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Conferences and Poster Presentations

Listed below are the presentations given and invitations received by the TCPHI staff for National and International conference events:

  • Fallon N., Flynn N., McKee G., Quirke M.B., Finn C., McGeary P., O’Mahony R., Malone S., Maher V. (2017). The effectiveness of cardiac rehabilitation in improving quality of life in patients following a cardiac diagnosis. EuroHeartCare 2017. 18th-20th May. Jonkoping, Sweden
  • Ingram, S. McKee, G., Quirke, M.B., Kelly, N. (2017). Advanced Nurse-Led Referral Versus ED Physician Referral to a Nurse-Led Chest Pain Clinic: Patient Outcomes. Sigma Theta Tau International's 28th International Nursing Research Congress. 27th-31st July, 2017, Dublin, Ireland
  • O’Neill, C., Lavelle, E., Roberts, A. and McCabe, C. (2017). The role of the Advanced Nurse Practitioner in the emergency department: The perception of staff in an Irish emergency department. The 36th Annual International Nursing & Midwifery Research and Education Conference 2017, 1st-2nd March, Dublin, Ireland (Poster presentation)
  • Prendergast, M., Quirke, M.B., Byrne, G., Lynch, A., Ennis, S., Bhangu, J., & Brady, AM (2017). Identifying factors that contribute to the challenges of providing care Out of Hours: an exploratory study of Nurses’ and Doctors’ experiences in an acute hospital setting. The 36th Annual International Nursing & Midwifery Research and Education Conference 2017, 1st-2nd March, Dublin, Ireland.
  • Brady, A-M., Daly, H., Ennis, S., Gallagher, P., Hughes, C., O’Grady, J., O’ Mahony, N., Prizeman, G., Roberts, A. and Quirke, M. (2016). Building Capacity for Research & Service improvement: A collaborative model to build research support, networks and infrastructure to enable nursing leaders to lead clinically relevant research. NMPDU- Dublin South, Kildare & Wicklow -Annual Conference 2016, September
  • Connolly, A. Quirke, M. Teahan, N. Griffin, G. Keegan, M. Webb, D. A retrospective study of the efficacy and tolerability of Levetiracetam (Keppra) as a first line monotherapy in childhood epilepsy. 35th Annual International Nursing & Midwifery Research & Education Conference 2016RCSI, Wednesday 2nd & Thursday 3rd March 2016. (Poster)
  • Connolly, A., Quirke, M.B., Crowley, S., Hayes, E., Keegan, M., Griffin, G., Webb, D. (2016). A retrospective study of the efficacy and tolerability of Levetiracetam (Keppra) as a first line monotherapy in childhood epilepsy. 17th Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference, November 2016
  • Dolan, L., Kane, M., Timmins, F. and Prizeman, G. Exploring the need for the development of a recreational day room for inpatients with respiratory and TB Conditions. Poster Presentation, European Respiratory Society International Congress 2016 (London, September 2016)
  • Fallon N., Finn C., Quirke M. B., McKee G., Flynn N., McGeary P., O’Mahony R., & Malone S. (2016). The effectiveness of cardiac rehabilitation in improving quality of life in patients following a cardiac diagnosis. Irish Association of Cardiac Rehabilitation February 27th, 2016
  • Ingram, S., Mckee,G., Quirke, M.B., Kelly, N.,Moloney, A., Moore, D., Loo, B., Mulcahy, D., Maher, V., & Khan, B. (2016). The effect of referral type (advanced/specialist cardiology nurse vs. ed physician) on the profile of patients attending a nurse led outpatient chest pain clinic following discharge from emergency care. Irish Association of Cardiac Rehabilitation February 27th, 2016
  • Ingram, S., Mckee,G., Quirke, M.B., Kelly, N.,Moloney, A., Moore, D., Loo, B., Mulcahy, D., & Khan, B, Doggett, P., Kiernan, H. (2016). Differences in non ACS chest pain patient profile who self-referred and who presented directly to the emergency department. Euroheartcare, April 14th  2016 (First prize poster award)
  • Korn B. & Ó Coimín, D., Prizeman G., Donnelly, S., Codd M., Curran M., Hynes G., & Fahey T (2016) Dying in acute hospital-care: Experiences from the perspective of bereaved relatives. Oral presentation at the 17th Annual Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference (HIRC2016). Trinity College Dublin.  10th November 2016
