Biography

Mairéad has extensive experience in nursing practice and education. She joined the University of Limerick in 2006 as the Clinical Skills Laboratories Coordinator and has experience in management, teaching, module leadership and curriculum design, ensuring that clinical skills pedagogy is developed and represented appropriately across programmes within the department. Prior to UL, Mairead held various roles within the Health Service Executive such as Registered General Nurse and Clinical Nurse Specialist. Mairead is currently working on a nationally funded teaching and learning enhancement project within the department and is passionate about the role of simulation-based education and technology-enhanced learning within the fields of nursing and midwifery.

Research Interests

Research Interests: Clinical Skills Pedagogy; Simulation Based Education; Technology Enhanced Learning; Nursing Education; Intellectual Disability.

Professional Activities

Education

  • 2014 University of Limerick - Master of Science (MSc)
  • 2011 National University of Ireland, Galway - Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (Clinical Education)
  • 2005 University of Limerick - Bachelor of Science (BSc)
  • 1999 St Vincent's University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4. - Registered General Nurse (RGN)

Employment

  • Health Service Executive - Student Nurse
  • Health Service Executive - Staff Nurse - St Vincent's Hospital, Dublin
  • Health Service Executive - Staff Nurse - St Johns Hospital, Limerick
  • Health Service Executive - Critical Care Staff Nurse - University Hospital Limerick
  • Health Service Executive - Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • University of Limerick - Clinical Skills Coordinator
  • University of Limerick - SiNM Project

Outreach

  • HSE Mid West Community Healthcare Infection Prevention and Control Teams - Provided online support and education sessions for community services in the Mid West during the Spring / Summer 2020 COVID-19 pandemic.
  • 2011-2019 Coordinates/develops/designs the annual DNM summer camp aimed at secondary school students who have an interest in nursing and/or midwifery as a career choice. The camp is now in its 10th year.

Committee

  • 2017-2020 Athena Swan, DNM, UL,
  • 2011-2020 Clinical Skills Network Ireland (National Group),
  • 2006-2007 Clinical Skills Working Group, DNM, UL,
  • 2010-2012 Undergraduate Marketing Committee, DNM, UL,
  • 2010-2019 Teaching and Learning Committee, DNM, UL,
  • 2016-2019 Undergraduate Course Board Midwifery, DNM, UL,

Other

  • 2011-2020 OCASE Examiner for the Graduate Entry Medical School. Objective Clinical and Anatomy Skills Exams (OCASE).
  • 2018 OCASE Examiner for the Certificate in Nurse/Midwife Prescribing.

Association

  • Founding Member, Clinical Skills Network Ireland (National Group)
  • Member, Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI)

Books

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Book Chapters

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Edited Books

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Peer Reviewed Journals

Reasonable adjustments for people with intellectual disability in acute care: a scoping review of the evidence.

Ms. Mairead Moloney
Ms. Therese Hennessy
Dr. Owen Doody
2021
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The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and its related restrictions on people with pre-existent mental health conditions: A scoping review

Ms. Mairead Moloney
Ms. Kathleen Markey
Ms. Claire O'Donnell
Dr. Owen Doody
2021
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Service user and service provider perceptions of enablers and barriers for refugee and asylum-seeking women accessing and engaging with perinatal mental health care services in the WHO European region: A scoping review protocol.

Ms. Mairead Moloney
Ms. Kathleen Markey
Ms. Claire O'Donnell
Dr. Owen Doody
2022
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Cultural competence development: The importance of incorporating culturally responsive simulation in nurse education

Ms. Mairead Moloney
Ms. Kathleen Markey
2021
OXFORD
ELSEVIER SCI LTD
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Bridging healthcare education and technology solution development through experiential innovation

Prof. Ita Richardson
Ms. Mairead Moloney
2018
HEIDELBERG
SPRINGER HEIDELBERG
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Cultural competence development: The importance of incorporating culturally responsive simulation in nurse education

Ms. Mairead Moloney
Ms. Kathleen Markey
Ms. Liz Kingston
Dr. Owen Doody
2021
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Clinical placements in intellectual disability nurse education: A scoping review

Ms. Mairead Moloney
2020
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Time to re-envisage integrity among nurse leaders

Ms. Mairead Moloney
Ms. Kathleen Markey
2022
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Fourth year nursing students' perceptions of their educational preparation in medication management: An interpretative phenomenological study

Ms. Mairead Moloney
Ms. Liz Kingston
Dr. Owen Doody
2020
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The value and contribution of intellectual disability nurses/nurses caring for people with intellectual disability in intellectual disability settings: A scoping review.

Ms. Mairead Moloney
Ms. Therese Hennessy
Dr. Owen Doody
2022
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Other Journals

A Scoping Review of Evidence on Use and Effectiveness of Virtual Reality in Palliative Care: Protocol.

