Emergency Medicine Theory and Practice

Gain knowledge, skills and experience in Emergency Medicine, with access to a highly experienced faculty of emergency and trauma clinicians in a major tertiary hospital setting. This course/unit provides a practical opportunity to apply the theoretical knowledge and skills required of an advanced emergency medicine practitioner. This unit can be completed as part of a Master’s program, or as a standalone certificate course.

đź“… Monday, 26 July - Sunday, 7 November 2021 (Semester 2)

EMERGENCY MEDICINE THEORY AND PRACTICE
A STANDALONE CERTIFICATE COURSE OR 6 CREDIT POINTS TOWARDS A MASTERS PROGRAM
 

 

OVERVIEW

Gain knowledge, skills and experience in Emergency Medicine, with access to a highly experienced faculty of emergency and trauma clinicians in a major tertiary hospital setting.

This course/unit provides a practical opportunity to apply the theoretical knowledge and skills required of an advanced emergency medicine practitioner.

Topic’s include:

  • Resuscitation
  • Critical care
  • Trauma
  • Cardiovascular emergencies
  • Respiratory emergencies
  • Digestive emergencies
  • Neurological emergencies
  • Infectious disease emergencies
  • Ocular & ENT emergencies
  • Psychiatric emergencies
  • Toxicology emergencies
  • Paediatric emergencies
 

Students will be required to complete online studies over a twelve week program and to undertake a minimum number of practicum placement hours in an Emergency Department setting under the supervision of accredited faculty.

This unit can be completed as part of a Master’s program, or as a standalone certificate course.

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This course is relevant to CMOs, General Practitioners, Emergency Medicine trainees and clinicians (suggested PGY3 or equivalent onwards) and clinicians responsible for emergency care in rural and remote settings.

 

DATES

This course will be delivered online in accordance to the Monash University semesters.

SEMESTER 2, 2021
Monday, 26 July – Sunday, 7 November 2021
Intensive Week: Dates to be confirmed*

*The Intensive Week for this course be may be delivered in-person or online.  This will be dependant on the current situation with the Corona-virus pandemic and advice provided by the Australian Government.

EMERGENCY MEDICINE THEORY AND PRACTICE
A STANDALONE CERTIFICATE COURSE OR 6 CREDIT POINTS TOWARDS A MASTERS PROGRAM

 

FORMAT

The Emergency Medicine Theory and Practice course is a semester long university program.

Students are required to complete:

  • Undertake online studies for 4 hours per week over 12 weeks
  • Complete a minimum number of practicum hours in a relevant clinical setting
  • Attend a four day intensive workshop at The Alfred Emergency & Trauma Centre*

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon successful completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Implement specialist medical diagnostic skills during the acute phase of illness or injury
  2. Apply specialist emergency medical knowledge and skills to resuscitation
  3. Critically apply an evidence-based approach towards the implementation of medical procedural and technical skills required in the emergency settings
  4. Integrate emergency medicine theory with practical experience across a range of patient cases and situations
  5. Apply a critically reflective approach towards the management of emergency patient
CORE TEXTS

The core texts for this unit are:

  • Cameron P, Little, Mitra B, Deasy C, Textbook of Adult Emergency Medicine, 5th Edition, Elsevier, London, 2019
  • Cameron P, Browne G, Mitra B, Dalziel S, Craig S, Textbook of Paediatric Emergency Medicine, 3rd Edition, Elsevier, London 2018

 

ASSESSMENT SUMMARY

Hurdle requirement:

  1. Attendance to a 4 day interactive program, to be held at The Alfred Hospital*

 

Assessments:

  1. Completion of prescribed clinical log.
  2. Online exercises – participation and content for each topic
  3. Workplace based case review with 3000 word report and presentation
  4. Clinical assessment during intensive workshop

 

COURSE COMPLETION

On completion of this course students will receive certification from  Monash University. This certificate will indicate competency in the learning objectives described in the course overview. Credit towards  Masters programs can be obtained.

 

*The Intensive Week for this course be may be delivered in-person or online.  This will be dependant on the current situation with the Corona-virus pandemic and advice provided by the Australian Government.

EMERGENCY MEDICINE THEORY AND PRACTICE
A STANDALONE CERTIFICATE COURSE OR 6 CREDIT POINTS TOWARDS A MASTERS PROGRAM

 

FEES
  • $3,500.00 per person + GST
  • Course fee includes all required learning resources.

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS
  • In very rare cases, due to clinical demand or other unforeseen, unavoidable reasons, courses may need to be cancelled. In this instance registrants will be advised urgently and will receive a full refund for registration fees.
  • If you are no longer able to attend this course you may transfer the fees to the next available date.
  • If you are no longer able to attend this course you may transfer course fees to another person without penalty.
  • All transfer requests must be made in writing.

 

REFUND POLICY
  • Cancellation more than 30 days before the event: 70% refund.
  • Cancellation less than 30 days: no refund.
  • Cancellation must be in writing.

 

 

 

EMERGENCY MEDICINE THEORY AND PRACTICE
A STANDALONE CERTIFICATE COURSE OR 6 CREDIT POINTS TOWARDS A MASTERS PROGRAM


Professor Peter Cameron

Academic Director, The Alfred Emergency & Trauma Centre
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Associate Professor de Villiers Smit
Director of Emergency Services, Alfred Health
View biography

 
Dr David McCreary
Emergency Medicine Fellow, Alfred Health
EMERGENCY MEDICINE THEORY AND PRACTICE
A STANDALONE CERTIFICATE COURSE OR 6 CREDIT POINTS TOWARDS A MASTERS PROGRAM

 

This course will predominantly be conducted online. The Week Intensive will be conducted face-to-face at The Alfred Hospital.

The Alfred Hospital
55 Commercial Road
Melbourne, VIC, 3004

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EMERGENCY MEDICINE THEORY AND PRACTICE
A STANDALONE CERTIFICATE COURSE OR 6 CREDIT POINTS TOWARDS A MASTERS PROGRAM

 

For more information about this course, please contact the Course Coordinator.

Angela Hodges
Alfred Emergency Education
Telephone: 03 9903 0666
Email:

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ENDORSEMENT & ACCREDITATION

This course is endorsed by the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine and accredited by the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine.