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IAPC Annual Education and Research Seminar 2014

Full Video Presentations and Powerpoint Presentations are available to download in the Knowledge Centre of the website

IAPC ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2013

21st Century Questions for Palliative Care; Current and challenging themes for Palliative Care

DATE: Friday 8 November 2013 TIME: 08.30-16.00 LOCATION

IAPC Education & Research Seminar 2014 - Call for Abstracts CLOSED

Participants are invited to submit an abstract for oral or poster presentation no later than Monday 7 October 2013  

The Annual IAPC Education and Research Seminar is  the premier meeting for those

IAPC Annual Education and Research Seminar 2013

Full presentations available to download in the Knowledge Centre

Online Catalogue - Palliative Care Audits, Evaluations & Research in Ireland

The IAPC is pleased to announce a new information resource aimed at assisting palliative care researchers in Ireland. fake watches  

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IAPC Directory of Specialist Palliative Care Services in Ireland 2012

The Directory provides full details of Palliative Care services in Ireland.

 

 

 

The online Directory can be found by clicking

Developing a Professional Portfolio

Developing a Professional Portfolio
Date: 6th November 2012
Time: 9am – 1pm
Fee: €35 (includes portfolio)

This course is designed for nurses to gain an overview of the principles and processes behind developing and maintaining a professional nursing portfolio.

fter attending this course, participants will be able to:
• Identify the appropriate nursing documentation for inclusion in
a portfolio
• Gain knowledge of the use of a portfolio in career development
• Identify how nurse professional portfolios promote professional
practice
• Gain knowledge of personal development planning, development of competence and the important and use of reflective practice in the development of a comprehensive
professional portfolio

This course has Category 1 Approval from An Bord Altranais.

Contact:
Geraldine Aherne
Education Secretary
Tel. 061 485 841/863
Email: g.aherne@milfordcarecentre.ie

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Location: Milford Care Centre, Castletroy, Co Limerick

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End of Life Care - An Introduction to meeting the Social, Emotional, Spiritual & Religious Needs of our Residents, their Families & Staff

Date: Friday 9 November 2012

Location: St Luke's Education Centre, Northridge House, Mahon, Co Cork

Presented By: Bruce Pierce
Duration: 9:30am – 1pm (A Half Day Course)

Aim: To explore the diverse needs of our residents and their loved ones in the areas of social, emotional and  replica watches uk spiritual needs and to focus on appropriate practice especially in the area of end of life care

Objectives:
• To explore the diverse emotions that residential care evokes with residents and their family members
• To explore the religious and spiritual needs of those in residential care replica handbags  and how our own belief systems may impact replica handbags  on others
• To establish patterns for meeting our residents needs in a changing Ireland.
• To explore how to appropriately meet the needs of residents rolex replica watches  and family at the end of life stage.

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Location: St Luke's Education Centre, Northridge House, Mahon, Co Cork

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IAPC Education and Research Forum: Getting Started in Research - Interpreting and Presenting Your Research - Oral Presentation Skills for Researchers in Palliative Care

IAPC Education and Research Forum - Getting Started in Research
Interpreting and Presenting Your Research - Oral Presentation Skills for Researchers in Palliative Care

Saturday 10 November 2012 · 10.00 - 15.30 (to include lunch) · IAPC, Carmichael Centre, Dublin 7

At this workshop participants will learn how to present their research findings effectively through the medium of oral (platform) presentations.

Who Should Attend?
- Palliative care researchers who wish to develop effective presentation skills for seminar presentations
- Palliative Care professionals who would like to improve or further develop their presentation skills

Workshop Lead: Derek Reilly, Specialist in Training and Development, Dublin

Workshop Objectives:
- To help participants develop the skills necessary to make effective oral presentations
- To build participants’ confidence in preparing and presenting to an audience of peers
- To provide proven communication techniques for effective presentations

Learning Outcomes - on completing the workshop participants will be able to:
- Describe and present their research findings to their peers
- Assess and improve their own individual delivery style and content
- Review delivery and content of the presentations of others
- Understand the key elements of effective delivery

Participation: The workshop will be conducted with a maximum of 15 participants.

