Fiona Timmins

Summary

Affiliation: Trinity College
Country: Ireland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Nurse Education in Practice 2001-2011: an examination of a decade of progress
    Fiona Timmins
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College, 24, D Olier Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Nurse Educ Pract 12:215-8. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Research awareness: managerial challenges for nurses in the Republic of Ireland
    Fiona Timmins
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    J Nurs Manag 20:224-35. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Cardiac nurses' views of continuing professional education
    Fiona Timmins
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 24 D Olier Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 7:59-66. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Take time to facilitate self-directed learning
    Fiona Timmins
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 24 D Olier Street, Dublin 8, Ireland
    Nurse Educ Pract 8:302-5. 2008
  5. doi request reprint An evaluation of a collaborative approach to the assessment of competence among nursing students of three universities in Ireland
    Tom O'Connor
    UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems, University College Dublin, Health Sciences Building, Belfield, Dublin, Ireland
    Nurse Educ Today 29:493-9. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint The need for nurses to have in service education to provide the best care for clients with chest drains
    Daniela Lehwaldt
    School of Nursing, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland
    J Nurs Manag 15:142-8. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of an attendance monitoring system for undergraduate nursing students
    Louise Doyle
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 24 D Olier Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Nurse Educ Pract 8:129-39. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Conceptual models used by nurses working in coronary care units--a discussion paper
    Fiona Timmins
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 24 D Olier Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 5:253-7. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Nurses' and midwives' assertive behaviour in the workplace
    Fiona Timmins
    School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
    J Adv Nurs 51:38-45. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Information needs of myocardial infarction patients
    Fiona Timmins
    School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Trinity Centre for Health Sciences, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 8, Ireland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 2:57-65. 2003

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Publications43

  1. doi request reprint Nurse Education in Practice 2001-2011: an examination of a decade of progress
    Fiona Timmins
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College, 24, D Olier Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Nurse Educ Pract 12:215-8. 2012
    ..Ten years on it is interesting to analyse the extent to which this journal achieved these aims...
  2. doi request reprint Research awareness: managerial challenges for nurses in the Republic of Ireland
    Fiona Timmins
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    J Nurs Manag 20:224-35. 2012
    ..In spite of the growing body of literature, the reality of getting research into practice remains problematic...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cardiac nurses' views of continuing professional education
    Fiona Timmins
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 24 D Olier Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 7:59-66. 2008
    ..This survey aimed to capture the views of cardiovascular nurses with regard to their continuing education needs...
  4. doi request reprint Take time to facilitate self-directed learning
    Fiona Timmins
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 24 D Olier Street, Dublin 8, Ireland
    Nurse Educ Pract 8:302-5. 2008
  5. doi request reprint An evaluation of a collaborative approach to the assessment of competence among nursing students of three universities in Ireland
    Tom O'Connor
    UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems, University College Dublin, Health Sciences Building, Belfield, Dublin, Ireland
    Nurse Educ Today 29:493-9. 2009
    ..This study also points to the benefits of inter-institutional collaboration in competence assessment and the possible implications for future work in this area...
  6. ncbi request reprint The need for nurses to have in service education to provide the best care for clients with chest drains
    Daniela Lehwaldt
    School of Nursing, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland
    J Nurs Manag 15:142-8. 2007
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  7. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of an attendance monitoring system for undergraduate nursing students
    Louise Doyle
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 24 D Olier Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Nurse Educ Pract 8:129-39. 2008
    ..Reasons cited included travelling long distances, dissatisfaction with programme timetables and personal reasons. Preventative measures employed included improvement in student timetable delivery...
  8. ncbi request reprint Conceptual models used by nurses working in coronary care units--a discussion paper
    Fiona Timmins
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 24 D Olier Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 5:253-7. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Nurses' and midwives' assertive behaviour in the workplace
    Fiona Timmins
    School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
    J Adv Nurs 51:38-45. 2005
    ..This paper reports a study describing the assertive behaviour of a group of professional nurses and midwives and exploring potential barriers and facilitators to the use of assertiveness skills in the workplace...
  10. ncbi request reprint Information needs of myocardial infarction patients
    Fiona Timmins
    School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Trinity Centre for Health Sciences, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 8, Ireland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 2:57-65. 2003
    ..These findings support previous studies on the topic. The findings also support the need for individualised nurse/patient negotiated cardiac teaching programmes that can be tailored to suit each patient's needs...
  11. doi request reprint Experience based learning (EBL): Exploring professional teaching through critical reflection and reflexivity
    Fiona Murphy
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, 24 D Olier Street, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Nurse Educ Pract 9:72-80. 2009
    ..Models of reflection and action research may be used within these frameworks to extrapolate in depth reflections as a basis for theory development...
