Catherine Buckley

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Role: Practice Development Lecturer

She obtained a BSc (hons) and an MSc from the Catherine McAuley School of Nursing and Midwifery UCC and a  PhD Queen Margaret University Edinburgh.  Catherine’s interests include practice development, person-centred narrative approaches to care, social isolation and socialization of older adults in long term care, elder abuse  and dementia care.  In her role in Northridge House , Catherine is responsible for the development of curriculum and provision of courses related to the clinical practice of nursing and care staff in residential care settings.  She is the current Vice President of the All Ireland Gerontological Nurses Association and secretary of  STTI (Sigma Theta Tau International) Cork Chapter SIA.

 

Education:

Present:  PhD candidate Queen Margaret University (submitted).

2011:      PGACert. Narrative Research,  awarded – University of East London.

2008:      MSc Nursing, (Clinical Pathway),  awarded First Class Honours – University College    Cork.

2006:     BSc. (Hons) Nursing Studies, awarded Second Class Honours – University College Cork.

 

Professional Qualifications:

1986    Registered General Nurse, An Bord Altranais.  PIN No: 3474

 

Career History:

Nov. 2014- Present : Practice Development Lecturer, Northridge House Education and Research Centre, St. Lukes Home, Cork.

April 2007- Nov. 2014: Practice Development Facilitator St. Finbarr’s Hospital, Cork.

April 2009 – July 2010:  Research Assistant/clinical facilitator Higher Diploma Gerontology, UCC.

Dec. 1996 – April 2007: Staff Nurse, St. Finbarr’s Hospital, Cork

March 1988 – Sept.1996:  Staff Nurse/Charge Nurse Milton Hospital Milton Ma. USA.

Feb. 1987 – March 1987: Staff Nurse Paediatric Surgical Oncology Unit University Hospital, Cork.

 

Publications:

Buckley, C. (2016) Giving voice to ‘hard to reach groups’ in healthcare research – a narrative approach. McCormack,  B., Eide, T., Skovdal, K., Eide, H.,  Kapstad H.  and  van Dulme S. (Eds) PERSON-CENTRED HEALTHCARE RESEARCH – ‘THE PERSON IN QUESTION’ The Person-centred Research Handbook (in press)

Buckley, C. (2016) A narrative approach to person-centredness with older people in residential long-term care  McCormack, B., and McCance, T.,  (Eds).  Person-centred Nursing (in press)

McCormack, B. and Buckley, C. (2014), Holistic and Authentic Evaluation in Healthcare. In  Kalliola, S. (Eds) Evaluation as a Tool for Research, Learning and Making Things Better Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge.

Buckley, C., McCormack B. and Ryan A. A. (2013) Valuing narrative in the care of older people: a framework of narrative practice for older adult residential care settings.  Journal of Clinical Nursing, doi: 10.1111/jocn.12472

Buckley, C and McCarthy, G. (2009).  An Exploration of social connectedness as perceived by older adults in a long-term care setting in Ireland.  Geriatric Nursing 30 (6), 390-396.

A Burton*, I Mikkonen, C Buckley, P Beseckas, S Creedon, M-A Hynynen, M Kiljako,

L Kuzminskiene, P Leahy-Warren, I Mikkonen, I Mikutaviciene, S Puputti, V Rasteniene, R Riikonen, P Simm, E-M Soovali, A-I Tiainen, R Väistö (2011)  Developing diabetes nursing support programmes in Estonia, Finland, Ireland

and Lithuania. European Diabetes Nursing, 8 (1) 30-33.

A Burton*, I Mikkonen, C Buckley, P Beseckas, S Creedon, M-A Hynynen, M Kiljako,

L Kuzminskiene, P Leahy-Warren, I Mikkonen, I Mikutaviciene, S Puputti, V Rasteniene, R Riikonen, P Simm, E-M Soovali, A-I Tiainen, R Väistö (2011) An analysis of the existing resources in relation to education and treatment of diabetes in four European countries: Estonia, Finland, Ireland, and Lithuania. Applied Nursing Research 24, (2), 118-123.

Non Peer Reviewed

Buckley, C.  (2010) How connected to the outside world are older people in Long-term Care. Feasa, Newsletter of the All Ireland Gerontological Nurses Association.  1(1), 14-15.

Unpublished Reports

Buckley C., Wills T. and McCarthy G. (2009). Best Practice Models in Care Provision and Care Business Management in Nursing Homes Internationally.

McCormack B. and Buckley C. (2012).  Places to Flourish, National Facilitation Programme. Final report.

 

Editorial Interests

Editorial board member and reviewer  for Journal of All Ireland Gerontological Nursing Association.

Reviewer for Ageing and Society and International Practice Development Journal.

 

Committee Membership

2012- Present: Vice-President AIGNA (All Ireland Gerontological Nurses Association)

2014-Present: Secretary STTI (Sigma Theta Tau International) Cork Chapter SIA.