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Trainees who enrolled in the EMD Training Program prior to 1 February 2021 will be transitioned to the new programs if all training requirements have not been completed by 27 March 2022. Trainees will however, have the opportunity to transition to the revised EMD or new EMAD Training Programs prior to this date. College staff will provide each current EMD trainee who has not yet graduated from the program an individualised transition plan following the EMD exam on 26 March 2021.

The Emergency Medicine Diploma (EMD) is an 18-month competency-based training program conducted in the workplace under the supervision of an approved EMD Supervisor. The program includes 12 months working in an Emergency Department (ED) plus six months in Critical Care.
EMD trainees are required to complete the following program components:

  • 12 full-time equivalent (FTE) months in ED
  • Six FTE months of Critical Care
  • Workplace-Based Assessments
    • Eight Mini-Clinical Evaluation Exercises
    • Nine Direct Observation of Procedural Skills
    • Four Case-based Discussions
    • Procedural Checklist
  • 12 Written ED Case Reflections
  • One Audit
  • Two Advanced Emergency Skills Workshops
  • Three EMD Online Learning Modules
  • Online EMD MCQ Exam

All course components must be completed within five years from your enrolment date.

  • ED Training
  • ED Training Sites
  • Approved EMD Supervisor
  • Critical Care
  • Regulations
  • EMD Program Fee
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