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Ms. Maebh Barry

Biography


Profile


Qualifications

MSc Midwifery PGDCHSE Dip Management RGN RM RNT

I completed my MSc study on ‘becoming a mother following in vitro fertilization' in University of Dublin, Trinity College. My on-going work is in the area of antenatal interventions to support the transition to parenthood for women and their partners. I have taken part in Limerick Lullaby project exploring the impact of singing lullabies during pregnancy. I have conducted research on infant CPR education for expectant I have worked extensively in midwifery practice and education and have conducted research into student midwives experience of the OSCE assessment process. I contribute to teaching and learning committees within the department, faculty and HSE. My research plan is centred on the following themes; antenatal interventions and the transition to parenthood, development of assessment tools, student midwife education.

Research Interests

Teaching Interests

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

Professional Activities

Committee

  • Chair of the Dept. Teaching and Learning committee,
  • EHS teaching and learning committee,
  • HSE Teaching and Learning Curriculum Development Group,

Outreach

  • Faculty support in practice for the University Maternity hospital

Other

  • External examiner Bachelor in Midwifery Studies, University of Dublin, Trinity College

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

2015

An Evaluation of Expectant Parents' knowledge, satisfaction and use of a self-instructional Infant CPR kit
Barry, M
(2015) An Evaluation of Expectant Parents' knowledge, satisfaction and use of a self-instructional Infant CPR kit
In National Institute Of Health Sciences Research Bulletin; pp. 27-27

2015

An evaluation of expectant parents knowledge, satisfaction and use of a self-instructional infant CPR kit
Barry, M
(2015) An evaluation of expectant parents knowledge, satisfaction and use of a self-instructional infant CPR kit
In Midwifery; pp. 805-810
DOI: 10.1016/j.midw.2015.04.002
[ULIR]

2014

Antenatal stress: An Irish case study
Carolan-Olah, M,Barry, M
(2014) Antenatal stress: An Irish case study
In Midwifery; pp. 310-316
DOI: 10.1016/j.midw.2013.03.014

2013

Improving the content and face validity of OSCE assessment marking criteria on an undergraduate midwifery programme: A quality initiative
Barry, M,Bradshaw, C,Noonan, M
(2013) Improving the content and face validity of OSCE assessment marking criteria on an undergraduate midwifery programme: A quality initiative
In Nurse Education In Practice; pp. 477-480
DOI: 10.1016/j.nepr.2012.11.006

Other Journals

2016

Fathers' views of learning infant CPR in antenatal education classes.
Barry, M
(2016) Fathers' views of learning infant CPR in antenatal education classes.
In Practising Midwife;

Conference Publications

2014

University Limerick Hospitals (ULH) Research Symposium
Barry, M
(2014) University Limerick Hospitals (ULH) Research Symposium

2014

XXIV European Congress of Perinatal Medicine, Florence, Italy
Barry, M
(2014) XXIV European Congress of Perinatal Medicine, Florence, Italy

DOI: 10.3109/14767058.2014.924236

2014

33rd Annual International Nursing & Midwifery Research & Education Conference 2014, RCSI, Dublin
Maebh Barry
(2014) 33rd Annual International Nursing & Midwifery Research & Education Conference 2014, RCSI, Dublin

2013

14th Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference & Student Colloquium 2013, Dept. of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College, Dublin
Maebh Barry
(2013) 14th Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference & Student Colloquium 2013, Dept. of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College, Dublin