Training for Emergency Medical Care Providers
NEW DEVELOPMENTS: BACHELORS DEGREE IN EMERGENCY MEDICAL SCIENCE
UCD Centre for Emergency Medical Science are planning an Honours Degree - Bachelor of Science EMS (BSc EMS). The start date is yet to be finalised. Entry paths for school leavers, mature students and exisiting emergency services staff, and recognition of prior learing are also being determined at this stage. The syllabus and admission criteria will be posted on this website as soon as it is available. Please check back regularly.
CURRENT PROGRAMME: The Diploma in Emergency Medical Science (Paramedic Programme) is run jointly by HSE National Ambulance Service College and the School of Medicine and Medical Science, University College Dublin.
The aim of the Dip EMS (Paramedic) course is to provide the level of education and training necessary for modern emergency medical care providers to become safe, competent and effective practitioners in the pre-hospital environment.
This course develops a sound theoretical base to support the student’s competencies in clinical decision making, patient assessment, clinical care and professional practice.
The course also serves as a foundation for further professional study:
- Graduate Diploma in EMS
- MSc (Advanced Paramedic)
- MSc (immediate Care)