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.
Anaesthetists (Specialist, GP and non-specialist) and anaesthetic registrars.
Must be in at least second year of accredited training in Anaesthetics.
Completion of primary exam (if ANZCA trainee)
Dr Gerri Khong
2 1/2 days
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
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
The Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (EMAC) course addresses clinical and non-clinical skills relevant to the effective management of anaesthetic emergencies.
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.
The course is presented as five modules over 2.5 days:
Procedural skills training
Integrated procedural skills training (Clinical)
Pause and discuss scenarios
Immersive Scenarios & reflective debriefing
Video replay and discussion
High and medium fidelity manikin simulators