Kathleen Markey
Lecturer,

Department of Nursing and Midwifery,
Faculty of Education and Health Science,
University of Limerick,
Limerick,
Ireland

Phone:
061- 234355
Email: kathleen.markey@ul.ie

Qualifications
MSc, PGCHE, BSc, RN, RNT

Profile
I graduated from Middlesex University, London, United Kingdom and worked within the National Health Service in the UK, in the areas of general surgery, vascular surgery and high dependency. In 2005, I completed my MSc in Nursing at Middlesex University, London, UK and worked as a lecturer/senior lecturer in Middlesex University, London, UK. I commenced my role as a lecturer, in the Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Limerick in September 2007. My particular research areas of interest include; Transcultural Nursing and Transcultural Education, Interprofessional Education and the use of Information Technology in Nurse Education. I am currently registered to undertake a PhD at Middlesex University, London, UK exploring Transcultural Education.

Publications:
Leliopoulou, C.; Wilson, K.; Markey, K. and Rawnsley, A (2007). An evaluation of the practice assessment tool used to assess clinical practice in the pre-qualifying and undergraduate nursing programme. Journal of Health, Social and Environmental Issues. Vol 8. issue 1. Middlesex University (Spring issue).
Markey, K. and Tilki, M (2007). Racism in nursing education; a reflective journey. British Journal of Nursing. 16 (7), 390 - 393
Tilki, M.; Dye, K.; Markey, K.; Schofield, D.; Davies, C. and Moore, T. (2007) Racism: The implications for Nursing Education. Diversity in Health and Social Care. 4(4). 313 - 312.
Brown, V. and Markey, K. (2007) Why student nurses' leave during year 1 of their programme? Journal of Health, Social and Environmental Issues. 8 (2) (Winter Issue)
Markey, K.; Barnes, C.; Coleman, K. and Soon, B.C (2008) Promoting partnership and learning between healthcare professionals: An evaluation an interprofessional student in practice pilot (IPLSIP). Journal of Health, Social and Environmental Issues. 9 (1) (Spring Issue)
Markey, K. and Barnes, C. (2009) Supporting Interprofessional Learning in practice – an evaluation of a pilot project. Response – Responding to learning Needs Arising from Diversity. Issue 4. Part 2.

Markey, K. and Barnes, C. (2009) Promoting partnership working for undergraduate students. British Journal of Nursing. 18 (11). 619 - 623



Conference Presentations:
Leliopoulou, C.; Wilson, K.; Markey, K. and Rawnsley, A (2004) What are the views of student nurses, their mentors and nurse lecturers about the practice assessment tool, used in clinical practice. Nurse Education Tomorrow Conference (Sep 2004) ; Durham

Barnes, C. and Markey, K . (2006) Launch of Interprofessional learning and working DVD Middlesex University Teaching and Learning Conference (Sep 2006); Middlesex University, London

Barnes, C. and Markey, K. (2006) IPSLIP and ILCOP - Furthering the interprofessional agenda in practice. Nurse Education Tomorrow Conference ( Sep 2006); Durham

Markey, K and Tilki, M. (2006) – Transcultural nursing education; racism in the nursing classroom (concurrent paper) , 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference (Nov 2006); School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College, Dublin

Cahill, J. and Markey, K. (2007) An exploration of Common Foundation student nurses’ attitude to summative online assessment. RCN joint Education Forums’ 1st International Conference. Beyond the borders: International nursing education in the 21st Century, (July 2007); Brighton

Barnes, C and Markey, K. (2007) Promoting partnership working and interprofessional learning in undergraduate professional programmes. Centre for Excellence in Professional Placement Learning (Ceppl) - Rethinking Interprofessional Education and Development, Plymouth. United Kingdom. (Oct 2007).


Markey, K. and Tilki, M. (2008) “Transcultural Nursing Education: The impact of Racism in the Classroom” paper presented at the 1st European Transcultural Nurses’ Association International Conference in Izimir, Turkey, (4th June 2008).

Markey, K. and Barnes, C. (2008) “
The issues involved in developing sustainable interprofessional education in undergraduate professional programmes” paper presented at the 1st International Conference for Health & Social Care: Inter-professional Education and Practice, Salford, United Kingdom. (1st July 2008).

O’ Donnell, C., O’ Brien, B., Markey, K., Johnson, K., White, P., (2009) “Renal & Gastroenterology Nursing: a Student Nurses Views to a Blended Learning Approach”. Royal College of Surgeons, 28th Annual International Nursing and Midwifery Conference, Dublin, Ireland. (26th Feb 2009)

Johnson, K., O’ Donnell, C. Markey, K. Lake, B. (2009). “Irish Nursing Students Perceptions of a Technology Enhanced Blended Approach to Teaching and Learning. INSITE - Informing Science and Information Technology Conference. Macon, Georgia, USA. (12th – 15th June)


O’ Donnell, C. Markey, K., O’ Brien, B., White, P., Johnson, K. (2009) “Student nurses’ evaluation of a blended learning approach, incorporating technology and reflection as teaching and assessment approaches”. Paper presented at the 15th International Reflective Practice Conference, Limerick, Ireland (25th June 2009)


Campion, R.; Kendrick, M.; Lenihan, H.; Madden, M.; McCarthy, M.; Moloney, B.; Moran, C.; Ryan, T.; Sadlier, E.; Staff, P.; Waters, E. Mental Health Students (2005 cohort) K Markey (Lecturer) (2009) POSTER - “Our Journey towards Becoming Reflective Practitioners” Poster presented at the 15th International Reflective Practice Conference, Limerick, Ireland (25th – 26th June 2009)


Johnson, K., Markey, K., O’Brien, B., O’Donnell, C., White, P. (2009) POSTER - “Reflection: A Journey of Learning through the Digital Nursing Archive (DNA)”. Poster presented at the 15th International Reflective Practice Conference, Limerick, Ireland (25th – 26th June 2009)

O’Connor, L., Markey
, K., O’Brien, B. POSTER – “A Reflective Journey towards Transcultural Competence”. Poster presented at the 15th International Reflective Practice Conference, Limerick, Ireland (25th – 26th June 2009)