Emergency Medicine Research Course - Semester 1, 2019
Our Research Course is a semester-long program run conjointly by Monash University and The Alfred Emergency & Trauma Centre. It is relevant to emergency, trauma and critical care physicians and is equivalent to two post graduate units (12 credit points) for a Master of Clinical Medicine or Master of Public Health (TBC) at Monash University.
The Alfred Centre
About the course
The Emergency Medicine Research Course is a semester-long program run conjointly by Monash University and The Alfred Emergency & Trauma Centre. It is delivered part time and requires a commitment of approximately 20 hours a week. The course is equivalent to two postgraduate units (12 credit points) and can be used towards a Masters of Clinical Medicine (Emergency) from Monash University.
The course provides students with a thorough understanding of Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) and Research Methods (RM) in the emergency medicine setting. EBM aims to equip students with the necessary skills to identify and incorporate the best available research evidence to their clinical training and practice. RM enables students to acquire the necessary practical skills to design and conduct a research project. The course involves online learning activities and four face-to-face compulsory teaching days.
Who should attend
This course will be of particular interest for Advanced trainees in Emergency Medicine. Successful completion satisfies regulation 4.10 requirements of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM).
Clinicians with an interest in emergency medicine research will also find this course highly beneficial.