Introduction

NEED INTRO

Course Fees

IGPNEA Members –         €200

Non-members –                €300

Modules

  • Module 1: Cardiovascular | Tuesday 17th  January, 2pm-5pm
  • Module 2: Immunisations | Thursday 19th January, 2pm-5pm
  • Module 3: Asthma  | Tuesday 24th January, 2pm-5pm
  • Module 4: COPD | Thursday 26th January, 2pm-5pm
  • Module 5: Diabetes | Tuesday 31st January, 2pm-5pm
  • Module 6: Sexual Health | Thursday 2nd February, 2pm-5pm
  • Module 7: Men’s Health | Tuesday 7th February, 2pm-5pm
  • Module 8: Women’s Health  | Thursday 9th February, 2pm-5pm
  • Module 9: Mental Health  | Tuesday 14th February, 2pm-5pm
  • Module 10: Wound Care/Skin | Thursday 16th February, 2pm-5pm
  • Module 11: Obesity/ Osteoporosis/Rheumatology | Tuesday 21st February, 2pm-5pm
  • Module 12: Scope of Practice | Thursday 23rd February, 2pm-5pm
  • Skills Day: Saturday 25th February, 10am-4pm

WEEK ONE

MODULE ONE

MODULE TWO

Date: Tuesday 17th January, 2pm-5pm

Title: Cardiovascular

Speaker: TBC

Overview:

  • Blood pressure
  • ECG
  • CDM

Date: Thursday 19th January, 2pm-5pm

Title: Immunisations

Speaker: TBC

Overview:

  • PICP
  • Stock
  • Fridge
  • Administration technique

WEEK TWO

MODULE THREE

MODULE FOUR

Date: Tuesday 24th January, 2pm-5pm

Title: Asthma

Speaker: TBC

Overview:

  • Spirometry
  • Inhalers

Date: Thursday 26th January, 2pm-5pm

Title: COPD

Speaker: TBC

Overview:

  • Inhalers
  • Smoking Sensation

WEEK THREE

MODULE FIVE

MODULE SIX

Date: Tuesday 31st January, 2pm-5pm

Title: Diabetes

Speaker: TBC

Overview:

  • Retinal Screening Programme
  • Medications
  • Diet
  • Exercise
  • Foot care

Date: Thursday 2nd February, 2pm-5pm

Title: Sexual Health

Speaker: TBC

Overview:

  • Contraception
  • STI screening services

WEEK FOUR

MODULE SEVEN

MODULE EIGHT

Date: Tuesday 7th February, 2pm-5pm

Title: Men’s Health

Speaker: TBC

Overview:

  • Prostate Cancer/testing
  • Bowel screening
  • NCCP referral pathways

Date: Thursday 9th February, 2pm-5pm

Title: Women’s Health

Speaker: TBC

Overview:

  • Cervicalcheck
  • Breastcheck
  • Menopause
  • NCCP referral pathways

WEEK FIVE

MODULE NINE

MODULE TEN

Date: Tuesday 14th February, 2pm-5pm

Title: Mental Health

Speaker: TBC

Overview:

  • Suicide prevention officers
  • Referral pathways
  • Anxiety / depression

Date: Thursday 16th February, 2pm-5pm

Title: Wound Care/Skin

Speaker: TBC

Overview:

  • Stages of healing
  • Dressings available on Stock order

WEEK SIX

MODULE ELEVEN

MODULE TWELVE

Date: Tuesday 21st February, 2pm-5pm

Title: Obesity/Osteoporosis/Rheumatology

Speaker: TBC

Overview:

  • Referral pathways
  • Rationale for monitoring tests

Date: Tuesday 23rd February, 2pm-5pm

Title: Scope of Practice

Speaker: TBC

Overview:

  • Indemnity
  • Contract
  • HR issues
  • Integrated Care
  • PCRS

SKILLS DAY

Date: Saturday 25th February, 10am-4pm, Midlands Park Hotel, Portlaoise

Title: Skills Day

Speakers: TBC

Overview:

  • Station 1 – Blood pressure
  • Station 2 – ECG
  • Station 3 – Respiratory – spirometry – inhaler technique
  • Station 4 – Immunisation – administration technique – demo doll – fridge
  • Station 5 – Dressings – available on stock order form – samples –
  • Station 6 – Protocols – stock ordering – vaccine returns –

Terms and Conditions 

  • Attend all modules to achieve Course Completion Certificate
  • Satisfactory internet connection
  • Course delivered through zoom platform
  • Screen recording is not allowed
  • NMBI Cat 1 approval for each module – course total = 36 CEUs