Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

Conference prize winners

St Lukes Cancer Research Fund Awards 2017

Best Oral Presentation (€100)

This award was presented to the best oral presentation delivered in one of the concurrent sessions.

  • Dr Joan McCarthy, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University College Cork, Ireland
  • Title: Three Decades of Moral Distress Research; So What?

Runner-up Oral Presentation (€75)

This award was presented to the best runner-up oral presentation delivered in one of the concurrent sessions.

  • Ms Maebh Barry, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
  • Title: An exploration of perinatal death with midwifery students using a collaborative Art project

 

Best Overall Poster Presentation (€75)

This award was presented to the best poster presentation.

  • Mr Mohamad Saab, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University College Cork, Ireland
  • Title: Using Virtual Reality to Enhance Men’s Awareness of Testicular Diseases: The E-MAT Study

 

Runner-up Poster Presentation (€50 x 2)

These awards were presented to the best runner-up poster presentation.

  • 1. Ms Michele Hardiman, Galway Clinic, Ireland
  • Title: Enabling Facilitation of Person-Centred Practice within the Workplace and on the Run. A Participatory Action Research study
  • 2. Ms Carrie Tram, St John Fisher College, USA
  • Title: The Impact of a Nurse-Led Tablet Education Program for Acute Care Minor Stroke Patients and their Family Members.

 

Best International Oral Presentation (€50)

This award was presented to the best overall international oral presentation.

  • Dr Delene Volkert, University of West Georgia, USA
  • Title: Stress and Intent to Leave Doctoral Programs: A National Study of US PhD and DNP Students

 

Special Award: Best Oncology/Palliative Care Oral Presentation (€300)

This award was presented to the best oral presentation delivered in the Oncology/Palliative Care Strand.

  • Ms Martina McKnight, Waterford Institute of Technology, Waterford, Ireland
  • Title: Exploring the Journey of Colorectal Cancer Survivors-An Investigation of Symptom Frequency, Occurrence and Influencing Factors

 

Institute of Leadership, RCSI

Quality Improvement Presentation Award (€100)

This award was presented to the best oral presentation delivered in the Leading Quality Improvement (QI) and Organisational Development (OD) Strand.

  • Ms Claire Fuller, University College Hospital Galway, Ireland
  • Title: Streamlining the Admission Procedure for Women Attending for Elective Lower Segment Caesarean Section

 

Irish Association of Critical Care Nurses (IACCN)

Inaugural IACCN Award for Outstanding Contribution to Critical Care Nurse Research (€100)

This award was presented for the best oral presentation delivered in the Intensive & Critical Care Nursing Strand.

  • Ms Siobhán Casey, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
  • Title: Critical Care Nurses Knowledge of Alarm Fatigue and Attitudes, Perceptions and Practices towards Clinical Alarms