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Emeritus Ap. Christine Deasy

Biography

Christine worked for many years as a psychiatric nurse at staff nurse and clinical nurse manager grades in a range of hospital and community based settings. She was appointed as a Nurse Tutor to the School of Nursing at St Josephs Hospital, Limerick in 2002. In 2003 Christine took up a post as a Lecturer in University of Limerick teaching on both undergraduate and post graduate programmes. Christine was the Course Director for the BSc Nursing (mental health) programme before taking on the Head of Department role in June 2017. Her research interests include health promotion, student health, mental health and reflective practice. Her PhD research thesis completed in 2016 is titled "Psychological distress, coping and lifestyle behaviour of higher education nursing/midwifery and teacher education students in one university in Ireland".

Research Interests

Student health
Health Promotion
Mental Health
Reflective practice

Professional Activities

Education

  • 2016 University of Limerick - PhD
  • 2005 University of limerick - Master of Education (First Class Honours)
  • 2002 University of Limerick - BSc.Nursing Studies (First Class Honours)

Award

  • 2013 - Best conference paper

Employment

  • 2003 Dept of Nursing and Midwifery, UL. - Lecturer, Head of Department since June 1st 2016
  • 1984 HSE (formely Mid Western Health Board) - Staff Nurse, CNM1, CNM2 and Nurse Tutor.

Association

  • 1984 *, An Bord Altranais (Psychiatric Nursing Division).

Committee

  • SHE(Schools for Health in Europe) Research Group,
  • Quality Committee,
  • Intellectual Disability Mental Health Research Group,

Publications

Books

2006

Health Promotion in Ireland: Principles, Practice and Research.
Ryan, D; Mannix-McNamara, P; Deasy, C
(2006) Health Promotion in Ireland: Principles, Practice and Research.
Dublin : Gill and MacMillan Dublin

Book Chapters

2017

Challenging Performativity in Higher Education: Promoting a Healthier Learning Culture
Deasy, C and Mannix McNamara, P.
(2017) Challenging Performativity in Higher Education: Promoting a Healthier Learning Culture
In Global Voices in Higher Education; Croatia : Intech
DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.68736
[ULIR]

2008

Mental Health and Mental Health Promotion
Ryan, D; Deasy, C
(2008) Mental Health and Mental Health Promotion
In Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing An Irish Perspective; Dublin : Gill and Macmillan Dublin

Peer Reviewed Journals

2016

Psychological distress and help seeking amongst higher education students: findings from a mixed method study of undergraduate nursing/midwifery and teacher education students in Ireland
Deasy, C., Coughlan, B., Pironom, J., Jourdan, D. and Mannix McNamara, P.
(2016) Psychological distress and help seeking amongst higher education students: findings from a mixed method study of undergraduate nursing/midwifery and teacher education students in Ireland
In Irish Educational Studies; pp. 175-194
DOI: 10.1080/03323315.2016.1146157

2016

School health promotion and teacher professional identity
Didier Jourdan · Carine Simar · Christine Deasy · Graça S. Carvalho · Patricia Mannix McNamara
(2016) School health promotion and teacher professional identity
In Health Education; pp. 106-122
DOI: 10.1108/HE-07-2014-0078

2016

Predictors of health of pre-registration nursing and midwifery students: Findings from a cross-sectional survey
Deasy, C., Coughlan, B., Pironom, J., Jourdan, D. and Mannix McNamara, P.
(2016) Predictors of health of pre-registration nursing and midwifery students: Findings from a cross-sectional survey
In Nurse education today; pp. 427-433
DOI: 10.1016/j.nedt.2015.09.010

2015

Psychological distress and lifestyle of students: implications for health promotion
Deasy, C., Coughlan, B., Pironom, J., Jourdan, D. and Mannix McNamara, P.
(2015) Psychological distress and lifestyle of students: implications for health promotion
In Health promotion international; pp. 77-87
DOI: 10.1093/heapro/dau086

2014

Psychological Distress and Coping amongst Higher Education Students: A Mixed Method Enquiry
Deasy, C., Coughlan, B., Pironom, J., Jourdan, D. and Mannix McNamara, P.
(2014) Psychological Distress and Coping amongst Higher Education Students: A Mixed Method Enquiry
In Plos One;
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0115193
[ULIR]

