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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 Chapter

2012

Developing Digital Resources for Undergraduate Health Science Students…How did we do?
liz kingston
The Digital Learning Revolution in Ireland: Case Studies from the National Learning Resources Service

Conference Contribution

Conference Publication

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

2011
2009

Other Journal

2017

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

Other Publication

Peer Reviewed Journal

2018
2017

Survey of attitudes and behaviours of Irish nursing students towards hand hygiene.
Kingston, L., O’Connell, N.H., Dunne, C.P.
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.
American Journal Of Infection Control DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2017.08.040

2017
2016

Response to: Systematic reviews of hand hygiene in patient care post 2010.
Kingston, L., O’Connell, N.H., Dunne, C.P.
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
Journal Of Hospital Infection DOI: 10.1016/ j.jhin.2015.11.012.

2010

Blood pressure measurement and clinical preparation: BSc nursing students’ perspectives
Kingston L. and Murphy J.
International Journal of Clinical Skills

2009

Nursing students’ perceptions of learning vital signs in a clinical skills laboratory.
Murphy J. and Kingston L.
International Journal of Clinical Skills