Ms Siobhán Smyth

RPN,DipCPN,RNT,PG.DipCHSE,BNS,MSc

Contact Details

College Lecturer
Nursing & Midwifery
room 404
National University of Ireland, Galway
School of Nursing and Midwifery
Aras Moyola

T: 00353 91 492832
E: siobhan.smyth@nuigalway.ie

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Lecturer Bar/College Lecturer
Centre for Nursing Studies
Room 404
Aras Moyola
Galway

T: Ext. 2832
E: siobhan.smyth@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Siobhan Smyth is a registered mental health nurse and is also registered as registered nurse tutor with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland. She has extensive experience in undergraduate teaching and in developing blended learning programmes at postgraduate level. Siobhan has a keen interest in discovering innovative ways of enhancing the teaching for students both in terms of pedagogy and content. She win the President’s Awards for Teaching Excellence in 2010 to 2011 in recognition of her teaching. Siobhan is also a scholar of the European Academy of Nursing Science. Siobhan is involved in a number of collaborative research projects. Currently, Siobhan is year lead for the 4th year undergraduate mental health programme and module leader for a number of modules including the following programmes:
  • Master of Health Sciences (Nursing/Midwifery Education)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing (Education)

Research Interests

Main Research Interests: Mental Health issues - Suicide and Suicide prevention & Psychosocial interventions in mental health, Older People and Teaching and Learning.
Research Groups: Steering Group SCAN study (Evaluation of the Suicide Crisis Assessment Nurse) Service Steering Group DARES study (Dementia Education Reminiscence Programme for Staff)