Accreditation: An Bord Altranais Category 1 (pending)

Registration fee: €100 (to include refreshments, lunch, workshop folder, certificate of attendance). IAPC Member Rate: €85

Contact: Registration form and details please contact
Niamh Clowry, Administrator
Irish Association for Palliative Care
Coleraine House, Coleraine St, Dublin 7
Tel: (01) 873 4745 · email: info@iapc.ie

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Location: IAPC, Carmichael Centre, Dublin 7

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Management and Replacement of Gastrostomy Tubes

Management and Replacement of Gastrostomy Tubes
Date: 13th November 2012
Time: 9am – 4.30pm
Fee: €75

Gastrostomy tubes are now part of the care of our patients. Complications are common and frequently necessitate tube replacement.

This course aims to educate and support Clinical Nurse Specialists, Public Health Nurses and Registered General Nurses regarding key issues
related to the management of gastrostomy tubes and to enable staff to replace gastrostomy tubes when safe and appropriate to do so.

By the end of this workshop, participants should be aware of:
• The different types of gastrostomy tubes available
• How to care for the tubes
• How to manage complications
• How to replace gastrostomy tubes
• Evidence based practice guidelines that will ensure the safe
management and replacement of gastrostomy tubes

This course is aimed at qualified nursing staff.
This course has Category 1 Approval from An Bord Altranais.

Contact:
Geraldine Aherne
Education Secretary
Tel. 061 485 841/863
Email: g.aherne@milfordcarecentre.ie

Location: Milford Care Centre, Castletroy, Co Limerick

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Advanced Communication in Palliative & End-Of-Life Care

Milford Care Centre - Advanced Communication in Palliative & End-Of-Life Care
Dates: Wednesday 7- Friday 9 November 2012
Time: 9am-5pm (each day)
Cost: €300

Description: Communication is important in all health care settings, but is critical at the end of life.

This 3-day course aims to increase health professionals’ awareness of their communication skills and to explore strategies to enhance their ability to elicit and respond to patients’ concerns and deal more effectively with difficult communication situations. Experiential learning is the key to this course in communication skills. This course uses simulated role play with actors, small group discussion, reflection on case studies, health professional-led clinical scenarios, and formative selfassessment of communication skills.

Who is it for: This course is designed for members of the multi-professional health care team who are working with patients with advanced progressive disease.
To undertake this course the participant must have two years clinical experience as a qualified practitioner.

Prior to attending the course, participants will be required to submit a tape recording of a patient assessment.

To book a place immediately contact:
Geraldine Aherne
Education Secretary
Tel. 061 485 841/863
Email: g.aherne@milfordcarecentre.ie

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Location: Milford Care Centre Limerick

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Irish Association for Palliative Care Annual Conference 2012

IAPC Annual Conference 2012

Living and Dying in the Extended Care Setting

Current Challenges and Future Expectations: The Palliative Care Perspective

Friday 16 November 2012 - Davenport Hotel, Dublin 2

 

The Conference Aims to:

  • Provide a national and international overview of palliative care provision in extended care settings.
  • Highlight the current challenges in meeting the needs of those requiring palliative care and end of life care in these settings.
  • Outline anticipated demands and expectations in relation to palliative care and end of life care for those with complex health needs in nursing /long-stay units.
  • Examine approaches aimed at addressing the current access to delivery of palliative care in long term settings.
  • Provide a forum for specialist palliative care professionals and healthcare professionals in related areas to consider how best to ensure that older persons in long term care have access to and can avail of the benefits of palliative care and end-of-life care according to their needs.

Full Conference Programme

http://www.iapc.ie/publications-and-downloads.php

For further information please contact Niamh Clowry, IAPC Administrator, (01) 8734735 or by email to info@iapc.ie

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Location: Davenport Hotel, Dublin 2

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Ethics and Dementia Care Conference

2012 DSIDC Autumn Conference -  Ethics and Dementia Care
Thursday 22nd November 2012
Chartered Accountants House, Pearse Street, Dublin 2

– Speakers –
Dr Clive Baldwin
Canada Research Chair in Narrative Studies, St Thomas University, New Brunswick, Canada

Professor  replica handbags Des O’Neill
Consultant Geriatrician, Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Tallaght, Dublin 24

Dr Ian James
Clinical Psychologist, Newcastle General Hospital, UK

Sally-Marie replica watches uk  Bamford
Assistant Director of Research and Strategy, International Longevity Centre, UK

Dr Kieran Doran
Senior Lecturer, University College Cork.

