Regulations & Policies

ACEM Regulations (6)

Regulation A: Governance
Last updated 23 February 2017

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/af439244-d473-499e-9ada-ab22a4c58663/ACEM-Governance-Regulations.aspx
Added: Nov 4, 2015 Last Updated: Feb 23, 2017
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Regulation B: ACEM Specialist Training Program
Last updated 23 February 2017

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/b99e1cfd-4302-4072-a465-e110dd16b7dd/Section-B-ACEM-Specialist-Training-Program.aspx
Added: Apr 14, 2016 Last Updated: Feb 23, 2017
PDF 892 kB
Regulation C: Assessment of Specialist International Medical Graduates
Last updated 16 December 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/329932e0-ac6f-4154-bf9b-3d0cf691b575/Section-C-Assessment-of-Specialist-International.aspx
Added: Apr 14, 2016 Last Updated: Feb 23, 2017
PDF 446 kB
Regulation D: Non-Specialist Training Programs
Last updated 16 December 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/529a7853-fc63-4df2-9bf2-0bd2b013f94e/Regulation-D-Non-Specialist-Training-Programs.aspx
Added: Dec 15, 2016 Last Updated: Feb 23, 2017
PDF 448 kB
Regulation E: Recertification
Last updated 13 October 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/e07fc801-145c-44ec-9b96-a05861806d6a/Section-E-Recertification.aspx
Added: Apr 14, 2016 Last Updated: Feb 23, 2017
PDF 352 kB
Regulations pertaining to: Accreditation of Emergency Departments
Last updated 23 February 2017

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/6183c2b5-6c53-4b94-8e13-5d51cc811055/ACEM-Regulations-(1).aspx
Added: Jul 30, 2014 Last Updated: Feb 23, 2017
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ACEM Clinical Policies (40)

P02 Policy on Standard Terminology
This policy provides definitions for Emergency Medicine related terminology.
Last updated : December 2014




http://acem.org.au/getattachment/3907984e-2a6c-4789-9f11-5d1d75f0e837/Policy-on-Standard-Terminology.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Mar 18, 2015
PDF 588 kB
P03 Guidelines for Transport of Critically Ill Patients
This is a joint policy between ANZCA, ACEM and CICM
Last updated : August 2015

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/a7701840-29f2-4096-872a-b213bec75d9d/P03-Guidelines-for-Transport-of-Critically-Ill-Pat.aspx
Added: Dec 6, 2013 Last Updated: Aug 25, 2015
PDF 661 kB
P06 Policy on the Australasian Triage Scale
This policy provides a description of the clinical use of the ATS.
Last updated: July 2013

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/693998d7-94be-4ca7-a0e7-3d74cc9b733f/Policy-on-the-Australasian-Triage-Scale.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Dec 2, 2013
PDF 628 kB
P07 Policy on Clinical Privileges for Emergency Physicians
This policy relates to the hospital appointment of emergency physicians.
Last updated: September 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/880d8d99-6647-4f63-a5fd-bf63b527c65d/Policy-on-Clinical-Priveleges-for-Emergency-Physic.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Sep 6, 2016
PDF 504 kB
PS09 Guidelines on Sedation and/or Analgesia for Diagnostic and Interventional Medicine, Dental or Surgical Procedure (ANZCA PS9)
ACEM have endorsed the ANZCA Guidelines on Sedation and/or Analgesia for Diagnostic and Interventional Medical, Dental or Surgical Procedures. 

The ACEM definition of Anaesthetist is to be read in conjunction with PS09.

Last updated 8 November 2016.

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/e8c84849-191b-40cb-a8c2-24ed8dddca7e/P09-Guidelines-on-Sedation-and-or-Analgesia-for-Di.aspx
Added: Dec 2, 2013 Last Updated: Nov 8, 2016
PDF 133 kB
P20 Policy on Emergency Department Signage
This policy details the signage that should be used in Australasia to denote Emergency Departments.
Last updated: March 2013

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/bbe1edd6-56f7-4425-8f31-16e9a578a318/Policy-on-Emergency-Department-Signage.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Dec 2, 2013
PDF 595 kB
P21 Policy on the Use of Focussed Ultrasound in Emergency Medicine
This policy relates to the use of focussed ultrasound in emergency medicine.
Last updated: February 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/a8065bbc-741b-444b-950d-906ed1e310c0/Policy-on-the-Use-of-Bedside-Ultrasound-by-Emergen.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Apr 27, 2016
PDF 376 kB
P22 Policy on Credentialing for Emergency Department Ultrasonography: Trauma Examination & Suspected AAA
This policy relates to credentialing for ultrasonography in the ED.
Last updated: February 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/ef686154-aef8-46a5-acce-776396a95f12/P22-Policy-on-Credentialling-for-Emergency-Departm.aspx
Added: Dec 3, 2013 Last Updated: Apr 27, 2016
PDF 260 kB
P28 Policy on a Quality Framework for Emergency Departments
This policy details ACEM's Quality Framework for EDs.
Last updated: September 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/de81ada6-359a-497c-a0bb-a6287a27af14/Policy-on-a-Quality-Framework-for-Emergency-Depart.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Sep 1, 2016
PDF 647 kB
P30 Policy on Emergency Department Hazardous Material Response Plan
This policy details the need for Emergency Departments to have a response plan in rleation to hazardous chemical, biological or radiological materials.
Last updated: March 2011

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/7cba64b3-0a32-42f9-bb34-816252c712dd/Policy-on-Emergency-Department-Hazardous-Material.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Dec 2, 2013
PDF 601 kB
P31 Policy on Patients' Rights to Access Emergency Department Care
This policy relates to a patients right to obtain access to care in an emergency department.
Last updated: November 2011

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/04898090-617f-4401-be8e-8067af8ba4e1/Policy-on-Patients-Rights-to-Access-Emergency-Depa.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Dec 2, 2013
PDF 593 kB
P32 Policy on Violence in Emergency Departments
This policy relates to violence in the ED.
Last updated: March 2011

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/7b0819a6-93cc-4d89-8fe8-22c6ea307a22/Policy-on-Violence-in-Emergency-Departments.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Dec 2, 2013
PDF 591 kB
P33 Policy on Disaster Health Services
This policy relates to preparation and readiness and responsiveness of emergency medicine systems in disaster settings.
Last updated: March 2012

