Agenda for INNA study day 'Care of the Older Renal Patient' 8th November

Caring for the Older Renal Patient’

ABA Category 1 Approval – 5 ABA CEU’s


Venue:  Bridge House Hotel, Tullamore, Co. Offaly.                                 

Date:     Thursday 8th November 2012




09.30-10.00       Coffee and Registration


Session 1:

Chairperson: Evonne Healy, INNA President


10.00-10.05       Opening Address.

                        Evonne Healy, INNA President


10.05-10.40       Physiology of Ageing

                        Ms Harvey Mc Donnell, MSc Nurse Education, INNA Treasurer


10.40-11.20       Care of the Older Person – Key Issues

                        Mr Seán O’ Brien, Director of Nursing, Gormanston Wood Nursing Home


11.20-11.40              Coffee



Session 2:

Chairperson: Glenda Taylor, INNA Education Officer 


11.40- 12.20      Risk Management – Slips, Trips and Falls                       

                        Ms. Audrey Mc Loughlin, Falls Nurse Specialist, Tallaght Hospital


12.20- 13.00      Symptom Management of the Older Renal Patient

                        Maria Bergstrom, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Tullamore Regional Hospital


13.00-13.45              Lunch



Session 3:

Chairperson: Ciara White, INNA Education Officer


13.45-14.15        Social Resources for the Older Renal Patient

                         Eileen Mc Brearty, Renal Patient Care Co-ordinator, Beaumont Hospital.


14.15-15.00       Legal & Ethical Considerations – To Dialyse or not to Dialyse

                        Dr. Frank Kelly, Consultant Nephrologist, Tullamore Regional Hospital.


15.00 -15.45      Planning a Good Death

                        Bryan Nolan, Hospice Friendly Hospital National Co-ordinator



15.45 – 16.00    Evaluation, Questions & Answers



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