Female Emergency Medicine Specialist leads a team traeating a male patient in emergency

Emergency Medicine Specialist

Emergency Medicine Specialists provide diagnostic medical services, and manage patients with acute and urgent illness and injury.

Overview

Emergency Medicine Specialists provide diagnostic medical services, and manage patients with acute and urgent illness and injury.

Day-to-day

  • examines patients for injuries, diseases and disorders and carries out a range of specialist tests and procedures
  • may administer drugs as required
  • arranges patients admissions.

Considerations

  • stressful
  • working outdoors.

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To become an Emergency Medicine Specialist

  • You need to be a qualified Medical Practitioner and complete further training with the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine before you can specialise as an Emergency Medicine Specialist.

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  • Registration with the Medical Board of Australia is required.

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