 4 of core training to commence urogynaecology training in year 5. Successful completion of all core training requirements, including advanced surgical skills or satisfactory completion of the research component of the FRANZCOG training program (for trainees who commenced FRANZCOG training on or after 1 December 2013), must be achieved before urogynaecology training can commence in year 5.

Fellowship of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (FRANZCOG)
Applicants need to complete apply through RANZCOG - for more details visit https://www.ranzcog.edu.au/Training/Specialist-Training/Applying
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$153,795
Sub-specialties written examination: $1,330
Sub-specialties oral examination: $3,150
$4,480
- Urogynaecology Meetings
Attendance at lectures, tutorials, demonstrations and conferences on urogynaecology College Approved Professional Development Programs
- Minimum Procedures
Complete 120 anti-incontinence procedures and 60 reconstructive procedures - Optional Elective Term
Six months during the three year training program
- College Approved Professional Development Programs
Applications for the sub-specialties national selection process 2017 (2018 entry) open on 1 December 2016 and close on 31 March 2017. For more details visit https://www.ranzcog.edu.au/Training/Subspecialist-Training/Apply
Year 4–5 of FRANZCOG training

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