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2017) 'Poetry as an Engagement Strategy: A Novice Teacher of its use within Lecturers'
Healy, D. & Smyth, S. (2017) 'Poetry as an Engagement Strategy: A Novice Teacher of its use within Lecturers'. Nurse Education In Practice, 24 :43-48 [Details]
(2016) '“A qualitative exploration of stakeholders’ perspectives of involuntary admission under the Mental Health Act 2001 in the Republic of Ireland”'
Smyth, S. Casey, C, Cooney, A. Higgins, A, Guinness, D. Bainbridge, E. Keys, M. Georgieva, I. Brosnan, L. Beecher, C. Hallahan, B. McDonald, C. & Murphy, K. (2016) '“A qualitative exploration of stakeholders’ perspectives of involuntary admission under the Mental Health Act 2001 in the Republic of Ireland”'. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, [Details]
(2016) 'Multiple Sources of Evidence in Case Study Research: Selection, Collection and Analysis'
Houghton, C, Casey, D. & Smyth, S. (2016) 'Multiple Sources of Evidence in Case Study Research: Selection, Collection and Analysis'. Nurse Researcher, 24 (4):36-41 [Details]
(2015) 'Metabolic abnormalities among people diagnosed with schizophrenia: a literature review and implications for mental health nurses'
McDaid, TM,Smyth, S (2015) 'Metabolic abnormalities among people diagnosed with schizophrenia: a literature review and implications for mental health nurses'. Journal Of Psychiatric And Mental Health Nursing, 22 :157-170 [DOI] [Details]
(2014) 'Metabolic Abnormalities among people with Schizophrenia: A Review of the Literature and implications for mental health nurses'
McDaid, M & Smyth S. (2014) 'Metabolic Abnormalities among people with Schizophrenia: A Review of the Literature and implications for mental health nurses'. Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing, [Details]
(2014) '“Seeing me through my memories”: a grounded theory study on using reminiscence with people with dementia living in long-term care'
Cooney, A., Hunter, A., Murphy, K., Casey, D., Smyth, S., Devane, D., Dempsey, L., Murphy, E., Jordan, F. & O’Shea, E. (2014) '“Seeing me through my memories”: a grounded theory study on using reminiscence with people with dementia living in long-term care'. Journal Of Clinical Nursing, [Details]
(2014) 'Maximising stakeholder involvement: The process of developing the DARES structured education reminiscence programme'
Casey, D., Cooney, A., O Shea, E., Dempsey, L., Smyth, S., Hunter, A., Murphy, E., Devane, D., Jordan, F., Murphy, K. (2014) 'Maximising stakeholder involvement: The process of developing the DARES structured education reminiscence programme'. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 10 (4):731-732 [DOI] [Details]
(2014) 'Simulation in Psychiatric Nursing Education'
Rossetti, J, Smyth, S. Byrne, E. (2014) 'Simulation in Psychiatric Nursing Education'. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, 52 (10):14-15 [Details]
(2014) 'Creating a Simulated Mental Health Ward: Lessons Learned'
Jeanette Rossetti, EdD, RN; Kathleen Musker, PhD, RN; Siobhan Smyth, RPN, Dip CPN, RNT, PG Dip CHSE, BNS, MSc; Evelyn Byrne, MSc, RNT, RGN, RCN; Catherine Maney, EdD(c), MS, RN; Kristen Selig, MS, RN; Trish Jones-Bendel, MSN, RN (2014) 'Creating a Simulated Mental Health Ward: Lessons Learned'. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, 52 (10):52-58 [DOI] [Details]
(2014) 'Creating a Simulated Mental Health Ward Lessons Learned'
Rossetti, J,Musker, K,Smyth, S,Byrne, E,Selig, K,Jones-Bendel, T (2014) 'Creating a Simulated Mental Health Ward Lessons Learned'. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, 52 :52-58 [DOI] [Details]
(2013) 'Developing a structured education reminiscence-based programme for staff in long-stay care facilities in Ireland'
Cooney, A,O'Shea, E,Casey, D,Murphy, K,Dempsey, L,Smyth, S,Hunter, A,Murphy, E,Devane, D,Jordan, F (2013) 'Developing a structured education reminiscence-based programme for staff in long-stay care facilities in Ireland'. Journal Of Clinical Nursing, 22 :1977-1987 [DOI] [Details]
(2012) 'Postnatal Depression; The experience of the PHN Part 2'
Stephens P & Smyth S (2012) 'Postnatal Depression; The experience of the PHN Part 2'. Journal Of Nursing In The Community, [Details]
(2012) 'Postnatal Depression; The experience of the PHN Part 1'
Stephens, P & Smyth S. (2012) 'Postnatal Depression; The experience of the PHN Part 1'. Journal Of Nursing In The Community, [Details]
(2012) 'Students' experiences of blended learning across a range of postgraduate programmes'
Smyth, S,Houghton, C,Cooney, A,Casey, D (2012) 'Students' experiences of blended learning across a range of postgraduate programmes'. Nurse Education Today, 32 :464-468 [DOI] [Details]
(2008) 'Lecturers’ experiences and perspectives of using an objective structured clinical examination'
Byrne, E., Smyth, S (2008) 'Lecturers’ experiences and perspectives of using an objective structured clinical examination'. Nurse Education In Practice, 8 (3):283-289 [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2005) 'Post graduate nursing students’ experiences of enquiry based learning'
Smyth, S. (2005) 'Post graduate nursing students’ experiences of enquiry based learning' In: NUI Galway In: Handbook of Enquiry and problem based learning: Irish Case Studies and International Perspectives National University of Ireland, Galway. [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2017) Sigma Theta Tau International’s Nursing Research Congress
Smyth S., McCann E. & DeVries J. (2017) A multiple case study: Mental health nurses’ experiences using psychosocial interventions in Ireland Sigma Theta Tau International’s Nursing Research Congress [Details]
(2016) 26th Alzheimer Europe Conference, 31.10.2016-02.11.2016. Copenhagen, Denmark
Meskell, P., Lynch, U., Murphy, K., Cooney, A., Houghton, C., Smyth, S., Gannon, M., Hunter, A., Conway, A., Casey, D. (2016) Approaches to truth telling in the care of persons with dementia: A Delphi study 26th Alzheimer Europe Conference, 31.10.2016-02.11.2016. Copenhagen, Denmark [Details]
(2016) American Psychiatric Nurses Association 30th Annual Conference, Hartford, CT
