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Education and training


The Royal Adelaide Hospital intensive care unit is one of the major education and training providers for intensive care medicine in Australia and New Zealand.  

Our expert clinicians and educators maximise the opportunities provided by our 48-bed unit, with a broad and high acuity case mix, delivering a comprehensive accredited training program to doctors and nurses seeking advanced training in critical care. 

Medical training in the ICU

The RAH ICU is accredited by the College of Intensive Care Medicine as a General/C24 training institution.

We are one of only two major tertiary/quaternary centres in South Australia accredited to provide:

  • foundation training
  • general/ core ICU training
  • subspecialty training in neurosurgical ICU
  • cardiac ICU and trauma care, and
  • Fellowships (Transition year training).

We also routinely have rotational trainees and visiting international medical graduate trainees and specialists, who come to our unit to further develop their ICU experience and credentials.

Find out more about medical and nursing training available within the RAH ICU in this section. 

To see current vacancies within the RAH ICU, go to Working at the RAH.

Medical training information

Nursing training in the ICU

Nursing Education in the RAH ICU offers progressive, contemporary learning opportunities for the development of all levels of nursing staff. The team is located within the ICU, developing a close understanding of the development needs of individual nursing staff.

The Nurse Education Team consists of two Nurse Educators (RN3) and four Clinical Nurse Educators (CNE RN2 job share). 

Nursing Training Information


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