Conference  rolex replica watches fees are in Euro (E) and include refreshments and light lunch
Standard conference fee E 100.00
Early Bird (booking to be received by the 9th November 2012) E 85.00
Person with dementia and / or their carer E 50.00

Dementia Services Information & Development Centre, St James’s replica handbags  Hospital, Dublin 8 (01) 416 2035

Further information and updates are available at www.dementia.ie

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The Palliative Approach:– a 2-day Programme for nurses

The Palliative Approach:– a 2-day Programme for nurses
Dates: 27th & 28th November
Time: 9am – 4.30pm
Fee: €200
This two day course aims to provide registered nurses with an understanding of the basic principles of palliative care and how these
principles can be effectively applied to practice. It allows participants to improve their knowledge and skills in palliative care through reflection,
discussion, workshops and practical skills sessions – syringe driver workshop.
The programme focuses not only on the physical alleviation of symptoms but also addresses the psychosocial, spiritual and emotional
needs of individuals. This programme is designed to assist in practice and assists nurses in developing professionally in the area of end of life care.

On completing this study day nurses will:
• Gain an insight into the essentials of palliative care and their role in
the MDT
• Gain knowledge of the skills required by registered nurses when
adopting a palliative care approach
• Gain knowledge of symptom control; the terminal phase and death;
communication; dealing with grief and loss
• Gain an insight into the concept of ‘total pain’
• Discuss psychosocial issues relevant to patients.

This course has Category 1 Approval from An Bord Altranais.

Contact:
Geraldine Aherne
Education Secretary
Tel. 061 485 841/863
Email: g.aherne@milfordcarecentre.ie

Location: Milford Care Centre, Castletroy, Co Limerick

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End of Life Communications and Care After Death

Course Name: End of Life Communications and Care After Death

Date: 28 November 2012

Start & Finish Time: 09.00 - 16.00
 
Course objectives: At the end of the day, participants will
•Understand the essential attributes of communicating effectively about death and dying issues in Ireland, using a framework of palliative care
•Recognise the significance of the different types of death in relation to communication approaches
•Know the importance of diagnosing the dying phase and the implications on multidisciplinary communication
•Identify the significance of communicating an agreed plan of care to patients and families, including breaking bad news and addressing common ethical considerations (e.g. artificial hydration; resuscitation; interventions)
•Be mindful of communication challenges that may arise (e.g. collusion, denial, anger)
•Discover skills and qualities involved in caring holistically at the time of death
•Gain practical information regarding care of the patient after death and family advice (e.g. personal patient care, family information and support, funeral arrangements, legal requirements.
•Participants will explore some key issues on communicating more confidently with patients and families about end of life matters, and gain practical information about after death care and advice

Target Audience: Multidisciplinary: all health and social care professionals working in all health care settings

Accreditation(s): An Bord Altranais Category 1 Approval

Course Fee: €100.00 light refreshments & lunch provided.

Our Lady's Hospice & Care Services,
Harold's Cross, Dublin 6w.
Tel: +353 (0)1 406 8700

Location: Our Lady's Hospice & Care Services, Harold's Cross, Dublin 6

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Community engagement: back to our future

Conference Title: Community engagement: back to our future

Date: 29 – 30 November 2012
Location: Palace Hotel, Manchester
Cost: 1 day- £150 for members, £190 standard.
         2 days- £275 for members, £300 standard.
(The registration fee includes- entrance to all conference sessions, morning and afternoon refreshments, lunch and drinks reception on 29 November).

About the conference:
This year's conference, held in partnership with the Forum of Chairmen, focuses on community engagement – how it captures the best of our history as a
movement and has the potential to build our future security.

Join us at the Palace Hotel in Manchester to reflect on and debate: 

§                     why and how we should engage with our communities

§                     who benefits

§                     what challenges and benefits genuine engagement offers - at a national and local level

§                     the risks for hospices who fail to engage with their communities.

 
http://www.helpthehospices.org.uk/conference2012/

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