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Higher Diploma in Emergency Medicine of the College of Emergency Medicine of South Africa: H Dip Emerg Med(SA)

Structure and Fees for the Higher Diploma in Emergency Medicine of the College of Emergency Medicine of South Africa

 PartFee
Examination Higher Diploma in Emergency Medicine of the College of Emergency Medicine of South Africa R 10800

CMSA Appeals Mechanism

PLEASE NOTE that candidates that wish to lodge an appeal against the outcome of his/her written examination results must do so in accordance with the provisions of the CMSA’s Appeals Mechanism Policy.  Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) are not made available to candidates for review in accordance with the CMSA’s Appeals Mechanism Policy.  A copy of the Appeals Mechanism Policy is available at www.cmsa.co.za

Examination Structure

Exit examination:  2 written papers, a clinical examination, an OSCE and an oral.

Requirements


  • must have obtained the Dip PEC(SA) or equivalent not less than two years prior to attempting the H Dip Emerg Med(SA)

  • must have at least two years fulltime working experience in an Emergency Department that is accredited by the CMSA

  • must hold a current valid BLS, ATLS, ACLS and PALS/APLS Certificate, and be an accredited instructor in at least one advanced life support course

  • must have completed training and received CMSA-approved accreditation in emergency ultrasonography as per the regulations

  • should have extensive and competent skills and experience in emergency medicine, and be recommended for the examination by the Head of the relevant Emergency Department



Scheduled dates and locations for the Higher Diploma in Emergency Medicine of the College of Emergency Medicine of South Africa

Documents attached to the Higher Diploma in Emergency Medicine of the College of Emergency Medicine of South Africa

 DocumentTypeSize
Document H DIp Emerg Med(SA) Blueprints
119,08kb
Document H Dip Emerg Med(SA) Past Papers - 2019 1st Semester
117,98kb
Document H Dip Emerg Med(SA) Regulations
363,19kb
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Examination Contact Information

  • Ms Yolokazi Kanzi, Academic Registrar
  • The Colleges of Medicine of South Africa
  • Private Bag X23, Braamfontein, 2017
  • Tel: +27 (0)11 726 7037
  • Fax: +27 (0)11 726 4036
  • Email: yolokazi.kanzi@cmsa.co.za
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  • Mrs Carina Van Der Berg, Acting Financial Director
  • The Colleges of Medicine of South Africa
  • 17 Milner Road, Rondebosch, 7700
  • Tel: +27 (0)21 689 9533
  • Fax: +27 (0)21 685 3766
  • Email: carina.vdberg@cmsa.co.za
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