Limerick GPs get the classroom treatment

first_imgLinkedin Email Advertisement Facebook NewsLocal NewsLimerick GPs get the classroom treatmentBy Alan Jacques – October 22, 2015 1268 TAGSlimerickUL HospitalsUniversity of Limerick Medical School Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Vanishing Ireland podcast documenting interviews with people over 70’s, looking for volunteers to share their stories Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Printcenter_img WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Previous articleLimerick councillor gets Santa letter in earlyNext article#VIDEO Foynes potential to become major hub for biofuel manufacturing Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie Professor Calvin Coffey, Colorectal Surgeon UL Hospitals, Foundation Chair of Surgery, UL GEMS, Dr Jack McCarthy, Ennis, Dr Mary Gray, Limerick City and Professor Paul Finucane, Chief Academic Officer UL Hospitals.Pic: Gareth Williamsby Alan [email protected] up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Professor Calvin Coffey, Colorectal Surgeon UL Hospitals, Foundation Chair of Surgery, UL GEMS, Dr Jack McCarthy, Ennis, Dr Mary Gray, Limerick City and Professor Paul Finucane, Chief Academic Officer UL Hospitals.Pic: Gareth WilliamsA CALL from GPs for interactive educational events resulted in a UL Hospitals Study Evening with a difference.More than 40 GPs gathered at the University of Limerick Medical School for a talk that formed part of an ongoing education and engagement programme to develop links with GPs and enhance the quality of patient care.The UL Hospitals GP Study Evening involved three interactive discussions based on hypothetical cases, which were run concurrently with the presenters rotating between groups of participants.UL Hospitals chief academic officer Professor Paul Finucane said that feedback from GPs indicated that they wanted educational events which were as interactive as possible.“In response, we organised the study evening in this dynamic way and we were delighted with the turnout and level of participation by the groups.”Dr Ray O’Connor, facilitator and GP, welcomed the interaction with colleagues in UL Hospitals.“The structure was unusual and it is good to participate in an educational event which is a bit different in format to the norm.  I am looking forward to the next one,” he said.UL Hospitals plan to run three further GP Study Evenings in January, May and September 2016. Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed livelast_img

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