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  • Education Provided by NRH Staff - National Rehabilitation Hospital
    Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities CARF Standards An E Learning Medication competency has been added to the RGN competencies Medical Education Training Provided by NRH Staff Medical Medical Social Work Professional training placements lectures delivered by Medical Social Work Masters Programme UCD Medical Students 2 nd year Disability Module UCD FETAC Rehabilitation Module Social Work Programme TCD Acquired Brain Injury Ireland Carer Training Project national BRI Spinal Injuries Ireland Carer Events national Children First Training Neurobehavioural Lecture on Grief and Loss February 2009 Gail O Sullivan Presentation to NAI conference March 2009 Presentation to Social Work in Disability Conference Athlone November 2009 Presentation to IARM Conference on ABI in Adolescence May 2009 Volunteer Training Programme NRH Speech Language Therapy Joan Monahan and Niamh O Donovan co presented a talk at the SLT East Coast Study Day on A day in the life at the National Rehabilitation Hospital Julianna Little Aneesa Ally presented on the Management of Dysphasia and Dysphagia in the Rehabilitation Setting to 3 rd year medical students at UCD Aneesa Ally Aisling Heffernan co presented a talk to the Irish Association of Speech and Language Therapists IASLT Conference on The Protocol for the Development of a FEES Service in a Rehabilitation Settin g Anne Lee Marie Cox co presented a poster to the Irish Association of Speech and Language Therapists IASLT Conference on A Social Communication Group in a Rehabilitation Setting Aoife Henn presented a poster to the Irish Association of Speech and Language Therapists IASLT Conference on Clinical Education Psychology Behaviour Clinics on a weekly basis for staff on St Brigid s and St Patrick s ward for patients whose behaviour is interfering with their ability to participate in their rehabilitation programme This service is arranged for all Programmes as required Strategies for Crisis Intervention and Prevention SCIP Stroke Awareness for Carers programme Case Coordinator training Presentation of papers at National and International Conferences in 2009 included Coping with Disability Irish Rehabilitation Nursing Annual Conference Causes and outcomes of childhood ABI in Ireland BRI National Carer s Day The teenage brain a work in progress NRH BRI inaugural Brain Injury Awareness Day for transition year secondary school students The Patient Experience of Rehabilitation European Spinal Psychologists Association Lucerne Evaluating and Improving Awareness of Deficits following ABI the International Neuropsychological Society Helsinki Nutrition Dietetics Talktime New Year New You SVUH Journal Club Modified Consistency Diets Nutrition in Spinal Cord Injury Use of a low calorie meal replacement in Weight Management in SCI Practical Solutions in the Management of Obesity Nutrition in Disability lecture to nursing staff twice yearly Awareness for Carers training programme Eat Well Keep Well Nutritional Assessment Estimation of Requirements in Adults with Acquired Disability INDI Disability Interest Group Inaugural Study Day Main Lecture NCHD Teaching Programme Nutritional Assessment and Management in the NRH patient population twice yearly Eat Well Keep Well after a Spinal Cord Injury Occupational Health Stress Management Course Smoking Cessation Facilitation Occupational Therapy Weekly in service training programme incorporating teaching from internal and

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  • Education & Training Provided by NRH Staff Medical - National Rehabilitation Hospital
    Effective Employee Engagement Strategy Most Effective Use of Internal Communications The Awards will be announced on Wednesday 18th February 2015 Our Location Need directions Find out how to get to NRH Education Training Provided by NRH Staff Medical Academic Activity All Consultants continue to be actively involved in Specialist Registrar supervision NCHD teaching programmes and Medical Student teaching and assessments All consultants are required to actively participate in Continuing Professional Development and regularly attend national and international meetings Diploma in Stroke Medicine Dr Carroll is on the Exam Steering Committee for the Diploma in Cerebrovascular Stroke Medicine Dr Delargy and Dr Morgan lecture in the Diploma Academic Activity Recent Presentations delivered Dr Eimear Smith presented on Osteoporosis and disability at joint Irish Association of Rehabilitation Medicine IARM British Society of Rehabilitation Medicine BSRM Conference in May 2010 Dr Andrew Hanrahan presented a lecture on Rehabilitation of my Stroke in 2034 at the BSRM Silver Jubilee Conference in Oxford UK in September 2009 Dr Hanrahan was involved in developing a detailed Goal