ICIC17 Conference Supplement

CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Developing a National Training Programme for Health Behaviour Change for health professionals in the Irish Health Service

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Developing a National Training Programme for Health Behaviour Change for health professionals in the Irish Health Service
Authors: Mairead Patricia Gleeson , Maria O’Brien, Aileen Scott, Orlaith O’Reilly
Abstract
Introduction: (comprising context an

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Can we predict your future? Using scores to predict length of stay and discharge destination

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Can we predict your future? Using scores to predict length of stay and discharge destination
Authors: Sarah Mc Nally , Roisin Howlin, Annette Kehoe, Sarah Murphy
Abstract
Background: This audit was completed within a large teaching hospital in Dublin

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Developing cultures of person-centredness

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Developing cultures of person-centredness
Authors: Lorna Patricia Peelo-Kilroe , Margaret Codd, Brendan McCormack, Debbie Baldie
Abstract
Introduction: (comprising context and problem statement) A national two year practice development programme too

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Assessing National Practice and Preparedness for Integrated Care Delivery Ireland

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Assessing National Practice and Preparedness for Integrated Care Delivery Ireland
Authors: Debbie Isobel Keeling , Michael Rigby, Áine Carroll
Abstract
Introduction/Theory/Methods: We assess current attitudes, practice and preparedness for Integrated

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Workflow barriers out of hours: optimising critical care outreach to support clinical decision making in medical and surgical care settings

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Workflow barriers out of hours: optimising critical care outreach to support clinical decision making in medical and surgical care settings
Authors: Anne-Marie Brady , Shauna Ennis, Maebh Prendergast, Mary Quirke, Jas Bhangu, Aine Lynch, Gobnait Byrn

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: National Patient Flow Improvement Programme

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

National Patient Flow Improvement Programme
Authors: Pat Nash , Helene Horsnell, Irene O’Connor, Paul Burke, Veronica Devlin, Sinead Fitzpatrick, Grace Rothwell
Abstract
In 2016 the HSE Clinical Strategy and Programmes Division and the Acute Hospital

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: The National Patient Experience Survey in Ireland: developing a national survey instrument

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

The National Patient Experience Survey in Ireland: developing a national survey instrument
Authors: Rachel Flynn , Tracy O’Carroll, Tessy Huss, June Boulger, Jude Cogrove, Donnacha O’Ceallaigh, Tina Boland
Abstract
There has been rapid expansion in t

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Healthcare Evaluation

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Healthcare Evaluation
Authors: Helena Ann Ferris , Audrey Devaney
Abstract
The landscape of healthcare delivery is continuously evolving. An appropriate use of research and evaluation is key when assessing not only the need for change but also when i

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Developing reconfiguration plans for integrated urgent and emergency care systems [EUCSs] – An examination of stakeholder perspectives of change

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Developing reconfiguration plans for integrated urgent and emergency care systems [EUCSs] – An examination of stakeholder perspectives of change
Authors: Elsa Marie Droog , Conor Foley, Orla Healy, Claire Buckley, Maria Boyce, Sheena McHugh, John Bro

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Implementation of Universal Newborn Hearing Screening (UNHS)

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Implementation of Universal Newborn Hearing Screening (UNHS)
Authors: Gary Steven Norman , Aisling Heffernan
Abstract
Permanent childhood hearing impairment (PCHI) is the commonest birth condition with a prevalence of 1-3/1000. This rises to 10/1000

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: The MediStori. A personal health record and standardised self-management toolkit which can improve integrated care systems

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

The MediStori. A personal health record and standardised self-management toolkit which can improve integrated care systems
Author: Olive O’Connor
Abstract
An introduction: (comprising context and problem statement) Integrated care is critical in tod

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: The development of Health Services Executive Best Practice Guidance for Mental Health Services in Ireland

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

The development of Health Services Executive Best Practice Guidance for Mental Health Services in Ireland
Author: Linda Moore
Abstract
The Health Services Executive Best Practice Guidance for Mental Health Services are being introduced to assist in

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Who Shares Wins! Cross-Border Integrated Care IT Solution

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Who Shares Wins! Cross-Border Integrated Care IT Solution
Authors: Gina Naughton , Karen Carty
Abstract
A cross-border integrated care IT solution for sharing radiology data between Saolta Healthcare Group (ROI) and Altnagelvin (NI) to facilitate a R

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Learning from the development of Integrated Care Projects in Dementia

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Learning from the development of Integrated Care Projects in Dementia
Authors: Anne-Marie Brady , Mairead Bracken, Louise Daly, Aurelia Ciblis, Mary McCarron, Brendan Kenneally, Brian Keogh, Geralyn Hynes
Abstract
Introduction: Due to demographical s

