INCA Annual Scientific Meeting in Association with the Irish Cardiac Society 12.10.23

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Thanks to all who came to Kilashee House in Naas yesterday 12.10.23, what a fabulous venue for the day,

There was a great turnout, fantastic speakers, posters and plenty of networking and catching up,

Congratulations to the Poster winners:

Norma Caples et al from University Hospital Waterford ‘Heart Failure and Palliative Care Outcome Collaboration (PCOC) ‘A Tool to Improve”

Leah Anderson, James Connolly Hospital, ‘Cocaine Induced Chest pain: A 12 Month Audit of Presentations to a Large Irish Emergency Department’

And to the two Educational Bursary winners:

Jill Cummins, CNS, Cardiac Department, Midlands Regional Hospital, Tullamore

Sharon Maher, ANP, Cardiology, Midlands Regional Hospital, Tullamore


Some images from the day:

INCA President Maria Hayes and Professor Pascal McKeown, President, Irish Cardiac Society opening proceeding’s


Neil Johnson, CEO, Croi on the National Cardiovascular Prevention Strategy



Finnuala Gardiner, ANP, Crumlin Hospital gave a fascinating presentation on Congenital Heart defects and an overview of the service



Nicola Farrand, Cardiology ANP, St James’s Hospital with her award winning case presentation on Brugada Syndrome



Catriona Ahearne, CNS, Cardiac Rehab, Limerick University Hospital presented the journey of a patient post STEMI



Anne McNulty, HFNS, Queens University BelfastĀ  and the Passion HF consortium on considerations when implementing a digital heart failure intervention



The patient’s voice: it was an honor to hear from David Kelly, Chairperson, Heart and Stroke Voice Ireland about his lived experience post Cardiac Surgery secondary to Congenital Heart Disease



Laura Creighton, Lecturer ( Education) and PhD research fellow from Queens’ University Belfast presented ASMOSUS: a digital resource to build nursing students skills in ASsessing cardiovascular risk, MOtivating change and SUStaining a healthier lifestyle