EPIC EM was founded to start difficult conversations in the Emergency Medicine space, from First Responders to Critical Care providers and everyone in-between
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About Epic

EPIC EM is a pioneering consultancy in the Emergency Medicine sector, dedicated to initiating critical dialogues across the spectrum, from First Responders to Critical Care providers. With over a decade of experience in emergency medicine, critical care, and medical education, we address industry gaps and deliver a unique, personalized educational approach.
Our mission is to provide exceptional education with unwavering passion and commitment. We foster nationwide connections with practitioners, collaborate with industry leaders, and evolve alongside every student we engage with. For more information, visit www.epicem.co.za.

Meet the Team

Our team comprises a diverse group of healthcare providers with a strong focus on the Emergency Medical field. Natasha and Kaleb Lachenicht, our Founders and Directors, are dedicated educators with over 10 years of experience in EM education. Initially trained as paramedics, they bring invaluable expertise to our organization.
Dr. Johann Horn, our Medical Director, has a rich background in EMS, having transitioned to become a Medical Doctor. He currently serves in HEMS Critical Care Retrieval and various Critical Care settings in JHB.
Our expanding team of locum instructors includes professionals from EMS, nursing, and medical backgrounds, all deeply passionate about patient care, education, and the field of emergency medicine in South Africa. Whether you’re a member of the general public or a critical care provider, we’re here to support you on your Emergency Medical Training Journey!
American Heart Association (AHA)
Resuscitation Council of South Africa (RCSA)
International Trauma Life Support (ITLS)

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