Setting document and training to use it was developed and now meets CARF standards and conforms to International best practice Dr Áine Carroll presented a lecture on Spasticity an overview of the management for the Diploma in Neurological Physiotherapy RCSI Dr Jacinta McElligott was Course director and presenter for Diversity in Career Development and Leadership in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine Presented at the AAPM R annual general meeting in 2009 Dr Jacinta McElligott presented Building Atlantic Bridges to the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation East Carolina University October 2009 Dr Mei Min Soong Dr Jacinta McElligott Poster Abstract Managment of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and Shoulder Pain Post Stroke A case report and review 6th Congress of the European Federation of IASP Chapters EFIC Pain in Europe VI September 2009 Publications A Carroll N Ryall Ngo D An audit of Inpatient Consultations to a Rehabilitation Medicine Service in a Tertiary Referral Centre IMJ 2009 102 5 159 160 É Smith C Comiskey Á Carroll A Study of Bone Mineral Density in Adults with Disability Archives of Physical Medicine Rehabilitation 2009 90 7 1127 35 É Smith N Ryall Residual limb Osteomyelitis a case series from a national prosthetic centre Disability and Rehabilitation 2009 31 21 1785 9 Strategic Developments Members of the Medical Board are very involved in Strategic developments on an ongoing basis These include Irish Heart Foundation Dr Áine Carroll Dr Mark Delargy and Dr Jacinta Morgan are members of the Irish Heart Foundation Council on Stroke Dr Delargy and Dr Morgan are members of a committee on Future service delivery for people with Acquired Brain Injury in HSE Dublin North East Dr Delargy is a Member of Cardiovascular Strategy implementation group for the Department of Health and Children and Vice chair of the Irish Heart Foundation Council on Stroke National Stroke Guidelines Dr Morgan was Chair of the multidisciplinary workshop in 2009 for the development of the Stroke National Guidelines and Standards Northern Ireland TBI

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  • NRH Shortlisted for HR Leadership and Management Awards 2015 - National Rehabilitation Hospital
    of the Irish economy These awards have been launched to recognise the emerging role of HR as a strategic management tool which if correctly aligned with organisational business objectives will underpin both organisational effectiveness and sustainability The specially designed award categories celebrate the leaders and thinkers at the cutting edge of HR in Ireland and will reflect the main areas of excellence in the industry The awards will be judged

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  • Publications - National Rehabilitation Hospital
    Brain Injury Applying a User friendly Computerised Intervention Approach Compensatory strategies for activities of daily living a comparison of occupational therapists expectations and actual use following discharge from rehabilitation for acquired brain injury The Prevalence of Osteoporosis in the Disabled Population at the National Rehabilitation Hospital The Experience of Living with Spinal Cord Injury in the Early Months following Discharge from Rehabilitation A Qualitative Study on a Male Sample An Investigation into the Occupational Status of Persons with Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury Caregiver Wellbeing An Examination of the Coping appraisel Process of Caring for Individuals with an Aquired Brain Injury Nurses Perceptions of their Role as part of the Multi professional Team in an Acute Rehabilitation Setting The Reliability of the Community Outing Performance Appraisal COPA to Assess the Abilities of Adults with Acquired Brain Injury An Exploration of Child and Adolescent Sibling s Experience of Paediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Music Therapists Strategies in Implementing New Posts in Healthcare Settings Self Awareness after Brain Injury Emotional Distress and Executive Functioning An Investigation into the Functional Independence of Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury following Discharge Parents Perspectives on Reintegration of Students with Acquired Brain Injury into the Irish School System Assessment of Financial Competency in Patients with Acquired Brain Injury Optimising the Prescription of Prosthetic Technologies opptec Outcome Measures for Evidence based prosthetic Practices and Use Awareness and Sustained Attention following Traumatic Brain Injury An Evaluation of Virtual Reality Technology as an Occupational Therapy Treatment Tool in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Assessing the Impact of Previous Experience and Attitudes Towards Technology On Levels of Engagement in a Virtual Reality Based Occupational Therapy Intervention for Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Strategies for Crisis Intervention Prevention SCIP Does it work Assessment of Perceived Stress amongst Nursing Staff in a Rehabilitation Hospital Coping and Adjustment

