Workshop Information & Fees

Getting Research off the Ground Workshop Information

CPD Accredited – 3 CPD Credits

Date: 15/03/2023
Time: 9am-12.30pm
Venue: Main Lecture Hall, Education Centre, TUH
Cost: 20 Euro
CPD: Pending approval for 3 external credits

Join us for an in-person or virtual workshop on March 15th looking at the research journey from design to publication with a panel of Consultants, Phds Scholar, Phd Candidates and Trainees in Emergency Medicine and paediatrics.


1. Research in Paediatric Emergency Medicine – debunking myths and cracking on By Professor Conor Deasy, PhD, Professor of Emergency Medicine, UCC
2. Designing a research project and how to progress your idea – Dr Etimbuk Umana Phd Candidate and EM Spr
3. Getting published – Dr Aileen McCabe PhD, Emergency Medicine Consultant Tallaght University Hospital
4. Research Collaborations Assoc Professor Michael Barrett, PEM consultant and PERUKI Executive
5. Clinical Trials – opportunities in Ireland Mary Costello Research and Innovation Office Children’s Health Ireland
6. Opportunities for Trainees – ITERN, HRB, RCEM, IAEM, RIO, IPA by Dr James Foley CCST EM, Post-CCST NIHR Research Fellow, Bristol
7. Worked example – Dr Tom Waterfield, PhD PEM consultant and PERUKI Executive

Workshop Lead: Associate Professor Michael Barrett, Paediatric Emergency Medicine doctor at Children’s Health Ireland, Chair National Paediatric Mortality Register, PERUKI Research Organisation Irish Representative at Executive, Lead for the Paediatric Emerbency Research and Innovation group.

Professor Conor Deasy , PhD, Professor of Emergency Medicine, University College Cork and Clinical Director, Unscheduled Care working at Cork University Hospital (CUH). He also holds the following roles:
• Clinical Lead for the South Trauma Network
• Clinical Lead for National Office of Clinical Audit’s (NOCA) Major Trauma Audit in Ireland
• President-elect Irish Association of Emergency Medicine (IAEM)
• Examiner for the Royal College of Emergency Medicine
• Associate Adjunct Professor at the School of Primary Care, Monash University, Australia.

Dr Etimbuk Umana, Emergency Medicine SpR, Royal College of Emergency Medicine Doctoral Fellow, PhD student Queen’s University Belfast, Irish Trainees Emergency Research Network Lead, Irish Emergency Medicine Trainee Association Committee Member

Dr James Foley, Irish EM Doctor, Trauma Research Fellow North Bristol NHS, NIHR-HTA-funded trial researching the best treatment for collapsed lung following trauma. Irish Trainee Emergency Research Network member.

Dr Aileen McCabe, PhD, MB BCh BAO, BMedSci, DCH, MSc, FRCEM, PhD., Consultant at Tallaght Hospital. Research Committee Irish Association of Emergency Medicine

Mary Costello, Children’s Health Ireland, Research Programme Manager

Debriefing In Simulation For Medical Educators

 CPD Accredited 4 CPD Credits

Location: CHI @ Tallaght Building
Directors: Paddy Fitzpatrick, Dani Hall, Linda Farren, Michelle Sheerin

This course is for simulation educators who want to enhance their debriefing skills in simulation to:

1. demonstrate strategies to establish a supportive learning environment
2. understand the rationale for debriefing in simulation-based learning
3. gain confidence in effective debriefing including structure and strategies of inquiry that promote reflection

Introduction to Point of Care Ultrasound in Paediatric Emergency Medicine (In-person only)

CPD Accredited – 4 CPD Credits

Please Note : This course is fully subscribed – if you would like your name to go on a waiting list, please email Sinead on

Time: 1PM-4PM
Venue: CHI @ Tallaght Building
Directors: Dr Eleanor Ryan, Dr Danielle Vincent, Dr Michael Barrett
Available places: 20
Open to non-consultant hospital doctors and advanced nurse practitioners (PEM nurses with IV cannulation experience)

Learning objectives:
This workshop is an introductory course to POCUS in PEM. By the end of the workshop, the learner will be more familiar with POCUS concepts, and its use in the PED.


Welcome and introductory lecture 1-2pm

Point of Care Ultrasound Stations (Hands-On) 2-4pm

1. U/S guided peripheral IV cannulation
2. Foreign bodies/femoral nerve block
3. Lung ultrasound
4. Hip and bladder ultrasound


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