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IOL alumni present at the 34th Annual International Nursing and Midwifery Research & Education Conference.

The  34th Annual International Nursing and Midwifery Research & Education Conference  ‘Advancing Nursing & Midwifery Practice: Linking National & International Perspectives’ took place on Wednesday 18th and Thursday 19th February 2015. The Institute of Leadership was delighted to be part of the conference and our involvement  included :

Oral presentations from Institute of Leadership Graduates and Networks:

  • Emergency Department Workforce Planning Framework: To assist the standardisation of workforce planning approaches across emergency       departments and the emergency care networks nationally. Susanna Byrne & Sibeal Carolan
  • The Introduction of clinical Microsystems into an emergency department. Charlotte O’ Dwyer
  • Discharge planning: A team approach to reducing length of stay for patients awaiting long term care. Angela Smyth
  • Implementation of quality safety walk rounds (QSWRS) in a Dublin Academic Teaching Hospital (DATH). Petrina Donnelly
  • Establishment of collaborative home catheterization service – Hospital avoidance action research project. Gwen Regan

Poster presentations included:

  • Using audit for clinical governance: The prescription and administration of medicines – A quality improvement and leadership approach.  Jennie Synnott
  • An organisational project demonstrating the introduction of a patient dependency measurement process to a medical/oncology unit in an acute hospital. Raymond Healy
  • Introducing and populating risk registers in four clinical units in a teaching hospital; A Quality & Safety initiative. Siobhan Milliken
  • Commissioning a short stay observation unit (SSOU) in a Children’s facility within a Dublin Academic Teaching Hospital. Eoin Power.

Our photo shows Eoin Power, ADON Tallaght Hospital, Charlotte O'Dwyer, ADON The Children's Hospital, Temple Street & Angela Smyth,  St Vincents University Hospital.