Irish Student Health Association News

ICGP are hosting a Chronic Disease Management Webinar on Wednesday 15th July commencing at 8pm

ICGP are hosting a Chronic Disease Management Webinar this Wednesday 15th July commencing at 8pm. You must be pre-registered for the webinar. Registration will close at 12:30pm the day of broadcast. » read more

 

Irish Student Health Association Nurse accredited as an IUHPE Registered Health Promotion Practitioner

Theresa Lowry Lehnen, Clinical Nurse Specialist & Associate Lecturer at Institute of Technology Carlow has met the rigorously applied competency and professional practice criteria for accreditation of her work in health promotion with the International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE). Theresa is one of 40 Health Promotion Practitioners in Ireland (AHPI) with the professional title 'IUHPE Registered Health Promotion Practitioner' and included on the IUHPE NAO and Global Register. » read more

 

Coronavirus Support App UK launched for Apple and Android devices

'Coronavirus Support App UK launched for Apple and Android devices' image A new free-to-download app to help people in the UK navigate the coronavirus pandemic has been launched for Apple and Android devices. The Coronavirus Support App (UK) has been created by Expert Self Care, alongside an interdisciplinary team of volunteers and nine partner organisations. » read more

 

La Roche-Posay and CeraVe brands MS Team's meetings and virtual online educational meetings

La Roche-Posay and CeraVe brands are strongly aligned with healthcare professionals in delivering dermatological products with proven efficacy across a broad range of skin conditions. MS Teams's virtual meetings can be arranged to update on new developments across the range of products. La Roche-Posay and CeraVe brands are hosting virtual online educational meetings that you can join and you will also receive a certificate to validate your continued education with them. » read more

 

HSE Sexual Health News-Issue 10 Summer 2020

'HSE Sexual Health News-Issue 10 Summer 2020' image HSE Sexual Health News-Issue 10 Summer 2020, contains contributions from colleagues working in the broader area of sexual health in Ireland and has been supplemented with COVID-specific, sexual health items. Pages 29-30 contain an excellent article on 'The importance of partner notification (PN) as part of a sexually transmitted infection (STI) screening within primary care' written by Nurse Sarah Hickey, Student Health Centre, Cork Institute of Technology (CIT). » read more

 

The Active* Consent / Union of Students in Ireland Sexual Experiences Survey 2020: Sexual Violence and Harassment Experiences in a National Survey of Higher Education Institutions. (USI /NUIG)

'The Active* Consent / Union of Students in Ireland Sexual Experiences Survey 2020: Sexual Violence and Harassment Experiences in a National Survey of Higher Education Institutions. (USI /NUIG)' image The Sexual Experiences Survey (SES) 2020 was completed by 6,026 undergraduate and postgraduate students at Irish Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) during February March 2020. The survey was a collaboration between the Active* Consent programme at NUI Galway and the Union of Students in Ireland. » read more

 

Men's Health Week 2020 - June 15th- June 21st

'Men's Health Week 2020 - June 15th- June 21st' image International Men's Health Week (MHW) runs from Monday 15th until Sunday 21st June. During 2020, Ireland will focus upon 'Restoring the Balance', and everyone is being asked to 'be part of the solution' - as we emerge from, what might be, the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. We can restore the balance by increasing awareness of preventable health problems for males, early detection and treatment of their health difficulties and supporting their engagement in healthier lifestyles. » read more

 

Student Health Matters app - App of the Day!

'Student Health Matters app -  App of the Day!' image The Student Health Matters app has been credited as the App of the Day by Download Astro, who have over 10 million monthly visits from users to their site. Created in partnership with the Irish Student Health Association and Expert Self Care, the Student Health Matters app provides evidence based, safe and reliable health information, and is the first of its kind resource for 3rd level students in Ireland. » read more

 

HPV Vaccination: The Facts. An article written by Nurse Practitioner Theresa Lowry Lehnen, Institute of Technology Carlow, published in the Medical Independent 04/05/2020.

'HPV Vaccination: The Facts. An article written by Nurse Practitioner Theresa Lowry Lehnen, Institute of Technology Carlow, published in the Medical Independent 04/05/2020.' image HPV Vaccination: The Facts. An article written by Nurse Practitioner Theresa Lowry Lehnen, Institute of Technology Carlow, published in the Medical Independent 04/05/2020. Theresa is a regular contributor to Medical and Nursing Journals and Newspapers, including the Medical Independent, Irish Medical Times, Update Journal and Nursing in General Practice Journal (NiGP). You can access links to this article and a selection of Theresa's journal articles and book publications here. » read more

 

Partner notification- STI screening in primary care. An article written by Nurse Sarah Hickey, CIT, published in Nursing in General Practice Journal

'Partner notification- STI screening in primary care. An article written by Nurse Sarah Hickey, CIT, published in Nursing in General Practice Journal' image 'Partner notification- STI screening in primary care', an excellent article written by Nurse Sarah Hickey from the student health centre at Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) was published in 'Nursing in General Practice' Journal. Issue 1: Volume 13 January/February 2020. » read more