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/a35c9030-d130-47ed-9eee-9f94705ba4e6/Policy-on-Disaster-Health-Services.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Dec 2, 2013
PDF 585 kB
P34 Policy on Organ Donation
This policy relats to organ donation and the care of potential organ donors in the Emergency Department.
Last updated: July 2011

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/e6a7431a-aa61-4d94-aeb1-5bbe5330fcf8/Policy-on-Organ-Donation.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Dec 2, 2013
PDF 573 kB
P35 Policy on Child at Risk
This policy outlines the position of ACEM on the issues of awareness, detection and management of children at risk of abuse or neglect, in the ED.
Last updated: July 2012

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/0b0ccf77-4e5c-417a-8d97-f38777409ed0/Policy-on-Child-at-Risk.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Apr 28, 2015
PDF 581 kB
P37 Policy on Forensic Testing and Examination in Emergency Departments
This policy relates to performing forensic medical examinations and the collection of forensic tissue samples within Emergency Departments.
Last updated: March 2011

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/9dc5575d-f601-431c-b4e4-211fa2150fd9/Policy-on-Forensic-Testing-and-Examination-in-Emer.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Dec 2, 2013
PDF 597 kB
P38 Policy on Immunisation in Emergency Departments
This policy relates to the screening and immunisation status of patients in the ED.
Last updated: February 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/67811755-e529-45a9-8857-5d4a94e66a11/Policy-on-Immunisation-in-Emergency-Departments.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Apr 15, 2016
PDF 368 kB
P39 Policy on Domestic and Family Violence
This policy relates to the identification, screening, treatment and support of victims of domestic violence. 
Last updated: November 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/68277f58-17a8-4754-a9ed-573a176bf572/P39-Policy-on-Domestic-and-Family-Violence.aspx
Added: Dec 7, 2016 Last Updated: Dec 20, 2016
PDF 664 kB
P40 Policy on Early Access to Defibrillation for Cardiac Arrest
This policy relates to the provision for early access to defibrillation of sudden cardiac arrest within health care institutions and other settings.
Last updated: July 2011

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/0831ac08-66ed-44ae-9b46-74230de92ae7/Policy-on-Early-Access-to-Defibrillation-for-Cardi.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Dec 2, 2013
PDF 591 kB
P41 Policy on Access to Care for Patients with Mental Health Conditions
This policy relates to the management of patients with mental health conditions and acute behavioural disturbance, presenting to an Emergency Department.
Last updated: July 2012

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/bd9e37b6-6037-4087-bf12-3c16bce57b47/Policy-on-Access-to-Care-for-Patients-with-Mental.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Dec 2, 2013
PDF 620 kB
P44 Policy on the Provision of Telephone Medical Advice to the General Public
This policy relates to the provision of emergency medical advice over the telephone to patients, carers and non-health professionals who phone an ED.
Last updated: July 2013

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/f1937da5-82e3-4a62-b4a2-c5ad9f268e8c/Policy-on-the-Provision-of-Telephone-Medical-Advic.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Dec 2, 2013
PDF 503 kB
P46 Policy on the Definition of an Admission
This policy relates to hospital admissions from the Emergency Department.
Last updated: July 2006

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/08545a3c-fc74-4255-8b44-5532c539adc7/Policy-on-the-Definition-of-an-Admission.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Dec 2, 2013
PDF 583 kB
P48 Policy on Water Safety
This policy relates to water safety and prevention of deaths due to drowning in Australasia.
Last updated: July 2012

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/4ec3034d-b579-4311-9b92-e519edc69acc/Policy-on-Water-Safety.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Dec 2, 2013
PDF 583 kB
P49 Policy on the Disposition of Patients in the ED on Notification of a Mass Casualty Incident
This policy relates to the disposition of patients within the ED who have either been medically assessed or who are awaiting medical assessment at the time of notification of a mass casualty incident.
Last updated: March 2014

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/2a1c648e-f6ab-4790-896f-f64fbc4a944f/Policy-on-the-Disposition-of-Patients-in-the-ED-on.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Apr 3, 2014
PDF 627 kB
P50 Policy on Medical Undergraduate Curriculum in Emergency Medicine
This document relates to the role of emergency medicine in medical student education.
Last updated: November 2007

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/b1fb25cd-898f-451b-8b94-06b69e42be04/Policy-on-Medical-Undergraduate-Curriculum-in-Emer.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Dec 2, 2013
PDF 503 kB
P51 Policy on the Care of Elderly Patients in the Emergency Department
This policy relates to provision of quality ED services to elderly patients.
Last updated: September 2015

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/fc1be790-5545-4405-b462-a1f6834f09ab/Policy-on-the-Care-of-Elderly-Patients-in-the-Emer.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Sep 22, 2015
PDF 433 kB
P53 Policy on the Supervision of Junior Medical Staff in the ED
This policy relates to the supervision of junior medical staff in the ED
Last updated: November 2013

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/2de3934a-25ac-454a-b700-67346a7be08a/Policy-on-the-Supervision-of-Junior-Medical-Staff.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Jun 18, 2014
PDF 472 kB
P54 Policy on the Follow-up of Results of Investigations Ordered from Emergency Departments
This policy details procedures for emergency physicians related to apporpriate follow-up of results of investigations ordered from the ED.
Last updated: July 2014

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/90a44285-0b38-4600-ae40-784d8e3dae47/Policy-on-the-Follow-up-of-Results-of-Investigatio.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Sep 18, 2014
PDF 453 kB
P55 Policy on the Components of an Emergency Medicine Consultation
This policy documents the components of an Emergency Medicine consultation, a complex structured process of significantly variable length depending on the complexity of the patient.
Last updated: July 2014

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/4a5067d4-e906-467b-bf01-e6a599a4e45d/Policy-on-the-Components-of-an-Emergency-Medicine.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Sep 18, 2014
PDF 515 kB
P56 Policy on Public Health
This relates to the role of Emergency Departmetns in supporting public health initiatives.
Last updated: August 2015

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/88a4147d-9f1d-4ce8-9e0e-5f345738b978/Policy-on-Public-Health.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Aug 19, 2015
PDF 456 kB
P58 Joint Policy on Emergency Department Pain Management
This policy relates to the pain management of people who present to the ED for treatment of medical conditions or injuries.
Last updated: November 2009

