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WHO CAN BE REGISTERED?

The Register is open to members and non-members of the ACPSEM. 

Those who successfully complete a Training and Education Program (TEAP) for Certification are automatically eligible for admission to The Register as a Qualified Specialist in the discipline(s) in which they have been certified. Alternative pathways exist for experienced practitioners who do not hold ACPSEM Certification ("Other Candidates").

Admission to the Register requires a formal application and assessment process. Applications are assessed by the Certification Panel of the specialty under which the candidate has applied to be registered.
 
 

REGISTRATION PATHWAYS

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 1. ACPSEM Certified Medical Physicists and Radiopharmaceutical Scientists
Candidates are eligible for Registration if they have obtained ACPSEM Certification in the relevant specialty and can demonstrate:
  • Achievement of Certification within the last three years; OR
  • Achievement of Certification/Accreditation more than three years prior with subsequent evidence of:
  • Regular clinical practice since achieving Certification/Accreditation 
  • CPD participation (in Australia, New Zealand or internationally).

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2. Other Candidates
Candidates with experience practicing as a medical physicist and/or radiopharmaceutical scientist in a relevant specialty may apply for registration. Specific requirements for Registration in each specialty are published in the appendices to the Registration Requirements Policy.
In general, candidates are required to meet expected standards in the following categories:
  • Degree Qualifications
  • Experience
  • Competency Requirements
  • Professionalism
  • English Proficiency
 

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   Seeking Registration as an experienced Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physicist?

 

For additional information on the procedures for assessment of applications of experienced candidates in the Nuclear Medicine physics and Radiology physics speciality areas, click here. 

 

 

APPLY FOR REGISTRATION

If you wish to apply to for admission to the Register we ask that you first read the Registration Requirements Policy for the ACPSEM Register of Qualified Medical Physics Specialists and Radiopharmaceutical Scientists.

To apply, you must complete and submit the Application Form for Admission to the Register, which can be downloaded here. The form contains detailed instructions and a comprehensive application checklist outlining all supporting documentation required for either registration pathway.

Those who wish to be registered in accordance with Pathway 1 can email their application to the ACPSEM office or contact us for further assistance. Please note, that candidates who complete TEAP and are successfully certified will automatically be admitted to the ACPSEM Register. 

Those applying for registration in accordance with Pathway 2 can apply online via our Services Portal.

 
If you do not wish to submit your application via our website, please email your application form and all required supporting documents to admin.support@acpsem.org.au. In addition, you must post physical certified copies of your supporting documents to the ACPSEM Head Office:


The ACPSEM Register
Suite 7.12, AERO 247
247 Coward Street
Mascot    NSW    2020
AUSTRALIA 

 

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Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physicists
 
If you are a Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physicist wishing to apply for registration, you must submit a form outlining your experience and supporting evidence with your application.
If your specialty is Nuclear Medicine
If your specialty is Radiology
If you have a dual specialty:
must submit both of the above forms.
 
For additional detail on the processes followed in the assessment of applications of experienced candidates in the Nuclear Medicine physics and Radiology physics speciality areas, click here. 

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Radiopharmaceutical Scientists
  The application process for experienced professionals wishing to apply for Registration as a Qualified Radiopharmaceutical Scientist differs to that for Medical Physicists. To be awarded registration, you must apply for Certification as an Experienced Radiopharmaceutical Scientist. This pathway is only available to those with a chemistry, pharmacy or pharmacology background who can demonstrate an appropriate postgraduate qualification alongside a minimum of 7 years FTE work experience in the discipline of radiopharmaceutical science. The RPS Certification Panel may, at their discretion, allow experience relevant to the practice of RPS to count toward the requirements.

Please see the 
Application for Certification of Experienced Radiopharmaceutical Scientists for further information.