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Rheum for Health (Dec 5th).

By | November 7th, 2017|Categories: Course, Rheumatology|

The day will incorporate key opinion leaders focusing on the areas of diet, exercise and work as well as a complex case study presentation by members of the multidisciplinary team from Our Lady’s Hospice and Care Services and the patient offering their personal experience.  With an interactive, case-based format there will be an opportunity for insightful audience participation which will make this conference an essential part of your professional development.

Please see the full programme, click here

MORNING SPEAKERS

 

 

 

Prof. Donal O’Shea
Prof. O’Shea is a consultant endocrinologist and physician based in St Vincent’s University Hospital and St Columcille’s Hospital.  He is the principle investigator in a research group that currently focuses on the study of the health consequences of obesity. Dr O’Shea qualified from University College Dublin in 1989. He moved to Hammersmith Hospital in London and worked as a Registrar in General Medicine, Cardiology and Endocrinology before being appointed as Senior Registrar in the Department of Diabetes & Endocrinology. In 1996, he was appointed to the post of Consultant Physician/Senior Lecturer in Diabetes and Endocrinology at Charing Cross Hospital, UK. In 1999, he moved to his current position in St Vincent’s University Hospital.

Ms. Yvonne Codd
Ms. Codd is a senior occupational therapist in rheumatology at Naas General Hospital and a PhD researcher with Trinity College Dublin. She is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin, holding a BSc. and an MSc. in Occupational Therapy. She has worked in Primary Care Paediatric OT and School Support Team roles as well as in Primary Care (adult services). Her research interests include inflammatory arthritis, supporting engagement and participation in employment, social and community roles.

Dr. Louise Larkin
Dr. Larkin completed her MSc (Research and Thesis) and PhD at the Department of Clinical Therapies, University of Limerick in the area of physical activity and behaviour change in inflammatory arthritis. Dr. Larkin’s primary research interests are in the fields of physical activity and behaviour change in the primary care setting.  She has clinical experience in both the public and private sectors in Ireland, having worked in the areas of musculoskeletal, neurology, rheumatology and gerontology.

Please click here to view talk from our previous conference.

Certificate in Palliative Care 2018

By | October 20th, 2017|Categories: Course, Palliative|

 

  • Discuss the philosophy and principles of palliative care
  • Respond appropriately to the needs of the person who is confused in the last days of life.
  • Work effectively and with great sensitivity in relation to the dying person and their significant others in a palliative care setting.
  • Use the range of skills required from a palliative support worker in relation to end of life care.

 

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Sacred Art of Living & Dying: Healing Spiritual Pain 2018

By | October 20th, 2017|Categories: Course, Spirituality|

Personal and / or Professional Spiritual Development

Healing Spiritual Pain is one of the four units of The Sacred Art of Living and Dying. This world renowned programme has been running at Our Lady’s Hospice since 2008 and consists of four stand-alone units.

Each unit comprises of a two-day workshop followed by five small study group sessions, called Circles of Trust.  These two-hour monthly meetings are held in various locations around Ireland and designed to maximize integration of learning into daily practice.  Programmes are a creative blend of instruction, hands-on experience, multimedia presentation, personal reflection and creative rituals from the world’s great wisdom traditions.

The programme will enable participants to:

  • Explore the nature and inter-relationship of human health and suffering and the universal aspects of meaning, forgiveness, hope & relationship.
  • Live with enhanced purpose and meaning through all the stages and transitions of living and dying and accompany others to do so.
  • Connect or reconnect the ‘soul and role’ in their lives.

Various Continuing Professional Development / Accreditation

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Health Care Assistant Training Course 2017-18

By | April 4th, 2017|Categories: Course, Gerontology|

Our course begins with a 4 day ‘block week. Monday Sept 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st. Then the programme runs just one day a week – almost every Thursday until March 8th. There are also practical work days that must be completed in a clinical environment. These can be done on the wards of Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services.

When you study as part of our QQI Healthcare assistnt class, you will receive:

  • All 8 modules with expert staff and teachers of Our Lady’s Hospice. For details click here.
  • Guaranteed work placement on the wards of Our Lady’s Hospice
  • All required training for work placements; manual handling etc
  • Access to state of the art learning centre; full library, WiFi, printing, study room.
  • Free parking and on-site restaurant

For full information on each module complete the details here.