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Cochrane Collaboration in Ireland

Eighth Annual Cochrane in Ireland Conference 
Generating and using evidence in healthcare”
January 27, 2012; 9:00—16:00 

Facilitating Evidence-Based Practice

School of Nursing and Human Sciences, Dublin City University

NOTE: Approval has been granted for five (5) An Bord Altranais Category 1 Continuing Education Units.

Posters will be on display throughout the day.

9:00   Registration

9:30   Welcome

9:45   Asking questions: To Cochrane reviews and beyond
          Developing a Cochrane review and its use in infection control and prevention
          Carmel Hughes, Professor of Primary Care Pharmacy, Queen’s University Belfast

10:30  The Cochrane Library and new developments for users
          Toby Lasserson, Senior Editor, The Cochrane Library

11:15-11:45     Tea/Coffee

11:45  The multiple meanings of maternal morbidity
          Deirdre Daly, Lecturer in Midwifery/HRB Research Fellow, Trinity College Dublin

12:15  Evidence Aid: Using evidence to improve outcomes after disasters
          
Bonnix Kayabu, Evidence Aid Coordinator, Centre for Global Health, Trinity College Dublin

12:45  Lunch (included in registration fee)

14:00  Parallel Sessions (participants pick one to attend)

    1. Bringing Evidence into Practice (in Room HG05)
      Carmel Hughes, Professor of Primary Care Pharmacy, Queen’s University Belfast
    2. Bringing Evidence into the Classroom (in Room HG06)
      Joanne Cleary-Holdforth and Therese Leufer, School of Nursing and Human Sciences, Dublin City University
    3. Bringing Reviews to Completion – practical help for Cochrane reviewers (in Room HG07)
      Mike Clarke, Professor & Director of MRC Methodology Hub, Queen’s University Belfast

15:00  The Disinvestment Project: Using Cochrane Reviews to stop ineffective practice
          
Sasha Shepperd, Professor of Health Services Research, University of Oxford

15:45   Conclusion
           Open time for questions and announcements regarding Cochrane in Ireland.