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 rescue profession.
The graduate will be able to competently apply an integration of theoretical principles, proven techniques, practical experience and appropriate clinical skills in order to:
Provide an independent specialised emergency medical care and rescue service to all sectors of the community.
Demonstrate skills in management and research working independently and in a supervisory capacity within emergency services and the healthcare team.
Become a reflective practitioner and lifelong student within the emergency medical care profession.
Successful completion of this qualification will entitle the student to register with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as an Emergency Care Practitioner.
Reasons for studying at UJ
UJ offers not only a special program called the First Year Experience to help orientate students throughout the first year but we also offer a Senior Student Experience that gears students toward the workplace!
Grab the opportunity to participate in a variety of sports and train alongside Olympians and Paralympians on state-of-the-art pitches, tracks, and fields, or just keep fit by joining one of the gyms on each of our 4 campuses.
Be part of a young, vibrant, and agile university that reflects and adapts easily to our country’s aspirations, while maintaining global relevance through numerous international partnerships.
178 Internationally respected and accepted qualifications.
Join a university that cares enough to have raised over R300 million since the start of 2016 in order to support the Missing Middle Campaign. UJ also ensures that more than 6 000 needy students have two healthy meals per day.
Study in the vibrant City of Gold – the economic hub of South Africa. Join a vibrant, cosmopolitan, progressive group of students and academics on their way to re-imagining the future!
UJ offers an amazing on-campus experience whether you live in one of UJ’s residences, belong to a day house, or whether you just want to socialize at the Student Centres on all campuses.
We ensure the health, safety, and security of all our students through our own on-campus health services and UJ Protection Services.
Did you know that during the first five years of UJ’s existence it doubled its targeted research output and to this day, continues to break records!