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Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (EMAC)

EMAC is a two and a half day course run under the supervision of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists


This course is specifically designed to improve your skill in both technical and non-technical aspects of anaesthetic crisis management.

Completion of this course meets FANZCA fellowship training requirements.

Specialist Anaesthetists are very welcome to "experience" and manage clinical events in an intensive, safe and fun learning environment.

All participants: please ensure you will not be on call or working Wednesday/Thursday/Friday/Saturday nights during the course.

Course start time: 8.00 am Thursday, finish time: 1.00 pm Saturday, followed by lunch. Course dinner: Friday 7.15 pm.

 Participants in the ANZCA CPD program completing the EMAC course may claim Cardiac Arrest and CICO emergency response activities in their CPD portfolio, plus 40 credits in the Knowledge and Skills category.


  • Intending participants with less than one year of clinical anaesthesia experience, please contact Jane Torrie
  • Minimum participants: 8
  • Maximum participants: 12