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FULLY BOOKED - Interdisciplinary CPD Conference

  • Education, Research and Training Centre, Our Lady's Hospice, Harold's Cross
  • 8.45 - 5.00
  • 22 Jun 2015

Price €30

An inter-professional conference for Health & Social Care Professionals to enhance skills and knowledge of continuous professional development

Price includes lunch and refreshments. The presentations will be available to download from www.iasw.ie after the event. 

THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED & THE WAITING LIST HAS CLOSED

Hosted by the Health and Social Care Professions CPD Officers Network and funded by the HSE HSCP Education and Development Unit. 

 

Final Programme

 

8.45

 

Registration

 

 

 

9.15

 

Conference Opening

 

Dr Philip Crowley, National Director, Quality Improvement, HSE

 

 

9.30

 

 

Planning CPD

 

 

Claire O’Brien, CPD Officer, INDI

 

 

9.50

 

Reflecting on CPD 

 

Sinéad O’Sullivan, CPD Officer, IIRRT

 

 

10.10

 

Recording and Evidencing CPD

 

Catherine Byrne, CPD Officer, IASCW/Social Care Ireland

 

 

10.40

 

Introduction to HseLand & the Health and Social Care Professions Hub

 

 

Frances Conneely, Health & Social Care Professions Education & Development, HSE

 

 

11.00

 

Break

 

 

 

 

 

Workshops

 

 

 

11.30

 

Finding the evidence

(Fiona Lawler & Aoife Lawton)

 

Introduction to critical evaluation of a research article

(Dr. Williams and Dr. McSweeney)

 

Use of Technology for CPD

(Karen Sugrue)  

 

1.00

 

 

Lunch

 

 

 

1.45

 

 

Introduction to critical evaluation of a research article

(Dr. Williams and Dr. McSweeney)

 

Use of Technology for CPD

(Karen Sugrue)  

 

Finding the evidence

(Padraig Manning & Fiona Lawler)

 

 

15.15

 

Use of Technology for CPD

(Karen Sugrue)  

 

Finding the evidence

(Padraig Manning & Aoife Lawton)

 

Introduction to critical evaluation of a research article

(Dr. Williams and Dr. McSweeney)

 

16.45

 

Close of Conference

 

 

 

Biographies

Dr Philip Crowley is National Director of Quality Improvement with the HSE since January 2011. Philip is a doctor who trained in General Practice and then worked for five years in Nicaragua, Central America developing chronic disease care programmes and working with grassroots community organisations in health development. He then worked in the NHS in Newcastle upon Tyne and worked with marginalised communities, professional groups and the health service to tackle health inequalities. He has trained in public health medicine and has worked for 6 years as Deputy Chief Medical Officer with the Department of Health and Children until taking up his current post. Philip continues to work as a GP part-time in an inner city Dublin practice.

Fiona Lawler is Librarian for Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services (OLH&CS) and is responsible for the management of the Library and Information Service. She completed her B.A in Health and Community Studies, University of Liverpool; a Masters in Social Science and a Higher Diploma in Library and Information Studies, University College Dublin. Prior to working in OLH&CS, Fiona worked as a researcher and information officer in the Disability and Adult Education Sector.  Fiona is currently a member of the Health Sciences Libraries Group (a sub section of the Library Association of Ireland).

Aoife Lawton MLIS, BA is systems librarian at Dr. Steevens’ Hospital.  She manages the Athens library authentication system, hselibrary.ie/east website and library Intranet pages.  She is the manager of Lenus, the HSE’s open access Irish health repository.  She has worked in libraries and the IT sector in Ireland and Belgium.  Her interests include evidence based practice, knowledge management and information literacy.

Padraig Manning, MA, DLIS is mental health librarian in Dr Steevens’ Hospital and an administrator of the HSE’s Mental Health Hub. His interests include Open Access Publishing, metadata standards and information retrieval.

Dr. Fiona McSweeney has extensive experience in third level education. She holds degrees in psychology from UCD and education from the Open University. She is an active researcher in the field of education, in particular relating to social care. Fiona currently lectures in psychology and research methods in the School of Languages, Law and Social Sciences in DIT and in social psychology with the Open University. 

Karen Sugrue has been a lecturer and subject leader in Sociology and Social Policy on the BA in Applied Social Studies in Limerick Institute of Technology since 2002. She is also a qualified psychotherapist and practices as part of a multidisciplinary team in the Social Services Centre in Limerick. Her research interests lie in the areas of equality, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, crime, digital media and psychotherapy. 

Dr. Dave Williams has worked in the area of social care practice, management and education for the past twenty years. Dave currently lectures in the School of Languages, Law and Social Sciences at the Dublin Institute of Technology. He is an active researcher in the field of social care and his research interests include foster care, working with challenging behaviour and the professionalisation of social care work.

 

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