Rossetti, J., Musker, K., & Smyth, S. (2016) Exploring Ireland’s Healthcare System: Leading a Successful Study Abroad Program American Psychiatric Nurses Association 30th Annual Conference, Hartford, CT [Details]
(2015) The 5th International Nursing and Midwifery Conference, NUI Galway, Galway
Cooney, A., Hunter, A., Murphy, K., Devane, D., Smyth, S., Dempsey, L., Murphy, E., Jordan, F., & O'Shea, E. (2015) Seeing me through my memories: a grounded theory study on the use of reminiscence with people with dementia living in long-stay care facilities The 5th International Nursing and Midwifery Conference, NUI Galway, Galway [Details]
(2015) The 5th International Nursing and Midwifery Conference, NUI Galway, Galway
Rossetti, J., Smyth, S. & Byrne, E. (2015) Undergraduate Nursing Students' Perspectives of a Simulated Mental Health Ward: An International Collaboration The 5th International Nursing and Midwifery Conference, NUI Galway, Galway [Details]
(2013) Sigma Theta Tau International 42nd Biennial Convention, Indianapolis, IN
Rossetti, J., Musker, K., Smyth, S., Byrne, E., Maney, C., Selig, K., Medina Poeliniz, C. & Andersen, S. (2013) Creating and Evaluating The Mental Health Ward: Undergraduate Nursing Students' Perspectives of a Simulated Patient Care Experience Sigma Theta Tau International 42nd Biennial Convention, Indianapolis, IN [Details]
(2013) The 4th International Nursing and Midwifery Conference, NUI Galway
Houghton C, Smyth S, Cooney A, Dowling M, Kelly M, Kelly J, Cantillon P (2013) Students' perceptions of videoconferencing as an education strategy The 4th International Nursing and Midwifery Conference, NUI Galway [Details]
(2013) The 4th International Nursing and Midwifery Conference, NUI Galway, Galway
Knur, A., Rossetti, R., Smyth, S., & Tully, A. (2013) Undergraduate Psychiatric Nursing Education and Simulation from an Irish Perspective The 4th International Nursing and Midwifery Conference, NUI Galway, Galway [Details]
(2013) American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 27th Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX
Rossetti, J., Andersen, S., Medina Poelinz, C., Selig, K., Maney, C., Byrne, E., Smyth, S., Musker, K., & Jones-Bendel, T. (2013) Creating and Evaluaitng The Mental Health Ward: An International Collaborative Evidence Based Simulation American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 27th Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX [Details]
(2013) 4th International Nursing and Midwifery Conference
Fallon, A., Ui Chiardha, T., Meaney, M., Van Der Putten, D., Brennan, M., Smyth, S., & Ui Chionna, J. (2013) An Oral History Study of Nursing Education in Galway from 1953 to 2010 4th International Nursing and Midwifery Conference National University of Ireland Galway, , 15-APR-13 - 16-APR-13 [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) Sigma Theta Tau International 42nd Biennial Convention, Indianapolis, IN
Rossetti, J., Musker, K., Smyth, S., Byrne, E., Maney, C., Selig, K., Medina Poeliniz, C. & Andersen, S. (2013) Creating and Evaluating “The Mental Health Ward”: Undergraduate Nursing Students' Perspectives of a Simulated Patient Care Experience Sigma Theta Tau International 42nd Biennial Convention, Indianapolis, IN [Details]
(2013) 4th International Nursing and Midwifery Conference. National University of Ireland, Galway
Smyth, S. & Byrne, E. (2013) Psychiatric Students’ Evaluation of Learning in a Simulated Environment 4th International Nursing and Midwifery Conference. National University of Ireland, Galway [Details]
(2012) 18th International Network for Psychiatric Nursing Research (NPNR) Conference , Keble College, Oxford
Smyth, S. & Bradley, S. (2012) In two minds’: exploring the ethical and moral dilemmas of being a mental health nurse researcher versus being a mental health nurse and a researcher 18th International Network for Psychiatric Nursing Research (NPNR) Conference , Keble College, Oxford [Details]
(2012) 12th Annual All Ireland Society for Higher Education (AISHE), Dublin City University, Dublin
Smyth, S., Houghton, C., Cooney, A., Dowling, M., Kelly, M., Kelly, J., & Cantillon, P (2012) Using Video Conferencing in Postgraduate Education: Benefits and Challenges 12th Annual All Ireland Society for Higher Education (AISHE), Dublin City University, Dublin [Details]
(2011) 12th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference; Transforming Healthcare through Research, Education and Technology. Trinity College. Dublin
Tully, A., Bourke, R., Smyth, S., Hunter, A., Freeman, G., & Scanlon, L. (2011) The Integration of Clinical Supervision in a Pre-registration Mental Health Nurse Programme 12th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference; Transforming Healthcare through Research, Education and Technology. Trinity College. Dublin [Details]
(2011) 12th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference; Transforming Healthcare through Research, Education and Technology. Trinity College. Dublin
Smyth, S., Jordan, F., & Tully, A. (2011) (2011) The health improvement profile (HIP) can be a valuable tool in supporting the mental health nurse (MHN) to identify the physical health needs of people with serious mental illness (SMI) 12th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference; Transforming Healthcare through Research, Education and Technology. Trinity College. Dublin [Details]
(2011) 22nd International Networking for Education in healthcare Conference. University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Smyth, S., Cooney, A., & Houghton, C. (2011) Key steps of initiating inter-professional education across healthcare undergraduate programmes 22nd International Networking for Education in healthcare Conference. University of Cambridge, United Kingdom [Details]
(2010) Royal College of Nursing Partners in Practice Conference. Blackpool. UK
Cooney, A.,Houghton, C.,Smyth, S.,Casey, D. (2010) Blended learning in postgraduate education: staff and student perspectives . Paper Royal College of Nursing Partners in Practice Conference. Blackpool. UK , 26-FEB-10 - 27-FEB-10 [Details]

