Where Can I Study Emergency Medicine In South Africa

What is Emergency Medicine?

Emergency medicine is the specialty of treating illnesses or injuries requiring immediate medical attention. 

Where Can I Study Emergency Medicine In South Africa?

The Division of Emergency Medicine at Stellenbosch University was formed in 2001.

Emergency Medicine only became recognised as a specialty by the Health Professions Council of South Africa in March 2003.

How long does it take to study emergency medicine in South Africa?

Emergency medicine specialists in South Africa typically study for about 10 years.

What is the best course for emergency medicine?

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician.

Associate of Applied Science in Fire/Rescue Science Technology.

Certificate in Basic Life Support.

Courses in Emergency First Aid at Work.

Courses in First Aid Emergency.


Emergency Medical Services Program.

Vital signs measurement.

Is emergency medicine a specialty in South Africa?

Emergency Medicine is an up-and-coming specialty in South Africa.

It is starting to make its presence known amongst the other more established specialties.