22nd Oct 2020


19:00

Welcome

Dr. Eoghan de Barra, Secretary, IDSI


Oral Presentations


19:05

A Cost of Illness Study of Tuberculosis in the Republic of Ireland

James O'Connell

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland


19:10

Tocilizumab therapy in individuals with COVID ‐19 infection and hyperinflammatory state

Rachel MacCann

St Vincent's University Hospital


19:15

COVID-19 Clinical Outcomes amongst a Population of Hospitalised Adults in a Large Tertiary Hospital in Dublin

Niamh Reidy

Mater Misericordiae University Hospital


19:20

The impact of SARS-CoV-2 on healthcare workers in Galway University Hospitals

Marcella O'Callaghan

Galway University Hospital


19:25

Epidemiology of SARS-CoV-2 in Healthcare Workers following the First Wave of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Eamonn Faller

Cork University Hospital


19:30

Improving the timely IV-PO switch of antimicrobials: A Quality Improvement Initiative

Marion Murphy

Galway University Hospital


19:35

Attitudes towards Influenza Vaccination amongst staff in a Tertiary Care Irish University Hospital

Emma Kearns

St. Vincent’s University Hospital


19:40

Rapid and Laboratory Based SARS-CoV-2 Antibody Testing in Asymptomatic High-risk Hospital Associated Cohorts, a Validation and Epidemiological Study

Brendan O'Kelly

St James's Hospital


19:45

An Audit on the Investigation of COVID-19 Infection in Patients with Negative SARS-CoV-2 PCR Swab Results and Ongoing Clinical Suspicion, with a Focus on the Use of Chest CT, as Compared to WHO Recommendations

Jonathan McGrath

St James's Hospital


19:55

Keynote (tbc)


20:35

Review of Best ePosters

Prof. Sam McConkey, President, IDSI


20:55

Best Oral and Best ePoster Awards

Dr. Eoghan de Barra