Naomi Elliott
Associate Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Elliott, Naomi, Building leadership capacity in advanced nurse practitioners - the role of organisational management, Journal of Nursing Management, 25, (1), 2017, p77-81 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Elliott, N., Pembroke, S., White, M., Pender, N., & Higgins, A, How2tell - the collaborative development of an evidence-based educational resource for self-disclosure strategies for people with epilepsy., Neurological Alliance of Ireland & Irish Brain Council conference, , Science Gallery, Dublin., 7th March, 2017 Poster, 2017

Pembroke, S, Higgins, A., Pender, N, Elliott, N , Becoming comfortable with "my" epilepsy: strategies that patients use in the journey from diagnosis to acceptance, Epilepsy & Behavior, 70, 2017, p217 - 223 Journal Article, 2017 DOI URL

Elliott, Naomi, Becoming comfortable with MY epilepsy: The How2tell study, The Grounded Theory Review, 16, (1), 2017, p100 - 101 Journal Article, 2017

Elliott, N., Begley, C., Sheaf, G. & Higgins, A., Mapping the research evidence on factors influening advanced practitioner leadership enactment: A Scoping Review, 9th ICN International Nurse Practitioner/ Advanced Practice Network Conference, Hong Kong, China., 9-11th September, 2016 Oral Presentation, 2016

Elliott, N., Begley, C., Sheaf, G., Higgins, A, Barriers and enablers to advanced practitioners' ability to enact their leadership role: A scoping review, International Journal of Nursing Studies, 60, 2016, p24 - 45 Journal Article, 2016 DOI URL

Coyne I, Comiskey C, Lalor J, Higgins A, Elliott N, Begley C., An exploration of clinical practice in sites with and without clinical nurse or midwife specialists or advanced nurse practitioners, in Ireland, BMC Health Services Research, 16, (1), 2016, p151- Journal Article, 2016 TARA - Full Text DOI

Elliott, N.; Farnum, K.; Beauschene, M., Utilizing team debate to increase student abilities for mentoring and critical appraisal of global healthcare in Doctor of Nursing Practice programs, Journal of Professional Nursing, 32, (3), 2016, p224 - 234 Journal Article, 2016 URL

Varley J, Higgins A, Elliott N, Begley C, Normand C, Clarke M, Banka P, The role of the Epilepsy Specialist Nurse [ESN] in the Irish healthcare system and the impact on patient's satisfaction with care, 5th International Nursing and Midwifery Conference 2015, Galway, Ireland, 30-31st March 2015, http://programme.exordo.com/nursingmidwifery2015/delegates/presentation/86/, 2015 Published Abstract, 2015 URL

Pembroke S, Higgins A, Elliott N, How2tell: The conditions of disclosing for people with epilepsy, 16th Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, 4-5 November 2015, 2015 Oral Presentation, 2015

Higgins A, Varley J, Begley C, Whyte M, Breen A Doherty C, Norman C, Elliott N, The impact of the Epilepsy Specialist Nurse [ESN] role in managing people with epilepsy in the Irish healthcare setting - Results from the SENsE study., American Epilepsy Society, 69th Annual Conference, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA., 4-8th December 2015, 2015 Poster, 2015

Elliott N, Pembroke S, White M, Pender N, Doherty C, & Higgins A., How2tell- the collaborative development of an evidence-based resource for self-disclosure strategies for people with epilepsy: interim results, Epilepsia, 31st International Epilepsy Congress, Istanbul, Turkey, 5-9 September 2015, 56, (Suppl 1), Epilepsia Wiley, 2015, pp180 - 181 Published Abstract, 2015 URL DOI

Higgins A, Varley J, Begley C, Whyte M, Doherty C, Normand C, & Elliott N., A comparative study into the impact of the Epilepsy Specialist Nurse on patients' knowledge, care process, satisfaction with care and quality of life., Epilepsia, 31st International Epilepsy Congress, Istanbul, Turkey, 5-9 September 2015, 56, (Suppl. 1), Epilepsia Wiley, 2015, pp22 - 23 Published Abstract, 2015 DOI URL

Begley, C., Elliott, N., Lalor J, Higgins, A., Perceived outcomes of research and audit activities of clinical specialists in Ireland, Clinical Nurse Specialist, 29, (2), 2015, p100 - 111 Journal Article, 2015

Fox, A., & Elliott, N., Early Warning Scores: A Sign of Deterioration in Patients and Systems, Nursing Management, 22, (1), 2015, p26 - 31 Journal Article, 2015 DOI URL TARA - Full Text

Begley, C., Elliott, N., Lalor, J., & Higgins, A. , Perceived Outcomes of Research and Audit Activities of Clinical Specialists in Ireland. , Clinical Nurse Specialist,, 29, (2), 2015, p100 - 111 Journal Article, 2015 DOI

Elliott, N; Pembroke, S; White, M; Pender, N; Doherty, C; Higgins, A, How2tell - the collaborative development of an evidence-based resource for self-disclosure strategies for people with epilepsy: interim results, 31st International Epilepsy Congress (IEC), Istanbul, Turkey, 5-9th September , 2015 Poster, 2015

ELLIOTT N, Begley C, Higgins A, Making Leadership visible: developing leadership outcomes for evaluating the contribution of advanced practitioners to healthcare, 8th ICN INP/APNN Conference, Helsinki, Finland. http://www.nurses.fi/8th-icn-international-nurse-prac/ , 18-20 August 2014, 2014 Oral Presentation, 2014

Higgins, A., Begley, C., Lalor, J., Coyne, I., Murphy K., Elliott, N, Factors influencing advanced practitioners' ability to enact leadership. A case study within Irish healthcare, Journal of Nursing Management, 22, (7), 2014, p894 - 905 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Elliott, N., Begley, C., Kleinpell, R., & Higgins, A, The development of leadership outcome-indicators evaluating the contribution of clinical specialists and advanced practitioners to healthcare: a secondary analysis, Journal of Advanced Nursing, 70, (5), 2014, p1078-1093 Journal Article, 2014 TARA - Full Text DOI

Varley J, Higgins A, Elliott N, Begley C, Doherty C, Normand C, Clarke M, Does the Epilepsy Specialist Nurse make a difference to patient satisfaction with care and quality of life: findings from the SENsE Study, 15th Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference, Dublin, Ireland, 5-6 November, 2014 Meeting Abstract, 2014

Tyrrell, E., Higgins, A., Varley, J., Elliott, N., Begley, C., Doherty, C., Normand, C., Clarke, M. , An evaluation of the role of the Epilepsy Specialist Nurse in Ireland: preliminary insights from economic evaluation. , 10th World Congress Health Economics in the Age of Longevity: a Joint IHEA & ECHE Congress , Dublin, Ireland, 13-16th July , 2014 Oral Presentation, 2014

Murphy, K., Casey, D., Devane, D., Meskell, P., Higgins, A., Elliott, N., Lalor, J, Begley, C., Reflections on the added value of using mixed methods in the SCAPE study, Nurse Researcher, 21, (4), 2014, p13 - 19 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Elliott N, Memoing- a GT Essential, The Grounded Theory Review , 13, (1), 2014, p58 - 59 Journal Article, 2014

Fox, A & Elliott, N, Implementation of the National Early Warning Score: insights from nurses' experiences in a regional hospital , 15th Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference, Dublin, 5-6th November 2014, 2014 Oral Presentation, 2014

Principles of nursing assessment in, editor(s)Brady, AM McCabe, C McCann, M , Fundamentals of Medical-Surgical Nursing: A Systems Approach, Chichester, UK, Wiley-Blackwell, 2014, pp2 - 12, [Elliott, Naomi] Book Chapter, 2014

Varley, J., Higgins, A., Elliott, N., Begley, C., Doherty, C., Normand, C., Clarke, M, Does the Epilepsy Specialist Nurse [ESN] make a difference to patient satisfaction with care and their quality of life? , 15th Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference & Student Colloquium, School of Nursing & Midwifery Trinity College, Dublin 2, 4th -6th Nov 2014, 2014 Oral Presentation, 2014

Elliott, N; Higgins A; Begley,C; Lalor,J; Sheerin, F; Coyne,I; Murphy, K , The identification of clinical and professional leadership activities of advanced practitioners. Findings from the Specialist Clinical and Advanced Practitioner Evaluation study in Ireland. , Journal of Advanced Nursing, 69, (5), 2013, p1037 - 1050 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Lalor, J Casey, D Elliott, N Coyne, I Comiskey, C Higgins, A Coyne I, Murphy K, Devane D, Begley C, Using case study within a sequential explanatory design to evaluate the impact of specialist and advanced practice roles on clinical outcomes: The SCAPE Study, BMC Medical Research Methodology , 2013, p13:55- Journal Article, 2013 TARA - Full Text URL DOI