  • O’Coimin D., Korn B., Prizeman G., Codd M., Curran M., Hynes G., Donnelly S., & Fahey T.  ‘Voices that matter - Bereaved Relatives and their experience of care’. Poster presentation. Poster presentation at the 17th Annual Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference (HIRC2016). Trinity College Dublin. 10th November 2016
  • O’Coimin D., Korn B., Prizeman G., Codd M., Curran M., Hynes G., Donnelly S., & Fahey T.  ‘Voices that matter - Bereaved Relatives and their experience of care’. Poster presentation. The European Association of Palliative Care 9th World Research Congress (Dublin 9-11 June 2016)
  • O’Grady J., Roche M., Brady AM, Prizeman G. (2016) ‘Evaluation of the adoption of a quality improvement innovation in a large teaching hospital’. Oral presentation, 35th Annual International Nursing and Midwifery Research & Education Conference, Royal College of Surgeons Ireland (Thursday 3rd March 2016)
  • O’Grady J., Roche M., Brady AM, Prizeman G. (2016) Past, present & future: using patients experience and expectations to plan care in a large academic teaching hospital. Oral presentation at the 17th Annual Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference (HIRC2016). Trinity College Dublin.10th November 2016
  • O’Grady, J (2016) ‘Demonstrating improvement in Quality Standards through continuous audit’. Inaugural National Office of Clinical Audit Conference (NOCA) (Dublin 18th May 2016)
  • Prendergast, M., Brady, A.M, Byrne, G., Quirke, M.B. (2016) Out-of-hours communication between healthcare professionals in an acute hospital setting in Ireland'. 17th Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference (HIRC2016), November 2016
  • Roberts, A., Kavanagh, F., Korn, B., Prendergast, M., Brady, A-M., Daly, H., Ennis, S., Gallagher, P., Hughes, C., O’Grady, J., O’ Mahony, N., Prizeman, G. and Quirke, M. (2016). Collaborative quality improvement research model. Building Capacity for Research & Service improvement:  A collaborative model to build research support, networks and infrastructure to enable nursing leaders to lead clinically relevant research. NMPDU (Dublin South, Kildare and Wicklow) Conference: Innovation: Inspiring & Sharing Excellence in Nursing and Midwifery Practice.  15th September, Dublin, Ireland (Oral Presentation)
  • Roche M., O’Grady J., Brady AM, Prizeman G. (2016) ‘Patients’ Perceptions and Expectations of Nursing Care in a Large Dublin Academic Teaching Hospital’. Poster presentation, 8th Annual Multidisciplinary Research, Clinical Audit & Quality Improvement Seminar SJH (May 2016)
  • Roche M., O’Grady J., Brady AM, Prizeman G. (2016) ‘Patients’ Perceptions and Expectations of Nursing Care in a Large Dublin Academic Teaching Hospital’. Poster presentation, 35th Annual International Nursing and Midwifery Research & Education Conference, Royal College of Surgeons Ireland (Thursday 3rd March 2016)
  • Roche M., O’Grady J., Brady AM, Prizeman G. (2016b). ‘Validation that Care, Commitment & Compassion are Important Values in Nursing Care: Patients’ Perceptions and Expectations’. Poster presentation, ‘Reaffirming the values of nursing and midwifery' conference (Farmleigh 3rd June 2016)
  • Stapleton D., Kane M., Hynes G., Prizeman G., Dempsey O., McDonald C., McLaughlin AM. & Keane J.  (2015) ‘Defining the social needs of Tuberculosis patients and the requirement for an outpatient Social Work service in St. James's Hospital’. Oral Presentation, Annual Health & Social Care Professions Research Conference. 16th November 2016
  • Stapleton D., Kane M., Hynes G., Prizeman G., Dempsey O., McDonald C., McLaughlin AM. & Keane J.  (2015) ‘Defining the social needs of Tuberculosis patients and the requirement for an outpatient Social Work service in St. James's Hospital’. Poster Presentation, The Irish Association of Social Workers Conference. (Dublin 17th June 2016)
  • Stapleton D., Kane M., Hynes G., Prizeman G., Dempsey O., McDonald C., McLaughlin AM. & Keane J.  (2015) ‘Introducing a Social Work Service to an Established Multi-disciplinary Team: Lessons from a Hospital-led TB Care Programme’. Oral presentation at the SCOPE research and innovation seminar (1st March 2016)
  • Dolan L., Kane M., Timmons F., Dempsey O.  & Prizeman G. (2015) ‘Exploring the Need for and Evaluation of the Development of a Patients Room for Recreational Usage’. Poster Presentation, 8th Annual Multi-Disciplinary Research, Clinical Audit & Quality Improvement Seminar, SJH (1st May 2015).
