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Continuing Education

Today’s clinician requires current evidence-based information to guide their clinical decision-making. Irrimax Corporation’s continuing education is committed to providing clinicians at all levels the necessary knowledge and education in an effort to prevent infections and introduce new and innovative solutions.  All education is provided free of charge by professional nurse educators. The Clinical, Research and Regulatory Services department is dedicated to expanding the clinician’s knowledge of irrigation and preventing infections with the focus on improved patient outcomes.

Contact us to learn more about specific accredited courses and the opportunity to schedule one of our professional educators.

Carolyn Twomey, BSN, RN

Global VP, Clinical and Research

Carolyn works directly with leading clinical researchers to ensure clinical program accuracy, she also provides clinical support for customers and leads the company’s advisory board.  Before joining Irrimax, Twomey was President of Pivotal Clinical Solutions and she led Molnlycke Health Care’s global clinical services organization, holding multiple leadership positions within the company’s US division. Earlier in her career, Twomey excelled as a perioperative nurse, critical care nurse manager and director of interventional cardiology. She also served as assistant professor of surgery and director of the Advanced Life Support Center at the Medical College of Virginia.

Twomey has published articles in Journal of the American College of Surgeons, AORN Journal, Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Safety, Infection Control Today, Managing Infection Control and Surgical Products, among many others. Twomey is a member of AORN and formerly served as trustee on the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Foundation Board. She is a member of Surgical Infection Society and serves on the Membership Committee, the American College of Surgeons, and the Association of Professionals in Infection Control.

Carolyn has served as a respected speaker and key thought leader for many conferences including:

    • Japanese Operating Room Nurses Congress 2010, Kyoto, Japan
    • AORN Congress 2011, 2008, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001
    • AORN Congress 2010, Exhibitor’s stand presentation
    • Korean Operating Room Nurses Conference 2009, Chung-Ju, Korea
    • World Surgical Congress 2007, Seoul, Korea
    • World Surgical Congress 2005, Barcelona, Spain
    • European Operating Room Nursing Association Congress (EORNAC) 2009,
      Copenhagen, Denmark
    • European Operating Room Nursing Association Congress (EORNAC) 2007, Dublin, Ireland
    • Infectious Disease Key Opinion Leaders’ Conference 2006 and 2009, Edinburgh, Scotland
    • The American Ophthalmic Registered Nurses Annual Conference
    • The AORN Multi-Specialty Conference
  • The AORN First Assistant National Forum 2003

Page C. McNeill, MSN, RN, CNL

Director, Clinical Services Operations & Compliance

Page C. McNeill is responsible for professional services worldwide.  She coordinates development of clinical evaluations and the professional referral program, in addition to many other duties.  She works directly with customers to provide clinical support and manages regulatory compliance.  McNeill is an active member of the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) and the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC).

McNeill has collaborated on papers in multiple peer-reviewed journals including American Journal of Infection Control and Journal of Surgical Research.  She has been a board-certified Clinical Nurse Leader since 2012.  Before joining Irrimax, McNeill provided care to our veterans in the Surgical Intensive Care and Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit at the Malcolm Randall Veterans Administration Hospital.

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