Programs & Projects

There are a broad range of projects and programs undertaken by the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) in response to emerging needs, policy development and resourcing for emergency departments and urgent care services.

Alcohol Harm in Emergency Departments (AHED) Program

The AHED program conducts research into the extent and impact of alcohol harm in our EDs, is trialling initiatives to monitor and reduce alcohol and other drug harms, and advocates for alcohol...
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Indigenous Health & Cultural Competency (IH&CC)

The Indigenous Health and Cultural Competency (IH&CC) program consists of a series of culturally relevant education tools and resources designed for doctors and other healthcare workers to enhance...
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National Program

A new initiative between the Australian Federal Government and ACEM is designed to address some of the biggest challenges facing emergency departments.
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Patient Safety

The Patient Safety project, funded by the Department of Health, was initiated to support the College in keeping up to date with international developments in patient safety. Patient safety in...
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Thrombolytic therapy in acute ischaemic stroke

In order to guide Emergency Physicians caring for patients with acute ischaemic stroke, ACEM has initiated an independent analysis of the published scientific literature to evaluate the evidence...
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