UCC CPD courses

Maximising Impact with Rehabilitation


Fact File

  • Title

    Maximising Impact with Rehabilitation

  • Code


  • College

    Medicine and Health

  • Duration

    1 Day Course 9am - 3pm

  • Fees

    €30.00 See Fees and Costs for full details.

  • Entry Requirements

    Course is aimed at Allied Health Professionals working in acute and primary care, and is offered by the Discipline of Physiotherapy See Requirements for full details.

  • Closing Date

    6th March 2020

  • Venue

    Nano Nagle Conference Centre

    Douglas St. Cork City

    T12 X70A

  • Start Date

    Tuesday 10th March 2020


This Neurology Clinical Update Day is open to allied health professionals.

It is offered under the Discipline of Physiotherapy 

A one day seminar which aims to update clinicians working in Neurological Rehabilitation on new treatments and evidence available to ensure optimum patient care and outcomes.

It will include interdisciplinary case based presentations.


8.30-9.00 am: Registration

9.00-9.15 am: Welcome: Dr Joe McVeigh and Dr Joseph Dillion 

9.15-9.45am: Clinical Update: Spinal Cord Injury, Dr Eimear Smith, Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine and Medical Director or the National Spinal Cord Service 

9.45-10.15 am: Clinical Update: Advanced Technologies in SCI Ronan Langan, Senior Physiotherapist and Clinical Lead in the DCU Exoskeleton Programme 

10.15-10.45 am: Clinical Update: Multiple Sclerosis- new treatments available.  Dr Brian Sweeney, Consultant Neurologist, CUH

10.45-11.15 am: Break- Tea/Coffee

11.15-11.45am: Clinical Update: Maximising function through Physiotherapy & exercise in MS                           Elaine Ross,  Physiotherapy Manager, The Royal Hospital Donnybrook 

11.45-12.15 am: Clinical Update: The role of the Occupational Therapist in Neurological Rehabilitation. 

12.15-12.45 am: Clinical Update: Parkinson’s Disease- Devices used in PD Dr Suzanne Timmons, Consultant Gerontologist 

12.45-1.30 pm: Lunch

1.30-3.00 pm: Case Presentation: Parkinson’s Disease: Physio and SLT Joint Session (Emma Gleeson, Senior SLT, Cork South Lee and Elaine Harrington, Senior Physiotherapist, Cork South Lee) 

2.30-3.00 pm: Closing Remarks




Course Day takes place in the Nano Nagle Conference Centre.

Lunch is included


Douglas Street
Cork City
T12 X70A


Course is aimed at Allied Health Professionals working in acute and primary care

Fees and Costs


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Contact details

Centre for Continuing Professional Development

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