EMST 10th Edition – coming February 2018


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RACS is launching Edition 10 of the Early Management of Severe Trauma (EMST) course in February 2018 across Australia and New Zealand.

All Provider and Refresher courses are now open for enrolment.

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 scenario-based teaching.
  • 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 Surgeons.