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IAS Symposium 2018

The Irish Association for Simulation (IAS) is an all-Ireland interdisciplinary society that advances the application of simulation-based learning to healthcare and high-risk industries to drive change and improve quality and safety.

This year, the association's annual symposium will take place on 20 April 2018 at 26 York Street.

There will be opportunities for attendees to meet a large Irish and International audience with an interest in improving safety in healthcare and other domains through simulation-based training.

Full day attendance: €100 for doctors and €70 for allied healthcare professionals

Programme

TimeEventLocation
8:30 - 9:00 Registration  
9:00 - 9:15 Welcome and AGM
Crina Burlacu
Desmond Lecture Theatre
9:15 - 9:55 Opening Keynote
Nick Sevdalis, Professor of Implementation Science and Patient Safety, King’s College London
Implementing large scale, sustainable simulation training programmes: Integrating simulation and implementation sciences for large scale impact
Chair: Paul O’Connor
Desmond Lecture Theatre
9:55 - 10:35 Keynote speaker
Makani Purva, President ASPiH
Raising the standards of simulation-based education: the way forward
Chair: Jim Murray
Desmond Lecture Theatre
10:45 - 11:15 Coffee break  
11:15 - 12:30

Morning workshops

  • A. Developing and Maintaining a Simulated Patient Programme
    Jim Murray and Dara O’Keeffe, RCSI 
  • B. Share – Collaborate - Develop
    Jane Nicklin, Operations Manager, ASPiH 
  • C. Making a Case for Simulation in your Organisation
    Dara Byrne, ICAPSS, NUI Galway 
  • D. Research and Publication in Simulation
    Nick Sevdalis, King’s College, London 
 
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch  
14:00 - 15:15 Afternoon workshops
  • A. Developing and Maintaining a Simulated Patient Programme
    Jim Murray and Dara O’Keeffe, RCSI 
  • B. Share – Collaborate - Develop
    Jane Nicklin, Operations Manager, ASPiH 
  • C. Making a Case for Simulation in your Organisation
    Dara Byrne, ICAPSS, NUI Galway 
  • D. Research and Publication in Simulation
    Nick Sevdalis, King’s College, London 
 
15:30 - 15:45 Tour of 26 York Street
Poster Exhibition and Judging
 
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break  
16:00 - 16:45 Closing keynote
Doug Smink, Brigham & Women’s Hospital
Training surgical interdisciplinary teams
Chair: Dara O’Keeffe
Desmond Lecture Theatre
16:45 - 17:00 Closing remarks
Jim Murray, RCSI
Desmond Lecture Theatre