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Ms Yvonne Conway RGN, RNT, BNS, MSc
|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.|
| Emergency Nursing
Post Graduate Nurse Education
Mental health issues in Emergency Nursing
|Conway, Y. (2004) 'Computer based assessment in a baccalaureate undergraduate nursing programme, (Millennium Funding Awarded - NUIG)' In: Beldean,L.;Lekeux,A (eds). Working together for European Nursing Education How to develop skills/competencies. EU: Sibiu Bibliogr. [Details]|
Peer Reviewed Journals
|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]|
|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]|
|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]|
|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]|
|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]|
|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]|
|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]|
|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]|
|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]|
|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]|
|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]|
|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]|
|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]|
|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]|
|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]|
|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]|
|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]|
|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]|
|Conway,Y (2003) Negative labelling of patients presenting with primary care type injuries/illnesses to Irish Accident & Emergency Departments. Thesis [Details]|