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/80d2b8d8-6c6a-4cec-bf25-37abd9f97039/Joint-Policy-on-Emergency-Department-Pain-Manageme.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Dec 2, 2013
PDF 638 kB
P59 Policy on Heatwave
This policy relates to the preparation, readiness and responsiveness of EDs to environmental heatwaves and extreme heat events.
Last updated: November 2010

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/e3c1e0ca-e414-4515-89c6-76fb00e67016/Policy-on-Heatwave.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Dec 2, 2013
PDF 582 kB
P60 Policy on Data Integrity Relating to Data Collection within Emergency Departments
This policy relates to the integrity of data collection within EDs.
Last updated: November 2011

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/a47e68e4-b49c-4678-a5da-ebd7d4fa973c/Policy-on-Data-Integrity-Relating-to-Data-Collecti.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Dec 2, 2013
PDF 613 kB
P61 Policy on Credentialing for Focussed Echocardiography in Life Support
This policy relates to the use of focussed echocardiography in life support.
Last updated: February 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/9ea7e557-c421-4454-b8d3-770affc22f07/Policy-on-Credentialling-for-Echocardiography-in-L.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Apr 15, 2016
PDF 220 kB
P66 Policy on ED Management of Medical and Nursing Volunteers during Disasters
This policy relates to the management of volunteers who may present to the ED during disaster medical responses.
Last updated: March 2011

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/3485d4da-b0d4-4f67-ac38-8592aaee9572/Policy-on-ED-Management-of-Medical-and-Nursing-Vol.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Dec 2, 2013
PDF 617 kB
P67 Policy on Extended role nursing & allied health practitioners working in EDs
This policy outlines a clinical governance framework for EDs relating to extended role nursing and allied health practitioners. 

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/73e52492-0454-488b-9969-9f3fd8420ace/P67-Policy-on-Extended-role-nursing-allied-health.aspx
Added: Apr 3, 2014 Last Updated: Apr 3, 2014
PDF 624 kB
P181 Policy on the Provision of Emergency Medical Telephone Support to other Health Professionals
This policy relates to the provision of emergency medical support over the telephone to external health professionals who phone a hospital ED.
Last updated: July 2013

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/9fef2c7d-86de-4af8-96a2-8a74a328d73d/Policy-on-the-Provision-of-Emergency-Medical-Telep.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Dec 2, 2013
PDF 488 kB
P395 Policy on Internet Access in the Emergency Department
This policy relates to the importance of appropriate access to the Internet in the Emergency Department.
Last updated: November 2015

 

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/ef14848e-456b-44af-a42b-46c9e5fe4b7e/P395-Policy-on-Internet-Access-in-the-Emergency-De.aspx
Added: Nov 16, 2015 Last Updated: Dec 14, 2016
PDF 495 kB
P435 Policy on Resource Stewardship
This policy relates to the responsible stewardship of healthcare resources in relation to Emergency Medicine. 
Last updated: August 2015

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/acb51228-3d55-4c9a-9a5a-2cd0d547b656/P435-Policy-on-Resource-Stewardship.aspx
Added: Aug 14, 2015 Last Updated: Nov 17, 2015
PDF 486 kB
P455 Policy on End of Life and Palliative Care in the Emergency Department
This policy aims to encourage honest discussion and awareness of end of life care in the ED, as well as the broader community. 
Last updated: September 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/4da3ff25-a793-44fd-abe5-285c6db2e811/P455-Policy-on-End-of-Life-and-Palliative-Care-in.aspx
Added: Aug 29, 2016 Last Updated: Sep 1, 2016
PDF 557 kB

Documents Endorsed by ACEM (10)

Australian and New Zealand Guideline for Hip Fracture Care: Improving Outcomes in Hip Fracture Management of Adults 2014
Last updated 8 November 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/91169f29-890e-47c8-a4db-03e1ae0b716e/Australian-New-Zealand-Hip-Fracture-Registry-(ANZH.aspx
Added: Aug 25, 2014 Last Updated: Nov 8, 2016
PDF 4.6 MB
Clinical Guidelines for Stroke Management 2010
See also the Recommendations at this link.

Last updated 8 November 2016. 

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/71544898-818a-49ee-afef-93018afe75da/Clinical-Guidelines-for-Stroke-Management-2010.aspx
Added: Dec 3, 2013 Last Updated: Nov 25, 2016
PDF 2.3 MB
Emergency Care Acute Pain Management Manual
Last updated 8 November 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/f42af53f-0a14-4a0e-938b-bc250d9780eb/National-Health-and-Medical-Research-Council-(1).aspx
Added: Aug 28, 2014 Last Updated: Nov 7, 2016
PDF 1.5 MB
Emergency Triage Education Kit: Resource Book
You can also download the Workbook, or visit this page for Word docx versions and the Reference Guide.

Last updated 8 November 2016.

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/fa1c4960-ba4b-44ca-8c8d-582d57733b98/Emergency-Triage-Education-KIT-(ETEK).aspx
Added: Dec 3, 2013 Last Updated: Nov 8, 2016
PDF 1.3 MB
Eye Emergency Manual: An Illustrated Guide Second Edition
Document endorsed by the New South Wales Faculty of ACEM. 

Last updated 8 November 2016.

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/18f07d15-c1f1-4738-b3aa-49e3065eeb10/NSW-Department-of-Health.aspx
Added: Sep 30, 2014 Last Updated: Nov 8, 2016
PDF 1.1 MB
NHFA and CSANZ Australian Clinical Guidelines for the Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes 2016 document (full version)
For other related documents please see this link.

Last updated 8 November 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/eea9c671-1feb-42eb-9d6c-135cd8df3571/National-Heart-Foundation-of-Australia-and-Cardiac.aspx
Added: Dec 3, 2013 Last Updated: Nov 8, 2016
PDF 4.2 MB
Patient Blood Management Guidelines
Download Module 1 below and at right: Critical Bleeding/Massive Transfusion 2013

You can also view each of the other Modules on separate webpages:

Module 2: Perioperative 2013
Module 3: Medical 2013
Module 4: Critical Care 2013

Last updated 8 November 2016.