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  • Research Protocol - National Rehabilitation Hospital
    Rehabilitation Hospital Coping and Adjustment following Spinal Cord Injury in an Irish Population Research Register Fundraising Volunteering Our work needs support to continue Please donate what you can Our Location Need directions Find out how to get to NRH Research Protocol Protocol for Ethical Approval of Research Proposal Submitted to The National Rehabilitation Hospital Procedure to be followed in order to obtain ethical approval to undertake research The National Rehabilitation Hospital would like to support all research undertaken in the hospital In order to protect the patient the researcher and the hospital ethical and legal guidelines must be followed when undertaking research The following provides an outline of the process and the documentation required in obtaining Ethics Committee approval Step 1 Persons wishing to undertake research must first inform the relevant Head of Department and the Consultant in Charge of the area affected by the research The research proposal must be submitted as per the National Rehabilitation Hospital Research Application Form Version 5 5 or available from the secretary to the Ethics Committee The Principal Investigator and the Co investigator s must sign the Declaration Page Only named and approved Principal Investigator and co investigator s may carry out the research described in the protocol If any of the researchers are from an external organisation e g university or health board they must first consult with the Consultant in Charge of the area affected by the research and he she must sponsor the researcher Complete the National Rehabilitation Hospital Research Application Form The Consultant must be the Principal Investigator in the study and the external researcher as Co investigator If a non consultant hospital doctor NCHD nurse student therapist or other member of staff wishes to undertake research with human subjects a National Rehabilitation Hospital Consultant must sponsor him her The sponsor will be the Principal Investigator and the staff member listed as the Co investigator The Ethics Committee must be notified in writing when Co investigator s are added or removed from the protocol The Investigators must submit written confirmation from their insurer that they have sufficient indemnity to carry out research outside their normal work External Investigators must submit written confirmation of their indemnity cover The Clinical Risk Manager will submit this to the National Rehabilitation Hospital insurers for confirmation that the indemnity cover is sufficient All applications must include the following supporting documentation Supporting Documentation CV of Principal Investigator max 2 pages CV of Co Investigator s max 2 pages Informed consent form to be used in the study Copy of Professional Liability Insurance persons not covered by CIS Copy of additional Indemnity Cover where applicable A cover letter including the name address phone and fax numbers e mail address of the Principal Investigator and of the Co Investigator s Research proposal study summary protocol clinical investigational plan max 2 pages Assent form to be used in the study if applicable Information Leaflets to be used in the study if applicable Letter from the Head of Department

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  • Research Abstracts - National Rehabilitation Hospital
    judged by a panel of distinguished HR practitioners academics and business leaders and winning one of the prestigious awards generates awareness of an organisation s endeavours and shows team members work colleagues and all stakeholders that the organisation is in step with the very best practice in HR thinking and strategy The NRH has been shortlisted in the following categories Most Effective Employee Engagement Strategy Most Effective Use of Internal Communications The Awards will be announced on Wednesday 18th February 2015 Research Abstracts Research Projects are listed in alphabetical order under catergory headings Brain Injury Paediatric Family Centred Rehabilitation PAEDS Prosthetic Orthotic and Limb Absence Rehabilitation POLAR Spinal Cord System of Care SPSC and other various topics Where available Research Projects have Abstract documents that can be downloaded or viewed in your browser window simply select the buttons indicated in the Available Articles columns or Full text documents which can be requested by contacting the secretary Guidelines for the publication of an Abstract on the NRH Website All research documentation and project work is the property of the National