ACEM Certificate and Diploma


Emergency Medicine Certificate Course

The Emergency Medicine Certificate (EMC) is a 6 month training program offered through the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) . The course will provide participants with a broad range of knowledge and skills to meet the demands of basic emergency medicine practice. It focuses on competencies considered essential for a non-specialist doctor working in Emergency Medicine.  .

This information for candidates document  provides preliminery information about the program and the curriculum.  View the EMC and EMD handbook and curriculum document.  For more information access the ACEM EMC website

Applicants can start the program at any time throughout the year but need to be PGY2+ with  at least 10 week (at 1FTE) experience in ED, ACEM EMC application details will link you to the ACEM website for current forms.

Emergency Medicine Diploma Course

The Emergency Medicine Diploma (EMD) is an 18 month competency-based training program that includes 6 months in Anaesthetics and ICU (or 3 months in each).  It consists of online learning modules, workplace based assessments, case reflections and online EMD MCQ exam.

This EMD summary document provides the lastest updates for the couse structure and requirements.  Applicants need to be PGY3 and hold ACEM EMC or RACGP Advanced Rual Skills programme in EM or ACRRM advance Skills training in EM.  Access the ACEM EMC website for more information.

BHS ED has a Program Support Officer, Zoe Howell,  to administer the program and to coordinate the ED Training Hub. Contact details or on 94576.

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