EMD trainees are required to complete the following program components:

EMD online learning modules:

  • Manage complex emergency presentations
  • Participate in advanced clinical support activities
  • Demonstrate advanced professional, legal and ethical practice.

Workplace-based assessments:

  • Eight x Mini Clinical Exercises (Mini-CEXs)
  • Nine x Direct Observation of Procedural Skills (DOPS)
  • Four x Case Based Discussions (CbDs)
  • One Audit
  • Procedural Checklist.

Two of the following four workshop options:

  1. Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) or Advanced Paediatric Emergency Medicine (APEM)
  2. Early Management of Severe Trauma (EMST) or Emergency Trauma Management (ETM)
  3. Advanced Complex Medical Emergencies (ACME)
  4. Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crisis (EMAC).
  • 12 written ED case reflections
  • Statement of attainment submitted by the primary EMD supervisor
  • Online EMD MCQ exam.

Curriculum Units

  • Unit 1: Manage complex emergency presentations
  • Unit 2: Participate in advanced clinical support activities
  • Unit 3: Demonstrate advanced professional, legal and ethical practice

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