Rehabilitation Hospital and must not be used without prior written consent For further information please write to the secretary Secretary to the Ethics Committee National Rehabilitation Hospital Rochestown Avenue Dun Laoghaire Co Dublin Tel 01 235 5237 Research Project Available Articles Brain Injury A Service Evaluation of the Effectiveness and Efficiency of an Education Group in an Outpatient Brain Injury Rehabilitation Setting Current An Exploration of Peri and Post Partum Stroke in the context of Relationships of the Individuals Affected Due An Exploration of the ways in which Individuals Reconstruct their Sense of Self following Acquired Brain Injury a Comparative Study of Individuals with Acquired Brain Injury and Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury Abstract An Investigation of Attachment Style and Posttraumatic Growth in a Sample of Adults with an Acquired Brain Injury Current An Investigation of the Influence of Impaired Autobiographical and Working Memory on Self Reconstruction following Acquired Brain Injury Abstract Assessment of Financial Competency in Patients with Acquired Brain Injury Abstract Awareness and Sustained Attention following Traumatic Brain Injury Abstract Caregiver Wellbeing An Examination of the Coping appraisel Process of Caring for Individuals with an Acquired Brain Injury Abstract Cognitive Impairments in Traumatic Brain Injury Novel Biomarkers for New Treatments Current Compensatory Strategies for Activities of Daily Living ADL a Comparison of Occupational Therapists Expectations and Actual Use following Discharge from Rehabilitation for Aquired Brain Injury Abstract Differences in Marital Satisfaction Coping and Social Supports after a Traumatic Brain Injury Abstract Do Acquired Brain Injury ABI Survivors who return to Driving report a change in their Driving Behaviour in Comparison to their Pre Injury Driving Performance Current Evaluation of Service Needs and Provisions in Relation to Children and Young People with Acquired Brain Injury in Ireland Due Parents Perspectives on Reintegration of Students with Acquired Brain Injury into the Irish School System Abstract Prospective Memory Deficit Following Traumatic Brain Injury Level of Awareness Rate of Recovery and Psychosocial Outcome

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  • Investigation into the Effects of Electrical Stimulation Training in a Spinal Cord Injured Population - National Rehabilitation Hospital
    An Evaluation of Virtual Reality Technology as an Occupational Therapy Treatment Tool in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Assessing the Impact of Previous Experience and Attitudes Towards Technology On Levels of Engagement in a Virtual Reality Based Occupational Therapy Intervention for Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Strategies for Crisis Intervention Prevention SCIP Does it work Assessment of Perceived Stress amongst Nursing Staff in a Rehabilitation Hospital Coping and Adjustment following Spinal Cord Injury in an Irish Population Research Register REHABILITATION PROGRAMMES NRH will support and assist you through every stage of your rehabilitation Our Location Need directions Find out how to get to NRH Investigation into the Effects of Electrical Stimulation Training in a Spinal Cord Injured Population Title Investigation into the Effects of Electrical Stimulation Training in a Spinal Cord Injured Population Authors Amanda Carty M Sc MISCP Kirsti McCormack B Sc MISCP Dr Garrett Coughlan Ph D MISCP Dr Brian Caulfield Ph D Objective To investigate the effects of a new method of electrical stimulation training on aerobic fitness body composition and spasticity in individuals with a spinal cord injury Design Before and After Study Setting Institute of Sport and Health High Performance Laboratory University College Dublin Training took place in the participants homes Participants Sixteen volunteer adults with motor complete spinal cord injury between T4 and T11 Intervention Electrical stimulation was delivered through a hand held electrical stimulator NT 2010 BMR Galway Ireland Participants completed 60 mins of training five days a week for eight weeks Main Outcomes 1 VO 2 peak and maximum heart rate 2 Body composition 3 Spasticity Results Statistically significant improvements in VO 2 peak 22 65 p 0 001 maximum heart rate 2 6 p 0 032 and lower limb lean body mass 8 65 p 0 22 were observed There was a significant reduction in percentage regional body fat 1 65 p 0 035 Spasticity as recorded by the SCATs tool reduced significantly 43 6 p 0 001 but there were no significant changes to self reported spasticity Conclusion The results demonstrated increased aerobic fitness with increased muscle mass in the lower limbs They also demonstrate reduced body fat in the trained region i e lower limbs and reduced spasticity These results present the potential for this