Anne Kirwan

Ms.

Contact Details

Biography

Lecturer in Nursing. My early nursing experiences were in Ireland where I qualified as a Registered General Nurse (Hons) (Cork University Hospital) and a Registered Midwife (St Finbarr's Hospital, Cork). I then moved to England where I worked initially as a medical-surgical nurse. I then moved to Australia and worked in Neonatal and Paediatric Intensive Care where I first become involved in Nurse Education. I spent a number of years in Australia during which I specialised in Intensive Care nursing across the life span. When I returned to Ireland I worked in number of Intensive Care units including Kerry, Mater Hospital, Cork University Hospital before moving into nurse education and graduating with a BNS (UCD) in 1998 and M.Sc. (RCN) in 2006. I was a Nurse Tutor initially in Beaumont Hospital for a short period in 1998 moving to Connolly Hospital in 1999. In 2002 I moved to England and taught at the School of Health Studies, Homerton College, Cambridge until 2003. On my return to Ireland I returned to Intensive Care Nursing 2002 returning to education in 2008 taking up my post as a lecturer in the School of Nursing and Human Sciences in DCU. Professional/Academic Qualifications: MSc. (2006) BNS (1998) Registered Nurse Tutor (1998) Critical Care Registered Nurse (1992) Registered Midwife (1987) Registered General Nurse (1985)

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2016 'Transition to blended learning: experiences from the first year of our blended learning Bachelor of Nursing Studies programme'
Sweeney, MR;Kirwan, A;Kelly, M;Corbally, M;Neill, SO;Kirwan, M;Hourican, S;Matthews, A;Hussey, P (2016) 'Transition to blended learning: experiences from the first year of our blended learning Bachelor of Nursing Studies programme'. Contemporary Nurse, 52 :612-624 [DOI] [Details]
2008 'Students' views of enquiry-based learning in a continuing professional development module'
Ms. Anne Kirwan Mr John Adams (2008) 'Students' views of enquiry-based learning in a continuing professional development module'. NURSE EDUCATION TODAY, Accepted 3/09/2008 In press [DOI] [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication

[Details]
2017 RCN International Nursing Research conference 2017,
Corbally, M., Kirwan, A. (2017) An exploration of nursing competence through the use of written narratives. [], RCN International Nursing Research conference 2017, Oxford , 05-APR-17 - 07-MAR-17 [Details]
2017 The Clinical Nurse Specialist Group: Using Techno-Anthropology to Create New Practices,
Hussey, P., Corbally, M., Kirwan, A. (2017) Teaching and Learning Spring School. [Non Refereed Paper/Abstract ], The Clinical Nurse Specialist Group: Using Techno-Anthropology to Create New Practices, Dublin City University , 26-JAN-17 - 27-JAN-17 [Details]
2017 Teaching and Learning Spring School 2017,
Hussey, P., Kirwan, A., Corbally, M. (2017) The Clinical Nurse Specialist Group Using Techno-Anthropology to Create New Practices. [Non Refereed Paper/Abstract ], Teaching and Learning Spring School 2017, Dublin City University , 26-JAN-17 - 27-JAN-17 [Details]
2016 Royal College of Nursing International Nursing Research Conference,
Corbally, M., Kirwan, A., Kelly, M. (2016) Students helping students – an evaluation of repeated simulated practice learning exercises upon student opinions regarding preparation for nursing internship. [], Royal College of Nursing International Nursing Research Conference, Edinburgh , 06-APR-16 - 08-APR-16 [Details]
2016 RCN International Research Conference,
Corbally M., Kelly M. and Kirwan A. (2016) Supporting clinical nursing skills acquisition in Ireland: is a practice skills record of value?. [], RCN International Research Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland , 06-APR-16 - 08-APR-16 [Details]
2015 34th Annual International Nursing and Midwifery Research and Education Conference,
Corbally, M., Kirwan, A., and Kelly M. (2015) Using a blended learning approach to optimise fourth year undergraduate nursing students' preparation for Internship. [], 34th Annual International Nursing and Midwifery Research and Education Conference, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland , 18-FEB-15 - 19-FEB-15 [Details]
2015 34th Annual International Nursing and Midwifery Research and Education Conference,
Corbally M., Kirwan A., Kelly M., Keough A., Costello S. and Plunkett S. (2015) Using a blended learning approach to optimise fourth year undergraduate nursing students’ preparation for internship. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], 34th Annual International Nursing and Midwifery Research and Education Conference, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland , 19-FEB-15 [Details]
2015 6th Internationsl Clinical Skills Conference,
Corbally M., Kirwan A., and Kelly M. (2015) Students helping students: an evaluation of repeated student simulated practice learning exercises upon student opinions regarding preparation for nursing internship. [Invited Oral Presentation], 6th Internationsl Clinical Skills Conference, Prato, Italy , 17-MAY-15 - 20-MAY-15 [Details]
2006 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference : Transforming Health Care Through Research, Education and Technology,
Kirwan A (2006) Continuing professional development: exploring the influence of enquiry based learning on clinical nursing practice. [Conference Organising Committee Member], 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference : Transforming Health Care Through Research, Education and Technology, Trinity College Dublin , 08-NOV-06 - 10-NOV-06 [Details]