2013

You Can't Help Getting into a Heap about It ': Student Stress in Initial Teacher Education
Deasy, C., Coughlan, B..and Mannix Mc Namara, P.
(2013) You Can't Help Getting into a Heap about It ': Student Stress in Initial Teacher Education
In International Journal for Cross-Disciplinary Subjects in Education; pp. 1324-1331

2012

Final-year student nurses' perceptions of role transition
Doody O.;Tuohy D.;Deasy C.
(2012) Final-year student nurses' perceptions of role transition
In British Journal Of Nursing; pp. 684-688
DOI: 10.12968/bjon.2012.21.11.684

2012

Final-year student nurses' perceptions of role transition
Doody, O., Tuohy, D. and Deasy, C.
(2012) Final-year student nurses' perceptions of role transition
In British Journal Of Nursing; pp. 684-688
[ULIR]

2011

An exploratory study of role transition from student to registered nurse (general, mental health and intellectual disability) in Ireland
Deasy, C., Doody, O. and Tuohy, D.
(2011) An exploratory study of role transition from student to registered nurse (general, mental health and intellectual disability) in Ireland
In Nurse Education In Practice; pp. 109-113
DOI: 10.1016/j.nepr.2010.11.006
[ULIR]

Other Journals

2016

Psychological Distress and Lifestyle of Students - Implications for Health Promotion
Deasy, C., Coughlan, B., Pironom, J., Jourdan, D. and Mannix McNamara,P.
(2016) Psychological Distress and Lifestyle of Students - Implications for Health Promotion
In National Institute of Health Sciences Research Bulletin ; pp. 81-81
[ULIR]

2011

An exploratory study of role transition from student to registered nurse (general, mental health and intellectual disability) in Ireland
Deasy, C., Doody, O. and Tuohy, D.
(2011) An exploratory study of role transition from student to registered nurse (general, mental health and intellectual disability) in Ireland
In National Institute of Health Science Research Bulletin; pp. 98-99

2011

An Exploratory Study of Psychiatric Nurses Perception of Recovery in Mental Health Care
Hurley, N and Deasy, C.
(2011) An Exploratory Study of Psychiatric Nurses Perception of Recovery in Mental Health Care
In National Institute of Health Science Research Bulletin; pp. 23-23

2009

An exploratory study of the Perceptions of Community Based Mental Health Nurses of their Role in Providing Family Interventions for Individuals with Schizophrenia and their Families
Lyons, J; Deasy, C
(2009) An exploratory study of the Perceptions of Community Based Mental Health Nurses of their Role in Providing Family Interventions for Individuals with Schizophrenia and their Families
In National Institute of Health Science Research Bulletin; pp. 42-42

2009

Nutrition Interventions
Hennessy, M; Deasy, C
(2009) Nutrition Interventions
In In Touch; pp. 32-33

Conference Publications

2019

HSE West-Midwest Nursing and Midwifery Research and Innovation Conference University Hospital Limerick, CERC, 19/02/2019-19/02/2019.
Deasy, C., Meskell, P., O'Donnell, C., Markey, K., Doody, O., Murphy-Tighe, S., O'Brien, B., Tuohy, D., Hussey, M., O'Loughlin, C. [Oral Presentation]
(2019) HSE West-Midwest Nursing and Midwifery Research and Innovation Conference University Hospital Limerick, CERC, 19/02/2019-19/02/2019.

