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Emergency Medical Care

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The Department of Emergency Medical Care is located on the North Campus of NMMU in Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth and is part of the School of Clinical Care Sciences.

Programmes Offered

The EMC Department has received clearance to start with the Bachelors programme in Emergency Medical Care – B(EMC) – which is a four year full time degree on NQF level 8.

http://news.nmmu.ac.za/News/New-paramedic-degree-for-NMMU

Admission Process

To be admitted to the B(EMC) programme, you will not only need to meet the stipulated academic requirements but also successfully pass the departmental selection process.  This will entail a personal interview session together with a physical assessment. 

The physical assessment will comprise of a fitness and strength assessment which will be conducted by the Biokinetics and Sports Science Unit on the South Campus.  Furthermore, each candidate must successfully pass the following:

  • A basic swimming assessment,
  • A Fear of Height and a Claustrophobia test and
  • A satisfactory Flight Medical Certificate. 

Before registration candidates will be expected to attend an orientation camp. Only 24 students will be accepted onto the programme.

The Department of Emergency Medical Care YouTube video: http://youtu.be/hsGBgVBm-X8

 

 

Head of Department
Nico Louw
Mr Nico Louw
Position: Head of Department
Department: Emergency Medical Care
Room: CSIR Office C235
Location: Off-campus
Phone: 041 504 2964
Fax: 086 500 4433
Email: Nico.Louw@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: BEng(Industrial), NDip(EMC), BTech(EMC), MScMED(EM)

Academic staff
Xmillar
Mr Xavier Millar
Position: Lecturer
Department: Emergency Medical Care
Room: 206G
Location: Summerstrand Campus (North)
Phone: 0415042964
Email: xavier.millar@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: N.Dip:EMC; B.Tech:EMC

Jwolhuter
Mr Jonathan Wolhuter
Position: Lecturer - BEMC, School of Clinical Sciences
Department: Academic Administration
Room: C239 - CSIR Campus
Location: Summerstrand Campus (North)
Phone: 041 504 4381
Fax: 041 5049181
Email: Jonathan.Wolhuter@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: B.Tech.EMC / N.Dip.AEC

Elizabeth du Toit
Dr Elizabeth du Toit
Department: Emergency Medical Care
Location: Off-campus
Phone: 041 5043276
Email: Elizabeth.dutoit@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: MBBCh, DA, DipEC, MPH

Paul Quinton Allan
Mr Paul Allan
Position: Lecturer
Department: Emergency Medical Care
Location: Summerstrand Campus (North)
Phone: 0848047144
Email: paul.allan@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: Bachelor of technology emergency medical care

Contact information
Mr Nico Louw
Head of Department
Tel: 041 504 2964
Nico.Louw@nmmu.ac.za