In line with the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) legislation, please be aware that as of 1 March 2024, a name change will be applied to all ACEM Diploma and Advanced Diploma qualifications awarded from this date. It is crucial to note that not only will the program aspects remain unchanged, including curriculum and requirements, but also the prestigious recognition associated with obtaining these ACEM qualifications will stand. This modification impacts all trainees who do not complete the requirements of the programs by the end of February 2024. Further details will be communicated shortly.

Who is This Program Designed For?

The EMAD is a training program that builds upon the knowledge and skills gained during the Emergency Medicine Diploma (EMD). This training program is suited to and intended for doctors:

  • providing clinical support to Emergency Medicine Certificate (EMC) & Emergency Medicine Diploma (EMD)
  • 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, EMAD 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. EMAD 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 EMAD 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 EMAD training program will be equipped to work as a senior decision maker at middle grade (registrar) level.

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