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Ms. Liz Kingston

Research Interests

Research interests include:
Hand Hygiene
Infection Prevention and Control
Clinical Skills Teaching and Assessment

Technology Enhanced Learning


Project Title Role Period Funding SourceAmount Hand hygiene: exploring professional practice through a comparativestudy of awareness and attitudes among healthcare students'.Lead Applicant 2015-2018Infection Prevention Society UK€4,200 approx.The design, development and evaluation of a virtual gaming tool forhealthcare students. Project Leader 2011-2012Quality Unit University of Limerick €18,000The Principles of Infection Prevention and Control; the development ofreusable learning resources. Project Leader 2010-2011National Digital Learning Resources (NDLR)€17,040

Professional Activities

Education

  • 2017 Unversity of Limerick - PhD
  • 2009 University College Dublin - Grad Cert
  • 2003 Dublin City University - MSc.
  • 1999 University College Dublin - BSc

Award

  • 2010 - NDLR Project
  • 2010 - UL Role Model
  • 2008 - 1st Class Honours Grad Cert Education
  • 2002 - 1st Class Honours in MSc Degree at DCU
  • 1999 - 2nd class honours Bachelor Nursing Studies
  • 1999 - Judith Chavasse Prize

Association

  • 2006 Collaboration, networking, scholarship and information dissemination, International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation
  • 2003 International Collaboration & Professional Development, Sigma Theta Tau International
  • Regulatory Body for nursing and midwifery professions, An Bord Altranais
  • Network group for those delivering clinical skills teaching in HEI'S, Clinical Skills Network Ireland

Outreach

  • CPR Instructor

Publications

Book Chapters

2012

Developing Digital Resources for Undergraduate Health Science Students…How did we do?
liz kingston
(2012) Developing Digital Resources for Undergraduate Health Science Students…How did we do?
In The Digital Learning Revolution in Ireland: Case Studies from the National Learning Resources Service; London : Cambridge Scholars Press

Peer Reviewed Journals

2020

Fourth year nursing students' perceptions of their educational preparation in medication management: An interpretative phenomenological study
Moloney M.;Kingston L.;Doody O.
(2020) Fourth year nursing students' perceptions of their educational preparation in medication management: An interpretative phenomenological study
In Nurse education today;
DOI: 10.1016/j.nedt.2020.104512

2018

Hand hygiene and compliance behaviours are the under-appreciated human factors pivotal to reducing hospital acquired infections.
Colum P Dunne, Liz Kingston , Barbara Slevin , Nuala H O'Connell
(2018) Hand hygiene and compliance behaviours are the under-appreciated human factors pivotal to reducing hospital acquired infections.
In Journal Of Hospital Infection;
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhin.2018.02.022

2018

A comparative study of hand hygiene, including alcohol-based hand rub use, among Irish medical and nursing students.
Kingston, L., O'Connell, N.H., Dunne, C.P.
(2018) A comparative study of hand hygiene, including alcohol-based hand rub use, among Irish medical and nursing students.
In Nurse Education Today;
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2018.01.022
[ULIR]

2017

Attitudes and practices of Irish hospital-based physicians towards hand hygiene and handrubbing using alcohol-based hand rubs, a comparison between 2007 and 2015.
Kingston, L., Slevin, B., O'Connell, N.H., Dunne, C.P.
(2017) Attitudes and practices of Irish hospital-based physicians towards hand hygiene and handrubbing using alcohol-based hand rubs, a comparison between 2007 and 2015.
In Journal Of Hospital Infection;

2017

Survey of attitudes and behaviours of Irish nursing students towards hand hygiene.
Kingston, L., O'Connell, N.H., Dunne, C.P.
(2017) Survey of attitudes and behaviours of Irish nursing students towards hand hygiene.
In Nurse education today;
DOI: 10.1016/j.nedt.2017.02.015

