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Perioperative Nursing Staff Success at IARNA Conference

07 November 2016


Perioperative Nursing Staff from Cork University Hospital (CUH) recently had huge success in the Poster competition as part of the Irish Anaesthetic & Recovery Room Nurses Association (IARNA) National Conference, 2016. 


Anaesthesia Induced Anaphylaxis 

First prize was awarded to Ms. Anne O Sullivan & Ms. Sharon O Dea (CUH) along with their colleague from Midlands Regional Hospital Ms. Frances Mahon & co-author Ms. Brid O Brien (UL). Their poster was entitled “Anaesthesia Induced Anaphylaxis. The focus of this poster was to highlight the importance and recognition of anaphylactic shock in the perioperative setting. 


lavinia mccarthy cuh

Second Prize was awarded to Ms. Lavinia McCarthy (CUH). This poster entitled Out Of Gasfocused on the management of airway and foreign body removal in children in the Operating Theatre Department in CUH; utilising rigid bronchoscopes & oesophageal scopes.

Congratulations to Anne, Sharon & Lavinia on this success at National Conference.


Further Information

Contact:  Ms. Kathy Healy, Acting Clinical Facilitator, Operating Theatre Department, CUH, 086 0081811   Kathleen.Healy@hse.ie


Poster & Abstracts Downloads