Fellowship in Emergency Medicine

  • Certified by Alfred Health & Monash University, Australia
  • Periodic Webinars by International Faculty
  • Alfred Health is ranked within top 3 emergency leaders worldwide.

Educational Objective

To provide practicing doctors with more than three years of experience, and with a Masters in Emergency Medicine (SEMI) or equivalent, advanced knowledge and expertise in Emergency Medicine, as well as a foundation in Clinical Leadership and Management, Research and Emergency and Trauma Management Theory and Practice.

Mode of Delivery

Multi-modal (blended):

  • Online self-directed learning and self-assessment activities
  • Bedside teaching and clinical posting at approved clinical site
  • Online tutorials with Australian faculty
  • Tutorials delivered locally

Course Modules

  • Emergency Medicine Theory and Practice
  • Emergency and Trauma Clinical Leadership and Management
  • Emergency Medicine Research Course
  • Trauma Theory and Practice

Learning Outcomes

  • Practice ethically, respectfully and collaboratively within a medical evidence based framework
  • Demonstrate mastery of a discipline specific body of knowledge and a range of research informed skills which support advanced clinical medicine
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of complex health care interventions, using quantitative and qualitative research tools
  • Apply critical thinking skills to the implementation of appropriate communication strategies, both within the workplace and beyond, that will influence and support advanced clinical medicine
  • Demonstrate effective and strategic research, problem-solving, organizational and teamwork skills that reflect advanced clinical medicine
  • Empower patients, clients and care givers to become knowing and willing partners in health care interventions
  • Initiate new or innovative approaches to the delivery of healthcare that are research-informed
  • Effectively implement and critically evaluate technological advancements in health care to improve clinical practice and patient outcomes

Assessments

Assessments are related to each course.

  • Assessment  1 : Emergency Medicine Theory and Practice 
    • Observership: Attendance at minimum prescribed practical hours with logbook evidence
    • Online MCQ for each topic (as listed on previous page)
    • Workplace based case review with 3000 word report and presentation at departmental grand round
    • Four mini-CEX
  • Assessment 2 : Emergency and Trauma Clinical Leadership and Management
    • Timely response to 12 weekly online discussion questions linked to lecture and readings
    • Written report of 5000 words: develop, justify, and plan implementation of (one of) a quality improvement program, a staff engagement program or a service development project relevant to the student's local clinical setting.
    • Personal reflection of 1000 words on completion of simulation training day
  • Assessment 3 : Emergency Medicine Research Course
    • The course consists of two subjects:
    • Research Methods
    • Evidence Based Medicine
    • There are three assessment tasks for each subject
      • Assignment 1
      • Assignment 2
      • Online exercises
    • Each subject has online tasks due at the end of each week.The online tasks are designed to encourage group learning. The course includes four compulsory block days. The course can be successfully completed only after concurrent completion of both subjects. There is no scope for repeating one subject.
  • Assessment 4 : Trauma Theory and Practice
    • Observership: Attendance at minimum prescribed practical hours with logbook evidence
    • Online MCQ for each topic
    • Workplace based case review with a 3000 word report and presentation at departmental grand rounds
    • Twelve mini-CEX assessments

Hurdle Requirements

The following non-assessed activities are required for certification:

  • Minimum 80 hours of supervised clinical posting

Eligibility

Applicants must be working in an emergency department with program accredited supervision, or must be available to undertake clinical placement in a program accredited facility.

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Last Date to Apply 15th December 2019

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Lead Instructors

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1234 Students

39 Courses

Prof Peter Cameron

MBBS, MD, FACEM, FIFEM, FCEM (Hon)

Professor Cameron is the Academic Director of The Alfred Emergency and Trauma Centre and Professor of Emergency and Divisional Head of Health Services Research at Monash University’s School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine (SPHPM). Professor Cameron is also the Chair of the Monash/Alfred Injury Network which brings together in excess of 100 researchers to form one of the most comprehensive academic groups in emergency and trauma globally. He is currently a Chief Investigator on a number of NHMRC grants including the Centre for Research Excellence in Australian Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (Aus-ROC) the Centre for Research Excellence in Pre- hospital, Emergency Care (CRE-PEC) and a number of partnership and project grants involving injury and trauma research. He is also a Chief Investigator on leading clinical quality registries including the Victorian State Trauma Registry, the Victorian Orthopaedic Trauma Registry, the Massive Transfusion Registry, the Aus-ROC Epistry and the Burns Registry of Australia and New Zealand (BRANZ). Member of the Steering Committee for the Victorian Cardiac Arrest Registry

Professor Cameron currently holds in excess of 10 million dollars in competitive grants and has attracted over 45 million dollars throughout his career. He has been a principal investigator on a number of large NHMRC multi-centre trials, including The Australasian Resuscitation in Sepsis Evaluation – Randomised Controlled Trial (ARISE) (completed) and The RINSE Trial: The Rapid Infusion of Cold Normal SalinE by paramedics during CPR (completed) and is currently a CI on POLAR study of hypothermia in head injury and Reduction of Oxygen After Cardiac Arrest (EXACT). In the last five years he has published over 150 manuscripts in Medline indexed journals and has over 500 peer-reviewed career publications.

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1987 Students

33 Courses

Dr Joseph Mathew

MBBS, MS, FACEM

Associate Professor Joseph Mathew is the Deputy Director of the Trauma Service at The Alfred Hospital, the Head of International Programs (South Asia) at the National Trauma Research Institute and an Emergency Physician, The Alfred Hospital.

Associate Professor Mathew’s special interest is in Trauma and is a leading advocate for implementation of Trauma systems in developing nations to save lives. He is been an invited speaker to multiple national and international conferences.

He is been a leading educationalist in Emergency Medicine/Critical care field and is the founder of a few well established popular courses in Australia and other countries. Associate Professor Mathew has multiple publications in peer reviewed journals and is a leader in the integration of mobile apps in the field of trauma resuscitation. His focus is also in developing artificial intelligence systems in decision making in acute trauma resuscitation. He is also involved in spine and chest injury clinical studies.