RESOURCES: FACEM Professional Responsibilities
Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM)
Once you have successfully passed the Fellowship Exams, you then need to apply for election to Fellowship. To do this you need to lodge your application with ACEM to become a Fellow. An endorsement by the Council of Education (COE) is required which may include a review of your FACEM Training history by the Regional WBA Panel.
Learn more about the process: https://acem.org.au/Content-Sources/Training/Progression-to-Fellowship.
For more information, download the following PDF’s:
Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) Registration
Apply to AHPRA to register as a medical practitioner in Australia.
Learn more about the process: https://www.medicalboard.gov.au/Registration/Forms.aspx
Download PDF: https://www.medicalboard.gov.au/documents/default.aspx?record=WD10%2f1304&dbid=AP&chksum=HAjPN7tc1n8rph27nyK3gg%3d%3d
To apply for recognition as a specialist or consultant physician, you must complete the Medicare HW077 Form.
Use this form to apply for recognition as a specialist or consultant physician so you can provide services to private patients that attract Medicare Benefits at the specialist or consultant physician rates.
Download the application for recognition as a specialist or consultant physician PDF: https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/sites/default/files/hw077-200518en-f.pdf
Professional Indemnity Insurance
As a medical consultant you must have indemnity insurance. You should do your own research, but some options include: