Conferences

Infection Prevention and Control - 2017

Infection Prevention and Control - Multi Drug Resistant Organism and Antimicrobial Stewardship - 2017

 

Dates: Friday, 8th of September 2017

Brookfied Health Science Complex

University College Cork, College Road, Cork.

 

This year's course has reached its capacity-and applications are no longer being accepted -thank you to those who have already applied to attend.

 

The philosophy of the course is to provide a specialised learning opportunity which will enable healthcare workers from all disciplines enhance and increase their knowledge of infection prevention and control thus improving patient care. The course is designed to meet the need of the target audience; healthcare workers involved in the delivery of patient care in acute, residential and long term settings. 

Participation in this course is an ideal way in which to update your knowledge in relation to infection prevention and control and new developments in this area. The course is designed to deliver the content in an interactive and dynamic format with plenty of opportunity to ask questions and discuss issues.

 

Please click here to view the agenda: Final Agenda

Additional Information:

Cancellations: Should an applicant be unable to attend please inform us of same by email or phone, details are below.

Registration: 8.00-8.50am Friday 8th September 2017

Catering: Tea/Coffee with light refreshments and lunch will be provided.

Parking:

  • There are a limited number of 'Pay and Display' parking outside the Western Gateway Building at a charge of 2 euro per hour (Old Greyhound Track, Western Road).
  • Parking is available on the Carrigrohane Road opposite the Country Hall (next the the Kingsley Hotel). It costs 5 euro per day.
  • Download the application form here: Application Form - Infection Prevention and Control - 2017 (81kB) (81kB)

 

  • Email or post the application form to:

    Maura Smiddy / m.smiddy@ucc.ie  and Fiona Barry / fionabarry@ucc.ie , Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Floor 4, Western Gateway Building, University College Cork, Cork

    Additional queries can be addressed by contacting Maura/Fiona at: (021) 4205508/4205528 – 9am – 1pm (Mon – Fri).

  • Places will be allocated to applicants on receipt of the application form.

 

If you are interested in a Postgraduate Certificate in Health Protection click here: Brochure for campus based Health Protection PG Cert (378kB) (378kB)

Online Post Graduate Certificate in Health Protection: Online Post Graduate Certificate in Health Protection (746kB) (746kB) 

 

 

Presentations 2017

Friday:

 

Cork Safe Patient Care -Prof Martin Cormican

SPC Drugs and Drugs 2017 130617-Jo O Hora

Safe Patient Care “Bugs and Drugs”The ongoing challenge of MDROs and AMR

 Antimicrobial Stewardship presentation 2017-Frank O Riordan

Safe Patient Care Presentation Sept 2017-Dr Anne Sheehan

SPC Drugs and Drugs 2017 barbara slevin final

UCC September 2017-Dr Deirdre O Brien

HIQA_AbxStewardship_UCC-Sean Egan 

Cliodhna Ni Bhuachalla MDROs - Medical management and the role of AMS

 

More presentations will be added in due course.

 

Infection Prevention and Control- Keeping our residents safe- 2016

Infection Prevention and Control- Keeping our residents safe

Dates: Thursday the 1st and Friday the 2nd of September 2016

Brookfied Health Science Complex

University College Cork, College Road, Cork.

 

Please note this course will run again in 2017. Applications will be made available in July 2017. Please book early next year due to high demand. 

    

The philosophy of the course is to provide a specialised learning opportunity which will enable healthcare workers from all disciplines enhance and increase their knowledge of infection prevention and control thus improving patient care. The course is designed to meet the need of the target audience; healthcare workers involved in the delivery of patient care in residential and long term settings. 

Participation in this course is an ideal way in which to update your knowledge in relation to infection prevention and control and new developments in this area. The course is designed to deliver the content in an interactive and dynamic format with plenty of opportunity to ask questions and discuss issues.

Participation in the course will ensure the educational requirements for staff specified in the National Quality Standards for Residential Care Settings for Older People in Ireland (Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA), 2009) are met.

Please click here to view the agenda:  Agenda - Safe Patient Care - Keeping our residents safe 2016

Additional Information:

Cancellations: Should an applicant be unable to attend please inform us of same by email or phone, details are below.

Registration: 8.00-8.50am Thursday 1st September 2016

Catering: Tea/Coffee with light refreshments and lunch will be provided.

Parking:

  • There are a limited number of 'Pay and Display' parking outside the Western Gateway Building at a charge of 2 euro per hour (Old Greyhound Track, Western Road).
  • Parking is available on the Carrigrohane Road opposite the Country Hall (next the the Kingsley Hotel). It costs 5 euro per day.
  • Download the application form here: Application form- keeping our residents safe 2016Email / post the completed form as follows:
  • Jennifer Coughlan / jennifer.coughlan@ucc.ie , Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Floor 4, Western Gateway Building, University College Cork, Cork
  • Additional queries can be addressed by contacting Jennifer at: (021) 4205537  9am – 1pm  (Mon – Fri).
  • Places will be allocated to applicants on receipt of the application form.

If you are interested in a Postgraduate Certificate in Health Protection click here: Brochure for campus based Health Protection PG Cert

On line Post Graduate Certificate in Health Protection -August 2016-websiteOn line Post Graduate Certificate in Health Protection -August 2016-website

 

Presentations 2016 Keeping our residents safe

 

 Thursday:

It's your health - Dr John Gallagher

Safe Injection Practices- Sharps Mangement 2016

Let’s talk infection, why we should be worried? Dr Dan Corcoran

EMCA PP Presentation Sep 2016-Eileen Mc Auliffe

UCC IPC September 2016- Dr Deirdre O Brien

Management of Invasive Devices to Reduce Infections in LTC Sep 2016(1)-Niamh Mc

Cleaning: What, how and when in residential care Ms Joanne Crowley

Introduction to Infection Preven tion and Control Online Support

Waste sharps management Liz Forde.2016

Presentation Hand Hygine Let's get practical 2016 Niamh McDonnell, IPCN St Finba

 

Friday:

Influenza :Preventing Outbreaks 2016

Challenges of Dealing with Outbreaks –The ‘FluLouise Carlton CNS

Let’s play dress up: Why, when and who?

Safe Patient Care2016IPC_DV-Patricia Coughlan

HIQA presentation 2016

Antimicrobial Stewardship Managing common infections in LTCF

 

Infection Prevention and Control- Building Capabilities 2015

Infection Prevention and Control- Building Capabilities 2015

Dates: Thursday the 3rd and Friday the 4th of September 2015

Brookfied Health Science Complex, Room G10

University College Cork, College Road, Cork.

Cost: No charge for attendance.

Sponsors: SARI Funding Committee HSE- South (Cork and kerry).

 

This year's course has reached its capacity. Please note it will run again in 2016. Applications will be made available in July 2016. Please book early next year due to high demand. 

 

If you interested in completing a Postgraduate Certificate in Health Protection please click on the following links:

Campus Based Postgraduate Certificate in Health Protection

  

The philosophy of the course is to provide a specialised learning opportunity which will enable healthcare workers from all disciplines enhance and increase their knowledge of infection prevention and control thus improving patient care. The course is designed to meet the need of the target audience; healthcare workers involved in the delivery of patient care in acute care, residential care and general practice.  

Participation in this course is an ideal way in which to update your knowledge in relation to infection prevention and control and new developments in this area. The course is designed to deliver the content in an interactive and dynamic format with plenty of opportunity to ask questions and discuss issues.

Participation in the course will ensure the educational requirements for staff specified in the National Quality Standards for Residential Care Settings for Older People in Ireland (Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA), 2009) are met.

 The agenda can be found here:Final Agenda: Infection Prevention and Control- Building Capabilities 2015

Additional Information:

Cancellations: Should an applicant be unable to attend please inform us of same by email or phone, details are below.

Registration: 8.00-8.50am Thursday 3rd September 2015

Catering: Tea/Coffee with light refreshments and lunch will be provided.

Parking:

  • There are a limited number of 'Pay and Display' parking outside the Western Gateway Building at a charge of 2 euro per hour (Old Greyhound Track, Western Road).
  • Parking is available on the Carrigrohane Road opposite the Country Hall (next the the Kingsley Hotel). It costs 5 euro per day.

Applications are now closed. 

  • Download the application form here: Infection Prevention and Control-Building Capabilities 2015 and Email / post the completed form as follows:
  • Maura O' Sullivan / Maura.osullivan@ucc.ie , Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Floor 4, Western Gateway Building, University College Cork, Cork
  • Additional queries can be addressed by contacting Maura at: (021) 4205521 – 9am – 1pm  (Mon – Fri).
  • Places will be allocated to applicants on receipt of the application form.

Presentations: Building Capabilities Conference 2015

Thurday 3rd Sept 2015

Get the Point! (Safe Injection Practices & Sharps Management)

 

Friday4th Sept 2015

School of Public Health

4th Floor, Western Gateway Building, Western Road,

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