NRH Education and Study Days – February, March 2024

January 11, 2024

An Overview of Limb Absence Rehabilitation – Education Day

Saturday 9th March, 2024

Course Information

The NRH Prosthetic, Orthotic and Limb Absence Rehabilitation (POLAR) Programme is presenting a series of talks and practical workshops aimed at providing an overview of limb absence rehabilitation for health care workers working with patients in hospital and community settings.

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 Learning Objectives

To understand the rehabilitation journey for a patient with limb absence

To understand a patient’s suitability for prosthetic rehabilitation and how to maximise their potential

To understand pre-prosthetic Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) management including skincare management, early mobilisation, wheelchair skills, housing considerations and exercise prescription

To understand basic prosthetic componentry, mobility, and prosthetic use in activities of daily living

To gain a basic understanding of phantom limb pain and some management strategies

To gain a basic understanding of the psychological impact of amputation or limb absence

Details: Course runs on Saturday 9th March 2024, from 9.00am – 5pm.  (Please arrive to NRH Main Reception 20 minutes in advance of start time)

Location:  National Rehabilitation Hospital, A96 RPN4

 Delegates:  Suitable for all healthcare workers working with patients who have limb absences, in hospital and community settings.

Cost:  €95 per delegate; includes tea, coffee, refreshments, lunch, free parking and course material. A certificate of attendance will be issued.

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Booking:  Booking form available here or by scanning QR code.  Closing date for booking is Friday 1st March 2024 at 5pm.

Bookings will only be confirmed once payment is received. Payment details contained in booking form.

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An Overview of Limb Absence Rehabilitation – Education Day Programme

Please note places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis, so early booking is advised in order to secure your place.

Contact: for booking information. or for course information.

Prolonged Disorders of  Consciousness (PDoC) Study Day – 24th February 2024 – Bookings Closed
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This one-day study day aims to increase knowledge and confidence of those working with patients in Prolonged Disorders of Consciousness (PDoC).

We welcome all clinicians involved in the care of this patient group who wish to improve their knowledge, care and management of these patients and how best to support their families.

We aim to share knowledge and information on the care of a person with a PDoC.  To share best practice guidelines, provide advice on supporting friends and families and begin developing an informal network nationally for services working with PDoC patients

Date:        Saturday 24th of February 2024

Time:       9am – 5pm (Registration from 8.30am) 

Cost          €50

Venue:     Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin  

Reduced rate for accommodation – please use discount code 205278  when booking)

Location – How to find us | Royal Marine Hotel

Link to booking form here or scan QR code below

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