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Mr Brendan Noonan, Senior Vice-
President of Group Learning and
Development, Emirates Group.
Pictured are: Professor Hilary Humphreys, Deputy Director of Clinical
Research; Professor Ray Stallings, Director of Research; Professor
Sir Stephen O' Rahilly, who delivered the Annual John J Ryan
Distinguished Guest Lecture; and Professor Kevin McGuigan, Research
Day Academic Coordinator.
RCSI RESEARCH DAY 2014
HIGHLIGHTS THE LATEST
ADVANCES IN HEALTH RESEARCH
The latest advances in biomedical sciences, clinical research,
population health sciences, and healthcare delivery were just some of
the topics featured in studies presented at the annual RCSI Research
Day 2014, which took place on March 20. More than 300 researchers
attended the annual forum, which provides RCSI scientists with the
opportunity to showcase their most recent research findings and
emphasises the importance of research within the College.
Tracheostomy & Airway Intervention Course.
RCSI recently hosted a multi-disciplinary tracheostomy
and airway intervention course. Led by Mr Joe Hughes,
ENT Consultant from Mid-Western Regional Hospital,
the interactive course incorporated lectures, workshops
and practical simulations aimed at educating carers of
tracheostomy patients.
Participants on the course included healthcare providers such
as: emergency physicians; surgeons; intensivists and critical
care specialists; primary and secondary resus responders;
multi-speciality CNS nursing division; respiratory therapists;
and, speech and language therapists.
RCSI NEWS
LEADERSHIP LESSONS FROM A GLOBAL AIRLINE
Brendan Noonan, Senior Vice President of Group Learning and Development at Emirates Group gave a talk to healthcare professionals in the
College on February 12 entitled `Leadership Lessons from a Global Airline Company'. The lecture was part of the RCSI Institute of Leadership
Lecture Series.
Mr Noonan's lecture explained how Emirates Airline has become a global aviation company and outlined the leadership steps that were
taken to achieve success. Speaking at the lecture Mr Noonan said: "Leaders must have vision, develop a strategy and implement it correctly.
Implementation can only be achieved through the development of staff that have the skills, knowledge and attributes to deliver a safe customer
focused service."
The Lessons in Leadership Lecture series will continue on May 14 2014 with a lecture from Mr Jimmy Sheehan, Orthopaedic Surgeon and
Founder of the Blackrock Clinic in Dublin entitled `The Leadership Challenge in the Private Healthcare Sector'. The Lessons in Leadership
Lecture Series is free of charge but registration is essential in order to guarantee a place. For further information and to register visit: www.rcsi.ie/
leadershiplectures2014
RCSI HOSTS MULTI-
DISCIPLINARY
TRACHEOSTOMY & AIRWAY
INTERVENTION COURSE
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