Naomi Elliott, Accessing patient narratives: strategies used by advanced practice nurses when making clinical decisions in community care contexts, 19th Qualitative Health Research Conference, Halifax, Canada. http://www.nshrf.ca/news/19th-annual-qualitative-health-research-conference-be-held-halifax-nova-scotia, 27-29 October 2013, 2013 Meeting Abstract, 2013

Murphy K, Casey D, Devane D, Begley C, Higgins A, Meskell P, Elliott N, Lalor J. , Exploring the added value of Mixed Methods Research: Reflections on using Mixed Methods Research design in the SCAPE study. , 4th International Nursing and Midwifery Conference 2013 , National University of Ireland, Galway., 15-16th April. , 2013 Oral Presentation, 2013 URL

Rourke M, Rourke L, Comiskey C, Nicholl H, Elliott N, Mothers care for their babies, but who cares for the mothers?, 3rd International Public Health Nursing Conference, National University of Ireland, Galway, 25-27th August 2013, 2013 Meeting Abstract, 2013

Murphy K, Casey D, Devane D, Begley C, Higgins A, Meskell P, Elliott N, Lalor J, Exploring the added value of Mixed Methods Research: Reflections on using Mixed Methods Research design in the SCAPE study, 4th International Nursing and Midwifery Conference, National University of Ireland, Galway, 15-16th April 2013, 2013 Oral Presentation, 2013 TARA - Full Text

Begley C., Elliott N., Lalor J., Coyne I., Higgins A. & Comiskey C.M. , Differences between clinical specialist and advanced practitioner clinical practice, leadership, and research roles, responsibilities, and perceived outcomes (the SCAPE study), Journal of Advanced Nursing, 69, (6), 2013, p1323 - 1337 Journal Article, 2013 DOI URL

Elliott, Naomi Principles of Nursing Assessment in, editor(s)Brady, AM; McCabe,C: McCann,M , Concise Systems Approach to Medical and Surgical Nursing, Oxford, Wiley-Blackwell, 2012, [Elliott, Naomi] Book Chapter, 2012

O'Rourke M., Comiskey C., Nicholl H., Elliot N.& Sheehan M., The challenges of undertaking family focused research , 31st Annual International Nursing& Midwifery Research & education Conference , RCSI Dublin, 22/23 February , 2012, pp69- Meeting Abstract, 2012

Elliott, N; Higgins A, Surviving grounded theory research method in an academic world: proposal writing and theoretical frameworks, Grounded Theory Review: An International Journal, 11, (2), 2012, p1 - 12 Journal Article, 2012 URL

Elliott N, Decisions close to home., Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987), 26, (12), 2012, p63 Journal Article, 2012

Elliott, Naomi, 'Mutual Intacting': a grounded theory study of clinical judgement practice issues, Journal of Advanced Nursing, 66, (12), 2010, p2711 - 2721 Journal Article, 2010 DOI

Elliott N, Donnellan C, McLaren S, Mood assessment tools for healthcare professionals in stroke care: a review of clinical utility evidence and its implications, Cerebrovascular Diseases, 29, (S2), 2010 Meeting Abstract, 2010

Begley C, Murphy K, Higgins A, Elliott N, Lalor J, Sheerin F, Coyne I, Comiskey C, Normand C, Casey C, Dowling M, Devane D, Cooney A, Farrelly F, Brennan M, Meskell P, MacNella P, Evaluation of Clinical Nurse and Midwife Specialist and Advanced Nurse and Midwife Practitioner Roles in Ireland (SCAPE) Final Report, Dublin, National Council for the Professional Development of Nursing and Midwifery, Ireland, December, 2010, i, 467 Report, 2010 URL

Elliott, N., Donnellan, C., McLaren, S., Mood assessment tools for healthcare professionals in stroke care: a review of clincal utility evidence and its implications, 19th European Stroke Conference, Barcelona, Spain, May 2010, 2010 Poster, 2010