  12. ncbi request reprint Attitudes to absenteeism among diploma nursing students in Ireland - an exploratory descriptive survey
    Fiona Timmins
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
    Nurse Educ Today 22:578-88. 2002
    ..Systematic policies need to be developed and enforced and key personnel need to be employed to support attendance monitoring in the third level setting...
  13. ncbi request reprint 'Personal pride in developing the profession'
    Fiona Timmins
    Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
    Nurse Res 16:93-4. 2008
    b>Fiona Timmins, senior lecturer at Trinity College Dublin, explains how a commitment to evidence-based nursing and empowerment have spurred her on.
  14. doi request reprint Psychology teaching in nursing education: a review of and reflection on approaches, issues, and contemporary practice
    Jan M A de Vries
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    Nurse Educ Pract 12:316-21. 2012
    ..Considerable international variations in the extent to which psychology is incorporated in nursing education suggest a need for discussion and reflection on this topic...
  15. ncbi request reprint Programme-related stressors among part-time undergraduate nursing students
    Honor Nicholl
    School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Trinity College Dublin, 24 Dolier Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
    J Adv Nurs 50:93-100. 2005
    ..The aim of this paper is to report a study exploring the perceived stressors identified by a group of 70 students who undertook a part-time degree at one Irish university...
  16. doi request reprint Commentary on Smith J & Liles C (2007) Information needs before hospital discharge of myocardial infarction patients: a comparative, descriptive study. Journal of Clinical Nursing 16, 662-671
    Fiona Timmins
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Dublin, Ireland
    J Clin Nurs 17:1536-8. 2008
  17. ncbi request reprint Aspects of nurse education programmes that frequently cause stress to nursing students -- fact-finding sample survey
    Fiona Timmins
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, Trinity Centre for Health Sciences, St James s Street, Dublin 8, Ireland
    Nurse Educ Today 22:203-11. 2002
    ..Recommendations for educators include adequate support structures for clinical areas, preceptorship programmes and the availability of student counselling services...
  18. ncbi request reprint Stressors associated with qualified nurses undertaking part-time degree programmes--some implications for nurse managers to consider
    Fiona Timmins
    School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Trinity College Dublin, 24 D Olier Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
    J Nurs Manag 13:477-82. 2005
    ..Results indicate overall benefits for both the nurses' personal and professional practice, therefore adequate infrastructure to suitably support these nurses is required that may have potential benefits for patient/client care...
  19. ncbi request reprint Commentary on Shih S-N, Gau M-L, Kao Lo C-H & Shih F-J (2005). Health Needs Instruments for hospitalized single-living Taiwanese elders with heart disease: triangulation research design. Journal of Clinical Nursing 14, 1210-1222
    Fiona Timmins
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    J Clin Nurs 16:425-7. 2007
  20. ncbi request reprint A critical analysis of the potential contribution of Orem's (2001) self-care deficit nursing theory to contemporary coronary care nursing practice
    Fiona Timmins
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 24 D Olier Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 6:32-9. 2007
    ..Within coronary care units, conceptual model-based care has had inconsistent application and is currently challenged by contemporary approaches such as pathways of care...
  21. ncbi request reprint A review of the information needs of patients with acute coronary syndromes
    Fiona Timmins
    School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, 24 Dolier Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Nurs Crit Care 10:174-83. 2005
    ..Through patient-centred communication, patients' f preferences for information in these topics can be derived and used as the basis for information delivery. Individual idiosyncratic needs can also be noted and addressed...
  22. doi request reprint An exploration of the current use and benefit of nursing student portfolios
    Fiona Timmins
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    Nurse Educ Today 29:330-41. 2009
    ..This study aims to identify the structure and of student portfolios and to ascertain their views on their usefulness...
  23. doi request reprint The use of teaching portfolios to promote excellence and scholarship in nurse education
    Margarita Corry
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 24 D Olier Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Nurse Educ Pract 9:388-92. 2009
    ..The process of developing a teaching portfolio at one university setting is outlined, so that other teachers are enlightened to the potential benefits of this activity...
  24. doi request reprint Changing institutional identities of the student nurse
    Damien Brennan
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
    Nurse Educ Today 32:747-51. 2012
    ..This paper explores the tensions between traditional hospital identity and contemporary university identity with reference to student nurse education. The ideal of the compliant versus the ideal of the critical thinker will be debated...
  25. ncbi request reprint The Liverpool Care Pathway: does it improve quality of dying? [corrected]
    Anita Duffy
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
    Br J Nurs 20:942-6. 2011
    ..This article examines the evidence in relation to the LCP as a tool to improve palliative care for dying patients and their families in non-specialized palliative care practice...
  26. doi request reprint Trust between nursing management and staff in critical care: a literature review
    Majella Mullarkey
    Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    Nurs Crit Care 16:85-91. 2011
    ..This paper aims to provide a comprehensive review of the topic of trust between nurses and nurse managers in the context of critical care units...
  27. ncbi request reprint Using the Roper-Logan-Tierney model in neonatal transport
    Patricia Healy
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Coombe Women s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Br J Nurs 12:792-8. 2003
    ..The final section evaluates the use of the model in this clinical situation with reference to literature on the topic...
  28. ncbi request reprint How assertive are nurses in the workplace? A preliminary pilot study
    Fiona Timmins
    Department of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Trinity College, 24 D Olier Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
    J Nurs Manag 13:61-7. 2005
    ..This paper aims to outline the development and results of an instrument that describes the assertive behaviour of nurses...
  29. ncbi request reprint Exploring the concept of 'information need'
    Fiona Timmins
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    Int J Nurs Pract 12:375-81. 2006
    ..It is hoped that this conceptual clarification will guide further study in this area, particularly in relation to the subjective nature of contemporary information needs and its role in coping behaviours of individuals and groups...
  30. doi request reprint Patients' perceptions of information and support received from the nurse specialist during HCV treatment
    Anne Grogan
    St James s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    J Clin Nurs 19:2869-78. 2010
    ..To identify patients' perceptions of support received from the nurse specialist during Hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatment...
  31. ncbi request reprint Managers' duty to maintain good workplace communications skills
    Fiona Timmins
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin
    Nurs Manag (Harrow) 18:30-4. 2011
    ..It also discusses nurse managers' communication skills in the context of leadership style, conflict resolution and self-awareness. Finally, it considers the notion of shared governance as good practice...
  32. doi request reprint Spiritual assessment in intensive and cardiac care nursing
    Fiona Timmins
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Nurs Crit Care 13:124-31. 2008
    ..The aim of this paper is to explore various approaches to spiritual assessments in contemporary intensive and cardiac care (ICU/CCU) environments...
  33. ncbi request reprint Critical care nursing in the 21st century
    Fiona Timmins
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 18:118-27. 2002
  34. ncbi request reprint The impact of ongoing continuing professional development for nurses in the Republic of Ireland
    William Evans
    School of Nursing and Health Care Studies, Institute of Technology Tralee, Tralee, Ireland
    J Nurs Manag 15:614-25. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to explore and describe the stressors experienced by a group of 70 students who were undertaking a part-time degree in an Irish University...
  35. ncbi request reprint European nursing research and its contribution to nursing knowledge development
    Fiona Timmins
    West J Nurs Res 27:111-3. 2005
  36. ncbi request reprint Nurses' knowledge of chest drain care: an exploratory descriptive survey
    Daniela Lehwaldt
    School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Dublin City University, Dublin 9, Ireland
    Nurs Crit Care 10:192-200. 2005
    ..Nurses must be supported by local practice development and through personal portfolio use to identify gaps in knowledge and seek appropriate training and resources...
  37. ncbi request reprint An exploratory study identifying the programme related stressors amongst qualified nurses completing part-time degree courses
    William Evans
    Department of Nursing and Health Care Studies, Solas Building, North Campus, Institute of Technology, Tralee, Co Kerry, Ireland
    Nurse Educ Today 27:731-8. 2007
    ..Educationalists need to be cognizant in particular of the age related stressors associated with completing part time degree programmes...
  38. ncbi request reprint An exploration of the information needs of spouse/partner following acute myocardial infarction using focus group methodology
    Scott McLean
    The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4SA, UK
    Nurs Crit Care 12:141-50. 2007
    ..Suggested support mechanisms to enhance current provision are inclusion of spouse/partner in cardiac rehabilitation programs and hospital-based care, self-help groups supported and attended by professionals and telephone support systems...
  39. doi request reprint Myocardial infarction: positive or negative experience
    Fiona Timmins
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 7:2. 2008
  40. ncbi request reprint Touch: a fundamental aspect of communication with older people experiencing dementia
    Madeline Gleeson
    St Patrick s Hospital, Dublin
    Nurs Older People 16:18-21. 2004
  41. ncbi request reprint Using the Roper, Logan and Tierney model in a neonatal ICU
    Mary O'connor
    Coombe Women s Hospital, Dublin
    Prof Nurse 17:527-30. 2002
    ..This paper examines nurses' views on the model as described in the literature. It examines the model's usefulness in a neonatal care unit and focuses on the care of a premature baby, using the model as a basis for assessment and care...
  42. ncbi request reprint Improving communication in day surgery settings
    Catherine Rogan Foy
    Surgical Day Ward, Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise
    Nurs Stand 19:37-42. 2004
    ..Enhancing skills such as listening, empowerment and caring has the potential to increase patient satisfaction with services in this area...
  43. ncbi request reprint Spirituality as a universal concept: student experience of learning about spirituality through the medium of art
    Bróna Mooney
    Centre for Nursing and Midwifery Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    Nurse Educ Pract 7:275-84. 2007
    ..It also allowed many of them to understand how spirituality transcends traditional religions and permitted many of them to verbalize their feelings on spirituality for the first time...