2017

Hand hygiene: attitudes and practice of nurses, a comparison between 2007 and 2015.
Kingston, L., Slevin, B., O'Connell, N.H., Dunne, C.P.
(2017) Hand hygiene: attitudes and practice of nurses, a comparison between 2007 and 2015.
In American Journal Of Infection Control;
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2017.08.040

2017

Hand hygiene: Attitudes towards alcohol-based hand rubs and handrubbing practices among nursing students in Ireland
Kingston, L., O'Connell, N., Dunne, C.
(2017) Hand hygiene: Attitudes towards alcohol-based hand rubs and handrubbing practices among nursing students in Ireland
In Journal of Infection Prevention ;

2016

Response to letter from Chudleigh et al.: Systematic reviews of hand hygiene in patient care post 2010
L. Kingston, N.H. O'Connell, C.P. Dunne
(2016) Response to letter from Chudleigh et al.: Systematic reviews of hand hygiene in patient care post 2010
In Journal Of Hospital Infection;
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhin.2016.06.007

2016

Response to: Systematic reviews of hand hygiene in patient care post 2010.
Kingston, L., O'Connell, N.H., Dunne, C.P.
(2016) Response to: Systematic reviews of hand hygiene in patient care post 2010.
In Journal Of Hospital Infection;

2016

Hand hygiene-related clinical trials reported since 2010: a systematic review.
Liz Kingston, Nuala H O'Connell, Colum P Dunne
(2016) Hand hygiene-related clinical trials reported since 2010: a systematic review.
In Journal Of Hospital Infection;
DOI: 10.1016/ j.jhin.2015.11.012.

2016

Answers linked to Kingston L, O'Connell NH, Dunne CP. Hand hygiene-related clinical trials reported since 2010: a systematic review. J Hosp Infect 92;201:309‒320
Kingston, L., O'Connell, N.H., Dunne, C.P.
(2016) Answers linked to Kingston L, O'Connell NH, Dunne CP. Hand hygiene-related clinical trials reported since 2010: a systematic review. J Hosp Infect 92;201:309‒320
In Journal Of Hospital Infection;
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhin.2016.06.013

2016

Questions linked to Kingston L. O'Connell N.H. Dunne C.P. Hand hygiene-related clinical trials reported since 2010: a systematic review. J Hosp Infect 92;201: 309-320.
Kingston, L., O'Connell, N.H., Dunne, C.P.
(2016) Questions linked to Kingston L. O'Connell N.H. Dunne C.P. Hand hygiene-related clinical trials reported since 2010: a systematic review. J Hosp Infect 92;201: 309-320.
In Journal Of Hospital Infection;
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhin.2016.06.014

2010

Blood pressure measurement and clinical preparation: BSc nursing students' perspectives
Kingston L. and Murphy J.
(2010) Blood pressure measurement and clinical preparation: BSc nursing students' perspectives
In International Journal of Clinical Skills;

2009

Nursing students' perceptions of learning vital signs in a clinical skills laboratory.
Murphy J. and Kingston L.
(2009) Nursing students' perceptions of learning vital signs in a clinical skills laboratory.
In International Journal of Clinical Skills;

Other Journals

2017

Hand hygiene-related clinical trials reported since 2010-A systematic review.
Kingston, L., O'Connell, N.H., Dunne, C.
(2017) Hand hygiene-related clinical trials reported since 2010-A systematic review.
In National Institute of Health Sciences Bulletin;

Conference Publications

2019

to Conference on Organizational Sciences Development,
BAGGIA A,LESKOVAR R, RAJKOVIČ U, ŠMITEK B, PESJAK K, MLAKAR S, VALJAVEC M, KINGSTON L, MURPHY F, COFFEY A, NARDUZZI B, DE LOTTO P, TOMMASINI C, LILLO-CRESPO M, RIQUELME J
(2019) to Conference on Organizational Sciences Development,

2012

NDLR Symposium 2012, The Digital Learning Revolution in Ireland: Case Studies from the National Digital Learning Resources Service,
Kingston, L.
(2012) NDLR Symposium 2012, The Digital Learning Revolution in Ireland: Case Studies from the National Digital Learning Resources Service,
McQuade, E.(Ed.) University of Limerick