Elliott, Naomi, Clinical Judgment in Practice Matters, Germany, Lambert Academic Publishing, 2010 Book, 2010

Elliott, N; Jordan, J, Practical strategies to avoid the pitfalls in grounded theory research, Nurse Researcher, 17, (4), 2010, p29 - 41 Journal Article, 2010 DOI

Elliott, Naomi, 'Mutual Intacting': a grounded theory of clinical judgment in advanced practice and community care contexts., 10th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference, Trinity College Dublin, 4- 5th November 2009, 2009 Meeting Abstract, 2009

Mutual Intacting: A grounded theory of clinical judgment in advanced practice in nursing in, editor(s)Glaser, B G Holton, J A , The Grounded Theory Seminar Reader, Mill Valley, CA, Sociology Press, 2007, pp203 - 219, [Elliott, Naomi] Book Chapter, 2007

Elliott, N., Mutual Intacting: Keeping the patient-practitioner relationship and patient treatment intact., The Grounded Theory Review: An International Journal, 6, (3), 2007, p63 - 86 Journal Article, 2007

Elliott, N & Lazenbatt A, How to recognise a 'quality' grounded theory research study, Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 22, (3), 2005, p40 - 44 Journal Article, 2005 URL

Elliott, N & Higgins, A, Self and Peer Assessment- does it make a difference to student group work?, Nurse Education in Practice, 5, (1), 2005, p40 - 48 Journal Article, 2005 DOI

Elliott, N & Higgins, A, Post-graduate students' view of a self and peer assessment strategy, 15th International Nursing Congress, Sigma Theta Tau, Dublin, July 2004, 2004 Poster, 2004

Condell, S., Elliott, N., Nolan, L., Perceptions of the clinical learning environment: a supernumerary student survey, The All Ireland Journal of Nursing and Midwifery, 1, (4), 2001, p148 - 151 Journal Article, 2001

Elliott, N., "An Evaluation of a Home From Hospital Service from the Clients' and the Carers' Perspectives", School of Nursing Research Day, Queen's University of Belfast, 1996 Conference Paper, 1996

Condell, S., Elliott, N., Gagne's Theory of Instruction- it's relevance to Nurse education, Nurse Education Today, 9, 1989, p281 - 284 Journal Article, 1989

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Elliott, N. Quirke, M., How2tell- talking about epilepsy, Epilepsy News, (77), 2017, p12 - 12 Journal Article, 2017

Elliott, Naomi, How to tell- epilepsy, Epilepsy Ireland National Conference 2017, Sligo, Ireland, 9th September, 2017, Epilepsy Ireland Invited Talk, 2017

Higgins, A., Elliott, N., Varley, J., Downes, C., Begley, C., Normand , C., Doherty, C. & Clarke, M, An Evaluation of the role of the Epilepsy Specialist Nurse and the impact on care: SENsE study, Dublin, Ireland, Epilepsy Ireland, February, 2017 Report, 2017

Higgins, A., Elliott, N., Varley, J., Downes, C., Begley, C., Normand , C., Doherty, C. & Clarke, M. , An Evaluation of the role of the Epilepsy Specialist Nurse and the impact on care: SENsE study: Key Findings. , Epilepsy Ireland,, February, 2017 Report, 2017

Elliott, Naomi, How2tell Research Update, 2nd Public Lecture on Epilepsy Research Explained, RCSI, Dublin, Ireland, 8th February, 2016, Epilepsy Ireland Invited Talk, 2016 URL

Elliott, Naomi, Vantage point - Should research focus on now or the future? , Nursing Management, 22, (1), 2015, p15 - 15 Journal Article, 2015

ELLIOTT, Naomi, Vantage point- Supporting Leadership, Nursing Management, 22, (1), 2014, p17 - 17 Journal Article, 2014

Mary O' Rourke, Catherine Comisky, Honor Nicholl, Naomi Elliott, Reasons given by mothers for discontinuing breastfeeding: report from an Irish study, Annual Conference of the Association of Lactation Consultants in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland, 4-5th October , 2013, Association of Lactation Consultants in Ireland Invited Talk, 2013

Elliott, Naomi, Decisions closer to home, Nursing Standard, 26, (12), 2011, p63- Journal Article, 2011

