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Nursing and Midwifery
Ms LINDA NÍ CHIANÁIN
Ms Linda Ni Chianain received her Diploma in Psychiatric Nursing from the GMIT Castlebar in 2004. While working as a registered psychiatric nurse in St John of God, Stillorgan (2004-2005) and later working in a community residential unit and Day Centre in Clifden (2005-2007) she completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing Studies in 2005.
Returning to University full-time she received her DipHE in adult nursing at the University of the West of Scotland in 2009. She took a position as a registered general nurse in a Plastics High Dependence Unit at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary (2009-2015). She successfully completed an Early Clinical Career Fellowships funded by the Scottish Government Health Directorates. The fellowships included a funded part-time masters, which she completed at the University of Glasgow in 2012, she received mentorship/clinical coaching while attending action learning sets and master classes (2009-2012).
She took a part-time position as a Teaching Assistant in Clinical Skills at the University of Glasgow (2013-2015) while also continuing to work at the Royal Infirmary. Undertaking a Postgraduate in Academic Practice at the University of Glasgow and became a registered nurse teacher.
Now a University Teacher teaching at undergraduate and post-graduate level at NUIG since January 2016. Her interests include clinical skills, simulation, inter-professional education and learning. She has been successful in her first application for Millennium Funding 2016 to support her research into inter-professional simulation.
- Clinical Skills
|(2018)|| The 37th RCSI Annual International Nursing & Midwifery Research and Education Conference 2018
Collins, S., Conway, Y., Ni Chianain, L. (2018) An explorative study examining the transition experiences of staff working in an Emergency Department that was re-configured to a minor injury unit in the Midwest of Ireland The 37th RCSI Annual International Nursing & Midwifery Research and Education Conference 2018 [Details]
|(2017)|| 11th Annual Simulation in Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Conference - Simulation Technologies and Education Strategies. Human Patient Simulation Network (HPSN)
Ní Chianáin, L., Burke, E., McCarthy, B., Costello, M., Hills, C., Carroll, C., Donlon, K., Hunter, A., Kennedy, K., Power, M., Hanley, M., Byrne, D., & Summerville, S. (2017) A Reflective Guide to Inter-Professional Simulation 11th Annual Simulation in Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Conference - Simulation Technologies and Education Strategies. Human Patient Simulation Network (HPSN) Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Nottingham - Gateway, Nottingham, UK, , 21-JUN-17 - 22-JUN-17 [Details]
|(2017)|| 11th Annual Simulation in Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Conference - Simulation Technologies and Education Strategies
Summerville, S., Casey, D., McCarthy, B., Hills, C., Carroll, C., Costello, M., Hunter, A., Burke, E., Kennedy, K., Power, M., Byrne, D., Donlon, K., Hanley, M., & Ní Chianáin, L. (2017) Exploring academic staff perceptions and experiences in the development and delivery of an undergraduate inter-professional pilot simulation 11th Annual Simulation in Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Conference - Simulation Technologies and Education Strategies Nottingham, UK, , 21-JUN-17 - 22-JUN-17 [ARAN Link] [Details]
|(2018)|| Meitheal 2018,
On the Organising Committee (2018) Enhancing safety in clinical practice: essential training for staff in CMNHS - an inter-professional collaboration across the CMNHS. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Meitheal 2018, Clinical Science Institute, National University of Ireland, Galway, , 12-JAN-18 - 12-JAN-18. [Details]
|Committee||Function||From / To|
|Irish Association for Simulation||Committee Member||28-APR-17 /|
|Progressive Alliance of Clinical Educators (PACE) Steering Committee||Committee Member||05-DEC-16 /|
|Qualitative Research in Trials Centre (QUESTS) Educational Team||Committee Member||31-AUG-16 /|
|Equality Committee||Committee Member||22-FEB-16 /|
|Clinical Skills Network Ireland (CSNI)||Committee Member||04-JAN-16 /|
|The Higher Education Academy UK||Fellow||07-SEP-15 /|
|International Journal Of Nursing Studies||Reviewer|
Reviewer with 'Nursing and Health SAGE Publishing' since 2014
- Clinical Skills
|Term/Year||Module Title||Module Code||Subject / Desc|
|Year 1||Principles & Practices of Clinical Nursing 1||NU185||Bachelor of Nursing Science (General & Psychiatric)|
|Year 1||Nursing Management of the Physically ill Adult||NU117||Bachelor of Nursing Science (General)|
|Year 1||The Nature of Nursing||NU123||Bachelor of Nursing Science (General & Psychiatry)|
|Year 3||Nursing Management of the Physically ill Adult 3||NU336||Bachelor of Nursing Science (General)|
|Year 2||Nursing Management of the Physcially ill Adult 2||NU250||Bachelor of Nursing Science (General)|
|Year 1 & 3||Manual Handling||NU||Bachelor of Nursing Science (General, Psychiatric and Midwifery)|
|Year 1||Clinical Practice||NU118||Bachelor of Nursing Science (General)|
|Year 4||Leading and Developing Practice||NU405||Bachelor of Nursing Science (General)|
|Year 4||Research Project||NU475||Bachelor of Nursing Science (General)|
|Year 4||Clinical Internship||NU471||Bachelor of Nursing Science (General)|
|Year 1||Advanced Physical Assessment||NU631.1 & NU631.2||Certificate in Nursing (Nurse/Midwife Prescribing)|
|Year 1||Cancer Management: The Nursing Perspective on a Treatment Journey||NU170||Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing (Oncology)|
|Year 1||Essential Physical Assessment Skills||NU607||Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing (Acute Medicine)|
|Year 1||Clinical Goverance: Supporting Safe Practice||NU623||Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing|