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The Emergency Medicine Course (Advanced)

Advance your expertise in Emergency Medicine with our practical 12-week course


Semester 2 - July 22 to November 3, 2024




Postgraduate Course

Approvals, Accreditations:

ACEM - The course is approved for 109.5 CPD hours

ACRRM - The course is approved for 110 CPD hours

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.


  • 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.

This course can either be completed as a standalone certificate, or as one unit towards the Master of Public Health with Monash University.



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.



  • MBBS.

  • Registration with MBA or relevant equivalent international body.

  • A minimum of two years equivalent full-time experience in the cognate discipline.

  • Evidence of current clinical experience in the field of Emergency Medicine (suggested 0.5FTE minimum) with supervision from a Fellow of a recognised Australian Specialist Training College.



Semester 2:

July 22 to November 3, 2024

Intensive week:

October 14 to 18, 2024 (Attendance is compulsory)


Dr David McCreary

Dr David McCreary is an Emergency Physician at the Alfred Hospital and an Adjunct Senior Lecturer at Monash University. He completed his undergraduate training in the UK at the University of Liverpool and completed his MSc in Trauma Science from Queen Mary’s University, London. David trained in Emergency Medicine in a variety of centres in UK and Australia and is a Fellow of both the Royal College of Emergency Medicine and the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine.

Dr Gavin Ng

Dr Gavin Ng is a Fellow of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, and is currently employed as an Emergency Physician at Alfred Health and Ballarat Health Services. Gavin has completed his undergraduate medical training in 2011, graduating from the University of Melbourne. He has been training in Emergency Medicine since 2014. Gavin has worked in a variety of clinical settings, ranging from metropolitan EDs to regional areas in Victoria.

Binula Wickramarachchi

Dr Binula Wickramarachchi is an Emergency Physician at the Alfred Emergency & Trauma Centre and an Adjunct Lecturer at Monash University. He completed his undergraduate training at the University of Auckland in 2011, prior to making the move across the Tasman for his emergency specialist training. His clinical experience includes emergency, critical care and retrieval medicine in various sites across Melbourne and Darwin.

Prof Peter Cameron

Professor Peter Cameron is Academic Director of Alfred Health Emergency, and Professor of Emergency, and Precinct Lead of the Alfred-Monash Research and Education Precinct. He is Past President of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine and the International Federation for Emergency Medicine. He has also just completed his term as the Clinical Lead for the Emergency Clinical Care Network for Victoria.

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