Enrol on a Specialist Division Scheme

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On the Specialist Division of the Medical Council Register?

We offer six Professional Competence Schemes for doctors on the Specialist Division of the Medical Council Register:

  • Faculty of Occupational Medicine Specialist Division Scheme
  • Faculty of Paediatrics Specialist Division Scheme
  • Faculty of Pathology Specialist Division Scheme
  • Faculty of Public Health Medicine Specialist Division Scheme
  • Institute of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists Specialist Division Scheme
  • Irish Committee on Higher Medical Training Specialist Division Scheme (Medicine)

If you’re not sure what type of registration you hold, you can check this using the Irish Medical Council Search for a Registered Doctor service.

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Entry Requirements

To enrol on a Specialist Division Professional Competence Scheme you must be on the Irish Medical Council’s Specialist Register in the relevant specialty.

If you're not sure if this is the right Scheme for you, contact us and we will be glad to help.

More Than One Registered Specialty?

If you have more than one registered specialty, you only need to enrol on one Professional Competence Scheme.  Choose the scheme that is most appropriate to your current practice.

Have You Enrolled Before?

If you have enrolled on a Professional Competence Scheme before, you don’t need to complete another application. You are however required to renew your enrolment each year. Contact us if you need help with this.

 

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Enrolment Fee

The enrolment fee for a Professional Competence Scheme is €250.

The method of payment is credit or debit card, taken at the end of the online application process. You may also pay by direct debit.

If you pay an annual subscription fee for membership of RCPI or one of our faculties, you will be entitled to a discount.

Ready to Apply for 2017-2018?

You will be asked to login to our website. If you already have login details for our website, you should log in using that username and password.

Please do not create a new account for our website if you already have existing login details.

Want to Renew?

If you were enrolled in 2016-2017, you do not need to complete a new application form, simply log in to your Digital Hub and follow the link to renew your enrolment.

Faculty of Occupational Medicine Specialist Division Scheme

If you want to enrol on the Faculty of Occupational Specialist Division Scheme you must be a registered specialist in Occupational Medicine.

Enrol on the Faculty of Occupational Medicine Specialist Division Scheme

 

 

Occupational Medicine

Faculty of Paediatrics Specialist Division Scheme

If you want to enrol on the Faculty of Paediatrics Specialist Division Scheme, you must hold specialist registration in one of the following specialties:

  • Paediatrics
  • Paediatric Cardiology

Enrol on the Faculty of Paediatrics Specialist Division Scheme

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Faculty of Pathology Specialist Division Scheme

If you want to enrol on the Faculty of Pathology Specialist Division Scheme you must be a registered specialist in one of the following specialties:

  • Chemical Pathology
  • Clinical Microbiology
  • Haematology
  • Histopathology
  • Immunology
  • Neuropathology

Enrol on the Faculty of Pathology Specialist Division Scheme

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Faculty of Public Health Medicine Specialist Division Scheme

If you want to enrol on the Faculty of Public Health Medicine Specialist Division Scheme you must be a registered specialist in Public Health Medicine.

Enrol on the Faculty of Public Health Medicine Specialist Division Scheme

 

 

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Institute of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists Specialist Division Scheme

If you want to enrol on the Institute of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists Specialist Division Scheme, you must be a registered specialist in Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Enrol on the Institute of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists Specialist Division Scheme

 

 

Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Irish Committee on Higher Medical Training Specialist Division Scheme (Medicine)

If you want to enrol on the Irish Committee on Higher Medical Training Specialist Division Scheme you must be a registered specialist in:

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Genetics
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Dermatology
  • Endocrinology and Diabetes Mellitus
  • Gastroenterology
  • General (Internal) Medicine
  • Genitourinary Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Medical Oncology
  • Nephrology
  • Palliative Medicine
  • Pharmaceutical Medicine
  • Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Respiratory Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Enrol on the Irish Committee on Higher Medical Training Specialist Division Scheme

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What Happens After You Enrol?

Once your enrolment is complete, we will set up your ePortfolio for Professional Competence and send you instructions on how to use it to record and monitor your progress throughout the year.

Do you need help?

If you need help logging in to our website, please contact the RCPI Helpdesk:

RCPI Helpdesk

Tel: +353 1 8639721

Contact our Helpdesk for assistance with using our online products and services. Open Monday to Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm. In Ireland? Call us free of charge on 1800 303 574 (Republic of Ireland only).

If you have any questions about your Professional Competence Scheme please contact our Professional Competence support team:

Jennifer Noordman

Administrator, Professional Competence

Tel: +353 1 863 9739

Contact Jennifer for advice on enrolling on a Professional Competence Scheme or applying for CPD approval of an event

Deirdre Donegan

Senior Administrator, Professional Competence

Tel: +353 1 863 9739

Contact Deirdre for advice on enrolling on a Professional Competence Scheme or applying for CPD approval of an event