Meeting Dates & Location

2023 Connolly-IRNF Education Programme

Please see the list of meeting dates for the IRNF-Connolly education programme 2023

These will be held either virtually via Zoom on Thursdays at 19.00 OR Face to Face (F2F) on Fridays OR Saturdays 08.30-13.30

Dates and Venues for F2F meeting TBC 2023

 

 

2023 Connolly-IRNF Education Programme x 5

 DateDay & TimeProgrammeMode of Delivery: Virtual or F2F
1March 4thSaturday 08.30-13.30ANP & CNS Combined AcademyIn-person (Post ACR highlights Hilton Hotel, Kilmainham, Dublin)
2April 20thThursday 1900Rheumatology Nurse AcademyZOOM
3September 15thFriday 08.30-13.30ANP AcademyIn-person – Venue TBC
4October 21stSaturday 08.30-13.30CNS and Rheumatology Nurse Combined AcademyIn-person (to dovetail Pharma meeting, previous evening) Dublin venue TBC
5November 24thFRIDAY 08.30-13.30ANP AcademyIn-person – Venue TBC

Connolly/IRNF Programme Objectives

1

To raise awareness of the healthcare needs of patients with chronic rheumatic musculoskeletal disease (RMDs)

2

To develop novel patient centred services.

3

To develop competencies to deliver nurse led care.

4

To encourage, enable and facilitate participants to consider career progression to clinical nurse specialist (CNS) & registered advanced nurse practitioner (RANP).

5

To enhance the knowledge, skills & expertise of nurses working in a variety of clinical settings, (rheumatology nurses, practice nurses, homecare nursing teams).

6

To promote recruitment and retention of rheumatology nursing staff.

Directions to RCSI Academic Centre, Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown, D15 X40D: