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Venepuncture and Cannulation Skills

January 24 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on May 5, 2020 at 9:30 am

Aims: This course aims to enhance the knowledge and skills of nurses in the area of Venepuncture and Cannulation and to provide a structured approach to safe and efficient practice in inserting an intravenous cannula and in obtaining blood specimens from adult patients. It is based on the National Framework of Venepuncture and Cannulation, (HSE 2010). Course Content: It includes a review of the Scope of Practice in Nursing. It provides a comprehensive overview of the key principles for venepuncture…

Male Catheterisation and Suprapubic Re-Catheterisation

February 10 @ 9:30 am
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One event on June 16, 2020 at 9:30 am

Male Catheterisation and Suprapubic Re-Catheterisation Study Days. Aims: The aim of this program is to provide the skills and training necessary for safe and effective catheterisation of the male/female patient as well as the suprapubic re-catheterisation of clients where necessary. Course Content: Introduction and overview of scope of practice as it pertains to Male Catheterisation and Suprapubic Re-Catheterisation. Comprehensive overview of anatomy of male genito-urinary system. Review of best practice guidelines in catheter care and management. Principles and Practice of…

Gastrostomy and PEG Tube Management

February 27 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Management and Replacement of Gastrostomy (PEG) Tubes Aims: To provide education and training in the management care and replacement of gastrostomy tubes. Course Outline: To explore issues around Scope of Practice as it pertains to Gastrostomy PEG Tube Care and Management. Overview provision of best practice guidelines underpinned by evidence based research. Infection Control issues that may arise in the care and management of gastrostomy tubes. Types of tubes available. Tube position. Safe administration of medication via gastrostomy tubes. Management…

Seisure Management and Administration of Buccal Midazolam

March 9 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

Seisure Management and Administration of Buccal Midazolam Aims: This Course aims to deliver the knowledge and skills to healthcare workers to safely and effectively care for and manage the person with seizure disorders. Course Content: This course covers various types of seizures and their management. Seizure First Aid. Preparation and Administration of Buccal Midazolam. Overview of Seizure Medication and side effects. The ‘rights’ of medication management to maintain safe and effective care to people with seizure disorder. Objectives: The Nurses…

Tracheostomy Care

April 16 @ 10:30 am - 5:30 pm

Tracheostomy Care Study Day Aim: This course aims to enhance the knowledge and skills of nurses in the area of Tracheostomy Care and to provide a structured approach to safe and efficient practice in providing skilled and holistic care to your clients. It is based on national best practice guidelines. Course Content: It provides an overview of the anatomy and physiology of the airway and mechanism of swallowing. It follows a multidisciplinary approach to caring for a patient with a…

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