Category Archives: Schools

Paramedic Levels In South Africa

It is not so many years ago that the function of an ambulance was solely to race to the scene of an incident, pick up the patient and speed off to the hospital, when the sole qualification of the attendant was a drivers license. Simply putting a critically injured patient into the back of a poorly equipped or… Read More »

Paramedic Bursaries In South Africa

An Emergency Medical Technician (also known as an “EMT”) responds to emergency calls to provide immediate care to critically injured or ill patients, and thereafter to transport them to a medical facility. During transportation, EMT’s are responsible for monitoring the patients vital signs, while the other EMT drives the emergency vehicle.Emergency Medical Technicians/ Paramedics earn an average annual… Read More »

Paramedic Learnerships In South Africa

In the Healthcare industry, paramedics only do a little part in saving lives, yet, these are sometimes the difference between life and death. Paramedics usually perform their work in outside environments, they are a group of medical professionals that are called out when there is an emergency. They mainly deal with accidents, events that need medical attention, road… Read More »

Flight Paramedic Training In South Africa

This course is designed for paramedics, nursing sisters and doctors who transport (or wish to transport) patients in the air. Air medical transport is an essential component of a well-developed Emergency medical Services (EMS) system. Air medical transport requires well trained medical personnel, proper transportation and patient care equipment, as well as an efficient means of communicating with… Read More »

Paramedic Schools In South Africa And Their Courses

A paramedic is a specialist healthcare professional who responds to emergency calls for medical help outside of a hospital. Paramedic training colleges in South Africa are accredited by Health Professions Council of South Africa HPCSA. Below are the paramedic training avenues in South Africa grouped base on their locations; GUATENG Action Training Academy: Basic Ambulance Assistant Course Ambusave: Basic Ambulance Assistant Course,… Read More »