2018

UK Council for Graduate Education Annual Conference
Mannix McNamara, P., Deasy, C. and Parker Jenkins, M
(2018) UK Council for Graduate Education Annual Conference
Bristol

2018

UK Council fo for Graduate Education Annual Conference
Deasy, C. and Mannix McNamara, P.
(2018) UK Council fo for Graduate Education Annual Conference
Bristol

2017

Promoting Health and Wellbeing in the Workplace NUIG
Mannix McNamara, P. and Deasy, C
(2017) Promoting Health and Wellbeing in the Workplace NUIG

2017

NUIG Health Promotion Conference Promoting Health and Wellbeing in the workplace.
Mannix Mc Namara, P and Deasy, C.
(2017) NUIG Health Promotion Conference Promoting Health and Wellbeing in the workplace.
NUI Galway

2016

2nd Annual SPHeRE Conference 2016
Deasy, C., Coughlan, B., Pironom, j., ourdan, D and Mannix-McNamara, P.
(2016) 2nd Annual SPHeRE Conference 2016

2015

UL Hospitals Annual Research Symposium
Deasy, C., Coughlan, B. Jourdan, D., Pironom, J. and Mannix McNamara, P.
(2015) UL Hospitals Annual Research Symposium

2015

2015 International Conference on Health Promoting Universities and Colleges
Deasy, C and Mannix Mc Namara, P
(2015) 2015 International Conference on Health Promoting Universities and Colleges

2014

Educational Research in Europe (ECER) Conference 'The Past, the Present and Future of Educational Research in Europe
Deasy, C., Coughlan, B. and Mannix McNamara, P.
(2014) Educational Research in Europe (ECER) Conference 'The Past, the Present and Future of Educational Research in Europe

2014

RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons Ireland) 33rd Annual International Nursing & Midwifery Research & Education Conference
Deasy, C., Coughlan, B. and Mannix McNamara, P
(2014) RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons Ireland) 33rd Annual International Nursing & Midwifery Research & Education Conference

2014

Psychological distress and lifestyle behaviour of undergraduate university students: implications for health promotion
Deasy, C., Coughlan, B. Jourdan, D., Pironom, J and Mannix McNamara, P
(2014) Psychological distress and lifestyle behaviour of undergraduate university students: implications for health promotion

2014

Networking for Education in Healthcare (NET) 2014
Deasy, C., Coughlan, B. and Mannix McNamara, P.
(2014) Networking for Education in Healthcare (NET) 2014

2013

2013 World Congress on Education (WCE), London,
Deasy, C., Coughlan, B. and Mannix McNamara, P.
(2013) 2013 World Congress on Education (WCE), London,

2012

4th International Nurse Education Conference, Changing the Landscape for Nursing and Healthcare Education, June 17th to June 20th, Baltimore USA
Deasy, C., Mannix McNamara, P. and Coughlan, B.
(2012) 4th International Nurse Education Conference, Changing the Landscape for Nursing and Healthcare Education, June 17th to June 20th, Baltimore USA
Baltimore, USA

2011

3rd International Nursing and Midwifery Conference
Deasy, C. Mannix McNamara, P. and Coughlan, B.
(2011) 3rd International Nursing and Midwifery Conference

2011

3rd International Nursing and Midwifery Conference
Hurley, N. and Deasy, C
(2011) 3rd International Nursing and Midwifery Conference

2011

Educational Studies Association of Ireland, 36th Annual Conference
Deasy, C. and Mannix McNamara, P.
(2011) Educational Studies Association of Ireland, 36th Annual Conference

2011

Annual Health Promotion Conference `Mainstreaming Health Promotion: Promoting Health Across Sectors¿.
Deasy, C. Mannix McNamara, P. and Coughlan, B.
(2011) Annual Health Promotion Conference `Mainstreaming Health Promotion: Promoting Health Across Sectors¿.

2011

19th International Health Promoting Hospitals conference
Deasy, C. Mannix McNamara, P. and Coughlan, B.
(2011) 19th International Health Promoting Hospitals conference

2010

Catherine Mc Auley School of Nursing and Midwifery 10th Annual Nursing and Midwifery Research Conference
Doyle, R and Deasy, C.
(2010) Catherine Mc Auley School of Nursing and Midwifery 10th Annual Nursing and Midwifery Research Conference

2010

11th annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference Transforming Healthcare through Research and Education. Trinity College, Dublin
Hurley, N. and Deasy, C
(2010) 11th annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference Transforming Healthcare through Research and Education. Trinity College, Dublin

2010

3rd International Nurse Education Conference: Nurse education in a global community: Collaboration and networking for the future, 14th April 2010, Sydney, Australia.
Paper presented by Deasy, C
(2010) 3rd International Nurse Education Conference: Nurse education in a global community: Collaboration and networking for the future, 14th April 2010, Sydney, Australia.

2009

10th h Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference
Hennessy, M. and Deasy, C
(2009) 10th h Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference

2008

9th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference Transforming Healthcare through Research, Education & Technology
Lyons, J and Deasy, C
(2008) 9th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference Transforming Healthcare through Research, Education & Technology

2008

9th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference: Transforming Healthcare through Research, Education & Technology
Tuohy D, Doody O and Deasy C
(2008) 9th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference: Transforming Healthcare through Research, Education & Technology

2008

12th Annual Summer Conference, Capacity Building for the Future: Health Promotion Competencies and Professional Standards
Hennessy, M and Deasy, C
(2008) 12th Annual Summer Conference, Capacity Building for the Future: Health Promotion Competencies and Professional Standards

2008

14th International Reflective practice Conference
Graham, M., Deasy, C., Mc Carthy, J., and Hayes, R
(2008) 14th International Reflective practice Conference

2008

9th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference: Transforming Healthcare through Research, Education and Technology, School of Nursing and Midwifery Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.
Tuohy, D., Doody, O. and Deasy, C.
(2008) 9th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference: Transforming Healthcare through Research, Education and Technology, School of Nursing and Midwifery Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.

2007

U.K National Mental Health Nursing Conference
Christine Deasy
(2007) U.K National Mental Health Nursing Conference

2006

HSE Primary Care conference ¿Responding to need
Christine Deasy, Ruth Hayes, Margaret Graham and Jan Mc Carthy
(2006) HSE Primary Care conference ¿Responding to need
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2006

HSE Primary Care conference ¿Responding to need"
Christine Deasy
(2006) HSE Primary Care conference ¿Responding to need"
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2006

Trinity College Dublin, 7th annual interdisciplinary research Conference
Christine Deasy
(2006) Trinity College Dublin, 7th annual interdisciplinary research Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2006

14th International Health Promoting Hospitals Conference
Christine Deasy
(2006) 14th International Health Promoting Hospitals Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2006

All Ireland Health promoting Hospitals National Conference
Christine Deasy
(2006) All Ireland Health promoting Hospitals National Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2006

HSE (Mid West) NMPDU 3rd annual conference"Person Centred Developments in Nursing and Midwifery"
Deasy, Christine
(2006) HSE (Mid West) NMPDU 3rd annual conference"Person Centred Developments in Nursing and Midwifery"
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2006

Catherine Mc Auley School of Nursing and Midwifery 6th Annual Conference
Christine Deasy
(2006) Catherine Mc Auley School of Nursing and Midwifery 6th Annual Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2005

International Health Promoting Hospitals
Christine Deasy
(2005) International Health Promoting Hospitals
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2005

Catherine Mc Auley School of Nursing and Midwifery 5th Annual Conference
Christine Deasy
(2005) Catherine Mc Auley School of Nursing and Midwifery 5th Annual Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2005

International Health Promoting Hospitals Conference
Christine Deasy
(2005) International Health Promoting Hospitals Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2005

Catherine Mc Auley School of Nursing and Midwifery 5th Annual Conference
Christine Deasy
(2005) Catherine Mc Auley School of Nursing and Midwifery 5th Annual Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2005

Irish Nurses Research Interest Group Conference
Christine Deasy
(2005) Irish Nurses Research Interest Group Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2005

Irish Nurses Research Interest Group Conference
Christine Deasy
(2005) Irish Nurses Research Interest Group Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

Conference Contributions

2020

Trinity Health and Education International Research Conference
Meskell, P., O'Loughlin, C., Tuohy, D., O'Brien, B., Hussey, M., Markey, K., Doody, O., O'Donnell, C., Murphy-Tigue, S, Deasy, C.
(2020) Trinity Health and Education International Research Conference
Trinity College Dublin

2019

HSE West-Midwest Nursing and Midwifery Research and Innovation Conference
Deasy, C., Meskell, P., O'Donnell, C., Markey, K., Doody, O., Murphy-Tighe, S., O'Brien, B., Tuohy, D., Hussey, M., O'Loughlin, C.
(2019) HSE West-Midwest Nursing and Midwifery Research and Innovation Conference
University Hospital Limerick, CERC

