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BSE examination Preparation Course (2 Days)

The IICMS are delight to bring the Dr Grant Heathlie’s 2 Day BSE preparation course to Ireland again in 2019.

This course will be held at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital in Dublin and will be part subsidised by the HSE for Cardiac Physiologist working in the HSE



HSE Cardiac Physiologist:            €250

Non Cardiac Physiologist:             €450

NCHD                                            €500

Closing Date for application is strictly Saturday, 26th January 2019

Please print the Flyer for display in your department.


2018 Exam Funding Remaining

Funding still remains for the following

  • Vascular SVT Exams
  • Cardiology BSE & Device Exams

Funding available on a first come first served basis.

Further details and application forms from Karen Dobbyn at


Ultrasound - Invitation to Submit

Ultrasound (the Journal of the British Medical Ultrasound Society) are currently soliciting for articles to contribute to a special Cardiovascular edition.

This edition will be published in May 2019.

Ultrasound publishes articles on all aspects of medical ultrasound including diagnostic applications, therapy, physics, technology, educational and professional issues.

They would like submissions of the following types in the area of cardiac or vascular ultrasound:

1.  A manuscript for the May 2019 edition (student projects are an excellent source)

2.  A review on a topic of your interest or your area of expertise

The deadline states to receive manuscripts by the 1st October however this deadline can be extended.

More info here


Call for Abstracts - NIHS Research Bulletin

Are you involved in research?

A Call for Abstracts for the Spring 2019 edition of the National Institute of Health Sciences Research Bulletin is currently being made.

The closing date for receipt of submissions is Friday, September 14th, 2018.

They are interested in receiving abstracts of current research on all aspects of clinical healthcare, public and population health, and health systems research.

For more information and to submit abstracts follow the external link here


Exam Funding Available

The National HSCP Office is now inviting Clinical Measurement Physiologists to apply for a place on the HSE Health & Social Care Profession’s

Professional Supervision Training Programme for HSE HSCP Supervisors.

Aim: To equip HSE HSCP Supervisors with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for the effective engagement in and delivery of Professional Supervision as part of their role.

Target Group: experienced HSE HSCP managers and senior practitioners who, as part of their role, have responsibility for the provision of Professional Supervision to others and are themselves actively engaged in their own regular, formal Supervision with a designated supervisor as part of their practice.

The content of this Training Programme is informed by the core principles necessary for effective engagement in and delivery of Professional Supervision in the context of the HSE HR Circular 002/2015 Supervision Guidelines for HSC Professionals. It expands on the eLearning module “Professional Supervision for HSCP” available on www.hseland, i.e. providing an opportunity to explore and expand on its components through reflection and practice.

Further information and application form are available on HSCP hub on HSELanD or from

Draft Guidelines for Management of AAA

The SVT is seeking comments from members on the draft updated NICE guidelines for management of AAA.

Go to Vascular faculty page for further details.


MSc in Patient Safety

The Department of Surgical Affairs (DoSA) at RCSI has opened applications for the Masters (MSc) in Human Factors in Patient Safety and further information is available for download below.

This unique Masters programme for experienced healthcare professionals is aimed at those who are responsible for the care of acute hospital patients.

The Masters (MSc) in Human Factors in Patient Safety is particularly relevant to Surgeons, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Anaesthetists, Obstetricians, Radiologists, Acute Care Nurses, Pharmacists,

Physiotherapists, Radiographers, Social Workers, Dietitians, Occupational Therapists, other allied health care professionals and quality managers.

The MSc is designed to develop participants’ knowledge of error, risk, and safety in healthcare

and to advance their practical skills and expertise to drive safety initiatives and quality improvement in the acute hospital setting.

Further details here


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