Elliott, Naomi, Software and Grounded Theory Method: 'from the far side', Grounded Theory: Using it to your advantage as a research student, Grounded Theory Collaboration Group: Trinity College Dublin, 26-27th January 2011, 2011 Conference Paper, 2011

Elliott, Naomi, An overview of the SCAPE study ( An Evaluation of Clinical Specialist and Advanced Practice roles), The History and Evidence supporting Clinical Specialist and Advanced Practice Roles, NCNM- Trinity College Dublin, June 2010, NCNM, 2010 Conference Paper, 2010

Begley C, Murphy K, Higgins A, Elliott N, Lalor J, Sheerin F, Coyne I, Comiskey C, Normand C, Casey C, Dowling M, Devane D, Cooney A, Farrelly F, Brennan M, Meskell P, MacNeela P. , An Evaluation of Clinical Nurse and Midwife Specialist and Advanced Nurse and Midwife Practitioner Roles in Ireland (SCAPE), Dublin, National Council for the Professional Development of Nursing and Midwifery in Ireland, December, 2010, 1-467 Report, 2010 TARA - Full Text

Dr Naomi Elliott, Masterclass- Qualitative data analysis, Doctoral Programme, Dublin City University, 23 April , 2009, School of Education, DCU Invited Talk, 2009

Elliott, N, Research: Developing Clinical Practice, Annual Gastroenterology Nursing Conference, AMNCH, Dublin, 10 February, 2007 Invited Talk, 2007

Condell S, Elliott N & Nolan L, Factors influencing the clinical learning environment from the pre-registration general nursing students' perspective, AMNCH, School of Nursing, AMNCH, 2000 Report, 2000

Campbell, A., Elliott, N., & Harrisson, S. , Home from Hospital Service: Evaluation of the Service 1995/1996, The Queen's University of Belfast., The Queen's University of Belfast, N. Ireland. , September, 1996, 1-73 Report, 1996

Research Expertise

Description

Clinical judgment; Practice development; Advanced Nursing Practice; Grounded theory; Qualitative research methodology; Evaluation research

Projects

  • Title
    • The collaborative development of an evidence-based educational resource for self-disclosure strategies for people with epilepsy (How-To-Tell)
  • Funding Agency
    • Epilepsy Ireland/HRB
  • Date From
    • Jan 2014
  • Date To
    • June 2017
  • Title
    • SENsE study: An Evaluation of the role of the Epilepsy Specialist Nurse and the impact on patient quality of life
  • Funding Agency
    • MRCG/ HRB
  • Date From
    • Jan 2013
  • Date To
    • Dec 2016
  • Title
    • Evaluation of innovative curriculum strategy: critical debate on global healthcare in Doctoral Nurse Practitioner programme.
  • Summary
    • Evaluation of innovative curriculum strategy in a Doctoral Nurse Practitioner programme. Evaluation research in collaboration with Northeastern University, Boston, USA.
  • Funding Agency
    • Unfunded
  • Date From
    • 01/09/2014
  • Title
    • Evaluation of Clinical Nurse/ Midwife Specialist and Advanced Nurse/Midwife Practitioner in Ireland
  • Funding Agency
    • National Council for the Professional Development of Nursing and Midwifery
  • Date From
    • 2008
  • Date To
    • 2010
  • Title
    • Mutual Intacting- keeping the patient- practitioner relationship and patient treatment intact
  • Date To
    • 2007
  • Title
    • Scoping review of the factors influencing advanced practitioners ability to enact their leadership role.
  • Funding Agency
    • Unfunded
  • Date From
    • 2014
  • Date To
    • 2015

Keywords

Advanced Nursing Practice; Clinical decision making; Grounded Theory Research; Practice development

Recognition

Representations

Reviewer, Nurse Education Today 2009

Reviewer, Learning in Health and Social Care 2008

Reviewer, Journal of Health and Social Care in the Community 2010

IUA Heads,Department of Health & Children's National Steering Group,Review of Practice Development in Nursing and Midwifery in the Republic of Ireland and the Development of a Strategic Framework 2008- 2010

Reviewer,The Grounded Theory Review: An International Journal 2011

Memberships

Member of the Grounded Theory Institute

Member of the Rho Chi chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International (Nurses' Honor Society) July 2004 – 2006