Pauline Meskell

Lecturer Above The Bar B.Sc, M.Sc, RGN, Ph.D

Contact Details

Lecturer Above The Bar
School of Nursing & Midwifery
NUI Galway

T: Ext. 5481
E: pauline.meskell@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Dr Pauline Meskell is a registered general nurse with specialist clinical experience in all areas of renal nursing. Pauline has been working in education since 1990 and teaches across undergraduate and post graduate programmes
Pauline has particular interest in all areas of chronic illness management, particularly Nephrology care and Parkinsons disease. Pauline also has an interest in education and strategies to increase student engagement. Pauline is involved in a number of collaborative research projects.
Currently, Pauline is Programme Director for the Bachelor of Nursing Science (General) and undergraduate co-ordinator for general, psychiatry and midwifery programmes in the School.  

Research Interests

Paulines research interests include:
Dementia care
Outcomes of care
Chronic illness & Palliative care
All aspects of renal care
Nurse education

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2014) 'Insights into the use and complexities of the policy Delphi'
Meskell, P. Murphy, K. Shaw, D. & Casey, D. (2014) 'Insights into the use and complexities of the policy Delphi'. Nurse Researcher, 21 (3):32-39 [Details]
(2014) 'Indicators of Student Satisfaction in Postgraduate Blended Learning Programmes:Key messages from a Survey Study'
Hashessy S., Burke, E., Byrne, E., Farrelly, F., Kelly, M., Mooney, B. & Meskell, P. (2014) 'Indicators of Student Satisfaction in Postgraduate Blended Learning Programmes:Key messages from a Survey Study'. AISHE-J: The All Ireland Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 6 (3):1941-19423 [Details]
(2014) 'Reflections on the added value of using Mixed Methods in the SCAPE study'
Murphy, K. Casey, D. Devane, D. Lalor, J. Higgins, A. Elliot, N. Meskell, P. & Begley, C. (2014) 'Reflections on the added value of using Mixed Methods in the SCAPE study'. Nurse Researcher, 21 (4):13-19 [Details]
(2015) 'Quality of life and resilience related to chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) in patients post treatment with platinums and taxanes'
Egan M, Meskell P, Burke E, MacNeela P, Dowling M (2015) 'Quality of life and resilience related to chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) in patients post treatment with platinums and taxanes'. Journal of Research in Nursing, [DOI] [Details]
(2013) 'Patients' satisfaction with an advanced nurse practitioner in Haematology'
Kelly M, Dowling M, Burke E, Meskell P (2013) 'Patients' satisfaction with an advanced nurse practitioner in Haematology'. Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 9 (7):466-469 [Details]
(2013) 'Exploring the added value of Mixed Methods Research: Reflections on using Mixed Methods Research design in the SCAPE study'
Murphy K, Casey D Devane D, Lalor J, Higgins A, Elliot N, Meskell P, Begley C. (2013) 'Exploring the added value of Mixed Methods Research: Reflections on using Mixed Methods Research design in the SCAPE study'. Nurse Researcher, [Details]
(2012) 'Paradigms in nursing research: Insights from three nurse researchers'
Houghton, C., Hunter, A. & Meskell, P. (2012) 'Paradigms in nursing research: Insights from three nurse researchers'. Nurse Researcher, 20 (2):34-37 [Details]
(2011) 'Linking aims, paradigms and method in nursing research: three practical examples'
Houghton, C. Hunter, A. and Meskell, P. (2011) 'Linking aims, paradigms and method in nursing research: three practical examples'. Nurse Researcher, 20 (2):34-39 [Details]
(2009) 'The clinical role of lecturers in nursing in Ireland: Perceptions from key stakeholder groups in nurse education on the role'
Meskell, P,Murphy, K,Shaw, D (2009) 'The clinical role of lecturers in nursing in Ireland: Perceptions from key stakeholder groups in nurse education on the role'. Nurse Education Today, 29 :784-790 [DOI] [Details]

Books

  Year Publication
(2011) An Evaluation of Specialist Clinical Nurse and Midwife and Advanced Nurse and Midwife Practitioner Roles in Ireland (SCAPE).
Begley, C. Murphy, K. Higgins, A. Elliott, N. Lalor, J. Sheerin, F. Coyne, I. Comiskey, C. Normand, C, Casey, D. Dowling, M. Devane, D. Cooney, A. Farrelly, F. Brennan, M. Meskell, P.& MacNeela, P. (2011) An Evaluation of Specialist Clinical Nurse and Midwife and Advanced Nurse and Midwife Practitioner Roles in Ireland (SCAPE). Dublin: National Council for the Professional Development of Nursing and Midwifery in Ireland. [Details]
(2010) An Evaluation of Clinical Nurse and Midwife Specialist and Advanced Nurse and Midwife Practitioner Roles in Ireland (SCAPE) . National Council for the Professional Development of Nursing and Midwifery in Ireland: Dublin.
Begley C, Murphy K, Higgins A, Elliott N, Lalor J, Sheerin F, Coyne I, Comiskey C, Norm C, Casey C, Dowling M, Devane D, Cooney A, Farrelly F, Brennan M, Meskell P, MacNeela P. (2010) An Evaluation of Clinical Nurse and Midwife Specialist and Advanced Nurse and Midwife Practitioner Roles in Ireland (SCAPE) . National Council for the Professional Development of Nursing and Midwifery in Ireland: Dublin. Dublin: NCNM. [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2014) University of Limerick Hospitals Research Symposium
Cassidy, I., Kennedy, C., Butler, MP, Meskell, P., Coote, S. (2014) Living with Parkinsons Disease: A mixed methods exploration within the mid-west region of Ireland University of Limerick Hospitals Research Symposium Strand Hotel, Limerick, [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]
(2013) 4th International Nursing and Midwifery Conference: Building and Promoting Excellence in Practice, School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland, Galway
Conway, Y., Meskell, P., Meagher, C., Mooney, B., Hahessy, S. & Gannon, M. (2013) Fit for purpose: Nurse/Midwife managers perceptions of postgraduate blended learning programmes and their impact on clinical practice 4th International Nursing and Midwifery Conference: Building and Promoting Excellence in Practice, School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland, Galway [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]
(2012) Evaluation of the Suicide Crisis Assessment Nurse (SCAN) Service.
Bradley S, Murphy K, Devane D, Kennelly B, Meskell P, Dowling M, Smyth S, Tully A, Conway Y, Butler MP, Jordon F. (2012) Evaluation of the Suicide Crisis Assessment Nurse (SCAN) Service. Health Service Executive, Dublin. [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2010) Evaluation of Clinical Nurse and Midwife Specialist and Advanced Nurse and Midwife Practitioner Roles in Ireland (SCAPE) Summary Report.
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. (2010) Evaluation of Clinical Nurse and Midwife Specialist and Advanced Nurse and Midwife Practitioner Roles in Ireland (SCAPE) Summary Report. National Council for the Professional Development of Nursing and Midwifery in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland. [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
(2012) 'Evaluation of an Advanced Nurse Practitioner (Emergency Care) - AN Irish Perspective'
Thompson, W. & Meskell, P. (2012) (2012) 'Evaluation of an Advanced Nurse Practitioner (Emergency Care) - AN Irish Perspective' The Journal of Nurse Practitioners, 8 (3) :200-205. [Details]
(2012) 'Online Assessments- What do students prefer?'
Johnson, K. & Meskell, P. (2012) 'Online Assessments- What do students prefer?' Information Technology and Teacher Education, . [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
(2011) What do patients think of an advanced nurse practitioner (ANP) in haematology? Patient satisfaction with a new nursing role,
Kelly, M., Dowling, M., Meskell, P. & Burke, E. (2011) HAI Conference. [Poster Presentation (Refereed)], What do patients think of an advanced nurse practitioner (ANP) in haematology? Patient satisfaction with a new nursing role, Wicklow , 14-OCT-11 - 16-OCT-11. [Details]

Abstract

  Year Publication
(2012) What do patients think of an advanced nurse practitioner in haematology? Patient satisfaction with a new nursing role.
Kelly M, Dowling M, Meskell, P & Burke E (2012) What do patients think of an advanced nurse practitioner in haematology? Patient satisfaction with a new nursing role. Bone Marrow Transplantation: Abstract [Details]

