IOS Annual Medical Conference 2017

 

Annual Medical Conference for Health Professionals

 

Saturday 21st October 2017

Trinity College, Dublin.

Conference Programme

For Healthcare Professionals Only

Presented by experts at the forefront of Osteoporosis Healthcare.

A schedule for the conference is outlined below.

 

CPD RECOGNITION:

 

Recognised by Irish College of General Practitioners

6 External CPD credits & 1 Day GMS Study Leave

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI):  7 CEU's

 

 

 

Early Bird Registration & Abstract Submission Deadlines extended to September 30.

 

Book your place today

www.irishosteoporosis.ie

 

Registration Fees

Delegate Category

 

Delegate Rate

 

GP/Consultant/Surgeon

€220

Radiographer / Nurse / DXA Operator /Physiotherapist /Dietician

€100

Student/Trainee/Registrar

€100

 

 

08.15–08.55

Registration

 

 

08.55-09.00

Opening: Professor Emeritus Moira O’Brien, President, Irish Osteoporosis Society.

09.00-09.20

Mairead Lavery, Editor of Irish Country Living & Managing editor of Irish Country Magazine

A Patients' view and launch of new IOS logo

09.20-09.45

Dr Glen Doherty, Consultant Gastroenterologist St Vincent’s Hospital

Barriers to bone health in inflammatory bowel disease: steroids, stress and sunblock

09.45-10.05

Oral Abstracts Presentation

10.05-10.30 

Professor John Carey, Consultant Physician in Rheumatology and Medicine, GUH, Lecturer in Medicine, NUI Galway.

Interpretation of DXA reports

10.30-10.55

Dr. Donncha O’Gradaigh, Consultant Rheumatologist,

Department of Rheumatology, Waterford Regional Hospital.

LVA

10.55-11.15

Coffee Break

 

11.15-11.25

 

Oral Abstracts Presentation

11.25-11.50

Dr Emer Ahern, Consultant Geriatrician,  St. Luke's Hospital, Kilkenny

Update on Hip Fracture Database

11.50-12.15

Mr Greg Gillanders, Podiatrist, Firefly

The Foot and Ankle: Foundation for movement

12.15-12.40

Dr. Joseph Browne Consultant Physician and Geriatrician, St James' Hospital, Dublin.

Calcium and Vitamin D

12.40-13.00

Oral Abstracts Presentations

13.00-13.50

Lunch

 

                 

13.50-14.00

Lifetime Achievement Award – Presented by Professor Moira O’Brien

14.00-14.25

Professor Malachi Mc Kenna Consultant Endocrinologist/Metabolic Bone Specialist, St Vincent’s university Hospital Thyroid and Parathyroid

 

 

14.25-14.50

Dr. Miriam Delaney Endocrinologist and Lecturer in UCG

Cushing’s Syndrome

14.50-15.15 

Ms Sinead Tobin

A patients experience with undiagnosed Cushing’sSyndrome

15.15-15.35

Coffee Break

 

                               

15.35-15.50

Professor Bernard Walsh Director of the Bone Health and Osteoporosis unit at St James Hospital

Update on Treatments

15.50-16.15

Dr Brendan Egan Senior lecturer in the Facility of Science and Health in DCU

Sarcopenia  and Exercise

16.15-16.40

Aoife Ni Eochaidh, Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist for women’s health and continence,
Galway Clinic

Benefits of Pilates

 

16.40-17.00

 Abstract Award Presentations

17.00

 Professor Moira O’Brien, IOS President.

Conclusion