Yvonne Conway

Lecturer Bar/College Lecturer RGN, RNT, BNS, MSc

Contact Details

Lecturer Bar/College Lecturer
School of Nursing & Midwifery
College of Medicine, Nursing &
Health Sciences
NUI Galway

T: Ext. 2926
E: yvonne.conway@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Yvonne Conway is a registered general nurse and nurse tutor with specialist clinical experience in Emergency nursing in the UK, Ireland and USA.  Yvonne has a particular interest in trauma nursing and worked in a number of level 1 trauma centres in the States.  Her clinical certifications included Pre-hospital Trauma life Support (PHTLS), Advanced Cardiac life Support (ACLS), Paediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) instructor.  She has a Masters in primary care from the Royal College of Surgeons.  She developed and directed the Post Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Emergency) for AMNCH Hospital and Trinity College Dublin from 1998 - 2002. Currently she directs the Post Graduate diploma in Nursing (Emergency) and Post Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Acute Medicine) in NUI Galway.  Research interests include - Emergency Nursing, Primary care, Post Graduate Nurse Education, Acute Medicine, Mental health issues in Emergency Nursing.  She is a member of the Mental Health Research Cluster in NUI Galway and the College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences Ethics Committee.  She was a co-applicant on the Health Research Board funded PRINCE study (2007) and National Office for Suicide Prevention SCAN review study (2012) carried out by the nursing and midwifery department NUI Galway.

Research Interests

Emergency Nursing
Post Graduate Nurse Education
Mental health issues in Emergency Nursing
Trauma Care
Acute Medicine  

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2012) 'Life with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: striving for ‘controlled co-existence’'
Cooney A; Mee L; Casey D; Cooney A1, Mee L, Casey D, Murphy K, Kirwan C, Burke E, Conway Y, Healy D, Mooney B, Murphy J; PRINCE Team (2012) 'Life with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: striving for ‘controlled co-existence’'. Journal Of Clinical Nursing, 22 (7-8):986-995 [DOI] [Details]
(2014) 'Alcohol misusers and the Emergency Department views of nursing and medical staff'
Ni Neachtain, E; Conway, Y (2014) 'Alcohol misusers and the Emergency Department views of nursing and medical staff'. International Emergency Nursing, 22 (4):247-248 [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2004) 'Computer based assessment in a baccalaureate undergraduate nursing programme, (Millennium Funding Awarded - NUIG)'
Conway, Y. (2004) 'Computer based assessment in a baccalaureate undergraduate nursing programme, (Millennium Funding Awarded - NUIG)' In: Working together for European Nursing Education How to develop skills/competencies. EU: Sibiu Bibliogr. [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2011) 12th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference - Transforming healthcare through research and education
Conway, Y; Tully, A; Kirwan, C (2011) Challenges collecting research data from medical records 12th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference - Transforming healthcare through research and education [Details]
(2012) Into the blender, add emergency nurses and mix - use of blended learning in postgraduate specialist modules
Conway, Y; White, G (2012) Into the blender, add emergency nurses and mix - use of blended learning in postgraduate specialist modules . In: Conway,Y; White, G eds. Into the blender, add emergency nurses and mix - use of blended learning in postgraduate specialist modules http://www.rcsi.ie/files/facultyofnursingmidwifery/20120726092834_BookofAbstracts2012.pdf, [Details]
(2012) 13th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference, Trinity College Dublin
Dempsey, P; Conway,Y (2012) Critical Care Nurses' Knowledge of Sepsis: Development of a Validated Evaluation Questionnaire 13th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference, Trinity College Dublin [Details]
(2013) 4th International Nursing and Midwifery Conference, NUI Galway
Yvonne Conway (NUIG), Pauline Meskell, Catherine Meagher, Brona Mooney, Sinead Hahessy, Mary Gannon (2013) Fit for purpose: Nurse/Midwife Managers perceptions of post graduate blended learning programmes and their impact on clinical practice 4th International Nursing and Midwifery Conference, NUI Galway [Details]
(2013) Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference, Trinity College, Dublin
Meskell, P., Butler, M.P. Devane, D., Murphy, K., Dowling, M., Smyth, S., Conway, Y., Tully, A., Jordan, F., Kennelly, B., Stephen Bradley, S. (2013) Suicide Crisis Assessment Nurse (SCAN) service evaluation by General Practitioners 14th Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference, Trinity College, Dublin [Details]
(2014) 1st Global Conference on Emergency Nursing and Trauma Care
Ni Neachtain, E; Conway,Y (2014) Alcohol misusers and the emergency department - views of nursing and medical staff 1st Global Conference on Emergency Nursing and Trauma Care [Details]
(2008) Technologic Innovations in Nursing Education Conference, Hilton Head, USA
conway,y (2008) Using Technology in a post graduate emergency diploma programme . In: Conway, Y eds. Technologic Innovations in Nursing Education Conference, Hilton Head, USA [Details]
(2011) 12th Annual Interdisciplinary research conference transferring healthcare through research and education
Conway,y & Tully, A (2011) Challenges of data collection from general practitioners medical records - PRINCE Study . In: Conway, Y., Tully, A., & Kirwan, C eds. 12th Annual Interdisciplinary research conference transferring healthcare through research and education [Details]