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: HEPCARE EUROPE: Bridging the gap in the treatment of Hepatitis C

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

HEPCARE EUROPE: Bridging the gap in the treatment of Hepatitis C
Authors: John S. Lambert , Gordana Avramovic, Geoff McCombe, Carol Murphy, Davina Swan, Eileen O’Connor, Walter Cullen
Abstract
Background: Hepatitis C (HCV) infection is a major cause

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: IT innovation to improve participation in cervical screening with CervicalCheck, the National Cervical Screening Programme

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

IT innovation to improve participation in cervical screening with CervicalCheck, the National Cervical Screening Programme
Authors: Helen Byrne , Patricia Fitzpatrick, Therese Mooney, Grainne Flannelly
Abstract
Introduction: CervicalCheck – The Natio

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Sepsis Awareness – An Irish Survey

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Sepsis Awareness – An Irish Survey
Authors: Yvonne Margaret Young , Vida Hamilton, Mary Bedding, Sinead Horgan, Christina Doyle, Karn Cliffe, Celine Conroy, Ronan O’Cathasaigh
Abstract
Introduction: Sepsis is a time dependent medical emergency that r

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Continuity of care post-hospitalisation of patients at risk of medicnes management problems

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Continuity of care post-hospitalisation of patients at risk of medicnes management problems
Authors: Michael Gordon Scott, Mohanad Odeh, Stephen Toner, Claire Scullin, James Charles Mc Elnay
Abstract
Introduction:Medication related problems following

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: A Realist Framework for the Implementation of Integrated Primary Care

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

A Realist Framework for the Implementation of Integrated Primary Care
Author: Marcella McGovern
Abstract
Introduction: An obstacle for the implementation of Integrated Primary Care (IPC) has been termed the “Paradox of Primary Care” [1].This paradox

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: An Exploratory Study of Nurses’ Attitude towards Peer Review in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

An Exploratory Study of Nurses’ Attitude towards Peer Review in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital
Author: Ejiro Ohare Stratton
Abstract
Aim: The objective of this research is to explore the attitude of nurses’ at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital towards pee

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Designing an integrated care pathway for falls prevention in University Hospital Waterford

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Designing an integrated care pathway for falls prevention in University Hospital Waterford
Authors: Michael Dunphy , Maire Rafferty, Desmond Fitzgerald, Riona Mulcahy, George Pope, John Cooke
Abstract
An introduction: (comprising background and probl

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Assessment and Management of Self Harm in Emergency Departments in Ireland: The National Clinical Programme

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Assessment and Management of Self Harm in Emergency Departments in Ireland: The National Clinical Programme
Authors: Margo Wrigley , Rhona Jennings, Siobhan MacHale, Eugene Cassidy
Abstract
In 2014, more than 11,000 people came to Irish general hospi

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: The Socrates Cafe: Philosophy as an integrated therapeutic tool in social care settingss

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

The Socrates Cafe: Philosophy as an integrated therapeutic tool in social care settingss
Authors: Michael Francis Brophy , Carmel Gallagher
Abstract
My generation (born 1946) will have longer and better lives. We are not equal entering into this expe

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Integrated Health Workforce Planning: The Key Enabler for Delivery of Integrated Care?

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Integrated Health Workforce Planning: The Key Enabler for Delivery of Integrated Care?
Authors: Anne McMenamin , Rosarii Mannion
Abstract
The Health Service Executive’s role is to provide health and social services for everyone living in Ireland. Its

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Active Ageing – Implementing integrated care for falls prevention and bone health at scale

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Active Ageing – Implementing integrated care for falls prevention and bone health at scale
Author: Irene Frances O Byrne-Maguire
Abstract
Introduction and aim: The purpose of AFFINITY (activating falls and fractures prevention in Ireland together),

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Developing a National Patient Transfer Letter for use by both the Nursing Home (NH) & Acute Hospital (AH) Sectors

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Developing a National Patient Transfer Letter for use by both the Nursing Home (NH) & Acute Hospital (AH) Sectors
Authors: Jonathon O’Keeffe , Jean Barber, Deirdre Lang, JJ Barry, Graham Hughes, Diarmuid O’Shea
Abstract
Background: This project was i

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Implementing new ways of working to reduce the risk of falls among older people: an evaluation of community-based falls risk assessment clinics

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Implementing new ways of working to reduce the risk of falls among older people: an evaluation of community-based falls risk assessment clinics
Authors: Sheena McHugh , Olivia Wall, Finola Cronin, Orla Hosford, Rosemary Murphy, Suzanne Timmons, Patri

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Pressure Ulcers: Development and psychometric evaluation of the Patient Knowledge of Pressure Ulcer Prevention Instrument (KPUP)

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Pressure Ulcers: Development and psychometric evaluation of the Patient Knowledge of Pressure Ulcer Prevention Instrument (KPUP)
Authors: Emer Shanley , Zena Moore, Declan Patton
Abstract
Aim: Patient’s right’s to have a central part in the healthcar

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Implementing Respiratory Integrated Care: the Future for COPD Diagnosis and Management?

