UCD School of Health Sciences

Stroke Management
Study Day

A study day for healthcare professionals and healthcare students

Overview

Saturday 1st Feb 2014
09:30-15:00
Health Sciences Centre, UCD Belfield, Dublin 4

This meeting, hosted by UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science, is targeted towards all health care professionals interested in updating themselves in the current issues and information involved in managing stroke in Ireland today. 

The topics are wide and varied covering  the pathway of stroke management from diagnosis and imaging to options in therapeutic intervention and current best practice as evidenced by published and ongoing clinical trials.

CPD endorsedIIRRT endorsed
4.5 CPD credits RCSI

Registration Fee

Fee €50.00

Student (full-time) €20.00

Topics to include

An Overview of Stroke in Ireland

Professor Joseph Harbison, Lead Consultant Stroke Physician and Senior Geriatrician, National Clinical Lead in Stroke Medicine, St James's Hospital, Dublin

Hypertension In Stroke

Dr Eamon Dolan, Consultant Geriatrician, Connolly Hospital, Dublin

Radiology of Stroke from - an Emergency Department perspective

Dr Peter MacMahon, Consultant Radiologist, Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Dublin

Intravenous thrombolysis in Acute Ischaemic Stroke – An Overview

Professor Sean Murphy, Stroke Consultant, Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Dublin

“Escape” study – an overview

Professor David Williams, Consultant Stroke Physician, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin

Interventional procedures in Stroke Management

Dr Seamus Looby, Consultant Neuroradiologist, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin

Controversies in CT

Dr Eoin Kavanagh, Consultant Radiologist, Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Dublin

MR Perfusion Studies in Stroke

Dr Ronan Killeen Consultant Radiologist, St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin

 

Further speakers / topics will be announced via www.ucd.ie/medicine

For more information contact:
Ms Jennifer Grehan
Lecturer in Diagnostic Imaging
UCD School of Medicine & Medical Science
email  jennifer.grehan@ucd.ie