  • Fallon N., Kerins M., McKee G., Charles S., Finn C., Hannon B., Newton H., Stephenson J., Prizeman G. (2014) ‘Achieving Blood Pressure and LDL targets in Cardiac Rehabilitation centres in Ireland: how well are we meeting European Guidelines on Cardiovascular Disease prevention recommendations?’ Poster Presentation (2nd Prize). Irish Association of Cardiac Rehabilitation Annual Meeting 2015, Hilton Hotel Kilmainham, Dublin (28th February 2015).
  • Fallon N., Kerins M., McKee G., Charles S., Finn C., Hannon B., Newton H., Stephenson J., Prizeman G. (2014) ‘Achieving Blood Pressure and LDL targets in Cardiac Rehabilitation centres in Ireland’. Poster presentation (1st Prize). INCA (Irish Nurses Cardiac Association) Spring Scientific Meeting 2015, Bewley’s Hotel Leopardstown, Dublin (March 21st 2015). 
  • Ingram, S., Mckee,G., Quirke, M.B., Kelly, N.,Moloney, A., Moore, D., Loo, B., Mulcahy, D., Maher, V., & Khan, B (2015). The effect of referral type (advanced/specialist cardiology nurse vs. ed physician) on the profile of patients attending a nurse led outpatient chest pain clinic following discharge from emergency services. EuroHeartCare 2015, 14 June to 15 June 2015, Dubrovnik, Croatia
  • Ingram, S., Mckee,G., Quirke, M.B., Kelly, N.,Moloney, A., Moore, D., Loo, B., Mulcahy, D., & Khan, B, Doggett, P., Kiernan, H. (2015). Discharge of non-ACS chest pain patients from emergency care to an out-patient chest pain clinic: An observational study of referral source and final diagnosis. European Society of Cardiac Care, Acute Cardiovascular Care Association, London,Top Poster Award
  • Stapleton D., Kane M., Hynes G., Prizeman G., Dempsey O., McDonald C., McLaughlin AM. & Keane J.  (2015) ‘Defining the social needs of Tuberculosis patients and the requirement for an outpatient Social Work service in St. James's Hospital’. Poster Presentation, ITS Annual Scientific Meeting, Radisson Hotel, Cork 14th November 2015
  • Stapleton D., Kane M., Hynes G., Prizeman G., Dempsey O., McDonald C., McLaughlin AM. & Keane J. (2015)  ‘Defining the social needs of Tuberculosis patients and the requirement for an outpatient Social Work service in St. James’s Hospital’. Poster Presentation at the IPL Health & Social Care Interprofessional Learning Conference, Dublin Castle, October 6th, 2015
  • Stapleton D., Kane M., Hynes G., Prizeman G., Dempsey O., McDonald C., McLaughlin AM. & Keane J. (2015) ‘Defining the social needs of Tuberculosis patients and the requirement for an outpatient Social Work service in St. James’s Hospital’. Oral Presentation, 16th Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, November 4th-5th, 2015
  • Quirke, M.B., Comiskey, C., Brady, A.M. (2014). Enhancing nurse-led research in clinical practice: A collaborative model. Tallaght Hospital Annual Research Conference. November 2014
  • Ayton A. & Curtis E.A. (2013) A Mixed Methods Study to Explore Nursing Care of the Older Person with Dementia and the Influence of Nurses’ Attitudes and the Environment of Care. Presentation, 4th International Nursing and Midwifery Conference, National University of Ireland, Galway. 15-16th April 2013
  • Daly, N., Nolan, A., Rowan, E., & Dempsey, O. (2013) Ensuring patient safety by standardising telephone triage in the haematology oncology setting, St James’s Hospital 6th Annual Multidisciplinary Research, Clinical Audit & Quality Improvement Seminar, 14th May 2013, Dublin.