system to positively influence health in the spinal cord injured population Larger studies are required 2 Main Author and contact details Dr Amanda Carty MISCP amanda carty nrh ie 3 Ethical Approval was granted by the Human Research Ethics Committee of University College Dublin and the Ethics Committee of the National Rehabilitation Hospital Co Dublin Funding The research was funded Biomedical Research Galway and Enterprise Ireland Main Contributors Amanda Carty MISCP Kirsti McCormack Brian Caulfield Submission for publication Publications 1 Carty McCormack Coughlan et al 2012 Increased Aerobic Fitness after Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation Training in Adults with Spinal Cord Injury Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 93 5 790 795 2 Carty Coughlan Crowe et al 2011 Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation for Aerobic Training in Spinal Cord

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  • An Exploration of the ways in which Individuals reconstruct their Sense of Self following Acquired Brain Injury: A Comparative Study of Individuals with Acquired Brain Injury and Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury - National Rehabilitation Hospital
    with Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury Caregiver Wellbeing An Examination of the Coping appraisel Process of Caring for Individuals with an Aquired Brain Injury Nurses Perceptions of their Role as part of the Multi professional Team in an Acute Rehabilitation Setting The Reliability of the Community Outing Performance Appraisal COPA to Assess the Abilities of Adults with Acquired Brain Injury An Exploration of Child and Adolescent Sibling s Experience of Paediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Music Therapists Strategies in Implementing New Posts in Healthcare Settings Self Awareness after Brain Injury Emotional Distress and Executive Functioning An Investigation into the Functional Independence of Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury following Discharge Parents Perspectives on Reintegration of Students with Acquired Brain Injury into the Irish School System Assessment of Financial Competency in Patients with Acquired Brain Injury Optimising the Prescription of Prosthetic Technologies opptec Outcome Measures for Evidence based prosthetic Practices and Use Awareness and Sustained Attention following Traumatic Brain Injury An Evaluation of Virtual Reality Technology as an Occupational Therapy Treatment Tool in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Assessing the Impact of Previous Experience and Attitudes Towards Technology On Levels of Engagement in a Virtual Reality Based Occupational Therapy Intervention for Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Strategies for Crisis Intervention Prevention SCIP Does it work Assessment of Perceived Stress amongst Nursing Staff in a Rehabilitation Hospital Coping and Adjustment following Spinal Cord Injury in an Irish Population Research Register Specialist Rehabilitation Rehabilitation Programmes are delivered through comprehensive Inpatient and Outpatient services at NRH NRH Shortlisted for HR Leadership and Management Awards 2015 HR Leadership and Management Awards 2015 HR Awards 2015 logo The HR Leadership Management Awards 2015 celebrate excellence in HR and recognise that it will be key to the future prosperity of the Irish economy These awards have been launched to recognise the emerging role of HR as a strategic management tool which if correctly aligned with organisational business objectives will underpin both organisational effectiveness and sustainability The specially designed award categories celebrate the leaders and thinkers at the cutting edge of HR in Ireland and will reflect the main areas of excellence in the industry The awards will be judged by a panel of distinguished HR practitioners academics and business leaders and winning one of the prestigious awards generates awareness of an organisation s endeavours and shows team members work colleagues and all stakeholders that the organisation is in step with the very best practice in HR thinking and strategy The NRH has been shortlisted in the following categories Most Effective Employee Engagement Strategy Most Effective Use of Internal Communications The Awards will be announced on Wednesday 18th February 2015 An Exploration of the ways in which Individuals reconstruct their Sense of Self following Acquired Brain Injury A Comparative Study of Individuals with Acquired Brain Injury and Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury Authors Dr Aisling Lennon School of Psychology University College Dublin Dr Jessica Bramham School of Psychology University College Dublin Dr Àine Carroll The National Rehabilitation Hospital Dr Jacinta McElligott The National

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