Medical Board of Australia - Teaching or Research
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Teaching or Research

Limited registration for teaching or research

Medical practitioners with this type of registration will likely be working in a position that involves clinical teaching or research, for example, a university appointment. These practitioners can undertake limited clinical practice that is relevant to their teaching or research role. This type of registration is also used for experts to demonstrate a clinical technique or a procedure for a short term (e.g. usually four weeks or less).

Medical practitioners with limited registration for teaching or research are required to:

  • comply with a supervision plan if they are undertaking any clinical practice
  • comply with a professional development plan (if registration is for four or more weeks)
  • authorise and facilitate the provision of regular reports from their supervisors to the Board about their safety and competence to practise
  • perform satisfactorily in the teaching or research position and in any clinical practice undertaken

This is not a suitable type of registration for medical practitioners who are working towards meeting the requirements for general or specialist registration.

New applicants who are eligible for the competent authority pathway or who already hold the AMC Certificate apply for provisional registration (they are not eligible to apply for limited registration).

For more information see the registration standard for limited registration for teaching or research

Page reviewed 31/01/2018