Published Reports

  Year Publication
(2017) A Prospective Evaluation of the Operation and Effects of the Mental Health Act 2001 from the Viewpoints of Service Users and Health Professionals.
McDonald, C., Bainbridge, E., McGuinness, D., Hallahan, B., Murphy, K., Higgins, A., Brosnan, L., Murphy, R., Keys, M., Felzmann, H. & Smyth, S. (2017) A Prospective Evaluation of the Operation and Effects of the Mental Health Act 2001 from the Viewpoints of Service Users and Health Professionals. College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, National University of Ireland, Galway, National University of Ireland, Galway. [Details]
(2016) Therapeutivc lying and approaches to dementia care in Ireland: North and South.
Casey, D., Lynch, U., Murphy, K., Cooney, A., Gannon, M., Houghton, C., Hunter, A.,, Jordan, F., Smyth, S., Conway, A., Kenny, F., Devane, D., Meskell, P.. (2016) Therapeutivc lying and approaches to dementia care in Ireland: North and South. The Institure of Public Health in Ireland, Dublin. [Details]
(2016) The LGBTIreland Report: national study of the mental health and wellbeing of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people in Ireland.
Higgins, A., Doyle, L., Downes, C., Murphy, R., Sharek, D., DeVries, J., Begley, T., McCann, E., Sheerin, F. & Smyth S. (2016) The LGBTIreland Report: national study of the mental health and wellbeing of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people in Ireland. GLEN and BeLonG To, Dublin. [Details]
(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, M.P., & Jordan, F. (2012) Evaluation of the Suicide Crisis Assessment Nurse (SCAN) Service. Health Service Executive, Dublin. [Details]