Ms. Mairead Moloney
Dr. Owen Doody
2021
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Midwifery Matters: Key benefits of colostrum

Ms. Mairead Moloney
2016
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Conference Publications

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Conference Contributions

1st Nursing and Midwifery Conference 'Building Links, Working Together'

Ms. Jill Murphy
Ms. Mairead Moloney
Emeritus L. Anne Fahy
2011
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EHS 7th Teaching & Learning Symposium, University of Limerick

Ms. Mairead Moloney
2018
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ProCare International Conference, Hospitals and faculties together for prosperous and scientific healthcare

Ms. Mairead Moloney
Dr. Owen Doody
2022
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Shannon Consortium Symposium, University of Limerick

Ms. Mairead Moloney
2017
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Wexford Services Launch of the HSE Health Passport for People with an Intellectual Disability

Ms. Mairead Moloney
Ms. Therese Hennessy
Ms. Rosemary Lyons
Ms. Ruth Ryan
Dr. Owen Doody
Dr. Jennifer McMahon
2021
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Shannon Consortium Symposium, University of Limerick

Ms. Mairead Moloney
2017
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Nursing Subcommittee of the Disability Advisory Group (DAG) to the National Clinical Programme for People with Disability (NCPPD)

Ms. Mairead Moloney
Ms. Therese Hennessy
Ms. Rosemary Lyons
Ms. Ruth Ryan
Dr. Owen Doody
Dr. Jennifer McMahon
2021
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Conversations in the Consortium: 5 Minute Teaching Tips.

Ms. Mairead Moloney
2017
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National Digital Learning Resources (NDLR) Fest 2011

Ms. Jill Murphy
Ms. Mairead Moloney
Emeritus L. Anne Fahy
Ms. Liz Kingston
2011
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Shaping the Future of Intellectual Disability Nursing in Ireland Implementation Steering Group

Ms. Mairead Moloney
Ms. Therese Hennessy
Ms. Rosemary Lyons
Ms. Ruth Ryan
Dr. Owen Doody
Dr. Jennifer McMahon
2021
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4th International Clinical Skills Conference

Ms. Jill Murphy
Ms. Mairead Moloney
Emeritus L. Anne Fahy
Ms. Liz Kingston
2011
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National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. SATLE Network Support

Ms. Mairead Moloney
Ms. Kathleen Markey
Ms. Liz Kingston
Dr. Owen Doody
2021
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3rd International Nursing and Midwifery Conference

Ms. Jill Murphy
Ms. Mairead Moloney
Emeritus L. Anne Fahy
2011
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Regional Learning and Teaching Conference - Celebrating Innovation, Opportunities and Inspirations in Learning and Teaching

Ms. Mairead Moloney
Ms. Kathleen Markey
Ms. Liz Kingston
Dr. Owen Doody
2021
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2nd Technology and Teaching Community of Practice (CoP)

Ms. Jill Murphy
Ms. Mairead Moloney
Emeritus L. Anne Fahy
2011
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The Irish University Association Heads of Nursing and Midwifery Group Seminar Series 2021/2022 - The Educational Pivot in Nursing & Midwifery during COVID-19.

Ms. Mairead Moloney
Dr. Owen Doody
2021
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Published Reports

Presenting problem/conditions that result in people with an intellectual disability being admitted to acute hospitals in Ireland: An analysis of NQAIS data from 2016-2020

Ms. Mairead Moloney
Ms. Therese Hennessy
Ms. Ruth Ryan
Dr. Owen Doody
Dr. Jennifer McMahon
2021
Limerick: University of Limerick and Office of the Nursing and Midwifery Service Director, HSE.
Limerick: University of Limerick and Office of the Nursing and Midwifery Service Director, HSE.
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Editorials

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Book Reviews

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Other Publications

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and its related restrictions on people with pre-existent mental health conditions: A scoping review

Ms. Mairead Moloney
Ms. Kathleen Markey
2021
PHILADELPHIA
W B SAUNDERS CO-ELSEVIER INC
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Service User and Service Provider Perceptions of Enablers and Barriers for Refugee and Asylum-Seeking Women Accessing and Engaging with Perinatal Mental Health Care Services in the WHO European Region: A Scoping Review Protocol

Ms. Mairead Moloney
Ms. Kathleen Markey
2022
BASEL
MDPI
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Fourth Year Nursing Students' Perceptions of their Educational Preparation in Medication Management - An Interpretative Phenomenological Study. National Institute of Health Sciences Research Bulletin 18(4); Spring 2021

Ms. Mairead Moloney
Ms. Liz Kingston
2021
National Institute of Health Sciences Research Bulletin
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Bridging healthcare education and technology solution development through experiential innovation (vol 8, pg 255, 2018)

Prof. Ita Richardson
Ms. Mairead Moloney
2018
HEIDELBERG
SPRINGER HEIDELBERG
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Bridging healthcare education and technology solution development through experimental innovation. National Institute of Health Sciences Research Bulletin (NIHS)

Prof. Ita Richardson
Ms. Mairead Moloney
Dr. Pauline O'Reilly
2019
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Clinical placements in intellectual disability nurse education: A scoping review

Ms. Mairead Moloney
2020
EDINBURGH
CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
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Reasonable adjustments for people with intellectual disability in acute care: a scoping review of the evidence

Ms. Mairead Moloney
Ms. Therese Hennessy
2021
LONDON
BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP
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