2018

HSE West Midwest Nursing and Midwifery Research and Innovation Conference
Margaret O Sullivan and Christine Deasy
(2018) HSE West Midwest Nursing and Midwifery Research and Innovation Conference
Strand Hotel Limerick

2018

HSE West-Midwest Nursing and Midwifery Reserach and Innovation Conference
Mc Shane Lorcan and Christine Deasy
(2018) HSE West-Midwest Nursing and Midwifery Reserach and Innovation Conference
Strand Hotel Limerick

2018

Nursing and Midwifery Research and Innovation Conference
O'Sullivan, M and Deasy, C
(2018) Nursing and Midwifery Research and Innovation Conference
Strand Hotel Limerick

2017

NUIG Health Promotion Conference Promoting Health and Wellbeing in the workplace
Mannix Mc Namara, P and Deasy,
(2017) NUIG Health Promotion Conference Promoting Health and Wellbeing in the workplace
NUI Galway

2017

17th Annual Nursing & Midwifery Research Conference, UCC.
Margaret O Sullivan and Christine Deasy
(2017) 17th Annual Nursing & Midwifery Research Conference, UCC.
Catherine McAuley School of Nursing & Midwifery, UCC

2016

SPHeRE network 2nd Annual Conference: Population health and health services research in Ireland: current trends and future directions
Deasy, C., Coughlan, B., Pironom, J., Jourdan, D. and Mannix Mc Namara, P.
(2016) SPHeRE network 2nd Annual Conference: Population health and health services research in Ireland: current trends and future directions
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

2015

The 2015 International Conference on Health Promoting Universities and Colleges
Deasy, C. and Mannix McNamara, P.
(2015) The 2015 International Conference on Health Promoting Universities and Colleges
Kelowna, BC,

2014

Educational Research in Europe (ECER) Conference 'The Past, the Present and Future of Educational Research in Europe
Deasy, C., Coughlan, B. and Mannix McNamara, P.
(2014) Educational Research in Europe (ECER) Conference 'The Past, the Present and Future of Educational Research in Europe
University of Porto

2014

RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons Ireland) 33rd Annual International Nursing & Midwifery Research & Education Conference
Deasy, C., Coughlan, B. and Mannix McNamara, P.
(2014) RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons Ireland) 33rd Annual International Nursing & Midwifery Research & Education Conference
Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland

2014

Networking for Education in Healthcare (NET) 2014
Deasy, C., Coughlan, B. and Mannix McNamara, P
(2014) Networking for Education in Healthcare (NET) 2014
Churchill College Cambridge

2014

UL Hospitals Annual Research Symposium
Deasy, C., Coughlan, B. Jourdan, D., Pironom, J and Mannix McNamara, P.
(2014) UL Hospitals Annual Research Symposium
Limerick Strand Hotel

2013

14th Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference
Kilkenny , N. and Deasy, C
(2013) 14th Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference
Trinity College Dublin

2013

World Congress on Education (WCE)
Deasy, C., Coughlan, B. and Mannix McNamara, P.
(2013) World Congress on Education (WCE)
London, UK

2012

4th International Nurse Education Conference
Deasy, C., Mannix McNamara, P. and Coughlan, B.
(2012) 4th International Nurse Education Conference
Baltimore USA,

2010

3rd International Nurse Education Conference: Nurse education in a global community: Collaboration and networking for the future
Deasy, C., Doody, O., Tuohy, D.
(2010) 3rd International Nurse Education Conference: Nurse education in a global community: Collaboration and networking for the future
Sydney, Australia.

2009

10th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference: Transforming Healthcare through Research and Education
Doody, O., Deasy, C., Tuohy, D.
(2009) 10th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference: Transforming Healthcare through Research and Education
Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

2009

10th Annual International Research conference: Transforming Healthcare through research and Education
Doody, O., Deasy, C., Tuohy, D.
(2009) 10th Annual International Research conference: Transforming Healthcare through research and Education
Trinity College Dublin