Curriculum Domains

The Curriculum Framework defines the following domains of expertise. Read about the definition of each ACEM domain here.

Medical Expertise

On completion of Advanced Training Stage 3, a FACEM will use their medical knowledge and skills to deliver safe and effective care to any patient in the emergency medical setting.

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Prioritisation And Decision Making

On completion of Advanced Training Stage 3, a FACEM will be able to independently prioritise and make decisions regarding the care of any patient with any level of case complexity, whilst working in dynamic circumstances

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Communication

On completion of Advanced Training Stage 3, a FACEM will establish optimal rapport and be able to communicate effectively in complex circumstances, with speed and accuracy

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Teamwork and Collaboration

On completion of Advanced Training Stage 3, a FACEM will be effective at both managing and participating in an interprofessional team, particularly at times of high stress and medical emergency.

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Leadership and Management

On completion of Advanced Training Stage 3, a FACEM will be able to lead, supervise, and manage care within the emergency medical setting to ensure optimal patient safety and outcomes.

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Health Advocacy

On completion of Advanced Training Stage 3, a FACEM will be able to use their expertise and influence to protect and advance the health and well-being of any individual patients, communities and populations

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Scholarship and Teaching

On completion of Advanced Training Stage 3, a FACEM will be able to make sound judgements regarding the creation, translation, application and dissemination of medical knowledge. They will be committed and able to independently advance and maintain their own professional skills and knowledge, as well as contributing to teaching others.

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Professionalism

On completion of Advanced Training Stage 3, a FACEM will express, through application of learned professional attributes, a responsibility to themselves, their patients, their colleagues, and to the community as a whole.

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