September 6th 2017 - 5th Nursing Showcase 

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The 5th Nursing Showcase at St Mary's Campus took place on Wednesday 6th September 2017.


This showcase provides an excellent opportunity for differing members of the nursing team to present some of projects currently being undertaken in St Mary's and within the supporting community team.

The Chair was Ms. Elizabeth Rossiter Interim Director of Nursing, St Mary’s Campus

The Welcoming Address was given by Ms Deirdre Lang, Director of Nursing, National Clinical Programme for Older People (NCPOP).

Dr Catriona Murphy from the School of Nursing and Human Sciences in Dublin City University gave a keynote presentation entitled Gerontological Nursing Research In A Time Of Change

The presentations are available to view from this page. If you have any questions or queries relating to any aspect of the presentations below please contact the showcase facilitator Daragh Rodger.

Presentations - view presentations in SlideShare - follow links below

Keynote Address: Dr Catriona Murphy, Lecturer DCU School of Nursing and Human Sciences
Gerontological Nursing Research In A Time Of Change

Dr. Catriona Murphy

Catriona Murphy is a lecturer at the School of Nursing and Human Sciences at DCU. Her research interests lie in population health and health services research with a particular emphasis on older adults, home care and cardiovascular health. Catriona has held various nursing roles.


She qualified and worked as a general nurse and midwife in Ireland and the UK before working with Concern Worldwide in Asia and Africa. On returning to Ireland she qualified as a public health nurse and worked in the community in the south inner city for 5 years.


She holds a Masters in Community Health and a PhD in Health Services Research.


The title of her PhD thesis was “The distribution and determinants of home-based social care utilisation in older people: Irish and comparative perspectives”.


She completed a three-year post-doctoral research fellowship at The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing, Trinity College. Her post-doctoral research involved a focus on the cardiovascular health of older Irish adults and the implementation of cardiovascular health research findings into policy and practice. She currently lectures in the School of Nursing and Human Sciences in DCU.

Ms Fiona Dunne ADON Practice Development – MSc 2016 RCSI

The Impact Of Nurse-led Medication Reconciliation On Medication Discrepancy Detection At Older Adult Care Transition  

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Ms Daragh Rodger ANP Care of the Older Adult Community & PhD Student DCU

Falls Prevention & Management In Residential Care Setting

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Ms Shirley Long Clinical Case Manager

Overview Of Clinical Case Manager Role In Dublin North Promoting Integrated Care

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Ms Maree Barry Clinical Nurse Specialist

Tissue Viability Pressure Ulceration In Older Adults: Lessons From A Four Year Service Review 

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Ms Orla Ffrench Clinical Liaison Nurse - Oral Presentation 

Family Experience Of Transitioning A Family Member From Home To Residential Care

Ms Simone Commiskey Quality & Safety Manager  

Quality Improvement Through Effective Staff Handover Launch Of New Initiative by Isolda Stroke Rehabilitation Unit

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Ms Adina Stefanuca Acting Clinical Nurse Specialist Stroke Rehabilitation and Ms Anne Spencer Educational Technologist, PETAL  

Formal Launch Of Life After Stroke Rehabilitation Patient Pathway and Launch Of Stroke Rehab And Me Visit Website  -