RACS is launching Edition 10 of the Early Management of Severe
Trauma (EMST) course in February 2018 across Australia and New
All Provider and Refresher courses are now open for
Enrol in a 2018 EMST course today
Below are the key changes to the EMST program:
- EMST has been significantly revised, with lectures and didactic
teaching removed in favour of interactive discussions and
- Participants have more time at new skill stations and are able
to apply their knowledge in a hands-on setting.
- 2018 course fees have been reduced, as fit-for-purpose manikins
have replaced the use of live tissue with the cost savings passed
on to participants.
- eLearning module including pre course test and course materials
available to course participants upon enrolment.
View the Edition 10 course program (PDF 52KB)
By completing EMST you will have access to the following:
- Network with your peers and local leaders in trauma
- High teacher student ratio (1:2), with a volunteer faculty of
experts in trauma
- A mentor system where course participants connect with faculty
prior to and throughout the course
- EMST Committee involvement in ATLS course development has
resulted in a program that is highly reflective of Australian and
New Zealand clinical practice and standards
- Opportunity to be considered a potential instructor (nominated
at course by the faculty)
Enrol now, or find out more about the EMST course
The RACS EMST program is recognised internationally for its high
quality and provides unique instructor training and support
programs to faculty.
EMST is recognised as the Advanced Trauma Life Support course
internationally and is delivered under a Memorandum of
Understanding between RACS and the American College of