UCD Centre for Emergency Medical Science

National Centre of Excellence

UCD Centre for Emergency Medical Science (CEMS) was established in 2001 to provide a national centre of excellence for research, development, education and training in pre-hospital emergency care.

Excellence in Education, Training & Research

CEMS is located in the Health Sciences Centre at the UCD School of Medicine & Medical Science in Belfield, Dublin 4.

The principal activities of CEMS are

  1. Provision of graduate and undergraduate education and training in pre-hospital immediate care
  2. Provision of short courses in immediate care - including cardiac, trauma and paediatrics
  3. Management and delivery of the MERIT Project (Medical Emergency Responders: Integration & Training)