Edited Books

  Year Publication
(2013) Echoes of the Past - Stories told and Collected by Aughrim Active Retrirement.
Smyth, S., Cooney, A. , Mannion, H., Kenny, M., Coughlan, N. (Ed.). (2013) Echoes of the Past - Stories told and Collected by Aughrim Active Retrirement Echoes of the Past - Stories told and Collected by Aughrim Active Retrirement. Ballinalsoe: KPW - Design and Print Specialists. [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
(2016) American Psychiatric Nurses Association 30th Annual Conference,
Rossetti, J., Musker, K., & Smyth, S. (2016) Leading a Successful Study Abroad Program. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], American Psychiatric Nurses Association 30th Annual Conference, Connecticut Convention Center Hartford, Connecticut , 19-OCT-16 - 22-OCT-16. [Details]

Conference Paper

  Year Publication
(2013) Students’ perceptions of videoconferencing as an education strategy. Paper. Building and Promoting Excellence in Practice, 4th International Conference, School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway, 15th-16th April.
Houghton, C., Smyth, S., Cooney, A., Dowling, M., Kelly, M., Kelly, J. & Cantillon, P. (2013) Students’ perceptions of videoconferencing as an education strategy. Paper. Building and Promoting Excellence in Practice, 4th International Conference, School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway, 15th-16th April. Conference Paper [Details]
(2012) Using videoconferencing in postgraduate education: benefits and challenges. Paper. All Ireland Society for Higher Education (AISHE) Annual Conference, Dublin, 30th-31st August.
Smyth, S., Houghton, C., Cooney, A., Dowling M., Kelly, M., Kelly, J. & Cantillon, P. (2012) Using videoconferencing in postgraduate education: benefits and challenges. Paper. All Ireland Society for Higher Education (AISHE) Annual Conference, Dublin, 30th-31st August. Conference Paper [Details]
(2011) Keys steps of initiating interprofessional learning across healthcare undergraduate programmes. Paper. NET2011 22nd International Networking for Education in Healthcare Conference. Cambridge, 6th - 8th September.
Smyth, S., Cooney, A. & Houghton, C. (2011) Keys steps of initiating interprofessional learning across healthcare undergraduate programmes. Paper. NET2011 22nd International Networking for Education in Healthcare Conference. Cambridge, 6th - 8th September. Conference Paper [Details]
(2011) Key steps of initiating interprofessional learning across healthcare undergraduate programmes. 22nd International Networking Education in Health Care Conference. Cambridge UK.
Smyth, S., Cooney, A. and Houghton, C. (2011) Key steps of initiating interprofessional learning across healthcare undergraduate programmes. 22nd International Networking Education in Health Care Conference. Cambridge UK. Conference Paper [Details]
(2011) Keys steps of initiating interprofessional learning across healthcare undergraduate programmes. Paper. NET2011 22nd International Networking for Education in Healthcare Conference. Cambridge, 6th - 8th September.
Smyth, S., Cooney, A. & Houghton, C. (2011) Keys steps of initiating interprofessional learning across healthcare undergraduate programmes. Paper. NET2011 22nd International Networking for Education in Healthcare Conference. Cambridge, 6th - 8th September. Conference Paper [Details]
(2010) Blended learning … our journey to date Paper Conversations on Teaching and Learning, Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, National University of Ireland, Galway Galway.
Smyth, S.,Cooney, A.,Houghton, C.,Casey, D. (2010) Blended learning … our journey to date Paper Conversations on Teaching and Learning, Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, National University of Ireland, Galway Galway. Conference Paper [Details]
(2010) Swap shop presentation on ‘virtual learning environments: a useful pedagogical tool in nursing and midwifery education’. Paper: Irish Network of Medical Education, National University of Ireland, Galway, 18th-19th February.
Smyth, S., Casey, D., Houghton, C.,, Cooney, A. ( (2010) Swap shop presentation on ‘virtual learning environments: a useful pedagogical tool in nursing and midwifery education’. Paper: Irish Network of Medical Education, National University of Ireland, Galway, 18th-19th February. Conference Paper [Details]
(2010) Social networking: the pragmatics of blogging. Paper. 8th Galway Symposium on Higher Education, Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, National University of Ireland, Galway, 11th June.
Smyth, S., Cooney, A. (2010) Social networking: the pragmatics of blogging. Paper. 8th Galway Symposium on Higher Education, Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, National University of Ireland, Galway, 11th June. Conference Paper [Details]
(2010) Blended learning in postgraduate education: staff and student perspectives. Paper. Royal College of Nursing Partners in Practice Conference. Blackpool, 26th - 27th February.
Cooney, A. Houghton, C., Smyth, S., Casey, D. (2010) Blended learning in postgraduate education: staff and student perspectives. Paper. Royal College of Nursing Partners in Practice Conference. Blackpool, 26th - 27th February. Conference Paper [Details]
(2010) Blended learning … our journey to date. Paper. Conversations on Teaching and Learning, Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, National University of Ireland, Galway. Galway, 15th March.
Smyth, S, Cooney, A., Houghton, C., Casey, D. (2010) Blended learning … our journey to date. Paper. Conversations on Teaching and Learning, Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, National University of Ireland, Galway. Galway, 15th March. Conference Paper [Details]
(2009) Blended learning: challenges, pitfalls and successes across a range of postgraduate programmes Paper. 20th International Networking for Education in Healthcare (NET) Conference, Cambridge, 8th - 10th September.
Smyth, S., Cooney, A, Casey, D., Houghton, C. (2009) Blended learning: challenges, pitfalls and successes across a range of postgraduate programmes Paper. 20th International Networking for Education in Healthcare (NET) Conference, Cambridge, 8th - 10th September. Conference Paper [Details]
(2009) Blended learning: challenges, pitfalls and successes across a range of postgraduate programmes . Paper: Presented at the 20th International Networking for Education in healthcare Conference. University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.
Cooney, A.,Smyth, S.,Casey, D.,Houghton, C. (2009) Blended learning: challenges, pitfalls and successes across a range of postgraduate programmes . Paper: Presented at the 20th International Networking for Education in healthcare Conference. University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. Conference Paper [Details]
(2009) Learning from and through practice. Paper. 20th International Networking for Education in Healthcare (NET) Conference, Cambridge, 8th - 10th September.
Cooney, A., Smyth, S. (2009) Learning from and through practice. Paper. 20th International Networking for Education in Healthcare (NET) Conference, Cambridge, 8th - 10th September. Conference Paper [Details]
(2008) Guided Imagery in Mental Health Nursing . Paper: Presented at the 9th European Doctoral Conference in Nursing Science, Maastricht, Netherlands.
Smyth, S. (2008) Guided Imagery in Mental Health Nursing . Paper: Presented at the 9th European Doctoral Conference in Nursing Science, Maastricht, Netherlands. Conference Paper [Details]
(2008) User involvement in the development and evaluation of a post-graduate diploma in nursing (mental health, community and in-patient care) . Paper: Presented on the 9th-11th June 2008, at the 2nd International Nurse Education Conference (NETNEP) Dublin, Ireland.
Smyth. S., Knight, J., Cooley, C (2008) User involvement in the development and evaluation of a post-graduate diploma in nursing (mental health, community and in-patient care) . Paper: Presented on the 9th-11th June 2008, at the 2nd International Nurse Education Conference (NETNEP) Dublin, Ireland. Conference Paper [Details]
(2008) User involvement in the development and evaluation of a post-graduate diploma in nursing (mental health, community and in-patient care). Paper: Presented at the 2nd International Nurse Education Conference (NETNEP) Dublin, Ireland.
Smyth. S., Knight, J., Cooley, C. (2008) User involvement in the development and evaluation of a post-graduate diploma in nursing (mental health, community and in-patient care). Paper: Presented at the 2nd International Nurse Education Conference (NETNEP) Dublin, Ireland. Conference Paper [Details]
(2008) An evaluation of partnership working with mental health stakeholders and Service Users in the development process of a post graduate Curricula . Paper: Presented at the 8th International Conference; Practice Development, Action Research and Reflective Practice. Royal College of Nursing. Eindhoven, Netherlands.
Smyth, S. (2008) An evaluation of partnership working with mental health stakeholders and Service Users in the development process of a post graduate Curricula . Paper: Presented at the 8th International Conference; Practice Development, Action Research and Reflective Practice. Royal College of Nursing. Eindhoven, Netherlands. Conference Paper [Details]
(2008) Microteaching as a teaching strategy: benefits, pitfalls and logistical challenges . Paper: Presented at the 9th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference; Transforming Healthcare through Research, Education and Technology Trinity College Dublin.
Knight, J. Smyth, S., Mooney, B., Conway, Y. (2008) Microteaching as a teaching strategy: benefits, pitfalls and logistical challenges . Paper: Presented at the 9th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference; Transforming Healthcare through Research, Education and Technology Trinity College Dublin. Conference Paper [Details]
(2007) Students perspectives of assessing clinical competence using an objective structured clinical examination (OSCE). Paper: Presented at “Nurse Education Today Conference, University of Cambridge, England.
Smyth, S, Byrne, E. (2007) Students perspectives of assessing clinical competence using an objective structured clinical examination (OSCE). Paper: Presented at “Nurse Education Today Conference, University of Cambridge, England. Conference Paper [Details]
(2007) Lecturers and undergraduate students perspectives of assessing clinical competence using an objective structured clincial examination (OSCE). 2nd International Clinical Skills Conference. Monash University, Prato.
Byrne, E., Smyth, S. (2007) Lecturers and undergraduate students perspectives of assessing clinical competence using an objective structured clincial examination (OSCE). 2nd International Clinical Skills Conference. Monash University, Prato. Conference Paper [Details]
(2007) A comparative study of the impact on education on the development of the role of the community mental health nurse between United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland - (1980 - 2006) . Paper: 1st Presented at: International Conference on “Building and Promoting Excellence in Practice,” Department of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway.
Knight, J. Smyth, S (2007) A comparative study of the impact on education on the development of the role of the community mental health nurse between United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland - (1980 - 2006) . Paper: 1st Presented at: International Conference on “Building and Promoting Excellence in Practice,” Department of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway. Conference Paper [Details]
(2006) The Challenges of Assessing Student Nurses’ Using Objective Clinical Structured Examinations (OSCE) . Paper: Presented at the 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference; Transforming Healthcare through Research, Education and Technology Trinity College Dublin.
Smyth, S. Byrne, E. (2006) The Challenges of Assessing Student Nurses’ Using Objective Clinical Structured Examinations (OSCE) . Paper: Presented at the 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference; Transforming Healthcare through Research, Education and Technology Trinity College Dublin. Conference Paper [Details]
(2005) “The challenge and Awakening of Cultural Diversity and Universality within Health care Today in Ireland” . Paper: Presented at “Borders and Margins: (Re)defining Space and Place in European Literary and Cultural Discourses” An interdisciplinary Conference National University of Ireland Galway.
Smyth, S. Montgomery, A. (2005) “The challenge and Awakening of Cultural Diversity and Universality within Health care Today in Ireland” . Paper: Presented at “Borders and Margins: (Re)defining Space and Place in European Literary and Cultural Discourses” An interdisciplinary Conference National University of Ireland Galway. Conference Paper [Details]
(2004) “EBL/PBL within the Centre for Nursing Studies NUIG” . Paper: Presented at the expanding Horizons in Problem Based Learning summer course. Faculty of Medicine, Health Science and Psychology. Maastrict University. Netherlands.
Smyth, S. (2004) “EBL/PBL within the Centre for Nursing Studies NUIG” . Paper: Presented at the expanding Horizons in Problem Based Learning summer course. Faculty of Medicine, Health Science and Psychology. Maastrict University. Netherlands. Conference Paper [Details]

