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Medical Event Service

Event Safety Plans
Medical Resource Allocation
Pre Event – VOC Meetings
Medical Training on the job

Medical Training

Ultrasound Finishing School
Stop The Bleed Course
Trauma C-spine X-ray Interpretation
Group Bookings Apply

Emergency Recruitment

Emergency Specialist and Medical Officer recruitment and staffing services.

Remote On Call Services

Specialist and Medical Officers. Escalation system of Specialist Support.

Expedition Medicine

Specialist Support for remote expeditions, including high-altitude trekking.

Ultrasound Finishing School

Pre-Exam & Refresher course.
Level 1 Emergency Ultrasound

Masterclass on ultrasound technique

Basic level 2 training

Multiple Proctored Scans – signed by faculty for your log book

Multiple machines – variable knobologies

Stop The Bleed Course

Basic CPR with AED use

CAT Tourniquet Application

Penetrating Wound Packing

Basic Bleed Management

End Of Course Scenario

Trauma C-spine
X-ray Interpretation

Normal Anatomy

Pathology & Classification Made Easy

Case Examples

C-Collar Debate

Paediatric & Geriatric C-Spine

Reduction Guidelines: Cone Calipers

Group Bookings Only

Course and Event Testimonials

“Dr Sean is without doubt the World Leader on treating swimmers with hypothermia. He makes our extreme sport possible. Definitely recommended.”

Ram Barkai – Chairman and Founder of the IISA

“As an extreme sport participant, I always know that we are in good hands, when Dr Sean and his Med Extreme team are in charge of the Medical at an event.”

Sam Whelpton – Ironman, Ice Swimmer and Outdoor Adventurer

“This course has really made a difference to me. I feel like I have entered another dimension in medicine.”

Dr Eddelene B

“Really good learning tool – My skills have improved 10-fold.”

Dr Nick R

“I was very impressed with the level of service and professionalism provided by the Med Extreme team, both before and during the event. I would highly recommend them to anyone running an event.”

Warren Fialkov – Viking Swim

Point of Care Ultrasound in Covid

A panel discussion looking at Point of Care Ultrasound from the view of the patient journey from the Emergency Department, through to ICU.

Why you should take the plunge!

READ: Experts explain why cold-water swimming is good for you. Those who do it say it’s life-changing. Once you push through the discomfort, it’s worth it.

Cold Water Swimming

A discussion on Cape Talk Radio about cold water swimming, with Dr. Sean Gottschalk – A specialist emergency physician who has worked with extreme swimmers in some of the coldest waters on earth. 

Meet The Team


Dr. Sean Gottschalk

Principle Clinical Specialist at ER Consulting Inc. based in Cape Town, South Africa. Extensive experience working with extreme athletes.

Global expeditions with ice swimmers in the Himalayas, Andes and Antartica.


Dr. Hennie Lategan

Emergency Physician. Faculty member at Stellenbosch University. Diving Medicine and Austere Environment Medicine.


Saul Gerdis

Paramedic, Logistics.
Stock Control and Medevac.


Dr. Vidya Lalloo

Finishing School Faculty.
MBChB (UP), FCEM (SA), MMed (EM) (UP), Dip PEC (SA)


Dr. Pranesh Ramraj

Finishing School Faculty.
Head of Clinical Unit (EM) at Greys Hospital in Pietermaritzburg. Leads EM Ultrasound in KZN.


Hazel McQueen

Executive Assistant,
Cold Water Swimmer


Dr. Dawie Schoeman

Finishing School Faculty.
WC Emergency Medicine Ultrasound representative and course director.


Dr. Ruven Shah

Finishing School Faculty.
EM Clinical Manager at King Dinizulu Hospital. Clinical lecturer for the University of KZN, EM Division.