Basic Emergency Skills Training

About Us

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Background

 Originally developed in Victoria, Australia, the BEST course was designed to provide practitioners with comprehensive emergency skill training.

Run in Collaboration with the University of the Witwatersrand and Monash University.

Aims of the Course

 To enhance skills in the initial management of emergency cases following the HHH ABCDE paradigm.

Protocols are consistent with the recommended protocols from the Resuscitation Council of Southern Africa.

Course Setup

The course runs over two full days in the North West Province and includes a mix of lectures, simulations and group discussions. 

Food is provided on the course.

Training

Lectures

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Evidence-based teachings on the advanced management of medical, surgical, paediatric, obstetric and environmental emergencies.

High Fidelity Simulations

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Run through a variety of scenarios to develop and test yourself!

Small Groups

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Adult-learning type discussions around key emergency topics.

Our Partners

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