Conference Poster

  Year Publication
(2012) An Exploration of Undergraduate Psychiatric Nursing Education and Simulation: Irish Nursing Students’ Perspectives. Poster: Presented at the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) 26th Annual Conference.
Rossetti, J. Knur, A, Smyth, S. & Tully, A. (2012) An Exploration of Undergraduate Psychiatric Nursing Education and Simulation: Irish Nursing Students’ Perspectives. Poster: Presented at the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) 26th Annual Conference. Conference Poster [Details]
(2011) The Integration of Clinical Supervision in a Pre-registration Mental Health Nurse Programme . Poster: Presented at the 3rd International Nursing and Midwifery Conference, School of Nursing and Midwifery National University of Ireland, Galway. Ireland.
Smyth, S. Bourke, R. Bradley, S. Freeman, G. Hunter, A. Scanlon, L. Tully, A. (2011) The Integration of Clinical Supervision in a Pre-registration Mental Health Nurse Programme . Poster: Presented at the 3rd International Nursing and Midwifery Conference, School of Nursing and Midwifery National University of Ireland, Galway. Ireland. Conference Poster [Details]
(2011) Empowering Clients to Self-Manage Chronic Diseases: The Jordan Framework of the Empowering Process for Health Care Professionals . Poster: Presented at the 3rd International Nursing and Midwifery Conference, School of Nursing and Midwifery.
Jordan, F. Smyth, S (2011) Empowering Clients to Self-Manage Chronic Diseases: The Jordan Framework of the Empowering Process for Health Care Professionals . Poster: Presented at the 3rd International Nursing and Midwifery Conference, School of Nursing and Midwifery. National University of Ireland, Galway. Ireland: Conference Poster [Details]
(2010) Improving Client Adherence with Treatment Regimes: Concordance Skills as a Psychosocial Intervention for Health Care Professionals . Poster: Presented at the Mental Health Institute’s inaugural annual symposium. Dublin City University. Dublin.
Jordan, F.,Smyth, S (2010) Improving Client Adherence with Treatment Regimes: Concordance Skills as a Psychosocial Intervention for Health Care Professionals . Poster: Presented at the Mental Health Institute’s inaugural annual symposium. Dublin City University. Dublin. Conference Poster [Details]
(2010) Social networking: The Pragmatics of Blogging . Poster: Presented at the 8th Galway Symposium on Higher Education. Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, National University of Ireland. Galway.
Smyth, S.,Cooney, A. (2010) Social networking: The Pragmatics of Blogging . Poster: Presented at the 8th Galway Symposium on Higher Education. Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, National University of Ireland. Galway. Conference Poster [Details]
(2009) The blended learning experience: learners’ perspectives across a range of postgraduate programmes. Poster. All Ireland Society for Higher Education (AISHE), National University of Ireland, Maynooth 27th - 28th August.
Smyth, S., Houghton, C., Casey, D. & Cooney, A. (2009) The blended learning experience: learners’ perspectives across a range of postgraduate programmes. Poster. All Ireland Society for Higher Education (AISHE), National University of Ireland, Maynooth 27th - 28th August. Conference Poster [Details]
(2009) The Blended Learning Experience: Learners’ perspectives across a range of postgraduate programmes . Poster: Presented on the 27-28th August at the All Ireland Society for Higher Education (AISHE), National University of Ireland, Maynooth.
Smyth, S.,Cooney, A.,Casey, D.,Houghton, C. (2009) The Blended Learning Experience: Learners’ perspectives across a range of postgraduate programmes . Poster: Presented on the 27-28th August at the All Ireland Society for Higher Education (AISHE), National University of Ireland, Maynooth. Conference Poster [Details]
(2008) Interagency Collaboration: Shared Learning between Palliative Care and Mental Health Nurses . Presented at the 2nd International Nurse Education Conference (NETNEP).
Larkin, P. ,Smyth, S, (2008) Interagency Collaboration: Shared Learning between Palliative Care and Mental Health Nurses . Presented at the 2nd International Nurse Education Conference (NETNEP). Dublin, Ireland: Conference Poster [Details]
(2008) Interagency Collaboration: Shared Learning between Palliative Care and Mental Health Nurses . Poster: Presented on the 9th-11th June 2008, at the 2nd International Nurse Education Conference (NETNEP) Dublin, Ireland.
Larkin, P.,Smyth, S, (2008) Interagency Collaboration: Shared Learning between Palliative Care and Mental Health Nurses . Poster: Presented on the 9th-11th June 2008, at the 2nd International Nurse Education Conference (NETNEP) Dublin, Ireland. Conference Poster [Details]
(2007) Interagency Collaboration: Shared Learning between Palliative Care and Mental Health Nurses . Presented at the 10th European Association for Palliative Care Congress.
Larkin, P., Smyth, S, (2007) Interagency Collaboration: Shared Learning between Palliative Care and Mental Health Nurses . Presented at the 10th European Association for Palliative Care Congress. Budapest, Hungary: Conference Poster [Details]
(2007) Lecturers' experiences and perspectives of using an Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE): an Irish outlook. 6th International Practice Development Conference Action Research and Reflective Practice. Herriot-Watt University, Edinburgh.
Smyth, S.,Byrne E. (2007) Lecturers' experiences and perspectives of using an Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE): an Irish outlook. 6th International Practice Development Conference Action Research and Reflective Practice. Herriot-Watt University, Edinburgh. Conference Poster [Details]
(2007) Practice innovation and Journal Clubs . Presented at the 1st International Conference on Building and Promoting Excellence in Practice, Department of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway and to presented at the Nurse Education Today 2007 Conference, University of Cambridge, England.
Conway, Y.,Dowling, M.,Montgomery, A.,Smyth, S.,Farrelly, F.,Meagher, C.,O'Hara, M. (2007) Practice innovation and Journal Clubs . Presented at the 1st International Conference on Building and Promoting Excellence in Practice, Department of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway and to presented at the Nurse Education Today 2007 Conference, University of Cambridge, England. Conference Poster [Details]
(2007) User Involvement in the Development and Evaluation of a Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing (Mental Health, Community and In-Patient Care . Presented at the 1st International Conference on Building and Promoting Excellence in Practice, Department of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway and to presented at the Nurse Education Today 2007 Conference, University of Cambridge, England.