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/9246ad26-d8a9-437b-a04d-d24f26ea0b6f/National-Blood-Authority.aspx
Added: Aug 25, 2014 Last Updated: Nov 8, 2016
PDF 3.5 MB
Standards for Resuscitation: Clinical Practice and Education
Last updated 8 November 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/bbce29ee-122c-47ff-9f1c-6ee17c3ba08b/Australian-Resuscitation-Council.aspx
Added: Sep 30, 2014 Last Updated: Nov 7, 2016
PDF 474 kB
Therapeutic Guidelines
Download various documents at these links below:

Antibiotic version 15 2014
Psychotropic version 7 (Part 1) 2013
Toxicology and Wilderness version 2 2012


Last updated 8 November 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/43bb51a5-bd42-43c8-81c4-526df7a66990/Therapeutic-Guidelines-(2).aspx
Added: Aug 25, 2014 Last Updated: Nov 8, 2016
PDF 312 kB
Working with the Suicidal Person: Clinical Practice Guidelines for Emergency Departments
Endorsed by the Victorian Faculty of ACEM.

Last updated 8 November 2016.

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/4f3dec74-84a1-4cad-97d4-d5dbf4c236d1/Victorian-Government-Department-of-Health.aspx
Added: Sep 30, 2014 Last Updated: Nov 8, 2016
PDF 640 kB

Education Regulations, Policies and Guidelines (36)

Exceptional Circumstances & Special Consideration Policy
Last updated 17 March 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/7c2ac2cb-7378-4956-ac11-d6df75251a1c/Exceptional-Circumstances-Special-Consideratio-(1).aspx
Added: Feb 17, 2016 Last Updated: May 24, 2016
PDF 289 kB
TA493 Special Consideration Application Form (DOCX)
Added 24 May 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/936f34a4-a97c-429d-bbfc-e6356a4a700d/TA493-Special-Consideration-Application-Form-(DOCX.aspx
Added: May 24, 2016 Last Updated: May 24, 2016
DOCX 254 kB
TA493 Special Consideration Application Form (PDF)
Added 24 May 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/fdaa158c-7475-4099-92bf-b9fe2953fa1e/TA493-Special-Consideration-Application-Form-(PDF).aspx
Added: May 24, 2016 Last Updated: May 24, 2016
PDF 517 kB

-Emergency Medicine Specialist Training (6)

COR233 Examinations Conflict of Interest Policy
Last Updated: 13 January 2017

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/6103776d-b5ff-4c12-bcbf-61b50644a5c8/COR233-Examinations-Conflict-of-Interest-Policy.aspx
Added: Jan 13, 2017 Last Updated: Jan 13, 2017
PDF 531 kB
RP516 Trainee Research Requirement Policy
Last Updated: 24 February 2017

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/d63ad991-d4e1-4cde-82af-6c83e2c12a7c/RP516-Trainee-Research-Requirement-Policy.aspx
Added: Feb 24, 2017 Last Updated: Feb 24, 2017
PDF 637 kB
TA113 Policy on Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer
Last updated: December 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/c4d8515d-37ca-467c-8328-160e0beb6cd2/Policy-on-Recognition-of-Prior-Learning-and-Credit.aspx
Added: Dec 2, 2013 Last Updated: Dec 15, 2016
PDF 671 kB
TA142 Former Trainees seeking to reregister
Last updated: March 2014

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/201b5aea-c932-4fc9-a32a-92b1630cafdd/Former-Trainees-seeking-to-reregister.aspx
Added: Dec 2, 2013 Last Updated: Oct 24, 2014
PDF 567 kB
TA148 Trainee Registration Policy
Last updated: November 2012

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/b8593022-c9ad-4741-9ba5-eeff3e321e4f/Trainee-Registration-Policy.aspx
Added: Dec 2, 2013 Last Updated: Sep 4, 2014
PDF 556 kB
Examination Observers Policy
Last updated: 23 February 2017

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/3fdcbcc8-3b6a-4d8f-ae0b-89805b41d7e4/Examination-Observers-Policy.aspx
Added: Dec 2, 2013 Last Updated: Feb 23, 2017
PDF 365 kB

-Specialist International Medical Graduates (11)

Guidelines for Area of Need Assessment
Uploaded 29 July 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/43096657-76dd-408a-a030-f2e080cc143e/Guidelines-for-Area-of-Need-Assessment.aspx
Added: Jul 28, 2016 Last Updated: Jul 29, 2016
PDF 497 kB
Guidelines for Assessing SIMG Research Experience
Uploaded 29 July 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/4578cf86-c3ff-4a46-a4f0-7911c308355d/Guidelines-for-Assessing-SIMG-Research-Experience.aspx
Added: Jul 28, 2016 Last Updated: Jul 29, 2016
PDF 493 kB
Guidelines for the Supervision and Management of SIMGs in Australia
Uploaded 3 November 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/f697b85a-3e81-4509-ab5e-12a98d8d4504/Guidelines-for-the-Supervision-and-Management-of-S.aspx
Added: Jul 28, 2016 Last Updated: Nov 3, 2016
PDF 540 kB
Guidelines for the Supervision and Management of SIMGs in New Zealand
Uploaded 3 November 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/0fa55334-c3ed-477f-a4f9-0f0c3c2065df/Guidelines-for-the-Supervision-and-Management-(1).aspx
Added: Jul 28, 2016 Last Updated: Nov 3, 2016
PDF 535 kB
Policy on the Assessment of SIMGs in Australia
Uploaded 3 November 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/c3da9ef6-0d99-4a50-a147-1b8c77fdc8ab/Guidelines-on-the-Assessment-of-SIMGs-in-Australia.aspx
Added: Jul 28, 2016 Last Updated: Mar 29, 2017
PDF 542 kB
Policy on the Assessment of SIMGs in New Zealand
Uploaded 3 November 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/a0200290-bd81-4753-b51e-a78de271b44d/Guidelines-on-the-Assessment-of-SIMGs-in-New-Zeala.aspx
Added: Jul 28, 2016 Last Updated: Mar 29, 2017
PDF 550 kB
Guidelines on the Recognition of Overseas Training & Specialist Qualifications Suitable for Short Term Training Positions
Uploaded 29 July 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/3557a0bb-a5f1-4056-a377-0065306100ef/Guidelines-on-the-Recognition-of-Overseas-Training.aspx
Added: Jul 28, 2016 Last Updated: Jul 29, 2016
PDF 514 kB
OCC Area of Need flowchart
OCC Area of Need flowchart process

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/933f8c55-7544-4f72-8744-76fbb5c31429/OCC-Area-of-Need-flowchart.aspx
Added: Jul 29, 2014 Last Updated: Jul 29, 2014
PDF 274 kB
OCC Specialist Assessment flow diagram
Procedural Guidelines for Specialist Recognition. Uploaded July 2014.