  • Daly, N., Nolan, A., Rowan, E., & Dempsey, O. (2013) Ensuring patient safety by standardising telephone triage in the haematology oncology setting, 39th Annual Meeting of the European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation, London, UK, 7th – 10th April 2013. 
  • Dempsey O, Comiskey, C., McKee, G., Gallagher, P., Codd M., Deegan, C., O’Grady, J., Nestor, G. & Roche, M (2013). Developing and evaluating an innovation to enhance nurse led practice based research, 32nd Annual International Nursing and Midwifery Research and Education: Nursing in times of Austerity, RCSI, Dublin, 20th – 21st February 2013. 
  • Gallagher, P., Comiskey, C., McKee, G., Dempsey, O., Codd, M., Deegan, C. & O’Grady, J. (2013) An innovation to enhance research capacity and output in clinical practice among senior nursing professionals in a hospital setting, 14th Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference 2013 Health, Wellbeing and  Innovation, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, 5th – 7th November 2013.
  • Gallagher, P., Comiskey, C., McKee, G., Dempsey, O., Codd, M., Deegan, C. & O’Grady, J. (2013) An innovation to enhance research capacity and output in clinical practice among senior nursing professionals in a hospital setting, RCN 2013 International nursing conference, Belfast, UK, 20th – 22nd March 2013.
  • Kerins, M., Fitzgerald, G. & Dempsey O. (2013) ‘What do cardiac patients hope to gain from a phase III cardiac rehabilitation programme?‘ Euro Heart Care: Annual Congress of the Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions, Glasgow, Scotland, 22nd – 23rd March 2013.
  • Murphy, S., Dempsey, O., Comiskey, C., Parker, J.G. & Farrell, G. (2013) A quality assurance audit of nurse led clinic in HIV at a GUIDE department, 32nd Annual International Nursing and Midwifery Research and Education: Nursing in times of Austerity, RCSI, Dublin, 20th – 21st February 2013.
  • Nolan, A., Daly, N., Rowan, E. & Dempsey, O. (2013) Enhancing patient safety and quality of care by standardising telephone triage in      the haematology Oncology setting, ISQua 30th International Conference, Quality and Safety in Population Health and Healthcare, 13-16th October 2013, Edinburgh.
  • Nolan, A., Daly, N., Rowan, E., & Dempsey, O. (2013) Telephone Triage, Irish Association for Nurses in Oncology: Optimal outcomes for patients with cancer: The role of cancer nursing, Dublin, 20th, April 2013.
  • O’Brien, C., Dempsey, O., Kennedy, J. & Corrigan, H. (2013) Reducing the risk of infection in cancer patients receiving chemotherapy, 32nd Annual International Nursing and Midwifery Research and Education: Nursing in times of Austerity, RCSI, Dublin, 20th – 21st February 2013.
  • Shelley, S. Dempsey, O., Kennedy, R., Davis, P., Korn, B., Nyambe, N., Kane, M., McDonald, C., Brady, AM., Fahy, R., O’Donnell, R. (2013) The impact of Omalizumab on health care utilisation and subjective assessment in severe allergic asthmatics, the Irish Thoracic Society Annual Scientific Meeting 2013, The Millennium Forum, 15-16th November 2013 Derry.
  • Ayton A. & Curtis E.A. (2012). Nursing Care of Older Persons with Dementia: A Review of the Literature. Poster Presentation at the 12th Annual Research Conference, Catherine McAuley School of Nursing and Midwifery, University College Cork. 9th November 2012
  • Grogan, A., Coughlan, M., O’ Mahony, B. & McKee, G. (2012) Development of a model of quality evaluation and improvement within a haemophilia service: moving from patient involvement through patient participation to patient partnership. Haematology Association of Ireland Annual Conference (Nurses and AHP’s forum), 19-21st Oct 2012, Cork. (Winner of ‘The Gillian Lamrock Award’ for Best Oral Presentation).