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Implementing Respiratory Integrated Care: the Future for COPD Diagnosis and Management?
Authors: Patricia Davis , Timothy Mc Donnell
Abstract
Ireland has the highest rate of admissions for COPD in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develo

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Acute Medicine Nurses facilitating Patient Flow – A National Unscheduled Care Clinical Skills and Competencies Education Programme

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Acute Medicine Nurses facilitating Patient Flow – A National Unscheduled Care Clinical Skills and Competencies Education Programme
Authors: Richard Patrick Walsh , Geraldine Shaw, Avilene Casey, Miriam Bell, Margaret Casey
Abstract
Context: Acute med

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: AIMPaediatric Spasticity and Orthopaedic Management for Children with Physical and Neuro-disability

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

AIMPaediatric Spasticity and Orthopaedic Management for Children with Physical and Neuro-disability
Author: Gillian O Dwyer
Abstract
Aims: Objective measures used to assess spasticity and need for medical or orthopaedic management/intervention is no

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Developing a National Undergraduate Curriculum for Health Professionals in Ireland on health behaviour change (Making Every Contact Count)

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Developing a National Undergraduate Curriculum for Health Professionals in Ireland on health behaviour change (Making Every Contact Count)
Authors: Maria O’ Brien , Orlaith Josephine O’ Reilly, Dawn O’ Sullivan, Mairead Gleeson, Marie Killeen, Eileen

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: A framework approach to enable local leaders integrate care for older persons: moving from the ‘what’ to the ‘how’

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

A framework approach to enable local leaders integrate care for older persons: moving from the ‘what’ to the ‘how’
Author: Patrick John Harnett
Abstract
The aging population is a healthcare ‘game changer’ (1,2,3) Multi-morbidities increase with age

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: National Ovarian Cancer pathway initiative in collaboration with National Cancer Control Programme (NCCP), Obstetrics/Gynaecology group (Obs/Gynae) and General Practice (GP) group

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

National Ovarian Cancer pathway initiative in collaboration with National Cancer Control Programme (NCCP), Obstetrics/Gynaecology group (Obs/Gynae) and General Practice (GP) group
Authors: Peter V Kavanagh , Marie Laffoy, Niall Sheehy, Michael Turner

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Long term outcomes and mortality among patients enrolled in a structured primary care-led diabetes programme

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Long term outcomes and mortality among patients enrolled in a structured primary care-led diabetes programme
Authors: Fiona Riordan , Sheena McHugh, Velma Harkins, Patricia Kearney
Abstract
Introduction: Limited data exists, internationally and in Ir

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: The Development and Refinement of a Regional Model for Medicines Optimisation in Older People in the Intermediate Care Setting

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

The Development and Refinement of a Regional Model for Medicines Optimisation in Older People in the Intermediate Care Setting
Authors: Ruth Miller, Carmel Darcy, Nuala McGeough, Anne Friel, Helen Graham, Maureen Hetherington, Hilary McKee, Michael S

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: The development of a strategic vision and educational framework for Gerontological nursing

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

The development of a strategic vision and educational framework for Gerontological nursing
Authors: Deirdre Lang , Carmel Hoey
Abstract
Background: Population ageing is causing important and fundamental changes for health and social care services nat

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: A Rapid Access Palliative Clinic to reduce waiting time for palliative radiotherapy in a Regional Cancer Centre in Ireland

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

A Rapid Access Palliative Clinic to reduce waiting time for palliative radiotherapy in a Regional Cancer Centre in Ireland
Authors: Megan Morris , Theresa O’Donovan, Bolanle Ofi, Aileen Flavin
Abstract
Purpose: In September 2014, the Rapid Access Pal

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: The HSE Breastfeeding Action Plan 2016 – 2021

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

The HSE Breastfeeding Action Plan 2016 – 2021
Authors: Melissa Canny , Siobhan Hourigan
Abstract
Introduction: Breastfeeding is the biologically normal feeding method for infants and young children and ensures optimum growth and development. The Worl

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Development and Implementation of Person-Centred Nursing Documentation

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Development and Implementation of Person-Centred Nursing Documentation
Author: Susan Daly
Abstract
Introduction: Irvine et al (2006) assert structured documentation can improve resident care by limiting vague narrative style entries. Nevertheless, i

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