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/c3ee9b7e-52fe-4397-8ea1-a9e172d3d217/OCC-Specialist-Assessment-flow-diagram.aspx
Added: Jul 29, 2014 Last Updated: Jul 29, 2016
PDF 203 kB
SIMG Assessment Guidelines for Determining Comparability
Uploaded 29 July 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/617be126-b232-49e0-a0be-af2570379e15/SIMG-Assessment-Guidelines-for-Determining-Compara.aspx
Added: Jul 28, 2016 Last Updated: Jul 29, 2016
PDF 519 kB
SIMG Assessment Guidelines for Determining Duration of Oversight or Training
Uploaded 29 July 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/c2789105-f833-46b7-9248-986f6b64b4b1/SIMG-Assessment-Guidelines-for-Determining-Duratio.aspx
Added: Jul 28, 2016 Last Updated: Jul 29, 2016
PDF 410 kB

-Accreditation (16)

AC70 Medical Administration Guidelines
Last updated 14 July 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/27dc9702-6e58-4cfb-86cc-d5a87695c1d4/AC70-Medical-Administration-Guidelines.aspx
Added: Apr 9, 2014 Last Updated: Jul 13, 2016
PDF 488 kB
AC72 Medical Education Guidelines
Last updated 14 July 2016. Guidelines for Medical Education Special Skills Terms.

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/4e00eef3-1180-40f5-93a4-19927135899f/AC72-Medical-Education-Guidelines.aspx
Added: Apr 9, 2014 Last Updated: Jul 13, 2016
PDF 375 kB
AC73 Research Guidelines
Last updated 14 July 2016. Guidelines for Research Special Skills Terms

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/ffdc4fe8-b05b-4473-a5ea-a96fa6766be1/AC73-Research-Guidelines.aspx
Added: Apr 9, 2014 Last Updated: Jul 13, 2016
PDF 487 kB
AC74 Rural and Remote Health Guidelines
Guidelines for Rural and Remote Health special skills terms

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/ac368c4c-1d9c-4043-89ad-ead581691f5d/AC74-Rural-and-Remote-Health-Guidelines.aspx
Added: Apr 9, 2014 Last Updated: Feb 3, 2016
PDF 382 kB
AC75 Safety and Quality Guidelines
Last updated 14 July 2016. Guidelines for Safety and Quality Special Skills Terms.

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/040d011a-63fb-40d7-802e-704d2cfe2de9/AC75-Safety-and-Quality-Guidelines.aspx
Added: Apr 9, 2014 Last Updated: Jul 13, 2016
PDF 487 kB
AC81 Ultrasound Guidelines
Guidelines for Ultrasound special skills terms

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/25840996-ea7f-4f09-9971-f5e32cfc09ae/AC81-Ultrasound-Guidelines.aspx
Added: Apr 9, 2014 Last Updated: Feb 3, 2016
PDF 527 kB
AC82 Simulation Guidelines
Guidelines for Simulation special skills terms

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/d8d45818-d698-4315-ab68-858eb9f80ae7/AC82-Simulation-Guidelines.aspx
Added: Apr 9, 2014 Last Updated: Feb 3, 2016
PDF 369 kB
AC83 Toxicology Guidelines
Updated 4 October 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/e0b832be-76ee-40ac-bf52-c65dba16c51b/AC83-Toxicology-Guidelines.aspx
Added: Apr 9, 2014 Last Updated: Oct 4, 2016
PDF 482 kB
AC85 Pre-Hospital and Retrieval Guidelines
Guidelines for Pre-Hospital and Retrieval special skills terms

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/4e3d4356-0990-4be9-9e44-b26cab07606b/AC85-Pre-Hospital-and-Retrieval-Guidelines.aspx
Added: Apr 9, 2014 Last Updated: Feb 3, 2016
PDF 539 kB
AC86 Trauma Guidelines
Guidelines for Trauma special skills terms

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/e0ec0017-d246-45fd-99f6-9dbba252e1fc/AC86-Special-Skills-Team-Trauma.aspx
Added: Dec 4, 2013 Last Updated: Feb 3, 2016
PDF 448 kB
AC95 Accreditation Information Special Skills Terms
Information regarding the accreditation process for special skills terms

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/4091a44c-4df7-48ca-b320-f31354af47f8/AC95-Accreditation-Information-Special-Skills-Term.aspx
Added: Dec 4, 2013 Last Updated: Feb 16, 2016
PDF 556 kB
AC130 Requesting Accreditation Special Skills Terms
Information on requesting accreditation for special skills terms 

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/86090693-b79d-4850-b330-780160144b46/AC130-Requesting-Accreditation-Special-Skills-Term.aspx
Added: Dec 4, 2013 Last Updated: Feb 16, 2016
PDF 582 kB
AC303 Category T Placement Guidelines
Guideline outlining the requirements for Category T Placements for trainees

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/e3d8e5a9-3bee-4f00-8914-c7f4c8f78d39/AC144-Panel-of-Accreditation-Inspectors.aspx
Added: Dec 4, 2013 Last Updated: Feb 3, 2016
PDF 371 kB
AC336 Endorsement Process for Inspection Reports
Information on how ACEM approves the accreditation inspection report after an accreditation inspection.

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/14c42b7a-b663-4229-8f62-a674ec72fbf8/AC336-Processing-of-Inspection-Reports.aspx
Added: Dec 4, 2013 Last Updated: Feb 16, 2016
PDF 479 kB
AC447 Hyperbaric Medicine Guidelines
Last updated 14 July 2016.

