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Irish Heart Foundation 22nd Annual Stroke Conference

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Croke Park Conference Centre

Hogan Mezzanine, Level 4, Hogan Stand

Jones' Road

Drumcondra

Ireland

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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The Irish Heart Foundation’s 22nd Annual Stroke Conference will take place on Friday 5th April 2019 in the Croke Park Conference Centre, Dublin. The Stroke Conference is organised by the Irish Heart Foundation’s Council on Stroke who are dedicated to furthering excellence in stroke care in Ireland.

Professionals working in stroke care are invited to attend the conference and hear experts from across the world discuss topics from the fields of stroke prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation. Topics covered on the day will include atrial fibrillation, early supported discharge and spasticity.


Programme

07:45 Registration

Stroke Survivor Story

Atrial Fibrillation: The Role of Anticoagulation on the Incidence of Stroke and Dementia
Speaker: Professor Mårten Rosenqvist

Spasticity Management
Speaker: Professor Jean-Michel Gracies

Update from the National Stroke Programme
Speaker: Professor Rónán Collins

Unusual Vasculopathies
Speaker: Dr Simon Cronin, Cork University Hospital

Stroke Nursing: The Cornerstone of Stroke Care
Speaker: Nora Cunningham, University Hospital Limerick

Testing and Quantifying the Consistency of Thickened Oral Nutritional Supplements using the IDDSI Framework
Speakers: Deirdre Kidney, Sarah Rowland, St Vincent’s University Hospital

Hidden and Unexpected: Persisting Challenges after Mild Stroke
Speaker: Anne Connolly, University Hospital Galway

Update from the National Stroke Register
Speakers: Joan McCormack, Claire Prendergast

The Role of Psychology within a Stroke Service
Speakers: Dr Aine Connolly, Tallaght University Hospital and Naas General Hospital, Patricia Daly, Naas General Hospital

What Factors Explain why some Inpatient Stroke Survivors do not Receive the Recommended Frequency and Intensity of Therapy: The REACT Study
Speaker: Dr David Clarke

16:15 Close of Conference

All best endeavours will be made to present the conference programme as printed. However, the conference organiser’s reserve the right to alter or cancel, without prior notice, any item on the programme, for any cause beyond their reasonable control.


Registration

Early registration fee available until 12pm March 29th 2019 €110

Late registration fee from 12pm March 29th 2019 €150

Unemployed, Retired & Students €60.00 – Limited tickets available. Valid ID required. Please book directly with communications@irishheart.ie

Members of the IHF Council on Stroke attend free of charge. Please book directly with communications@irishheart.ie

Tickets are subject to an additional service charge by Eventbrite.


Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can I register to pay on the day of the conference?

Yes, subject to availability of places and only with full payment of the late registration fee on the day of the conference.

2. What is the deadline for poster and oral abstract submission?

25th January 2019.

2. Do oral or poster presenters have to register for the conference?

Yes, to take part in the poster and oral presentation competitions, the lead author or a nominated author must register for and attend the conference.

3. What is the refund policy?

Cancellations made on or before March 29th will qualify for a refund. Cancellations made after March 29th will not be refunded.

4. Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please email communications@irishheart.ie

5. What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

The Hogan Mezzanine, Croke Park is served by bus, rail, DART & Luas that all bring you within 15 minutes walk of the stadium. Please visit www.crokepark.ie for further information.

Stroke Conference Programme

Stroke Conference Programme

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Date and Time

Location

Croke Park Conference Centre

Hogan Mezzanine, Level 4, Hogan Stand

Jones' Road

Drumcondra

Ireland

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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