INNA 22nd National Conference & AGM

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INNA 22nd National Conference & AGM

May 5 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm


Care of Nephrology Patient in Today’s World

08.30 – 09.00 Coffee and Registration
09.00 – 09.05 Opening Address Ms. Emer Kenny ANP
INNA President
09.05 – 10.30 Chronic Kidney Disease
09.05 – 09.35 Progression of Kidney Disease: Role of SGLT inhibitors Dr Keseree Finnegan, GP Link, Wellstone
09.35 – 10.05 Mental Health and people with CKD (Includes coping mechanism for renal nurse’s to use to support all patients) Aoife Smith (IKA)
10.05 – 10.30 The Practice Nurse and the Chronic Disease Management Programme Ms. Debbie McDonald, Practice Nurse, Wexford
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee
11.00 – 13.00 Haemodialysis
11.00 – 11.40 Management of medication in haemodialysis dependent inpatients (mainstream medications used in HD patients, what medications to withhold prior to dialysis, what can be given, what are flushed during dialysis). Audience is new nurses in Nephrology. Dr Haider Ali, Nephrology Register, Tullamore Hospital
11.40 – 12.15 U/S Guiding Needling Cannulation & Endovascular AVF Mr Julio Chevarria, Nephrology Consultant, TUH & Tullamore Hospital
12.15 – 13.00 AGM
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 16.30 Peritoneal Dialysis and Transplant
14.00 – 14.40 Transplantation in children Dr Clodagh Sweeney (Via Zoom)
14.40 – 15.15 Patient suitability for PD, case studies of why patients choose PD over HD as initial dialysis, Patients transferring from HD to PD & patients who selected PD but transferred back to HD Ms. Lorna Durack, Merlin Park
15.15 – 15.45 Hybrid HD and PD for patients not clearing on PD Changes in a patients treatment plan (Hybrid Care) and “Does PD have a role to play in Renal Conservative care” Dr. Claire Kennedy, St. James Hospital
15.45 – 16.15 Patients lived experience of the transplant journey Ms. Mary Knowles Tullamore
16.15 – 16.30 Evaluation, close of conference & distribution of Conference Certificates


May 5
8:30 am - 4:30 pm


Tullamore Court Hotel
O'Moore Street
Tullamore, Offaly R35 D406 Ireland


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