ITERN Call for Projects

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We have had an amazing year with two national multi-site projects completed, two publications being submitted for consideration for publication¬†and another one to follow. ITERN displayed two posters at EUSEM and had a moderated poster presentation at IAEM. This is all down to the collaborative work provided by EM trainees and EM consultants around the country and considering the year that we have all gone through, it shows the dedication… Read More »ITERN Call for Projects

Introducing your ITERN Regional Reps

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We’re delighted to announce the expansion of our ITERN team. We’d like to give a warm welcome to our newly appointed ITERN Regional Representatives. The regional reps will help support our research network by working closely with site leads in co-ordinating ITERN projects and feeding back to the ITERN Committee of any regional issues arising. Here’s the current list of representatives and where you can find them! Region Rep Name… Read More »Introducing your ITERN Regional Reps

CERA Publication

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Psychological Distress and Trauma in Doctors Providing Frontline Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic in the United Kingdom and Ireland: A Prospective Longitudinal Survey Cohort Study This paper stemmed from the Covid-19 Emergency Response Assessment (CERA) Study which was a collaboration between Irish Trainee Emergency Research Network (ITERN), the Irish Association of Emergency Medicine (IAEM), the College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland (CAI), Paediatric Emergency Research in the United Kingdom & Ireland… Read More »CERA Publication

ITERN Recruiting Regional Reps

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After a very successful first trainee led national project (NERAA), ITERN is now looking to strengthen our research network with ‘Regional Representatives’. This role will involve co-ordinating ITERN projects across 2-3 sites, acting as a liaison between the National Project lead and the site leads (see graphic below). If might be interested, get in touch with a member of our team. The feedback from EM Docs involved with ITERN to… Read More »ITERN Recruiting Regional Reps

Covid-19 Emergency Response Assessment Study

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Irish Trainee Emergency Research Network (ITERN) has been collaborating with the Irish Association of Emergency Medicine (IAEM), the College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland (CAI), Paediatric Emergency Research in the United Kingdom & Ireland (PERUKI) and Trainee Emergency Research Network, UK (TERN) to undertake the “CERA – Covid-19 Emergency Response Assessment Study”. This study had been approved by both IAEM and CAI. The primary aim of this study will be to understand… Read More »Covid-19 Emergency Response Assessment Study

NERRA IRL Study Update

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Its here! The first ever Emergency Medicine trainee led, multi-site study is about to commence. Thank you to all the sites who have signed up for what should be an exciting development for EM trainees in Ireland! We are delighted to be in collaboration with the Emergency Airway Registry Ireland group (EMARI) on this project, leading to the development of an airway registry for Irish EM. This study has just… Read More »NERRA IRL Study Update

Sign up for the NERAA Study

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We have been hard at work behind the scenes to bring you our first trainee led research project, the National Emergency Resuscitation Airway Audit (NERAA). Now we’re looking for Emergency Medicine Trainees to join us and run this study across as many sites as possible in Ireland! Interested?Fill in your details here on the NERAA Sign Up and we will get back to you.  What this study entails: This study… Read More »Sign up for the NERAA Study

ITERN Formation

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The creation of The Irish Trainee Emergency Research Network (ITERN) was formally announced at the IEMTA ASM on 24th April 2019 in RCSI. The founding committee consists of Emergency Medicine Trainees: James Foley, Marcus Jee, Jeff Mulcaire, Andrew Patton, Etimbuk Uama and TERN Fellow: Tom Roberts. Join our mailing list or follow us on Twitter to keep updated with ITERN’s work!

National ED Airway Audit

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How many patients are intubated in ED? Who is intubating them? What are the complications? These are the questions we plan to answer! Although emergency airway management is frequently performed in Irish EDs today, there is a paucity of literature on why and how patients are intubated, and by whom. Surveillance of critical emergency procedures is essential for reasons of public health, education and clinical practice development. Over the last… Read More »National ED Airway Audit

Airway Study – 2

How many patients are intubated in ED? Who is intubating them? What are the complications? These are the questions we plan to answer!