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.

 

 

We would also like to invite abstract submissions for the upcoming Conference. Closing date for abstract submission is August 28th, 2017.
 
General Information

  • Your abstract may have up to 250 words. 
  • Abstracts should be typed in word format and sent as an attachment by email to iosabstract15@gmail.com
  • Please ensure that Abstract IOS 2017 is typed in the subject box of your email. 
  • Please ensure that the abstract is sent from the e-mail address to which correspondence is to be sent and include a contact telephone number/mobile for the presenter/author.
  • No patient identifiers accepted on any material.
  • Accepted abstracts in each award category will have an oral presentation: 5 slides, 5 minutes each with 2 minutes questions. 
 
 
 

Early Bird Rates are available until Monday, 28th of August 2017.

 

Book your place today

www.irishosteoporosis.ie

 

Registration Fees

Delegate Category

 

Delegate Rate

 

GP/Consultant/Surgeon

€185

Radiographer / Nurse / DXA Operator /Physiotherapist /Dietician

€85

Student/Trainee/Registrar

€85

 

 

An application for CPD approval has been submitted.

 

 

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 Martin Mc Gough, Podiatrist & Managing Director of Firefly

The Foot and Ankle: Foundation for movement

12.15-12.40

Ms. Marie Roddy, Senior Paediatric Dietician, National Children’s Hospital Dublin.

Anorexia and Nutrition

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