Hot Topics - Developments in Respiratory Management, Saturday January 21st, 2012
Symposium Agenda

Agenda

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10.00 Registration - Tea/Coffee

10.30 – 10.40 Opening - Prof Andrew Murphy – Chairperson, GP & Professor of Department of General Practice, NUI Galway,

10.40 – 11.00 COPD, Smoking and Respiratory Management - Prof Gilmartin – Respiratory Consultant, GUH, Galway

11.00 – 11.20 Antimicrobial Prescribing in the Management of COPD - Dr Teck Wee Boo – Consultant Microbiologist, GUH & Senior Lecturer Bacteriology, School of Medicine, NUI Galway

11.20 – 11.40 Pulmonary Rehabilitation in Management of COPD - Dr Rutherford – Respiratory Consultant, GUH & COPD Lead West

11.40 – 12.00 Respiratory Management in Primary Care - Dr Joe Clarke – GP, HSE Primary Care Clinical Lead

12.00 – 12.20 Tea/Coffee break

12.20 – 13.10 Implementing a Structured Educational Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programme (SEPRP) in Primary care - The PRINCE Study (NUIG)

Overview of PRINCE Study - Prof Kathy Murphy, Dr Dympna Casey

Quantitative Findings - Prof Declan Devane, Mr. Bernard McCarthy

Qualitative Findings - Dr Adeline Cooney, Ms. Lorraine Mee

Economic Analysis - Dr Paddy Gillespie, Prof Eamon O`Shea

13.10 - 13.20 Practice nurses’ and physiotherapists’ experiences of implementing the PRINCE SEPRP - Ms Mary Kelly, Practice Nurse, Parnell Medical Centre, Ennis, Co Clare/Ms Mary Dervan, Senior Physiotherapist, Mid Western Regional Hospital, Ennis, Co Clare

13.20 - 13.30 COPD and Pulmonary Rehabilitation – a personal perspective - Mr Michael McGloin, COPD Support Group

13.30 – 14.00 Panel Discussion

14.00 Lunch Served

If you require any further information, please contact:

Collette Kirwan - Collette.kirwan@nuigalway.ie