BA Emergency Medical Care At University of Johannesburg‎ (UJ)

BA Emergency Medical Care

The purpose of this qualification is to develop an Emergency Care Practitioner competent in the clinical knowledge and skills required for the emergency medical care and medical recue profession. register with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as an Emergency Care Practitioner.

Programme: BA Emergency Medical Care

Minimum APS :26

Campus : DFC

Life Science: 4 (50%+)

Mathematics: 4 (50%+)

English: 5 (60%+)

Physical Science: 4 (50%+)

Career : Emergency Care Practitioners are specialists in the field of emergency care and rescue, focusing on the management of critically ill or injured patients. Career opportunities exist in public and private emergency services, both local and abroad. Holders of the qualification will be entitled to
register as independent Emergency Care Practitioners with the HPCSA

What can you do with a degree in emergency medicine?

  • Emergency Medical Technician.
  • Medical Assistant Technician (Associate in Specialized Technology Degree)
  • Medical Assisting (Associate in Specialized Technology Degree)
  • Medical Assisting.
  • Medical Assisting / Medical Assisting Specialist.
  • Sterile Processing Technician.
  • Emergency Medical Technician.
  • Medical Assistant.

Where can I study emergency medicine in South Africa?

Division of Emergency Medicine

As the first division to develop, the University of Cape Town and Stellenbosch University became the first South African universities to offer a joint Master of Medicine (MMed) degree in Emergency Medicine, and the first registrars started in their posts in January

Is emergency medicine a good career?

In the field of Emergency Medicine, a skilled doctor gets huge opportunities. An expert in Emergency Medicine can also choose to go for the sub-specialist in Emergency Medicine which includes pre-hospital care, medicine in disaster and mass gathering or in-hospital sub-specialties

How competitive is emergency medicine?

The overall competitiveness level of emergency medicine is Medium for a U.S. senior. With a Step 1 score of 200, the probability of matching is 75%. With a Step 1 score of >240, the probability is 93%.

How do I get a diploma in emergency medicine?

Diploma in Emergency Medicine Eligibility

  1. Candidates should have completed an MBBS with Valid MCI registration or state registration from a recognised university board.
  2. Some of the very reputed institutes conduct entrance examination for admission.