2011

3rd International Nursing and Midwifery Conference, National University of Ireland, Galway
Kingston L. and Murphy S.
(2011) 3rd International Nursing and Midwifery Conference, National University of Ireland, Galway

2011

4th International Clinical Skills Conference
Kingston L. and Murphy S.
(2011) 4th International Clinical Skills Conference
Italy

2010

All Ireland Society for Higher Education (AISHE) 6th International Conference.
Kingston L. and Murphy S.
(2010) All Ireland Society for Higher Education (AISHE) 6th International Conference.
Dublin

2009

3rd International Clinical Skills Conference
Kingston L. and Murphy J.
(2009) 3rd International Clinical Skills Conference
Italy

2008

Commonwealth Nurses' Federation 7th European Regional Conference
Kingston, L.
(2008) Commonwealth Nurses' Federation 7th European Regional Conference
Malta

2004

Healthcare Informatics Society of Ireland 9th Annual Conference & Scientific Symposium.
Kingston, L., Kearns, T. and Walsh. K.
(2004) Healthcare Informatics Society of Ireland 9th Annual Conference & Scientific Symposium.

2004

Sigma Theta Tau International 15th International Research Congress.
Kingston, L.
(2004) Sigma Theta Tau International 15th International Research Congress.

2003

An Bord Altranais Annual Nursing Conference.
Kingston, L.
(2003) An Bord Altranais Annual Nursing Conference.

Conference Contributions

2016

INTERNATIONAL WINTER SCHOOL: FROM PHILOSOPHY TO PRACTICE THROUGH EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH.
Kingston, L.
(2016) INTERNATIONAL WINTER SCHOOL: FROM PHILOSOPHY TO PRACTICE THROUGH EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH.
University of Limerick

2015

34th Annual International Nursing and Midwifery Research and Education Conference
Murphy, J., Kingston, L.Tella, S.
(2015) 34th Annual International Nursing and Midwifery Research and Education Conference
Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland.

2015

Inaugural Nursing and Midwifery Research and Innovation Conference, Limerick.
Murphy, J. Kingston, L. Tella, S.
(2015) Inaugural Nursing and Midwifery Research and Innovation Conference, Limerick.
Limerick

2015

34th Annual International Nursing and Midwifery Research and Education Conference
Murphy, J., Kingston, L.Tella, S.
(2015) 34th Annual International Nursing and Midwifery Research and Education Conference
Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland

2014

1st International Nurse Prescribing Conference, Finland.
Murphy, J., Kingston, L.
(2014) 1st International Nurse Prescribing Conference, Finland.
Saimaa University of Applied Sciences, Finland.

2013

2nd International Summer School, Saimaa University of Applied Sciences, Finland.
Kingston, L. Murphy, J.
(2013) 2nd International Summer School, Saimaa University of Applied Sciences, Finland.
Lapeenranta, Finland

Editorials

2018

Hand hygiene and compliance behaviours are the under-appreciated human factors pivotal to reducing hospital-acquired infections
Dunne, CP,Kingston, L,Slevin, B,O'Connell, NH
(2018) Hand hygiene and compliance behaviours are the under-appreciated human factors pivotal to reducing hospital-acquired infections
In Journal Of Hospital Infection;
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhin.2018.02.022

Reviewss

2016

Hand hygiene-related clinical trials reported since 2010: a systematic review
Kingston, L,O'Connell, NH,Dunne, CP
(2016) Hand hygiene-related clinical trials reported since 2010: a systematic review

DOI: 10.1016/j.jhin.2015.11.012

Letters

2016

Response to letter from Chudleigh et al.: Systematic reviews of hand hygiene in patient care post 2010
Kingston, L;O'Connell, NH;Dunne, CP
(2016) Response to letter from Chudleigh et al.: Systematic reviews of hand hygiene in patient care post 2010
In Journal Of Hospital Infection; LONDON : W B SAUNDERS CO LTD
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhin.2016.06.007