CPD Points: information about the faculty

The Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine (AFRM), a Faculty of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP), provides training and continuing education for Rehabilitation Medicine Fellows and trainees throughout all stages of their career.

AFRM Fellows and trainees are committed to providing high quality rehabilitation care to individuals and communities in Australia and New Zealand. The AFRM’s mission is 'to train, accredit and support medical practitioners in the management of functional loss, activity limitation or participation restriction arising out of illness and injury'. AFRM represents, connects and advocates for the diverse community of Rehabilitation Medicine Fellows and trainees in Australia and New Zealand.

AFRM governance comprises of the AFRM Council and 13 committees across education, regions, training and, policy and advocacy. Learn more about the AFRM Council and committees on the website.

In September 2017, the AFRM/RACP and RMSANZ signed a model of collaboration agreement to facilitate that two organisations working collaboratively together across a range of vital areas. The AFRM believes that both the AFRM and RMSANZ have important complementary roles in representing rehabilitation medicine physicians in Australia and New Zealand.

CPD Points: It is at the Fellows discretion as to which MyCPD Category they enter their CPD activity into, based on the Fellows knowledge of the activity and the description of each Category. Fellows that are enrolled in the RACP MyCPD program, can find more information the MyCPD Interactive Handbook.