  • Grogan, A., Coughlan, M., O’ Mahony, B. & McKee, G. (July 2012) Development of a model of quality evaluation and improvement within a haemophilia service: moving from patient involvement through patient participation to patient partnership. World Federation of Haemophilia, World Congress, July 8-12th  2012, Paris.
  • Grogan, A., Coughlan, M., O’ Mahony, B. & McKee, G. (2012) Development of a model of quality improvement within a national comprehensive care centre utilising patient participation, 8th International Organisational Behaviour in Healthcare Conference, Trinity College Dublin, 15th -17th May 2012, Dublin.
  • Lynch, M., Curtin, E., Blennerhasset, L., Crean, P. & McMahon, G. (2012) Reperfusion times in patients with AMI in an overcrowded emergency department, Irish Cardiac Society Meeting 2012, October 2012, Kildare.
  • McKee, G., Comiskey, C., Dempsey, O., Gallagher, G., Codd, M., Kielty, L. & Deegan, C. (2012). Evaluating an initiative to develop and enhance the research capacity of nurses in practice. CARN/IPDC Conference 2012: Towards Creative Action: Transformations and Collaborations in Practice, Ashton, Kent. 23-25 November 2012.
  • Nolan, A., Daly, N., Rowan, E., & Dempsey, O. (2012) Development of Haematology Oncology Telephone Triage System Guidelines, St James Hospital Audit Day, 17th May 2012, Dublin.
  • Nolan, A., Daly, N., Rowan, E., & Dempsey, O. (2012) Nurse Leadership: Enhancing patient safety by standardising telephone triage in the Haematology Oncology setting, HAI 2012, 19th 21st October, Cork.
  • Norton, J., Kielty, L., Corrigan, H., Brady, A., Noonan, C., Mac Donagh, J., Dowds, J., Gilchriest, D., Farrelly, A. & Hanley, S. (2012) Nurses' knowledge and standards of tracheostomy safety, Poster Presentation, RCSI 31st Annual International Nursing & Midwifery Research and Education Conference 2012, 22nd – 23rd February 2012, Dublin.
  • Norton, J., Kielty, L., Corrigan, H., Brady, AM., Noonan, C., Mac Donagh, J., Dowds, J., Gilchriest, D., Farrelly, A. & Hanley, S. (2012) Nurses’ knowledge and standards of tracheostomy care since the introduction of a tracheostomy safety programme. Poster Presentation, World Congress - Union of Risk Management for Preventive Medicine 2012, September 2012, London.
  • O’Brien C., Corrigan, H., Dempsey, O. & Kennedy, J. (2012) ‘Is it worth the risk?’ HAI 2012, 19th 21st October, Cork.
  • O’Brien C., Corrigan, H., Dempsey, O. & Kennedy, J. (2012) ‘Is it worth the risk?’ St James’s Hospital 5th Annual Multidisciplinary Research, Clinical Audit & Quality Improvement Seminar, 17th May 2012, Dublin.
  • O’Brien C., Corrigan, H., Dempsey, O. & Kennedy, J. (2012) ‘Is it worth the risk?’ The Irish Research Nurses Conference, RCSI, 22nd November 2012, Dublin.
  • O’Brien C., Corrigan, H., Dempsey, O. & Kennedy, J. (2012) Evaluation of the effectiveness of a nurse-led risk assessment tool to reduce the incidence of febrile neutropenia in adult cancer patients receiving chemotherapy, 13th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference (AIRC): Optimising Health in the 21st Century, 7-8th November 2012, Dublin.
  • Teehan, S., McKee, G. & Dempsey, O. (2012) An evaluation of patient outcomes following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI). 13th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference (AIRC): Optimising Health in the 21st Century, 7-8th November 2012, Dublin.
  • Grogan, A., Coughlan, M., O’ Mahony, B. & McKee, G. (2011) Development of a model of quality evaluation and improvement within a haemophilia service: moving from patient involvement through patient participation to patient partnership. UK Haemophilia Nurses Association (HNA) Annual Meeting, Manchester.
  • O'Shea, E., McKee, G., Coughlan, M. & Corrigan, H. (2011) Client satisfaction with a nurse led carrier testing clinic and counselling service, St James’s Hospital 4th Annual Multidisciplinary Research, Clinical Audit & Quality Improvement Seminar, 19th May 2011, Dublin.