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Dr. Dympna Tuohy

Biography

I have taught and been involved in nurse education , teaching & assessment; from undergraduate to master's level since 1996. This includes programme development, curriculum development and review, BSc and MSc (taught and research) dissertation supervision. Prior to this, I spend several years nursing people in clinical practice. My current research areas of interest include Intergenerational cafés, Nursing Homes and Covid 19, Nursing Metrics, Day care centres and people living with dementia, MECC and undergraduate students

Research Interests

  • Intergenerational cafés
  • Nursing Homes and Covid 19
  • Nursing Metrics
  • MECC and undergraduate student nurses
  • Day care centres and people living with dementia
  • Older women's experiences of ageing and health related issues in Ireland.
  • Funded National Transfer Letter from Residential to Acute Care Services for Older People
  • Care of the older person
  • Intercultural learning
  • Nurse Migration

Teaching Interests

  1. BSc Nursing
    Introduction to the Principles and Nature of Teaching and Learning for Nurses and Midwives
  2. BSc Nursing: Introduction to Health and Health Promotion
  3. MSc Nursing Older Person (discipline specific modules)
  4. Reflective Practice
  5. Undergraduate final year project and Master's research supervision

Professional Activities

Education

  • 2016 National University Ireland Galway - PhD
  • 2001 University of Manchester - Master of Science
  • 1996 University College Dublin - B.Nursing Studies
  • 1992 University of Technology, Sydney - Graduate Diploma
  • 1991 Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney - Certificate
  • 1986 Regional Hospital, Limerick - Certificate

Award

  • 2014 - Bloomberg Emerging Nurse Scholarship
  • 2007 - Seed Funding
  • 1999 - Research Scholarship

Association

  • Member, All Ireland Gerontological Nurses Association (AIGNA)
  • On live register , Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland
  • Member , Irish Gerontological Society

Committee

  • Curriculum development team grad dip/MSc Nursing Older Person ,
  • Ageing, Mental Health and Intellectual Disability Research committee. ,
  • Early Careers Research Group,
  • UL working group on curriculum development for Self-Management Support in Chronic Disease,
  • UL nomination for membership of the HSE, CHO3 Rehabilitation Strategy Oversight Group,
  • Champion Group for the implementation of HSE/HEI National Undergraduate curriculum for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management. ,
  • Department of Nursing Midwifery Engaged Learning Committee,
  • Curriculum development team BSc Nursing ,

Publications

Book Chapter

2014

Nursing care of conditions related to the ear, nose, throat and eye
Tuohy, D; Mc Carthy, J; O'Sullivan, C; Hurley, N
Fundamentals of Medical-Surgical Nursing A Systems Approach

Conference Contribution

2009

15th International Reflective Practice Conference COMHRA,
Tuohy, D. ,McCarthy, J. and Cassidy, I


Conference Publication

2010

Oral Paper presentation by Fahy, A. at the RCN Education Forum Conference Partners in Practice
Fahy, A., Butler, M.P., Tuohy, D. O' Connor, Cassidy, I., M., Bradshaw, C., Quillinan, B., Tierney, Egan, G., C., McNamara, M.,

2009

15th Nurse Education Today International Conference. Dublin
Bailey,M. Tuohy,D.(2008) Undergraduate Student Nurses'

2009

9th Annual Conference of the National Council for the Professional Development of Nursing and Midwifery
Fahy, A., Butler, M.P., Tuohy, D., O¿Connor, M., Cassidy, I., Bradshaw, C., Quillinan, B., Catherine Tierney, K., McNamara, M.C and Egan, G

2009

Oral Paper presented by at the 9th Annual Research Conference
Cassidy, I. Egan, G. Butler, M.P., Fahy, A., Tuohy, D. O' Connor, Cassidy, I., M., Bradshaw, C., Quillinan, B., Tierney, Egan, G., C., McNamara, M.,

2009

Conference of the National Council for the ProfessionalDevelopment of Nursing & Midwifery -Clinical Excellence: Safety, Quality and Evidence- Croke Park, Dublin.
Cassidy I., Egan, G, Butler, M.P., Fahy, A., O¿ Connor, M., Bradshaw, C., Quillinan, B., C. Tierney, C., McNamara, M., Tuohy, D. (2009)

2009

10th th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference
Deasy, C. Tuohy, D, and Doody, O

2009

The 9th Annual Conference of the National Council for the ProfessionalDevelopment of Nursing & Midwifery -Clinical Excellence: Safety, Quality and Evidence- Croke Park, Dublin.
Fahy, A. Mc Namara, C. Tuohy, D. Butler, M. P. Cassidy, I. Egan, G. O' Connor, M. Bradshaw, C. Quillinan, B. Tierney, C.

2009

9th Annual Research Conference Catherine McAuley School of Nursing and Midwifery Ireland
Cassidy, I. Egan, G. Butler, M. P., Fahy, A., O Connor, M. Bradshaw, C. Quillinan, B. Tierney, C. McNamara, M., Tuohy, D.

2008

9th Annual Interdisciplinary Research
Bailey, M. and Tuohy, M

2008

9th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference. Transforming health care through research, education and technology.
Butler, M. P., Quillinan, B., Tuohy, D., O' Connor, M., Bradshaw, C., Cassidy, I., Tierney, C. Fahy, A., Egan, G., McNamara, M.

2008

Transforming Healthcare through Research, Education & Technology, 9th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conferenc
Butler, M.P., Quillinan, B., Fahy, A ., Cassidy, I, Tuohy, D., O¿ Connor, M., Bradshaw, C., Tierney, C., McNamara, M. and Egan, G,

2008

9th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference
Tuohy, D, Doody, O. and Deasy, C.

2008

9th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference Transforming Healthcare through Research, Education and Technology
Butler, M. P. Quillinan, B. Fahy, A., Cassidy, I., Tuohy, D., O' Connor, M., Bradshaw, C., Tierney, C., McNamara, M., Egan, G.

2008

9th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference, Transforming Healthcare through Research, Education and Technology
Butler, M.P., Quilinan, B., Fahy, A., Tuohy, D., O Connor, M., Bradshaw, C., Cassidy, I., Tierney, K., Egan, G., & Mc Namara, M.C.

2007

8th Annual Interdisciplinary research conference
Dympna Tuohy, Jan McCarthy, Irene Cassidy and Margaret Graham

2005

Resus 2005
Margaret Graham and Dympna Tuohy

2005

8th Mid-Western Branch of Irish Nursing Research Interest Group (INRIG)
Margaret Graham, Irene Cassidy and Dympna Tuohy

Other Journal

2015

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

2013

An overview of interpretive phenomenology as a research methodology
Tuohy D.;Cooney A.;Dowling M.;Murphy K.;Sixsmith J.
Nurse researcher DOI: 10.7748/nr2013.07.20.6.17.e315

Other Publication

2008

Peer Reviewed Journal

2019

Effective intercultural communication in nursing
Tuohy D.
Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987) DOI: 10.7748/ns.2019.e11244

2015
2013

An overview of interpretive phenomenology as a research methodology
Tuohy, D., Cooney, A., Dowling, M., Murphy, K., and Sixsmith, J.
Nurse researcher DOI: 10.7748/nr2013.07.20.6.17.e315

2012

Preceptors' views of assessing nursing students using a competency based approach
Cassidy I.;Butler M.;Quillinan B.;Egan G.;Mc Namara M.;Tuohy D.;Bradshaw C.;Fahy A.;Connor M.;Tierney C.
Nurse Education In Practice DOI: 10.1016/j.nepr.2012.04.006

2012

Final-year student nurses' perceptions of role transition
Doody O.;Tuohy D.;Deasy C.
British Journal Of Nursing DOI: 10.12968/bjon.2012.21.11.684

2012

Nursing students' views of clinical competence assessment
Bradshaw C.;O'Connor M.;Egan G.;Tierney K.;Butler M.;Fahy A.;Tuohy D.;Cassidy I.;Quillinan B.;McNamara M.
British Journal Of Nursing DOI: 10.12968/bjon.2012.21.15.923

2012

Nursing Students Views of Clinical Competence Assessment in the Mid West Region of Ireland
Bradshaw, C., O Connor, M., Egan, G., Tierney, C., Butler, M.P., Fahy, A., Tuohy, D., Cassidy, I., Quillinan, B. and McNamara, M
British Journal Of Nursing (Mark Allen Publishing)

2011

Competency assessment methods - Tool and processes: A survey of nurse preceptors in Ireland
Butler M.P., Cassidy I., Quillinan B., Fahy A., Bradshaw C., Tuohy D., O'Connor M., Mc Namara M.C., Egan G., Tierney C.
Nurse Education In Practice DOI: 10.1016/j.nepr.2011.01.006

2011

Evaluating Clinical Competence Assessment
Fahy, A., Tuohy,D., Mc Namara, M.C., Butler, M.P., Cassidy, I., Bradshaw, C.
Nursing Standard

2002

Student nurse-older person communication: a mini ethnography
Tuohy, D
Nat. Inst. Of Health Sciences Research Bulletin

Published Report

2009

An Evaluation of Clinical Competence Assessment in BSc Nursing Registration Education Programmes.
Butler, M P., Fahy, A., Tuohy, D., O'Connor, M., Cassidy, I., Bradshaw, C., Quillinan, B., Tierney, C., Egan, G., Mc Namara, M. C.