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Ms. Maria Noonan

Biography


Maria Noonan is a lecturer at the Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Limerick since 2006. She is a registered midwife and registered tutor and has worked in a variety of clinical settings in midwifery and as a midwife tutor in the University Maternity Hospital Limerick. Maria's clinical interests lie in women's psychological health and care during the continuum of pregnancy, childbirth and motherhood. Maria's research plan centres around the following themes: midwives and Public Health Nurses' knowledge perceptions and practice in relation to perinatal mental health, development of effective assessment strategies for student midwives and student midwife education.

Teaching Interests

Developing evidence based learning in midwifery and the use of innovative teaching learning and assessment strategies

Modules Taught



NS4072 Midwifery Practice and Normal Birth


NS5211 Midwifery Care and Practice


NS4037 Promoting Supporting and Protecting Breastfeeding


NS5073 Scope of Midwifery Practice

NS5231 Foundations in Midwifery


NS6031Supporting Perinatal Mental Health




Professional Activities

Education

  • 2014 Hypnobirthing Institute - Certificate
  • 2011 International Association of Infant Massage - Certificate
  • 2011 International Board of Lactation Consultants - Certificate
  • 2003 University College Dublin - MSc (Honours)
  • 2000 National Maternity Hospital, Holles Street - Certificate
  • 1999 Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland - BSc (Hons)

Association

  • member, Association of Lactation Consultants in Ireland

Outreach

  • Member of the Multidisciplinary Clinical Guidelines Committee Strategy Group University Maternity Hospital Limerick
    Faculty supporting Practice for the University Maternity Hospital Limerick

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

2014

The use of Mind Maps to prepare students for OSCE assessment
Noonan, M
(2014) The use of Mind Maps to prepare students for OSCE assessment
In International Journal of Clinical Skills;

2013

Preparing and conducting interviews to collect data
Doody, O. and Noonan, M.
(2013) Preparing and conducting interviews to collect data
In Nurse researcher;
DOI: 10.7748/nr2013.05.20.5.28.e327
[ULIR]

2013

The Ethical considerations associated with group work assessments
Noonan, M.
(2013) The Ethical considerations associated with group work assessments
In Nurse Education Today;

2013

Mind maps: Enhancing midwifery education
Noonan, M
(2013) Mind maps: Enhancing midwifery education
In Nurse Education Today;

2013

Working and learning: Post-registration student midwives' experience of the competency assessment process
Bradshaw, C,Noonan, M,Barry, M,Atkinson, S
(2013) Working and learning: Post-registration student midwives' experience of the competency assessment process
In Midwifery;
DOI: 10.1016/j.midw.2012.04.010

2012

Improving the content and face validity of OSCE assessment marking criteria on an undergraduate midwifery programme: A quality inititiative." .
Barry M, Bradshaw C and Noonan M
(2012) Improving the content and face validity of OSCE assessment marking criteria on an undergraduate midwifery programme: A quality inititiative." .
In Nurse Education In Practice;
[ULIR]

2012

An exploration of student midwives' experiences of the Objective Structured Clinical Examination assessment process
Barry, M,Noonan, M,Bradshaw, C,Murphy-Tighe, S
(2012) An exploration of student midwives' experiences of the Objective Structured Clinical Examination assessment process
In Nurse Education Today;
DOI: 10.1016/j.nedt.2011.09.007

2011

Breastfeeding: Is my baby getting enough milk?
Noonan M.
(2011) Breastfeeding: Is my baby getting enough milk?
In British Journal Of Midwifery;

2010

Lactational mastitis: Recognition and breastfeeding support
Noonan M.
(2010) Lactational mastitis: Recognition and breastfeeding support
In British Journal Of Midwifery;

2009

Assessing student midwives' clinical skills: Using QSCEs in an academic setting
Noonan M., Barry M., Bradshaw C.
(2009) Assessing student midwives' clinical skills: Using QSCEs in an academic setting
In Practising Midwife;
[ULIR]

Conference Publications

2012

NICER (Nottingham International Conference in Education & Research),
Atkinson, S., Barry, M., Bradshaw C., & Noonan M.
(2012) NICER (Nottingham International Conference in Education & Research),

2011

Building Links, Working Together
Atkinson, S., Barry, M., Bradshaw C., Noonan, M.
(2011) Building Links, Working Together

2011

International Congress of Midwives
Barry M, Noonan M, Bradshaw C, Murphy Tighe S
(2011) International Congress of Midwives

2010

AISHE 6th International Conference Designing and Delivering Curricula for the future
Bradshaw C, Noonan M, Barry M, Murphy Tighe S
(2010) AISHE 6th International Conference Designing and Delivering Curricula for the future

2010

11th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference Transforming Healthcare through Research & Education
Atkinson, S., Barry, M., Bradshaw C., & Noonan M.
(2010) 11th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference Transforming Healthcare through Research & Education
Trinity College Dublin