National Rehabilitation Hospital

Nursing and HCA Education Courses at the NRH

Neurogenic Bowel and Bladder Courses facilitated by the NRH (for Nurses)

Course Title                                                                   Dates                                    Booking Form

Train the Trainer, Neurogenic Bowel Dysfunction    Weds 28, Thur 29 Aug 19 :   Download Booking Form    2 Day Course
Neurogenic Bowel Dysfunction – 1 Day Course        Weds 04 Sept 19 :                Download Booking Form
Urology Masterclass – 1 Day Course                          Mon  16 Sept 19 :                 Download Booking Form
Neurogenic Bowel Dysfunction – 1 Day Course        Weds 09 Oct 19 :                  Download Booking Form
Neurogenic Bowel Dysfunction – 1 Day Course        Weds 06 Nov 19 :                 Download Booking Form
Neurogenic Bowel Dysfunction – 1 Day Course        Thurs 05 Dec 19 :                 Download Booking Form

Details of these courses are outlined below – if you have any queries please email: nursing.therapy.admin@nrh.ie

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Train the Trainer for the Management of the Neurogenic Bowel Dysfunction (2 days): This programme provides training in the theoretical and practical skills to support the planning, implementation and evaluation to facilitate a course in neurogenic bowel dysfunction. This will support the trainer to facilitate a course for registered nurses or Health Care Assistants HCA’s in the individual’s clinical area. The workshop will include the key points in designing a course, writing aims and objectives, teaching methods, learning styles.

Pre-requirements: Must have attended a one day neurogenic bowel course, completed assessment, be deemed competent and be prepared to deliver and support training locally.

Day 1: Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCEs) is a form of performance-based testing used to measure candidates’ clinical competence.  In this session we will use manikins and identify different neurogenic bowel issues.

Day 2: Each individual candidate will be required to prepare and present a short presentation on the neurogenic bowel and be evaluated by their peers.

Delegates: Suitable for all registered nurses in both hospital community setting who are competent in bowel care and prepared to train candidates locally

Accreditation:  13CEU’s from Nursing and Midwifery Board Ireland (NMBI)

Reference: Guidelines for Management of Neurogenic Bowel Dysfunction in Individuals with Central Neurological Conditions. Published on behalf of Multidisciplinary Association Spinal Cord Injury Professionals guideline is under review.

Date: 28th and 29th August 2019        Time: 09.00-16.00 both days    –    Venue: NRH   

Cost: €160.00 per delegate                     Download Booking Form

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Urology Masterclass (1 day): This programme provides training in the theoretical and practical skills in the management of neurogenic bladder dysfunction. This will include a workshop on clinical aspects of performing urethral, suprapubic, and intermittent catheterisation for male and female patients. The training will also include a session on complications / troubleshooting issues in relation to neurogenic bladder management. Assessment of clinical competency to be achieved locally. 

 Delegates: Suitable for all registered nurses in both hospital / community setting Accreditation: 6 CEU’s from Nursing and Midwifery Board Ireland NMBI

Date: 16th September 2019        Time: 09.00-16.30    –    Venue: NRH   

Cost: €80.00 per delegate            Download Booking Form

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Management of the Neurogenic Bowel Dysfunction (1 day):  This programme provides training in the theoretical and practical skills to support the planning, implementation and evaluation of a neurogenic bowel care programme.  This will include a workshop on the clinical aspects of performing digital rectal examination (DRE), insertion of a suppository, digital rectal stimulation (DRS), and digital removal of faeces (DRF). The training will also include a session on complications, adjunctive interventions, colostomy and trans- anal irrigation (TAI) in relation to neurogenic bowel dysfunction.

Assessment of clinical competency to be achieved locally.

Delegates: Suitable for all registered nurses in both hospital / community setting Accreditation: 6 CEU’s from Nursing and Midwifery Board Ireland NMBI

Time: 09.00-16.00    –    Venue: NRH    –    Cost: €80.00 per delegate

Dates:

Wednesday 4th September 2019    Download Booking Form

Wednesday 9th October 2019  –       Download Booking Form

Wednesday 6th November 2019  –   Download Booking Form

Thursday 5th December 2019  –       Download Booking Form

Time: 09.00-16.00    –    Venue: NRH    –    Cost: €80.00 per delegate

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Skills Update for Health Care Assistants

Skills Update for Health Care Assistants – 1 Day Course    Dates to be confirmed      Download Booking Form     

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‘Skills Update’ for Health Care Assistants: This course is to enhance the knowledge and skills by providing continuing education for Health Care Assistants (HCA). It is delivered using evidence based practice to support quality patient care within their health care setting. The workshop is delivered with interactive learning sessions allowing participants to be involved in the learning process to progress their theoretical and clinical skills. Topics include continence issues for neurogenic bladder/ bowel, skin integrity, sexuality and disability, communication.

Delegates: Suitable for all Health Care Assistants in both hospital / community setting Accreditation: 6 CEU’s from Nursing and Midwifery Board Ireland NMBI

Reference: Guidelines for Management of Neurogenic Bowel Dysfunction in Individuals with Central Neurological Conditions. Published on behalf of Multidisciplinary Association Spinal Cord Injury Professionals guideline is under review.

Date: To be confirmed        Time: 09.00-16.30    –    Venue: NRH   

Cost: €80.00 per delegate            Download Booking Form