Continuing Education Series - Medical Devices in the Community

Venue: 
Tullamore Hospital Campus
Scott Building
Training Centre
R35 HP73
Tullamore
Ireland
Date/time: 
11 Sep 2019 - 10:00pm

Medical Devices in the Community

September 11th, 2019, Tullamore Hospital Training Centre

Registration: Online:

Registration: Other

About

The Continuing Education Series: Medical Devices in the Community, was developed to give health care professionals a better understanding of medical devices available to the community; an overview of the role of the Clinical Engineer in the Community, and their contribution to improved healthcare and better patient outcomes.

Cost:                    €10 members /€20 non-members - Includes Refreshments, Lunches & course material

Date:                   September 11th, 2019

Location:             Scott Building – Training Centre, Tullamore Hospital Campus

Time:                   10.00am – 3.00 pm

The training will give:

  • An Introduction/Understanding of the role of clinical engineering within community setting, care of the elderly/community/disability.
  • Trainees an appreciation of community services and how these compliment acute hospitals.
  • A better understanding of services provided by community based clinical engineers.

Speakers & Topics Include:

  • Liam Hackett, HSE Engineering Department – Community Equipment Management
  • Ciaran McPhillips, Product Specialist, Therapeutic Supports Surfaces & Manual Handling – Support Network for HSE Community Based Contractors
  • Sylvia Stafford, Service & Decontamination Manager, Healthcare 21 – The role of the Engineering Service Provider
  • Jimmy Cooney, Regional Sales Manager, Air Liquide – Respiratory Equipment
  • Edel O’Sullivan, Business Manager, Healthcare 21 – Nutrition – products and accessories
  • Aidan O’ Toole, HSE/Engineering Technician – The Role of an HSE Clinical Engineering Technician – Example: CH08 Area
  • Peter Grainger, Principal Physicist / Clinical Engineer; Head of Department of Clinical Engineering, Medical Physics and Facilities; Dublin Mid Leinster – Medical Devices Description

Who Should Attend?

  • Biomedical Engineers & Technicians
  • Clinical Engineers & Technicians
  • Allied Health Care Professionals such as Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Nutritionists, Residential Care Centre Managers and Community Nurses
  • Health and Social Care Professionals

Certification/CPD

This course qualifies for BEAI Certificate of Attendance on Submission of a Learning Participation Document.