Medical Science: 2020 Vision

TIMETABLE FOR ACSLM WEBINAR: MEDICAL SCIENCE: 2020 VISION
Monday 25th – Tuesday 26th May 2020

Webinar 1:    Monday 25th May 11:00 -13:00

Engagement and Advancement Advisory Body

Early Career Scientists Forum

Chair: Hayley Foy-Stones, Medical Scientist, St James Hospital

11:00 Introduction:   Dr. Brigid Lucey – President of ACSLM

Navigating Further Study

11:15 – 11:35 A Passion for Bugs and Numbers

Cian Ryan, Medical Scientist, Mater University Hospital/Chair of Immunology Advisory Board

11:35 – 11.55  A Master’s Degree for Career Progression

Darren Burke, Senior Medical Scientist, Biochemistry, Blackrock Clinic

11:55-12:15 A Practical Road Map to Achieving a Doctoral Level whilst working as a Medical Scientist

Dr James O’Connor, Senior Medical Scientist, Microbiology, Mercy University Hospital, Cork

12.35-12.50 Advisory Bodies
Hayley Foy-Stones, Medical Scientist, St James Hospital & Dr. Brigid Lucey – President of ACSLM

 


Webinar 2:    Tuesday 26th May 11:00 – 13:00

Cervical Cytology:

Updates and Opportunities in Cervical Cytology

Chair: Alison Malkin, Lecturer in Clinical Cytology and Cellular Pathology, TU Dublin – City Campus

11:00 Introduction Dr Brigid Lucey – President of ACSLM

11:15 – 11:45. HPV Primary screening: a new way forward for cervical screening

Dr Helen Keegan, Cellular and Molecular Cytopathology Training School and Molecular Pathology Laboratory,
Coombe Women and Infants University Hospital

11:45 – 12:15 Cervical Check – Getting with the Programme!

 The Role of the Consultant Medical Scientist.

Dr Dave Nutall, National Laboratory QA Lead to CervicalCheck

12:15 – 12:45 A Career in Cervical Cytology.

Martina Ring, Laboratory Manager, Coombe Women and Infants University Hospital

 


Webinar 3     Tuesday 26th May 14:00 – 16:00

Covid-19 Updates

Chair: Leo Mulvany, CPD Officer, Academy of Clinical Science and Laboratory Medicine.

14:00 Introduction: Dr Brigid Lucey, President of ACSLM

14:15- 14:45  The Coagulopathy of COVID-19

Mary Byrne, Chief Medical Scientist, Coagulation Dept, St James Hospital

14:45 – 15:15 Update on COVID-19 from the Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control team

Prof. Martin Cormican, National Clinical Lead for HCAI and AMR, Prof of Bacteriology at NUI Galway, Consultant Microbiologist.

15:15 – 15:45 Covid-19: Testing times for Microbiology Labs

Abigail Salmon, Chief Medical Scientist, St Vincent’s University Hospital.

15:45 – 16:00  CPD Update
Jemma Kehoe,  CPD Officer, Academy of Clinical Science and Laboratory Medicine