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Honorary appointments and credentialing procedures

To ensure that members of research teams have the qualifications and skills required for their role on the research project, the Eye and Ear has a credentialing procedure.

Review the supporting documentation and Verified Scopes of Practice then follow the instructions in the links below.

Supporting documentation

Procedure for Credentialing of Eye and Ear Researchers (v7 dated 6 December 2018)

Honorary Researcher Information Handbook (v6 dated January 2019)

Honorary Researcher Application (v5 dated November 2019)

English Language proficiency

Applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency. 

The Eye and Ear will apply the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) English language skills and registration standards for Honorary Researcher appointments. 

The applicant must specify which standard applies to their profession.  If a Standard does not exist for the specified profession then the English language skills registration standard will apply.

The applicant must specify which pathway they meet and provide evidence.

Verified Scopes of Practice

We have developed Verified Scopes of Practice to clarify what is in scope and out of scope and what evidence is required for each role / procedure.

If a Verified Scope of Practice is not listed below, please provide as much information about your scope of practice.

Procedure / Role version and date
Access to Medical Records                                version 1 dated 6 December 2018
Audiologist in development
Electrocardiogram version 1 dated 6 December 2018
Orthoptist version 1 dated 20 February 2019
Patient/participant recruitment version 1 dated 30 January 2019
Principal Investigator version 1 dated 30 January 2019
Venepuncture version 1 dated 6 December 2018
Vital signs in development


This webpage last updated 27 November 2019.