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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 qualification 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 qualification 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) the holder of the EMAD qualification 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
  • EMAD Curriculum
  • EMAD Online Learning Modules
  • Regulations
  • Trainee Handbook
  • EMAD Training Program Fee
  • Contacts and Other Information

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