The MSc EMS (Immediate Care) develops knowledge and skills in Immediate Care with emphasis on assessment, diagnosis and management of trauma and medical emergencies in adult and paediatric patients.
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 serious head injury …
You are taking on voluntary sports or emergency care work within your community …
Your post routinely involves urgent care or sometimes emergency care
This course will prepare and support colleagues to provide pre-hospital care in these and other emergencies. Alongside these clinical challenges, we face systems issues such as organisation, teamwork, the evidence behind our care and the pace of rapid change in the nature of this care – all issues tackled by the programme.
Who should take this course?
This course is aimed at healthcare professionals whose role involves pre-hospital emergency care
All participants will build on and contribute their existing clinical expertise and experience to the development of an effective inter-professional approach to patient care
The two-year programme blends academic, practical and experiential components and is structured to meet the needs of providers within the Irish health system.
Candidates may avail of the exit award of Professional Diploma EMS (Immediate Care) upon successful completion of Semester 1 modules - see details below
We use a range of teaching and learning approaches including lectures, skills teaching, scenarios and portfolio systems.
Just as importantly, we build on the experience of those taking and delivering the programme to address the challenges and opportunities in this key area of care in the community.
This inter-disciplinary, innovative programme is designed to enhance the skillsets of health care professionals/registered practitioners who are regularly involved in pre-hospital emergency care.
Candidates will develop their knowledge and skills in Immediate Care with an emphasis on the assessment, diagnosis and management of trauma and medical emergencies in adult and paediatric patients.
Systems issues and the evidence base for EMS will contribute significantly to the programme.