Paediatric Neurosurgery Outreach Education Programme

The  Neurosurgical Department at Children’s Health Ireland @Temple St, Dublin is delighted to present a national outreach multidisciplinary education programme to the regional paediatric departments across Ireland.

This initiative was successfully piloted with 5 hospitals in the Saolta Healthcare Group in conjuction with their Centres for Nurse and Midwifery Education (CNMEs) from September 2021 –June 2022 and the national roll-out commenced in September 2022. Todate the programme has been delivered in 13 regional hospitals.

The education programme involves delivery of a bespoke study day in paediatric neurosurgery to  healthcare professionals from acute and community services caring for children to each regional hospital with a paediatric unit.

In this collaborative programme with the local Centres of Nurse and Midwifery Education and Clinicians content is tailored to each units’ requirements and local teams contribute case presentations for discussion and learning. Presentations and workshops are delivered in by a neurosurgeon, an advanced nurse practitioner, a clinical nurse specialist and the service co-ordinator.

The objectives of the programme include providing a quality relevant learning opportunity that increases both theoretical and practical knowledge and building on and developing networks between this speciality service and regional healthcare professionals.

Accreditation: NMBI CEUs 5 & RCPI CPD 6

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Upcoming dates

Wexford General Hospital 10th April 2024

University Hospital Waterford 15th May 2024

St Luke’s General Hospital, Kilkenny 5th September 2024

CHI at Temple St Date TBC