Dr. Franjo Dragojevic

Dr. Franjo Dragojevic

MEDICAL SCHOOL: Medical Faculty, University of Zagreb, Croatia

DEGREES OBTAINED: Dr. Med., University of Zagreb, Croatia, 1988
AMC Cert. 1994
FRACGP, 2003
Grad. Dipl. Rural General Practice, 2003
Fellowship in Advanced Rural General Practice, 2006

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS DURING UNDERGRADUATE COURSE:

  • Average score for the Course 4.74 out of 5 ( Scored 5/5 in 31 out of 41 subjects taken ).
  • University of Zagreb award in 1985 ( original research and excellence of presentation ).
  • Awarded positions of undergraduate assistant to the Department of Biophysics, Anatomy and Pathology during academic years 1983 – 1986.

POSTGRADUATE CLINICAL QUALIFICATIONS, TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT:

  • Postgraduate Internship at the University Hospital, Zagreb, 1988 – 1989.
  • Passed Registration exams for foreign Medical Graduates in New Zealand, NZREX I and II, 1990.
  • Passed Registration exams for foreign Medical Graduates in Australia, AMC Part I and II, 1991.
  • PhD Research Student, Dpt. Of Pathology, University of Sydney, NSW, 1991 – 1994.
  • Part time tutor, Dpt. Of Pathology, University of Sydney, NSW, 1991 – 1994.
  • Resident Medical Officer 1, Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, Northern Territory, 1994 – 1995.
  • Resident Medical Officer 2, Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, Northern Territory, 1995 – 1996.
  • (During two years of Residency Clinical terms included Accident & Emergency, General Medicine, General Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery).
  • Regiment Medical Officer, Australian Army Reserve, 1BASB, Darwin, 1995 – 1996.
  • Regiment Medical Officer, Australian Army Reserve, Norforce, Darwin, 1997 – 1998.
  • Emergency Department Medical Officer, Darwin Private Hospital, 1995 - 1997.
  • Service Orthopaedic Registrar, Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, 1996 – 1997.
  • RACGP Rural General Practice Training Scheme, 1997 – 2002.
  • Anaesthetic/ ICU Resident Medical Officer, Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, 1997 – 1998.
  • Paediatric / O&G Resident Medical Officer, North West Regional Hospital, Burnie, Tasmania 1998 – 1999.
  • GP Registrar , City Medical Practice, Burnie, Tasmania, 1999 – 2000.
  • ICU / Anaesthetic Registrar, North West Regional Hospital, Burnie, Tasmania, 2000 – 2001 (Completed 12 months of Anaesthetics Rural Skills Training / Obtained Joint Consulatative Committee on Anaesthesia G.P. Anaesthetist Certificate).
  • Emergency Department Senior Medical Officer, North West Regional Hospital, Burnie, 2001.
  • Medical Officer, Royal Flying Doctor Service, Western Operations, Derby Base, 2001 – 2002.
  • Regimental Medical Officer, Norforce, Kimberly Squadron, 2001 – 2002.
  • Senior Medical Officer, Emergency Department, St. John of God, Murdoch, WA, 2002-2003.
  • GP Registrar, Beaumaris Family Practice, Ocean Reef, WA, 2002 - 2003.
  • Senior Medical Officer, Emergency Department, Joondalup Hospital, 2003 - present.

COURSES / CONFERENCES:

  • Issues and controversies in Severe Trauma, Conference, Melbourne, 1994.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Course, Darwin, 1995.
  • Basic Life Support Instructors Course, Darwin, 1995.
  • Early Management of Severe Trauma Course, Hobart, 1996.
  • Early Management of Severe Burns Course, Alice Springs, 1996.
  • ADF Rotary Wing Aeromedical Evacuation Course, Townsville, 1997.
  • Controversies in Civilian and Military Trauma, Symposium, Brisbane, 1997.
  • Emergency Life Support Course, Australasian Society for Emergency Medicine, Burnie, 1998.
  • Advanced Paediatric Life Support Course, Advanced Life Support Group, Launceston, 1999.
  • Military Medicine Conference, Sydney, 1999.
  • Military Medicine Conference, Hobart, 2000.
  • ALSO Course, 2003.
  • ACEM Conference, Perth, 2004.
  • ATS Conference, Sydney, 2004.
  • EMST Course, 2005.
  • AMA Conference, 2009.
  • RACGP Conference, Hobart, 2011.
  • RACGP Conference, Gold Coast, 2012.
  • RACGP Conference, Darwin, 2013.
  • ESTES Conference, Lion, 2013.

OTHER AWARDS:

  • Scholarship, "R. M. Lake and L. A. Bonamy", University of Sydney, 1991 – 1992.
  • Scholarship, "Sandoz Gerontological Foundation", 1992 – 1993.
  • RMO Dr R.E. Buttfield prize for 2000, Burnie, Tasmania.

PUBLICATIONS:

  • "The effects of ageing on different functional regions of human cerebellar cortex", submitted to "Synapse", F.Dragojevic, G.M.Halliday and C.G.Harper, .
  • "Papilloedema secondary to acute purulent sinusitis", J.Paediatr. Child Health, 1999, F.Dragojevic, R.Kishore Kumar, M.H. Ghali, and F. Young.