Conference Paper

  Year Publication
(2011) An evaluation of specialist clinical nurse and midwife and advanced nurse and midwife practitioner roles in Ireland (SCAPE). Paper. 10th Annual Conference Quality and Innovation: Achieving Excellence in Patient Care, National Council for the Professional Development of Nursing and Midwifery in Ireland Conference, Dublin, 10th November.
Begley, C., Murphy, K., Higgins, A., Elliott, N., Lalor, J., Sheerin, F., Coyne, I., Comiskey, C., Normand, C., Casey, D., Dowling, M., Devane, D., Cooney, A., Farrelly, F., Brennan, M., Meskell, P., MacNeela, P. (2011) An evaluation of specialist clinical nurse and midwife and advanced nurse and midwife practitioner roles in Ireland (SCAPE). Paper. 10th Annual Conference Quality and Innovation: Achieving Excellence in Patient Care, National Council for the Professional Development of Nursing and Midwifery in Ireland Conference, Dublin, 10th November. Conference Paper [Details]
(2011) Transforming nurses/midwives’ research into publication: lessons learnt from a pilot e-learning module. Paper. 12th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference. Transforming Healthcare through Research And Education. School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin. 10th November.
Dowling, M., Murphy, K., Cooney, A., Devane, D., Casey, D., Meskell, P., Houghton, C. & O’Reilly M.F. (2011) Transforming nurses/midwives’ research into publication: lessons learnt from a pilot e-learning module. Paper. 12th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference. Transforming Healthcare through Research And Education. School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin. 10th November. Conference Paper [Details]
(2011) 12th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference Trinity College Dublin . Transforming healthcare through research and education. Dublin, Ireland.
Dowling, M., Murphy, K., Cooney, A., Devane, D., Casey, D., Meskell, P., Houghton, C. & O’Reilly M.F. (2011) 12th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference Trinity College Dublin . Transforming healthcare through research and education. Dublin, Ireland. Conference Paper [Details]

Non Published Reports

  Year Publication
(2010) Evaluation of Clinical Nurse and Midwife Specialist and Advanced Nurse and Midwife Practitioner Roles in Ireland (SCAPE) Final Report . National Council for the Professional Development of Nursing and Midwifery in Ireland, Dublin.
Begley,C.,Murphy, K.,Higgins, A.,Elliott, N.,Lalor, J.,Sheerin, F.,Coyne, I.,Comiskey, C.,Norm, C.,Casey, C.,Dowling, M.,Devane, D.,Cooney, A., Farrelly, F.,Brennan, M.,Meskell, P.,MacNeela, P. (2010) Evaluation of Clinical Nurse and Midwife Specialist and Advanced Nurse and Midwife Practitioner Roles in Ireland (SCAPE) Final Report . National Council for the Professional Development of Nursing and Midwifery in Ireland, Dublin. Non Published Reports [Details]
(2010) An Evaluation of Clinical Nurse and Midwife Specialist and Advanced Nurse and Midwife Practitioner Roles in Ireland (SCAPE) Report Dublin: National Council for the Professional Development of Nursing and Midwifery in Ireland.
Begley,C.,Murphy, K.,Higgins, A.,Elliott, N.,Lalor, J.,Sheerin, F.,Coyne, I.,Comiskey, C.,Norm, C.,Casey, C.,Dowling,M.,Devane, D.,Cooney, A., Farrelly, F.,Brennan, M.,Meskell, P.,MacNeela, P. (2010) An Evaluation of Clinical Nurse and Midwife Specialist and Advanced Nurse and Midwife Practitioner Roles in Ireland (SCAPE) Report Dublin: National Council for the Professional Development of Nursing and Midwifery in Ireland. Non Published Reports [Details]

Workshops

  Year Publication
(2010) An Evaluation of Specialist Clinical Nurse and Midwife and Advanced Nurse and Midwife Practitioner Roles in Ireland (SCAPE) . National Council for the Professional Development of Nursing and Midwifery in Ireland: Conference.
Begley C, Murphy K, Higgins A, Elliott N, Lalor J, Sheerin F, Coyne I, Comiskey C, Norm C, Casey C, Dowling M, Devane D, Cooney A, Farrelly F, Brennan M, Meskell P, MacNeela P. (2010) An Evaluation of Specialist Clinical Nurse and Midwife and Advanced Nurse and Midwife Practitioner Roles in Ireland (SCAPE) . National Council for the Professional Development of Nursing and Midwifery in Ireland: Conference. Workshops [Details]