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


  • 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.


  • stressful
  • working outdoors.

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.

    Find a Bachelor of Medicine

  • Registration with the Medical Board of Australia is required.

Skills employers are looking for

  • Emergency Medicine

  • Paediatrics

  • Communication Skills

  • Research

  • Working With Patient And/Or Condition: Trauma

  • Emergency Physician

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