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Irish Posture and Mobility Network Day of Shared Learning 2020

  • Date(s)
    Friday, 6 March 2020
  • Time(s)
    From 8:30 AM
  • Venue
    Trinity College, Dublin

About the event

Supported by the Biomedical Engineering division, the Irish Posture & Mobility Network (IPMN) is hosting their Day of Shared Learning event on March 6th at Trinity College Dublin.

Speakers from a variety of fields will talk on a wide range of topics related to innovation, research and best practice in seating, posture and mobility. It is also a great opportunity for networking during the coffee breaks and hot lunch. Event attendance and IPMN membership is open to anyone working, training, or with an interest, in the fields of mobility and/or postural management (Doctors, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Prosthetists, Orthotists, Clinical Engineers and Technicians, Product Designers, Product Specialists).

The Irish Posture and Mobility Network also welcomes and promotes the attendance and active participation of users of posture and mobility products. The venue is wheelchair accessible.

Speakers include

Anne Ging (Physiotherapist)
Julie Dagg (Dietitian)
Sarah Egan (Director of Services)
Tadgh Crowley (General Practitioner)
Deepa Pradhan (Occupational Therapist, Educator)
Lynley Harfield (Occupational Therapist)
Irina Jackson (Occupational Therapist)
Pinar Avsar (Nurse, Researcher)
John Lynch (Physiotherapist)
Marcin Uszynski (Physiotherapist)
Paul Reid (Product Specialist)
Barend ter Haar (Product Specialist, Educator)
Colin Keogh (Engineer)
Robbie O'Connor (Engineer, Educator)
Susan Nace (Engineer)

Topics include

  • Bone Health and Falls Pathway - Adults With Intellectual Disability
  • Advancements in the Digital Design and Advanced Manufacturing of Custom-Contoured Wheelchair Cushions
  • Restructuring Wheelchair and Seating Service Provision to a Paediatric Population with Complex Postural and Cognitive Disabilities
  • Occupational Therapy Intervention to Improve the Quality of Life of a Client With Friedreich’s Ataxia: A Case Study of Complete Rehabilitation from Complete Dependency to Living Independently
  • Mollii Suit: An Innovative Therapeutic Approach to Treat Spasticity in Adults and Children with Various Neurological Conditions
  • HSE Aids and Appliances
  • Contracts Selection, Placement and Fixation of Flexible Postural Support Devices in Seating
  • Improving the Toileting Experience for Wheelchair Users
  • 3DAssist Tallaght: A Vehicle for Civic Engagement Within the Third Level Sector
  • Becoming a Wheelchair User: Exploring the Experiences of Adults With Spinal Cord Injury as they Adjust to Wheelchair Use
  • Digital Hardware Systems: Tools to Improve Healthcare Interventions
  • Repositioning for Prevention of Pressure Ulcers: Systematic Review Results

Booking your place

Tickets are just €50 per person (€25 concession).  Please note, this event will not be webcast this year.

Bookings can now be made on the Irish Posture & Mobility Network website


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