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Professional Practice and Education

Professional Practice and Education

Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire   WB Yeats




Membership chair Dr Margaret Graham, (Reflection, Older person nursing, student learning)

Deputy chair:  Therese Hennessy,

Graham, M. M.  Opening my mind the ripples of story in Johns, C.  (ED.) Becoming a Reflective Practitioner 5th   ed. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.  In press

O’Brien, B.  Graham, M. M. (2016): Paper accepted    Journal of Nursing Management

Casey, M; Cooney, A; OConnell, R; Hegarty, J; Brady, AM; Kennedy, CM; OReilly, P; Heffernan, E; Fealy, GM; McNamara, M; OConnor, L (2016) 'Nurses, midwives and key stakeholders experiences and perceptions on requirements to demonstrate the maintenance of professional competence: An Irish Study'. Journal of Advanced Nursing (in press).

Martins de Oliveira, A.K. and Tuohy, D. (2015) Communication and nursing: a study abroad student’s reflections. British Journal of Nursing 24 (21) 1080-1084

Brady, A. M., Fealy, G., Casey, M., Hegarty, J., Kennedy, C., McNamara, M., O'Reilly, P., Prizeman, G. and Rohde, D. (2015) ''Am I covered?': an analysis of a national enquiry database on scope of practice', Journal of Advanced Nursing, 71(10), 2402-12

Casey, M., Fealy, G., Kennedy, C., Hegarty, J., Prizeman, G., McNamara, M., O'Reilly, P., Brady, A. M. and Rohde, D. (2015) 'Nurses', midwives' and key stakeholders' experiences and perceptions of a scope of nursing and midwifery practice framework', Journal of Advanced Nursing, 71(6), 1227-37.

Tuohy, D and Rigney, F (2015) Self Monitoring of Diabetes (Patient education case study), on companion website In Green, J, Tones, K, Cross, R and Woodall, J (Eds) Health Promotion Planning and Strategies (3rd ed) Sage : London

Fealy, G., Casey, M., Rohde, D., Brady, A. M., Hegarty, J., Kennedy, C., McNamara, M., O'Reilly, P. and Prizeman, G. (2015) 'Scope of practice decision making: findings from a national survey of Irish nurses and midwives', Journal of Clinical Nursing, 24(19-20), 2871-80.

Tuohy, D., Graham, M.M., Johnson, K., Tuohy, T. and Burke, K, (2015) 'Developing an educational dvd on the use of hand massage in people with dementia: An innovation'. Nurse Education In Practice

Fealy, G. M., Rohde, D., Casey, M., Brady, A. M., Hegarty, J., Kennedy, C., McNamara, M., O'Reilly, P. and Prizeman, G. (2015) 'Facilitators and barriers in expanding scope of practice: findings from a national survey of Irish nurses and midwives', Journal of Clinical Nursing, 24(23-24), 3615-26.

Kennedy, C., O'Reilly, P., Fealy, G., Casey, M., Brady, A. M., McNamara, M., Prizeman, G., Rohde, D. and Hegarty, J. (2015) 'Comparative analysis of nursing and midwifery regulatory and professional bodies' scope of practice and associated decision-making frameworks: a discussion paper', Journal of Advanced Nursing, 71(8), 1797-811.

O’ Brien, B. (2015) Theory of Anticipatory Vigilance – a theory for perioperative nurses, in  European Operating Room Nurses Association. (EORNA), Positional Statements and Guidelines for Perioperative Nursing Practice Part 1.  Brussels, Belgium. The European Operating Room Nurses Association.

Tuohy, D., McCarthy, J, O’Sullivan C. & Hurley N. (2014) Nursing Care of Conditions Related to the Ear, Nose, Throat and Eye, Chapter 21, In Brady AM, McCabe C. & McCann M. (Eds) Fundamentals of Medical-Surgical Nursing: A Systems Approach. London; Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN 978-0-470-65823-9  

Barry, L., Tuohy, D., Leahy, F., Breen, H. and Corbett, S. (2015) Engaging nursing students in the care of the older people across multiple settings: with applicable findings from a team talk exercise Journal of the All Ireland Gerontological Nurses Association 2(7) 18-19

McCarthy, J., Cassidy, I., Tuohy, D. (2013) Lecturers’ experiences of facilitating guided group reflection with pre-registration BSc Nursing students Nurse Education Today, 33, 36-40

Butler, M.P., Cassidy, I., Quillinan, B., Fahy, A., Bradshaw, C., Tuohy, D., O'Connor, M., Mc Namara M.C., Egan, G,. Tierney, C. (2011) Competency Assessment Methods - Tool and Processes: A survey of nurse preceptors in Ireland. Nurse Education in Practice, 11 (5), 298-303. 

Cassidy, I., Butler, M.P., Quillinan, B., Egan, G,. Mc Namara M.C., Tuohy, D., Bradshaw, C., Fahy, A., Tierney, C.  (2012) Preceptors' views of assessing nursing students using a competency based approach, Nurse Education in Practice doi:10.1016/j.nepr.2012.04.006

Fahy A, Tuohy, D., McNamara, M., Butler, MP, Cassidy, I and Bradshaw, C. (2011) Evaluating clinical competence assessment. Nursing Standard 25, (50) 42-48.

Bailey, M. E. and Tuohy, D. (2009) Student nurses’ experiences of using a learning contract as a method of assessment. Nurse Education Today 29 (7) 758-762

Bradshaw, C., O’Connor, M., Egan, G., Tierney, K., Butler, M.P., Fahy, A., Tuohy, D., Cassidy, I., Quillinan, B., McNamara, M. (2012) Nursing students’ views of clinical competence assessment British Journal of Nursing 21(15) 923-927

Tuohy, D; McCarthy, J; Cassidy, I; Graham, MM (2008) 'Educational needs of nurses when nursing people of a different culture in Ireland'. International Nursing Review, 55 (2)164-170

Butler, M.P., Fahy, A., Tuohy, D., O’Connor, M., Cassidy, I., Bradshaw, C., Quillinan, B., Tierney, C., Egan, G. and McNamara, M. (2009) An Evaluation Of Clinical Competence Assessment in BSc Nursing Registration Education Programmes. University of Limerick Limerick.

Dr Margaret Graham

Department of Nursing & Midwifery
University of Limerick