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Sinead Creedon


Sinéad Creedon is an Infection Prevention and Control specialist who joined UCC’s School of Public Health in 2021 as a Lecturer. 

Sinéad has a varied background in nursing, law and applied psychology (positive and coaching psychology). Her main clinical background & experience lies in Infection Prevention & Control, Infectious Diseases & Tropical Medicine as well as childhood and travel vaccinations and chronic disease management.
Sinéad is an experienced leader in both the public and private sector and held the post of clinical manager for the medical centre at Apple in Cork from early 2016 until late 2020. Her most recent clinical role was in Cork where she held the post of Infection Prevention & Control Clinical Nurse Specialist in a busy HSE hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic, where she also coordinated and helped run the Peer Vaccination Programmes for both Influenza and Covid19. 
She is passionate about applied psychological coaching and specialise in positive psychology coaching & interventions for frontline workers, including students, on burnout, relational and leadership issues.

MSc Applied Psychology (Positive & Coaching Psychology) MAAPP - UCC (pending 2022)
QQI Level 6, Advanced Leadership & Business Coaching - Cork Skillnet (2019)
Higher Cert Advanced Nursing Practice - Infection Prevention & Control - University of Dundee (2013)
LLB Honours Law Degree - University of West London (2000)
ENB 998 Teaching & Assessing in Clinical Practice - 
University of West London (1997)
ENB 501 Infectious Diseases & Tropical Medicine. - 
University of West London (1995-1996)
Registered General Nurse - School of Nursing, Cork University Hospital (1990)

Volunteer / Advocate:

Connect A Coach - Psychological Coach volunteer March 2020 - June 2021
COVID 19 PPE & Hand Hygiene advocate
Choice for Women advocate

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