About the EDGE

eLearning program

The Emergency Medicine on the Edge course is an eLearning resource designed to introduce principles of emergency medicine to medical officers, nurses and students attached to the Emergency Department. Designed by a team of clinicians working in Emergency Medicine, the course is a free open access medical resource for training in emergency medicine.

The Course comprises approximately 40 hours of e-learning delivered using an interactive approach that incorporates adult learning principles including formative and summative assessment. The course is delivered over 10 parts and covers a broad range of emergency topics including acute chest pain, headache, abdominal pain, shortness of breath, altered conscious state, seizures, acute poisoning, first trimester bleeding, wound management and wound closure, major trauma, orthopaedic injury, eye and ENT emergencies, paediatric emergencies, mental health emergencies, ECG and ABG interpretation.

Instructions for accessing the eLearning

2014 EDGE Course

EDGE Workshop Program

The EDGE eLearning is used as the basis for blended teaching program for junior medical staff at the Modbury and Lyell McEwin Hospitals. The program provides a total of 50 hours of teaching during the interns 10 week rotation to the Emergency Department comprising 30 hours of e-learning and 20 hours of face to face workshop training. The program is limited to interns working in the ED at Lyell McEwin and Modbury Hospital.

Course Design : Dr Peter Stuart, Dr Ryan Windish, Dr Joy Treasure, Dr A Anand
Further Information : Contact Dr Peter Stuart