Specialist Training in Emergency Medicine (STEM)

Foundation Training for MBBS Doctors

  • 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 appropriate knowledge and expertise to assess and safely manage common emergency presentations

Mode of Delivery

  • 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

  • Intial asssessment and management of the emergency patient
  • Management of common emergency presentations
  • Administrative activities

Learning Outcomes

  • Prioritization, history taking and examination
  • Seizure or altered level of consciousness
  • Infection control
  • Pain relief
  • Patent airway
  • Trauma
  • Breathing difficulties
  • Psychiatric emergencies
  • Circulation difficulties
  • Elderly patients
  • Altered level of consciousness/ confusion
  • Orthopedic trauma
  • Chest pain
  • Skin and soft tissue injury
  • Dyspnoea
  • Pregnancy - bleeding and pain
  • Collapse/syncope
  • Headache
  • Febrile child
  • Toxicological emergencies
  • Child with breathing difficulty
  • Vomiting
  • Pediatric trauma
  • Abdominal/pelvic pain
  • Children with vomiting
  • Legal issues
  • Clinical risk management
  • Disaster management
  • Public health
  • Pre-hospital care and retrieval
  • Admission, transfer and discharge
  • Teamwork
  • Personal health and well-being
  • Communication


  • Completion of BLS and ALS (recognition or prior completion available)
  • Twelve workplace-based assessments: 6 x mini-cex, 6 x DOPS
  • Log book with twelve case review reflections
  • Case review presentation (x1)
  • MCQ and short answer exam for each module (x3)
  • Review report submitted by supervisor

Hurdle Requirements

The following non-assessed acitvities are required for certification:

  • Minimum 80 hours of supervised clinical posting


Applicant must be post MBBS.

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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


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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1672 Students

32 Courses

Prof Biswadev Mitra


Dr. Mitra is Consultant Emergency Physician at The Alfred Emergency and Trauma Centre, and Course Coordinator at Monash University and Head of Clinical Research at the National Trauma Research Institute. He is a member of the Trainee Research Executive Panel for The Australasian College for Emergency Medicine and Chair of the Clinical Reference Group of The National Blood Authority, Australia.