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/53daf25e-4968-4f4b-abf2-2901b9e4c1cb/AC69-ACEM-ICU-Guidelines.aspx
Added: Apr 9, 2014 Last Updated: Jul 13, 2016
PDF 451 kB
AC473 Hospital in the Home Guidelines
Uploaded 4 October 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/8dffecc3-ba95-4c8d-bc7e-0ce931a0abff/Hospital-in-the-Home-Guidelines.aspx
Added: Oct 4, 2016 Last Updated: Oct 4, 2016
PDF 373 kB

Guidelines (12)

G15 Emergency Department Design
These guidelines have been designed to assist clinicians, planners and architechts in designing an appropriate Emergency Department.
Last updated: October 2014

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/cde7e04a-fb7d-423a-bfef-217965809d7a/Emergency-Department-Design.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Dec 8, 2014
PDF 2.1 MB
G19 The Role of Interns in the Emergency Department
This document relates to the role of interns in Australasian Emergency Departments, and their status within the primary service division workforce.
Last updated: July 2013

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/a7a36a7e-8783-4625-915d-dfc3ccaa25de/G19-The-Role-of-Interns-in-the-Emergency-Departmen.aspx
Added: Dec 3, 2013 Last Updated: Dec 3, 2013
PDF 592 kB
G23 Constructing and Retaining a Senior Emergency Medicine Workforce
This document provides a framework for establishing and maintaining a senior emergency medicine workforce.
Last updated: November 2015

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/685ffcc7-5446-4f14-b8d7-819b587f0de1/Constructing-an-Emergency-Medicine-Workforce.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Dec 6, 2016
PDF 596 kB
G24 Implementation of the Australasian Triage Scale
This document provides guidance on the use of the ATS.
Last updated: September 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/4320524e-ad60-4e7c-a96d-bdf90cd7966c/G24-Implementation-of-the-Australasian-Triage-Scal.aspx
Added: Dec 3, 2013 Last Updated: Sep 6, 2016
PDF 469 kB
G25 Guidelines on Minimum Criteria for Ultrasound Workshops
This document describes the minimum criteria appropriate for an emergency medicine ultrasound workshop in Australasia.
Last updated: February 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/c3e711ca-fd95-4be8-b4b5-288d0d401047/G25-Minimum-criteria-for-ultrasound-workshop.aspx
Added: Dec 3, 2013 Last Updated: Apr 15, 2016
PDF 193 kB
G26 Infectious Disease and Biohazard Exposure in the Emergency Department
This document relates to clinical practice for infectious disease and biohazard exposure in the ED.
Last updated:  June 2009

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/7d96b6e7-2206-4331-a992-302009a81595/Infectious-Disease-and-Biohazard-Exposure-in-the-E.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Dec 3, 2013
PDF 622 kB
G29 Ensuring Correct Patient, Correct Side and Correct Site Procedures in Emergency Departments
This document relates to ensuring the correct patient, side and site is used when performing procedures.
Last updated: November 2009

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/20d03a52-34cc-4589-8726-9c16d73dad4f/Ensuring-Correct-Patient,-Correct-Side-and-Correct.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Sep 18, 2014
PDF 396 kB
G36 Guidelines on Clinical Handover in the ED
This document describes elements of structured clinical handover which supports safe patient care in emergency departments.
Last updated: December 2010

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/d91c787a-2d4c-4848-b396-775a4c16250e/G36-Guidelines-on-Clinical-Handover-in-the-ED.aspx
Added: Dec 6, 2013 Last Updated: Aug 23, 2016
PDF 504 kB
G91 Adjudication of Best Fellows Paper at Annual Scientific Meeting
This document outlines how abstracts submitted for the ACEM Annual Scientific Meeting will be assessed to determine the 'Best Fellows Paper'.
Last updated: July 2012

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/e711b6f2-ddaa-4230-a7e0-f574c3d75bdb/Adjudication-of-Best-Fellows-Paper-at-Annual-Scien.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Dec 3, 2013
PDF 596 kB
G125 Pathology Testing in the Emergency Department
This document provides guidance on appropriate pathology test requesting in Emergency Departments. 
Last updated: March 2013

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/4642e350-19a1-46ee-a971-fad19ca84e5e/Pathology-Testing-in-the-Emergency-Department.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Dec 3, 2013
PDF 630 kB
G126 Diagnostic Imaging
This document provides guidance on diagnostic imaging.
Last updated: July 2012


http://acem.org.au/getattachment/17ee11f1-bdaf-4ca4-a524-396690123ba7/Diagnostic-Imaging.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Dec 3, 2013
PDF 869 kB
Quality Standards for Emergency Departments
Last updated: 25 August 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/de3732aa-454f-4568-b4f2-7cae00793cc5/ACEM-Quality-Standards.aspx
Added: Feb 26, 2015 Last Updated: Aug 25, 2016
PDF 2.8 MB

Organisational Policies (26)

Annual Training Fee Policy
Last updated June 2015.

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/60b150d2-6479-478c-a58a-fc4d0a29686b/Annual-Training-Fee-Policy.aspx
Added: Jun 4, 2015 Last Updated: Jun 4, 2015
PDF 461 kB
Award of Honorary Fellowship, Policy on
Last updated 31 October 2015

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/4351924c-3a88-4d6a-b711-5d122902b61f/Award-of-Honorary-Fellowship,-Policy-on.aspx
Added: Nov 4, 2015 Last Updated: Nov 4, 2015
PDF 446 kB
Board Complaints Resolution
Last updated 16 June 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/7e2af04c-f751-41f5-aeff-938d3419577f/Board-Complaints-Resolution.aspx
Added: Apr 23, 2014 Last Updated: Jun 16, 2016
PDF 456 kB
Board monitoring reporting policy
Last updated 29 September 2014. 

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/bf901495-6e44-4c62-b41d-aad3d3bbeb5f/Board-monitoring-reporting-policy.aspx
Added: Sep 29, 2014 Last Updated: Sep 29, 2014
PDF 446 kB
Code of Conduct
Last updated 16 June 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/fbf569a4-2781-484f-931f-5806e81055aa/Code-of-Conduct.aspx
Added: Apr 23, 2014 Last Updated: Jun 16, 2016
PDF 533 kB
College Entities Policy
Last updated 23 February 2017

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/6ffd3675-2cd1-46ac-be1b-f31c4e92d119/College-entities-policy.aspx
Added: Sep 25, 2014 Last Updated: Feb 23, 2017
PDF 713 kB
College Travel & Expenditure Guidelines
Last updated 13 April 2017

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/de7a9c00-880a-4fd4-a026-d982bad7250a/College-Expenditure.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Apr 13, 2017
PDF 204 kB
Complaints policy
Last updated 16 December 2016.

