About ETM Course
ETM Course was launched in November 2013 and brings a fresh approach to the teaching of trauma management in the Emergency Department. The course has developed a strong reputation for having the most up-to-date, relevant and practical trauma content of any available short course in this field.
Learning Objectives of the 3-day face-to-face course
- Participants will be able to demonstrate a systematic approach to the reception and resuscitation of the major trauma patient.
- Participants will be able to perform critical procedures to treat life threats detected in major trauma patients.
- Participants will be able to recognise, prepare for transfer and refer a major trauma patient to a major trauma centre.
- Participants will be able to describe the causes of error in trauma resuscitation and reduce preventable errors by using resuscitation room management skills.
- Participants will be able to effectively team lead and effectively participate as a team member during trauma reception and resuscitation
Features of the ETM Course
- Access to the comprehensive online course manual
- Pre-course online lectures
- Short, focused, interactive lectures and case-based discussion sessions
- Interactive small group and procedural skill sessions and simulation scenarios
- Specific teaching on the modern, team-based approach to trauma
Cost per registration
- RMO/Registrar/Consultant/GP: $3150 inc GST
- Nurse Observer: $550 inc GST
Included in the course price
- Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
- Evening social function on Day 1, including drinks and finger food
- Opportunity to meet and network with colleagues from across Australasia
An outline of the ETM Course structure and content can be viewed on the ETM Course Participant Timetable here. (PDF).
Course start/finish times
- Day 1: 0800 hrs to 1700 hrs (0740 Registration opens)
- Day 2: 08:00 hrs – 1700 hrs
- Day 3: 08:00 hrs – 1515 hrs
Who is the course for?
The course is specifically targeted at mid-to-advanced level Australasian Emergency Medicine trainees but it is also of high relevance and practical utility to registrars and fellows of all specialties involved in trauma reception and resuscitation, including:
- Rural GPs
- Anaesthetic trainees
- ICU trainees
- Surgical trainees
- Trauma Registrars (adult and paediatric)
Registrants must be PGY 2 or above with AT LEAST 6 months Emergency Department experience.