Education & Training
ACEM is the principal organisation representing the medical specialty of emergency medicine in Australia and New Zealand. Its educational programs are internationally recognised. The College provides diverse education for various levels of practice from specialists to career medical officers. In addition, the College equips Fellows to act as supervisors, assessors, examiners and mentors to promote the highest quality emergency medicine education.
ACEM’s specialty training pathway for emergency medicine, successful completion leads to practice as a physician in emergency medicine.
Specialist Training Assessment and Exams
Trainees undertaking the Emergency Medicine Specialist Training program must complete a range of assessments and exams
Joint & Dual Specialist Training
ACEM provides dual training programs for combined qualifications in intensive care or paediatrics.
Certificate & Diploma Programs
The Certificate and Diploma programs are designed to provide knowledge, experience and skills for doctors working in emergency medicine.
Emergency Medicine Education and Training (EMET)
Emergency Medicine Education and Training (EMET) seeks to improve care for patients requiring urgent and emergency medical services. It does this by providing education, training and supervision to...
International Medical Graduates and Specialist Programs
Overseas Trained Specialists and Overseas Specialists in Training in emergency medicine can have their skills recognised in Australasia by undertaking the requirements of the International Medical Specialist Programs.
As part of the Emergency Medicine Specialist Training program each trainee has access to a Director of Emergency Medicine Training (DEMT). Responsibilities of the DEMT role include trainee advocacy...
ACEM is responsible for determining whether a site is accredited to deliver the FACEM Training Program. The accreditation process requires sites, and sometimes trainees, to submit information to...
The College has developed a suite of educational resources; these include the Indigenous Health and Cultural Competency e-learning modules and podcasts, Best of Web EM and simulation courses.