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/de399b8d-9038-4f91-9fe8-c430e8eeaab5/Complaints-policy.aspx
Added: Sep 25, 2014 Last Updated: Dec 16, 2016
PDF 640 kB
Conflict of Interest Policy
Last updated: 16 December 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/a2b1b1a0-cbe9-41d8-b1b0-bcc2c0ca02ea/Policy-on-Conflict-of-Interest.aspx
Added: Apr 23, 2014 Last Updated: Dec 16, 2016
PDF 662 kB
Defining ‘Developing Country’, Policy on
Last updated 31 October 2015

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/4e128ec7-035c-4b86-b606-3f9b9a08ebef/Defining-‘Developing-Country’,-Policy-on.aspx
Added: Nov 4, 2015 Last Updated: Nov 4, 2015
PDF 484 kB
Delegation of Authority Policy
Last updated June 2015.

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/c0a78014-a20e-4432-b914-422c6c14951d/Delegation-of-Authority-Policy.aspx
Added: Jun 24, 2015 Last Updated: Jun 24, 2015
PDF 560 kB
Discrimination Bullying & Sexual Harassment Policy
Uploaded 16 June 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/6b6dfb3d-b30a-4f13-b198-c4f03a0704d5/Policy-on-Discrimination-and-Harrassment.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Jun 16, 2016
PDF 509 kB
Fellow Subscription Policy
Last update May 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/959d6a92-9e8a-464a-b717-2ddcd75a946b/Fellow-Subscription-Policy.aspx
Added: Jun 4, 2015 Last Updated: May 10, 2016
PDF 497 kB
Intellectual Property Policy
Last updated December 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/73d43f0d-b3d5-46b2-bc1b-95ebe556d053/Intellectual-Property-Policy.aspx
Added: Apr 24, 2017 Last Updated: Apr 24, 2017
PDF 639 kB
Member-Staff Relations Policy
Last updated 16 June 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/594593ed-ee68-44aa-a431-483a518ed7bc/Member-staff-relations-policy.aspx
Added: Sep 25, 2014 Last Updated: Jun 16, 2016
PDF 441 kB
Policy on the Appointment and Remuneration of Community Representatives
Uploaded 16 June 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/5850f3b5-34ab-49f8-ab99-db661ba2a5f8/Policy-on-the-Appointment-and-Remuneration-of-Comm.aspx
Added: Jun 16, 2016 Last Updated: Jun 16, 2016
PDF 491 kB
Privacy policy
Last updated 29 September 2014

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/06f3617d-0646-4967-9724-504738c2b3a4/Privacy-policy.aspx
Added: Sep 29, 2014 Last Updated: Sep 29, 2014
PDF 472 kB
Procedural Fairness
Last updated: Mar 2014

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/8df43f7a-6afa-40e6-a4c2-2d4c8c8432cf/Procedural-Fairness.aspx
Added: Apr 23, 2014 Last Updated: Apr 23, 2014
PDF 476 kB
Procedures for Resolving Discrimination, Bullying and Sexual Harassment Complaints
Last updated 16 June 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/cbd4e8e6-6ed7-4014-82bc-ca45fbcfa222/Procedures-for-Resolving-Discrimination,-Harassmen.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Jun 16, 2016
PDF 564 kB
Reconsideration, Review and Appeals Policy
Last updated 11 August 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/878d323b-1ee8-4465-85cf-267d86d90a2d/Reconsideration-review-appeals-policy.aspx
Added: Sep 25, 2014 Last Updated: Aug 11, 2016
PDF 739 kB
Refund Policy
Last updated: 15 June 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/20722adb-f92b-4e28-9c79-c8aa03453968/Refund-Policy.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Jun 15, 2016
PDF 476 kB
Regional faculties policy
Last updated 25 September 2014

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/4cd92802-48cc-44aa-85ff-8d153fc0195e/Regional-faculties-policy.aspx
Added: Sep 25, 2014 Last Updated: Sep 25, 2014
PDF 548 kB
SIGs policy
Last updated 25 September 2014

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/cad93d5f-3382-4c7d-b732-acd54cb83e0c/SIGs-policy.aspx
Added: Sep 25, 2014 Last Updated: Sep 25, 2014
PDF 573 kB
Use of College Logo Application Form
Use of College Logo Application Form.

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/e92df871-2ee2-47e8-9dc9-99daf8c9eca2/Use-of-College-Logo-Application-Form.aspx
Added: Feb 18, 2016 Last Updated: Feb 18, 2016
PDF 453 kB
Use of College Logo Policy
Use of College Logo Policy.

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/70fcdf71-0ed7-42b1-a9f2-a0d41e431ce7/Use-of-College-Logo-Policy.aspx
Added: Feb 18, 2016 Last Updated: Feb 18, 2016
PDF 420 kB
Whistleblower Policy
Whistleblower Policy.

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/b5348644-397a-41db-88a4-1796dce54276/Whistleblower-Policy.aspx
Added: Feb 18, 2016 Last Updated: Feb 18, 2016
PDF 462 kB

Procedures (1)

PR106 Endorsement of Research Projects by the ACEM Clinical Trials Group - Criteria
The purpose of this document is to outline the criteria to be used by the EMCTG in determining whether or not to endorse a research proposal. 

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/9f94a082-fbf2-46d1-9d8a-c532575a6b20/PR106-Endorsement-of-Research-Projects-by-the-ACEM.aspx
Added: Jun 11, 2014 Last Updated: Jun 11, 2014
PDF 391 kB

Statements (19)

S11 Statement on Hospital Emergency Department Services for Children
This document aims to establish minimum standards in the provision of services to children and young persons who attend EDs within Australasia.
Last update: July 2012

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/7827788e-b979-42ae-8dd7-c394a3526280/Statement-on-Hospital-Emergency-Department-Service.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Dec 3, 2013
PDF 667 kB
S12 Statement on the Delineation of Emergency Departments
This document defines the minimum requirement for a health facility to be identified as an Emergency Department.
Last updated: November 2012

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/541e19cd-6e5e-48b2-93f6-7416c43ac13a/Statement-on-the-Delineation-of-Emergency-Departme.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Dec 6, 2013
PDF 678 kB
S17 Statement on Clinical Support Time Allocation
This document relates to the proportion of clinical and clinical support time assigned to specialist practitioners in emergency medicine.
Last updated: July 2011

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/33eb396c-9606-4c81-b25d-bd9d793cb5e4/Statement-on-Clinical-Support-Time-Allocation.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Dec 6, 2013
PDF 580 kB
S18 Statement on Responsibility for Care in Emergency Departments
This document provides guidance to staff of EDs on their role and responsibility in the provision of care to the patients in their facilities.
Last updated: March 2012

