The IRNM hosts its AGM and annual conference every November. Our 12th Annual AGM, Masterclass and National Conference was held at the River Lee Hotel, Cork. The IRNM 2019 Conference Report provides a brief summary of the two day event.

AGM and Masterclass: Wednesday 13th November 2019.
QUESTS co-chairs (Catherine Houghton and Andrew Hunter) provided the masterclass on undertaking qualitative research. You can download their slides here: QUESTS Workshop_Undertaking Qualitative Research in Trials

12th Annual Conference: Thursday 14th November 2019.
The conference theme was ‘Research Nurses/ Midwives Roadmap and was opened by the Chief Nursing Officer for Ireland, Dr Siobhan O’Halloran. At the conference both the ‘Count Me In’ Report and IRNM Orientation Pack (Version 3) was launched in front over 110 attendees.

We have attached the full conference pack and, where we have permission, copies of the presentations given at the conference are also included below.

Conference Material:

IRNM Conference Pack 2019

Launch of IRNM Orientation Pack (Version 3) Flyer

Oral Presentations:

Dr Hazel A Smith_Conference Welcome by IRNM Chair

Carole Schilling_The Count Me In Survey

Helen Pidd_Are we there yet. Nurses, are you the passenger or driver.

Prof Mary McCarron_Destination Unknown. How IDS-TILDA had to make its own roadmap

Poster Presentations:

Development of an Internal Quality Review Process for Essential Study Documents_Spillane et al 2019

Stakeholders’ Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices to Pharmacovigilance and Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting in Clinical Trials. A Mixed Methods Study_ O’Riordan et al 2019

Clinical Research Nursing A Destination or a Detour_Hyland and Schilling 2019

The Roles and Responsibilities of the Clinical Research Nurse & Midwife_Schilling and Hyland 2019

The Impact of the New Data Protection Regulations on Recruitment in Clinical Trials (ImPaCT). A Research Nurse Perspective_OCallaghan et al 2019

Putting self-efficacy on the map, the impact of biofeedback on self-efficacy in adults with asthma. MSc by Research Proposal_Walsh et al 2019

The Role of the Research Coordinator Nurse in Critical Care Research_Smyth et al 2019

Early assessment and intervention by an interdisciplinary HSCP team on the quality safety and timeliness of care of older adults in the ED_Cassarino et al_2019