Cooley, C.,Smyth, S.,Knight, J.,Grehan, G. (2007) User Involvement in the Development and Evaluation of a Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing (Mental Health, Community and In-Patient Care . Presented at the 1st International Conference on Building and Promoting Excellence in Practice, Department of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway and to presented at the Nurse Education Today 2007 Conference, University of Cambridge, England. Conference Poster [Details]
(2007) User Involvement in the Development and Evaluation of a Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing (Mental Health, Community and In-Patient Care Poster: . Presented at the 1st International Conference on “Building and Promoting Excellence in Practice,” Department of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway and to presented on the 4-6th September 2007 at the “Nurse Education Today 2007 Conference,” University of Cambridge, England.
Cooley, C.,Smyth, S.,Knight, J.,Grehan, G. (2007) User Involvement in the Development and Evaluation of a Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing (Mental Health, Community and In-Patient Care Poster: . Presented at the 1st International Conference on “Building and Promoting Excellence in Practice,” Department of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway and to presented on the 4-6th September 2007 at the “Nurse Education Today 2007 Conference,” University of Cambridge, England. Conference Poster [Details]
(2007) Practice innovation and Journal Clubs . Poster: Presented at the 1st International Conference on “Building and Promoting Excellence in Practice,” Department of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway and to presented on the 4-6th September 2007 at the “Nurse Education Today 2007 Conference,” University of Cambridge, England.
Conway, Y., Dowling, M., Montgomery, A., Smyth, S., Farrelly, F., Meagher, C., O'Hara, M (2007) Practice innovation and Journal Clubs . Poster: Presented at the 1st International Conference on “Building and Promoting Excellence in Practice,” Department of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway and to presented on the 4-6th September 2007 at the “Nurse Education Today 2007 Conference,” University of Cambridge, England. Conference Poster [Details]
(2007) Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE): Students’ perspective of Assessing Clinical Competence Using an OSCE. 1st International Nursing and Midwifery Conference Building and Promoting Excellene in Practice. National University of Ireland Galway.
Smyth, S.,Byrne E. (2007) Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE): Students’ perspective of Assessing Clinical Competence Using an OSCE. 1st International Nursing and Midwifery Conference Building and Promoting Excellene in Practice. National University of Ireland Galway. Conference Poster [Details]
(2007) Interagency Collaboration: Shared Learning between Palliative Care and Mental Health Nurses . Poster: Presented on the 7-9th June at the 10th European Association for Palliative Care Congress, Budapest, Hungary.
Larkin, P.,Smyth, S. (2007) Interagency Collaboration: Shared Learning between Palliative Care and Mental Health Nurses . Poster: Presented on the 7-9th June at the 10th European Association for Palliative Care Congress, Budapest, Hungary. Conference Poster [Details]
(2006) Lecturers’ Experiences and Perspectives of Using Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE): An Irish Outlook. Poster: Presented at the 6th International Conference; Practice Development, Action Research and Reflective Practice Royal College of Nursing Edinburgh, Scotland.
Smyth, S.,Byrne E. (2006) Lecturers’ Experiences and Perspectives of Using Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE): An Irish Outlook. Poster: Presented at the 6th International Conference; Practice Development, Action Research and Reflective Practice Royal College of Nursing Edinburgh, Scotland. Conference Poster [Details]
(2006) Oral Assessment; a systematic evaluation of available objective assessment tools . Poster: Presented at the 6th International Conference; Practice Development, Action Research and Reflective Practice Royal College of Nursing Edinburgh, Scotland.
Dowling, M.,Smyth, S.,Farrelly, F.,Meagher, C.,Montgomery, A.,O'Hara, M. (2006) Oral Assessment; a systematic evaluation of available objective assessment tools . Poster: Presented at the 6th International Conference; Practice Development, Action Research and Reflective Practice Royal College of Nursing Edinburgh, Scotland. Conference Poster [Details]
(2005) The Challenge and Awakening of Cultural Diversity and University in Nursing Practice . Poster: Presented at the 6th Annual interdisciplinary Research Conference, transforming healthcare through Research, Education and Technology. Trinity College. Dublin.
Smyth, S. Montgomery, A. (2005) The Challenge and Awakening of Cultural Diversity and University in Nursing Practice . Poster: Presented at the 6th Annual interdisciplinary Research Conference, transforming healthcare through Research, Education and Technology. Trinity College. Dublin. Conference Poster [Details]
(2005) The concept of Enquiry Based learning . Poster: Presented at the International conference on Learning in the Europe of Knowledge National University of Ireland Galway.
Smyth, S.,Tully, A. (2005) The concept of Enquiry Based learning . Poster: Presented at the International conference on Learning in the Europe of Knowledge National University of Ireland Galway. Conference Poster [Details]
(2005) The Benefits of Simulation Learning and the Steps involved in coordinating a Simulation Exercise for student nurses . Poster: Presented at the 6th Annual interdisciplinary Research Conference, transforming healthcare through Research, Education and Technology. Trinity College. Dublin.
Byrne E. Smyth, S. (2005) The Benefits of Simulation Learning and the Steps involved in coordinating a Simulation Exercise for student nurses . Poster: Presented at the 6th Annual interdisciplinary Research Conference, transforming healthcare through Research, Education and Technology. Trinity College. Dublin. Conference Poster [Details]
(2004) Enquiry Based learning in Nursing Education . Poster: Presented at the International conference on Transforming Health care through Research, Education and Technology Trinity College Dublin.
Smyth, S. (2004) Enquiry Based learning in Nursing Education . Poster: Presented at the International conference on Transforming Health care through Research, Education and Technology Trinity College Dublin. Conference Poster [Details]

