In line with the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) legislation, please be aware that as of 1 March 2024, the Emergency Medicine Diploma and Emergency Medicine Advanced Diploma will be known as the Intermediate Emergency Medicine Training Program, and Advanced Emergency Medicine Training Program, respectively. ACEM is currently in the process of transitioning all documents to reflect this change. Meanwhile, any reference to "Diploma" and "Advanced Diploma" within this webpage and documents linked on this page should be replaced with the new title. Find out more here.

Who is This Program Designed For?

The Associateship in Advanced Emergency Medicine (AEMTP) is a training program that builds upon the knowledge and skills gained during the Associateship in Inetrmediate Emergency Medicine (IEMTP). This training program is suited to and intended for doctors:

  • providing clinical support to Emergency Medicine Certificate (EMC) & Associateship in Intermediate Emergency Medicine (IEMTP)
  • qualified doctors and as a Director of a smaller Emergency Department (not accredited by ACEM for fellowship training); or
  • working in an emergency department as a senior decision maker with the ability to be a part of the education and management team.

At the completion of training, AEMTP doctors will have the knowledge and skills to independently manage and treat a wider variety of and higher complexity emergency presentations, with telephone support from emergency specialists within the ED network, when required. AEMTP doctors will also have the knowledge and skills to:

  • use ultrasound as appropriate;
  • use a wider variety of resuscitative and other emergency techniques;
  • improve their practice, the practice of junior team members, and the practice of emergency medicine in their environment.

The AEMTP training program provides the skills for a medical officer to work as the senior decision maker, provide critical care support and be a director of a smaller Emergency Department. In larger Emergency Departments (accredited by ACEM for fellowship training) a graduate of the AEMTP training program will be equipped to work as a senior decision maker at middle grade (registrar) level.

  • Eligibility and How to Apply
  • AEMTP Program Training Requirements
  • ED Training
  • Where Can I Do My ED Training?
  • Supervision
  • Assessment
  • Examinations
  • Program Completion
  • AEMTP Curriculum
  • AEMTP Online Learning Modules
  • Regulations
  • Training Handbook
  • AEMTP Training Program Fee
  • Contacts and Other Information