Published Reports

  Year Publication
(2012) Evaluation of the Suicide Crisis Assessment Nurse (SCAN) Service.
Bradley S, Meskell P, Conway Y, Murphy K, Kennelly B, Dowling M, Smyth S, Tully A, Devane D, , Butler MP, Jordon F. (2012) (2012) Evaluation of the Suicide Crisis Assessment Nurse (SCAN) Service. Health Service Executive, Dublin. [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
(2007) 'Negative Labelling of Patients in an Irish Emergency Department'
Conway, Y (2007) 'Negative Labelling of Patients in an Irish Emergency Department' Virginia Henderson International Library Collection -http://hdl.handle.net/10755/151247, (October, 2011) . [Details]

Conference Paper

  Year Publication
(2004) Irish Emergency Nurses views on “inappropriate attenders” . Conference proceedings from 5th Annual International Research Conference ,Transforming Healthcare Through Research, Education & Technology. University of Dublin Trinity College.
Conway, Y. (2004) Irish Emergency Nurses views on “inappropriate attenders” . Conference proceedings from 5th Annual International Research Conference ,Transforming Healthcare Through Research, Education & Technology. University of Dublin Trinity College. Conference Paper [Details]
(2004) The Emergency Department’s role as a primary care provider . Conference proceedings from The Fourth National Conference of the Irish Society For Immediate Care in partnership with the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) and the Departments of General Practice - University College Dublin & National University of Ireland, Galway.
Conway, Y. (2004) The Emergency Department’s role as a primary care provider . Conference proceedings from The Fourth National Conference of the Irish Society For Immediate Care in partnership with the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) and the Departments of General Practice - University College Dublin & National University of Ireland, Galway. Conference Paper [Details]
(2005) Irish nurses perceptions of primary care attenders in Emergency Departments . Research Paper presented at the Sharing Best Practice Conference, Nursing & Midwifery Practice Development Unit, Health Service Executive Western Area.
Conway, Y. (2005) Irish nurses perceptions of primary care attenders in Emergency Departments . Research Paper presented at the Sharing Best Practice Conference, Nursing & Midwifery Practice Development Unit, Health Service Executive Western Area. Conference Paper [Details]
(2009) Postgraduate students’ experiences and appraisal of microteaching as a teaching strategy, . presented at Transforming healthcare through Research, Education and Technology, 10th Annual Interdisciplinary Research conference School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin.
Mooney, B., Smyth, S Conway, Y (2009) Postgraduate students’ experiences and appraisal of microteaching as a teaching strategy, . presented at Transforming healthcare through Research, Education and Technology, 10th Annual Interdisciplinary Research conference School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin. Conference Paper [Details]

Conference Poster

  Year Publication
(2007) The use of Journal clubs as a teaching and learning strategy for use in practice development. Poster presented at Building and Promoting Excellence in Practice International Conference, NUIG.
Conway, Y. (2007) The use of Journal clubs as a teaching and learning strategy for use in practice development. Poster presented at Building and Promoting Excellence in Practice International Conference, NUIG. Conference Poster [Details]
(2007) Development and Evaluation of a Trauma Documentation Chart. Poster presented at Building and Promoting Excellence in Practice International Conference, NUIG.
Conway, Y ( (2007) Development and Evaluation of a Trauma Documentation Chart. Poster presented at Building and Promoting Excellence in Practice International Conference, NUIG. Conference Poster [Details]

Thesis

  Year Publication
(2003) Negative labelling of patients presenting with primary care type injuries/illnesses to Irish Accident & Emergency Departments.
Conway,Y (2003) Negative labelling of patients presenting with primary care type injuries/illnesses to Irish Accident & Emergency Departments. Thesis [Details]