Covid 19/Education

Covid 19/Education

Six RCSI Projects Receive HRB Funding to Translate Knowledge for Benefit of the Public

Six RCSI projects have been awarded funding to translate knowledge from the Health Research Board (HRB). In the fifth round of the Knowledge Translation Awards, the HRB has invested €1.2…

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Covid 19/Education

Re-Instatement of Therapists to Special Schools

Minister of State for Disability, Anne Rabbitte, has announced that the HSE has commenced a process to re-instate therapists in special schools where previously they had been provided. Announcing the…

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Covid 19/Education

RCSI Launches New Education Platform for NCHDs

RCSI have launched a new education platform which includes over 110 courses dedicated for NCHDs across Ireland. This extensive CPDSS programme has been developed by RCSI in collaboration with HSE…

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Covid 19/Education

91% of GPs Signed Up For CDM Programme

Uptake of the Chronic Disease Management (CDM) programme by GPs and patients is ‘excellent’ with over 91 per cent of GPs signed up and around 75 per cent of eligible…

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Covid 19/Education

Irish Cancer Society and NALA Launch Online Health Literacy Course

The Irish Cancer Society and the National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA) have collaborated to launch a new online health literacy course for healthcare professionals that explores the benefits of good…

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Covid 19/Education

5 Must-Read Books About Medicine

Being a doctor isn’t easy. You’re dealing with long hours, high amounts of pressure, and physical exhaustion. Then there’s the emotional toll of the job, issues with unpaid hours and…

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Covid 19/Education

HRB Awards €6m to SPHeRE PhD Training Programme

The Health Research Board (HRB) has confirmed funding for the next phase of the SPHeRE programme, which drives research to address Ireland’s current and emerging health and social care challenges….

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Covid 19/Education

Approval for Irish Hospitals to Join European Reference Networks on Rare Diseases

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has welcomed formal notification from the European Commission that 15 applications (mainly consortia) submitted by five Irish academic hospitals to join European Reference Networks have…

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Covid 19/Education

RCSI Develop New Learning Platform for Paediatric Surgery in Africa

A new learning platform which will transform training for paediatric surgeons in Africa will launch next week. The platform has been built by the Institute of Global Surgery at RCSI…

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COVID 19

Face Masks: What The Data Says

The science supports that face coverings are saving lives during the coronavirus pandemic, and yet the debate trundles on. How much evidence is enough? When her Danish colleagues first suggested…

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Covid 19/Education

Studying and COVID-19

COVID-19 your questions answered The Government of Ireland is committed to protecting the health and safety of all people living, working and studying in Ireland during this time of unprecedented…

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Covid 19/Education

Nine in 10 Teachers Fear Pandemic Has Damaged Mental Health of Pupils

Nine in 10 teachers surveyed in Northern Ireland believe the Covid-19 pandemic will damage the mental health and wellbeing of pupils, a children’s charity has said. Pupils will begin returning…

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Covid 19/Education

BANK HOLIDAY: CLEAN COAST INITIATIVE

With limited travel available to people this weekend, many of our country’s beautiful beaches will see heavy use as the fine weather continues. However, there remains a serious lack of…

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Covid 19/Education

Defence Forces: The Army Cadetship Podcast

The Irish Defence Forces Podcast aims to provide interesting content on all aspects of the Irish military. It is a production of the Defence Forces Public Relations Branch. In this…

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Covid 19/Education

Free Emergency Medicine e-Learning Course for all medical students

The International Emergency Medicine Education Project (iEM) has been providing free emergency medicine educational resources for medical students since June 2018. Content produced by 175 contributors from 27 countries has…

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Covid 19/Education

Dealing with Serotonin Syndrome

Serotonin syndrome also known as Serotonin Toxicity is a potentially life-threatening drug-induced condition caused by increased serotonergic activity in the brain’s synaptic clefts.* Common drugs that cause Serotonin Syndrome Antidepressants: e.g. SSRI,…

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Covid 19/Education

COVID-19 Critical Care: Understanding and Application

Learn to manage critical care patients whilst protecting yourself and your peers Edinburgh University have launched an online course aimed at healthcare staff on supporting the those on the frontline working…

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Covid 19/Education

Emergency Prioritisation tools and their effectiveness

In recently published research involving professionals from across the Canadian emergency medical spectrum, they outline their finding on the tools available to prioritise patients. Waiting lists should be managed as…

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COVID 19

Decoding Covid-19

Seven human coronaviruses in seven graphics By the end of the day, there will be probably  550,000 Covid-19 cases , resulting in almost 24,000 fatalities worldwide. After its discovery last December, in…

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Covid 19/Education

22 Books That Expand Your Mind and Change The Way You Live

1. Man’s Search For Meaning by Victor Frankl I still think about this book almost daily, years after I first read it. What happened to millions of Jews 70 years ago,…

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