Important information about COVID-19

We recognise that completion of EMAC is a requirement of the ANZCA training program as well as a number of other assessment pathways, including Specialist International Medical Graduates applying for FANZCA and GP Anaesthetists. We will be prioritising these applicants to their preferred course date.

Please contact the SCSSC if you require EMAC to complete your training / assessment requirements in 2020 so we can assist in reserving a priority position on a future EMAC course. We can also contact you directly when course bookings resume.

EMAC

Clinical Training

Anaesthesia

Target Audience

Anaesthetists (Specialist, GP and non-specialist) and anaesthetic registrars.

Pre-requisites

Essential

  • Must be in at least second year of accredited training in Anaesthetics.

Recommended

  • Completion of primary exam (if ANZCA trainee)

Course Coordinator

Dr Gerri Khong

Duration

2 1/2 days

Price

$3135


Dates

February 23-25, 2023

March 23-25, 2023

April 27-29, 2023

May 25-27, 2023

June 29-July 1, 2023

August 3-5, 2023

August 31-Sept 2, 2023 

September 21-23, 2023

October 12-14, 2023

November 16-18, 2023

December 7-9, 2023

Maximum Participants
CPD allowances

12

ANZCA: Equivalent to any two “Emergency Response” 2 modules (3hrs) & 2 CPD points per hour under knowledge & Skills” 15hrs

ACRRM: 2 points per hour (max 12) MOPS: 10 points

Course Description

The Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (EMAC) course addresses clinical and non-clinical skills relevant to the effective management of anaesthetic emergencies. 

 

Specific Objectives

  • Understand medical error and adverse events.

  • Undertake risk assessment, exercise judgement and formulate plans, which optimise patient safety.

  • Respond rapidly in an emergency and apply systematic principles of emergency management.

  • Develop competency in procedures including: direct and indirect intubation techniques; emergency surgical airway; cardiopulmonary resuscitation; cardioversion.

  • Work effectively within a team and as a team leader.

 

Format

The course is presented as five modules over 2.5 days:

  1. Human factors

  2. Airway emergencies

  3. Cardiovascular emergencies

  4. Anaesthesia emergencies

  5. Trauma

 

Training Methods

  • Procedural skills training

  • Integrated procedural skills training (Clinical)

  • Problem-based learning

  • Anaesthesia

  • Pause and discuss scenarios

  • Immersive Scenarios & reflective debriefing

 

Training Technologies

  • Task trainers

  • Video replay and discussion

  • High and medium fidelity manikin simulators