Emergency Medical Science - Immediate Care

University College Dublin


Course Name Emergency Medical Science - Immediate Care
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code X425
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Evening, Weekend
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters MSc
Application Date Apply
Applications are processed via www.ucd.ie/apply (see "Application Weblink" below).
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Duration 2 years full-time.

Year 1 Attendance
Year 1, Semester One:
Approximately seven Thursdays 2pm-7pm, and two Saturdays 10am-3pm.

Year 1, Semester Two:
Approximately seven Thursdays 2pm-7pm, and two Saturdays 10am-3pm.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+• Applications are invited from registered medical practitioners and other registered healthcare providers whose role involves pre-hospital emergency care.

• After initial assessment of your application, you may be invited to attend for inter...

Centre of excellence for research, development and training in pre-hospital emergency care.

Further information at http:www/ucd.ie/centreems
Course Content

Expand+MSc Emergency Medical Services (Immediate Care).

• A child starts to seize in the waiting room …
• During an out-of-hours call, a man in his 60’s has a cardiac arrest …
• On your drive to work, a cyclist is knocked down and has a s...

Subjects Taught Year 1:
Semester 1: Autumn
Module 1: Prehospital Emergency Care – IC 15 credits
Module 2: EMS Therapeutics - IC 15 credits

Semester 2: Spring
Module 3: Cardiac & Trauma Care- IC 15 credits

Year 2:
Semester 1: Autumn:
Clinical Placement – IC 15 credits

Year 2:
Semester 2: Spring:
Minor Thesis 30 credits

Total ECTS Credits: 90 credits.
Assessment Method • Continuous and end of Module assessments will involve MCQ, short answer, OSCE and Project components.

• In year 2, assessment will include supervised clinical practice and submission of a minor thesis by primary research.
Number of Credits 30
Further Enquiries Ms Eileen Bradish,
Programme Manager,
e: centre.ems@ucd.ie
t: 01 716 6641
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