Editorial

  Year Publication
(2014) Simulation in Psychiatric Nursing Education.
Rossetti, J,Smyth, S,Byrne, E (2014) Simulation in Psychiatric Nursing Education. Editorial [DOI] [Details]

Invited papers

  Year Publication
(2004) “Compliance - the hidden cause of treatment failure” Galway. Paper: Presented at the Mental Health Conference - East Galway Mental Health Service.
Smyth, S. (2004) “Compliance - the hidden cause of treatment failure” Galway. Paper: Presented at the Mental Health Conference - East Galway Mental Health Service. Invited papers [Details]
(2004) “Psychiatric Clients perceptions of Medication Compliance” . Paper: Presented at Sharing best practice with Western Health Board. Galway.
Smyth, S. (2004) “Psychiatric Clients perceptions of Medication Compliance” . Paper: Presented at Sharing best practice with Western Health Board. Galway. Invited papers [Details]
(2003) “Medication Compliance among clients with Mental Health problems” . Paper: Presented at the World Mental Health Day Conference. Galway.
Smyth, S. (2003) “Medication Compliance among clients with Mental Health problems” . Paper: Presented at the World Mental Health Day Conference. Galway. Invited papers [Details]

Non Published Reports

  Year Publication
(2010) Vision for Mental Health Report: Submitted on the 17th Dec 2010 by Siobhan Smyth, on behalf of Mental Health Research Cluster, . National University of Ireland, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Galway: Requested by The Office of the Nursing and Midwifery Services Director (ONMSD) and Corporate Mental Health at the Health Services Executive (HSE).
Smyth, S. (2010) Vision for Mental Health Report: Submitted on the 17th Dec 2010 by Siobhan Smyth, on behalf of Mental Health Research Cluster, . National University of Ireland, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Galway: Requested by The Office of the Nursing and Midwifery Services Director (ONMSD) and Corporate Mental Health at the Health Services Executive (HSE). Non Published Reports [Details]

Reviews

  Year Publication
(2013) Experiential Learning and Global Collaboration - Nothern Illinois University - Presidential Inaruguratoin of Dr Doughlas, D. Baker.
Rosetti, J., Smyth.S, Byrne, E. (2013) Experiential Learning and Global Collaboration - Nothern Illinois University - Presidential Inaruguratoin of Dr Doughlas, D. Baker. Reviews [Details]

Workshops

  Year Publication
(2009) Problem-Based Learning, an Introduction - “Challenges” Workshop: inInstitute of Technology, Tralee .
Smyth, S. (2009) Problem-Based Learning, an Introduction - “Challenges” Workshop: inInstitute of Technology, Tralee . Workshops [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2011 President’s Awards for Teaching Excellence, 2010-2011 President’s Awards for Teaching Excellence, National University of Ireland, Galway.