All HPCSA registered emergency care professionals have a responsibility to continuously update their professional knowledge and skills, to benefit both themselves as well as their patients. In order to stay registered with the HPCSA BAA practitioners require an amount of 30 CPD points, of which 5 points must be ethics attained over a 24-month period.
Our programs are designed to refresh the practitioner’s theoretical knowledge and sharpen their practical patient treatment skills, thereby assisting practitioners in delivering professional emergency care treatment. The courses cover a broad spectrum of theory ranging from anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology and treatment for medical and trauma emergencies. The practical course components, include practicing OSCE’s, patient simulations, equipment and actual medication usage protocol revision.
AHS has accreditation to train nationally, so training courses can be facilitated at our clients premises, as long as we have 8 or more delegates to train on-site, or delegate can join our of our scheduled public course dates, which takes place at our emergency care training centres. The correspondence course is 1 day of practical training (OSCE’s and simulations) and the delegate has to complete all the theoretical study’s at home / off-site. A pre-assessment needs to be completed and passed the morning of the 1 day contact training to gain entry to the training.
CPR for Everyone – 3 Hours
Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is a skill that every person should know, as it has been proven that performing CPR assists in keeping a patient’s vital organs alive until professional help arrives.
CPR for Professionals -4 Hours
CPR for professionals is aimed at health care professionals and is accredited through the Resuscitation Council of SA.