KP Moore E-podcasts 2021

The college are delighted to showcase a selection of E-podcasts as part of our National Patient Safety Conference 2021. We would like to thank all of those  who submitted for their hard work and dedication to making this year’s event possible.

Padraig Calpin

Creation and Implementation of a Rapid Obstetric Screening Echocardiography (ROSE) Protocol for The National Maternity Hospital.

Tom Wall

Provision of safe obstetric anesthesia: Examining the safety and efficacy of epidural analgesia in 2 Irish regional centers.

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Patrick Walsh

The Argument for Advanced Emergency Training among Non-emergency Staff

Shankar Lal

“Care not documented is care not given”.

Syed Hussain Danial

“Intrahospital patient transfer documentation _ A critical step towards patient safety ”.

Ian McBride

An unusual cause of a cuff leak during a Bimaxillary Osteotomy

Turlough Lynch


Cathriona Murphy

A Quality Improvement Initiative for the Documentation of Central Venous Catheter Insertion in the Intensive Care Unit

Hannah Marsh

Guidance on discharge prescriptions for opioid tolerant acute surgical patients: A quality improvement exercise

Mai O’Sullivan

The experience of multidisciplinary in-situ simulation in Coombe Women and Infants University Hospital

Mujeeb Shaikh

TIAn Audit on Compliance with Fourth Consensus Guidelines for the Management of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting

Shnkar Lal

Implementation of nurse-led extubation protocol for enhancing theater turn over time following pandemic_ A step towards enhancing quality of patient care and safety

Shankar Lal

Evaluating the practice of prescribing prophylactic and therapeutic anti-emetics perioperatively: did it justify the 4th consensus guidelines on PONV.

Hannah Marsh

Tools of the Trade: a national audit of skin decontamination products

Claire Healy

Hypoadrenal crisis and urgent surgery

Richard Skelly

Development, introduction and evaluation of a sepsis 6+1 trolley on labour ward: A quality improvement project, the Coombe Women and Infant’s University Hospital (CWIUH)

Richard Skelly

A process change introduction to enhance perioperative medication safety; a multihospital anaesthetic safety initiative.

Asma Akram

Time to shift the focus. Delirium_ A poorly recognised and under diagnosed peri-operative condition.

Fiachra Morris

Audit of administration, monitoring and reversal of neuromuscular blockade with non-depolarising agents

Shauna Gallen

Investigating our current practice in relation to Neuromuscular Blockade Monitoring and Reversal at St. Vincent’s University Hospital (SVUH)

Jenny Fitzgibbon

Analgesia Prescribing Post Elective Total Knee and Hip Arthroplasty – An Audit

Claire Gibbons

Neuromuscular monitoring practice in a tertiary hospital

Gabriel Beecham

Hitting the bullseye: a quality improvement project on the confirmation of central venous catheter tip position for intensive care patients in an academic tertiary hospital

Kareem Hussein

“Selfie” Diagnosis of Horner’s Syndrome during labour

Avril McCarthy

Sugammadex: the future of neuromuscular blockade reversal in anaesthesia? An audit of trends in usage around the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Maria Boylan

Silver Trauma at Mayo University Hospital

Lauren Leddy

Suitability of patients with Sickle Cell Disease for Day Surgery: An Update of Guidelines

Kieran Brosnan

Time to theatre: Closing the audit loop on hip fracture repair

Dr. Rachel O’Connell

Audit of Patient Identifiers on Medical Documentation during assessment of Perioperative Patients – A notable absence?

Alison Bell

Development of Thenar Eminence Compartment Syndrome During Spinal Surgery

Parvan Parvanov

Echocardiography Assisted CVC Placement

Branwen Alethea Bryan

Implementing a Safer Pathway for Patients with a Tracheostomy on the Wards

Khalid Siddig

Pre Operative Fasting for Elective Procedures

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Siobhan Clarke

Administration of oxytocin infusion for the prevention and/or management of primary post-partum haemorrhage (PPH) in the National Maternity Hospital (NMH)

Yasaman Besharatian

Changing communication culture at the time of emergency caesarean section

Alison Bell

An Audit of Temperature Management in Trauma Theatre

Eoin Coughlan

Assessment of Endotracheal Tube Cuff Inflation Pressures in the Operating Theatres of a Tertiary Irish Hospital

Jessica Groenewald

Standardisation of anaesthetic drug trolleys and cupboards at Letterkenny University Hospital (LUH).

Erin Naughton

An Audit of Theatre Team Introductions at Surgical Time-Out in Galway University Hospital

Alison Bell

Adult High Dependency Unit Admission for a Historically Paediatric Condition – Argininosuccinate Lyase Deficiency Decompensation