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/1e5b1137-43b5-4304-af42-de4c00884d01/Statement-on-Responsibility-for-Care-in-Emergency.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Dec 3, 2013
PDF 626 kB
S27 Statement on Rural Emergency Medicine
This document outlines the position of ACEM on support for rural doctors.
Last updated: July 2012

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/a0ba28ba-7170-437d-b9b4-3e42c86bbd73/Statement-on-Rural-Emergency-Medicine.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Dec 3, 2013
PDF 576 kB
S42 Statement on Tobacco Smoking
This document relates to the effects on health of tobacco use in society.
Last updated: March 2012

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/e34db59e-9f5f-4297-a784-aa8c67325143/Statement-on-Tobacco-Smoking.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Dec 3, 2013
PDF 572 kB
S43 Statement on Alcohol Harm
This document outlines the position of ACEM in relation to the effects on health of alcohol misuse in society.
Last updated: October 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/dd8bc834-037d-4af6-969a-08bf51f29621/Statement-on-Alcohol-Misuse.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Oct 24, 2016
PDF 649 kB
S47 Statement on Ambulance Diversion
This document relates to the issue of ambulance diversion to manage ED or hospital overcrowding
Last updated: November 2013

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/a66b1406-53d1-4c9e-a064-c62bc90e3bd5/S47-Statement-on-Ambulance-Diversion.aspx
Added: Dec 19, 2013 Last Updated: Dec 19, 2013
PDF 524 kB
S52 Statement on the Health of the Indigenous Peoples of Australia and New Zealand
This document is a statement of ACEM relating to the health of the Indigenous Peoples of Australia and New Zealand.
Last updated: March 2014

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/2664d2c3-e04e-43f0-8ee6-564abf3a03e0/Statement-on-the-Health-of-the-Indigenous-Peoples.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Apr 3, 2014
PDF 647 kB
S57 Statement on Emergency Department Overcrowding
This document relates to patient safety in the Emergency Department and rights of ED staff to work in a safe environment.
Last updated: July 2011

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/0789ef2f-d814-4e86-af81-aad8b9e57c6d/Statement-on-Emergency-Department-Overcrowding.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Dec 3, 2013
PDF 587 kB
S60 Statement on National Time-Based Acute Hospital Access Targets in Australia and New Zealand
This document outlines ACEM's position on time-based emergency access targets across Australia and New Zealand.
Last updated: September 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/9171fb05-9f66-4278-8c3f-d5123888c472/Statement-on-National-Time-Based-Emergency-Access.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Sep 6, 2016
PDF 258 kB
S63 Culturally competent care and cultural safety in Emergency Medicine
Last updated: March 2015

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/8a5b5a53-95f5-41db-8a60-0e2dcab578d1/S63.aspx
Added: Apr 9, 2015 Last Updated: Apr 9, 2015
PDF 533 kB
S68 Statement on Climate Change
This document outlines ACEM's position relating to climate change and its impact on health.
Last updated: March 2012

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/7bd0af68-1762-4d19-9946-6b209bb76691/Statement-on-Climate-Change.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Mar 5, 2014
PDF 570 kB
S127 Statement on Access Block
This document outlines the ACEM's position on the issues associated with access block with Australasian hospitals. 
Last updated: March 2014

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/8c29d36e-27e2-40e7-9a1e-dfe73c5298ba/S127-Statement-on-Access-Block.aspx
Added: Apr 2, 2014 Last Updated: Apr 3, 2014
PDF 652 kB
S127 Background Paper - Access Block
This document accompanies ACEM S127 Statement on Access Block & provides further information regarding intiatives to address hospital block. 
Last updated: March 2014

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/febe70cf-185c-4267-b6de-5dd1768b4ad3/S127-Background-Paper-Access-Block.aspx
Added: Apr 2, 2014 Last Updated: Apr 3, 2014
PDF 691 kB
S129 Statement on Intravenous Thrombolysis for Ischaemic Stroke
This document outlines the views of ACEM with respect to intravenous thrombolysis therapy for acute ischaemic stroke.
Last updated: November 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/fdf6fce1-13d5-4bec-aa56-2cf3fdb7ae80/Statement-on-Intravenous-Thrombolysis-for-Ischaemi.aspx
Added: Nov 27, 2013 Last Updated: Dec 20, 2016
PDF 508 kB
S347 Statement on Ambulance Ramping
This document provides definitions, potential causes and consequences of ambulance ramping.
Last updated: November 2013

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/ea260898-9e4b-4c34-a127-d723072bc128/S347-Statement-on-Ambulance-Ramping.aspx
Added: Dec 10, 2013 Last Updated: Dec 10, 2013
PDF 663 kB
S363 Statement on the Health of Asylum Seekers
Last updated: August 2015

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/8547f8c1-dfd2-4eb1-8ebb-14b6ebc9cbca/S363-Statement-on-the-Health-of-Asylum-Seekers.aspx
Added: Oct 1, 2015 Last Updated: Oct 1, 2015
PDF 520 kB
S456 Statement on Night Shift Rostering of Emergency Physicians
This document outlines the position of ACEM on night shift rostering of specialist emergency physicians in Australia and New Zealand. 
Last updated: December 2016

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/69e66298-43dc-4c83-8386-dcd2d4c64e98/S456-Statement-on-Night-Shift-Rostering-of-Emergen.aspx
Added: Dec 12, 2016 Last Updated: Dec 20, 2016
PDF 520 kB

Terms of Reference and Charters (3)

CAPP Charter
Last updated 23 February 2017

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/076f0578-2e3e-4b23-9190-aa84511a4fe5/CAPP-Charter.aspx
Added: Aug 27, 2015 Last Updated: Feb 23, 2017
PDF 548 kB
COE Charter
Last updated 23 February 2017

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/bfd69a8e-548a-46e3-b406-b248e5b7741f/COE-Charter.aspx
Added: Aug 27, 2015 Last Updated: Feb 23, 2017
PDF 659 kB
Expert Advisory Group on Discrimination – Terms of Reference
Last updated 22 March 2017

http://acem.org.au/getattachment/055b4a52-d893-40c0-a34f-e9feae7b9e86/Expert-Advisory-Group-on-Discrimination-–-Terms-of.aspx
Added: Feb 7, 2017 Last Updated: Mar 22, 2017
PDF 246 kB