The Bachelor of Emergency Medical Care Honours is a postgraduate degree programme that is designed to create an opportunity for further tertiary education in the emergency medical care field which is aligned with the National Development Plan (NDP4) and the NUST strategic Plan (NSP4).
This programme will equip students with the relevant knowledge and skills in disaster management, community health paramedicine and clinical care, applicable to the emergency medical care setting.
This three year degree programme is designed to provide students with a systematic and coherent introduction to the broad knowledge, principles, concepts and problem-solving techniques of Pre-hospital emergency medical care. The programme allows for exit with a Diploma in Pre- hospital Medical Care after successful completion of the second year of study. Graduates of this programme will be able to competently integrate and apply theoretical principles and practical clinical procedures and techniques in order to independently provide emergency medical care to injured or ill patients in urban, peri-urban and rural areas within the scope of practice stipulated by the Health Professions Council of Namibia (HPCNA).