Lecturer
Nursing & Midwifery
University College Cork
Cork
Ireland

T: +353-21-490-3000
F: + 353 21 4901495
E: r.creedon@ucc.ie

Book Chapters

YearPublication
(2011)'Clinical pracricum in Nurse / Midwife Prescribing'
Creedon, R. & O' Connell, E. ; (2011) 'Clinical pracricum in Nurse / Midwife Prescribing' In: Rena Creedon (eds). Foundations of Nurse Prescribing Education. Cork: Cork University Press. [Details]
(2011)'Professional, Ethical, Legal and Communication Aspects of Prescribing'
Creedon, R., McCarthy, J., Fehin, P. & McCarthy, B. ; (2011) 'Professional, Ethical, Legal and Communication Aspects of Prescribing' In: Creedon, R (eds). Foundations of Nurse Prescribing Education. Cork: Cork University Press. [Details]
(2011)'Assessment Strategy'
Creedon, R. ; (2011) 'Assessment Strategy' In: Creedon, R (eds). Foundations of Nurse Prescribing Education. Cork: Cork University Press. [Details]

Edited Books

YearPublication
(2011)
Creedon, R (Ed.). (2011) Foundations of Nurse Prescribing Education. Cork: Cork University Press. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

YearPublication
(2011)'The role of the nurse prescriber in pain management'
Creedon, R.; (2011) 'The role of the nurse prescriber in pain management' [Details]
(2011)'The impact of nurse prescribing on patients with osteoarthritis'
Creedon, R. & Weathers, E. ; (2011) 'The impact of nurse prescribing on patients with osteoarthritis' [Details]
(2011)'The psychological effects of living with chronic oedema'
Creedon, R. ; (2011) 'The psychological effects of living with chronic oedema' [Details]
(2011)'The Impact of Osteoarthritis on Psychological Wellbeing'
Weathers, E. & Creedon, R. ; (2011) 'The Impact of Osteoarthritis on Psychological Wellbeing' [Details]
(2010)'The impact of chronic leg ulcers on quality of life'
Roycroft, A. & Creedon, R.; (2010) 'The impact of chronic leg ulcers on quality of life' [Details]
(2010)'Nurse prescribing and Continuing Professional Development'
Creedon, R.; (2010) 'Nurse prescribing and Continuing Professional Development' [Details]
(2010)'Nurse Prescribing: The Irish surgical setting'
Creedon, R.; (2010) 'Nurse Prescribing: The Irish surgical setting' [Details]
(2010)'Palliative care, pain control and nurse prescribing'
Creedon, R. & O'Regan, P.; (2010) 'Palliative care, pain control and nurse prescribing' [Details]
(2010)'Nurse prescribing and the need for CPD: an Irish perspective'
Creedon, R.; (2010) 'Nurse prescribing and the need for CPD: an Irish perspective' [Details]
(2009)'An evaluation of nurse prescribing. Part 2: a literature review'
O'Connell, E., Creedon, R., McCarthy, G. & Lehane, B.; (2009) 'An evaluation of nurse prescribing. Part 2: a literature review' [Details]
(2009)'An evaluation of nurse prescribing. Part 1: a literature review'
Creedon, R., O'Connell, E., McCarthy, G. & Lehane, B. ; (2009) 'An evaluation of nurse prescribing. Part 1: a literature review' [Details]
(2009)'Introducing nurse prescribing:an Irish perspective'
Creedon, R. & O'Connell, E. ; (2009) 'Introducing nurse prescribing:an Irish perspective' [Details]
(2009)'Introducing nurse prescribing to Ireland: challenges and solutions'
Creedon, r. & O'Connell, E.; (2009) 'Introducing nurse prescribing to Ireland: challenges and solutions' [Details]
(2009)'Women's Experiences of menopause'
Brady-Nevin, C. & Creedon, R. ; (2009) 'Women's Experiences of menopause' [Details]
(2008)'Challenges and Benefits of Nurse Prescribing'
Creedon, R.; (2008) 'Challenges and Benefits of Nurse Prescribing' [Details]
(2007)'The Expereince of Menopause: What Women Experience'
Creedon, R. & Brady-Nevin, C.; (2007) 'The Expereince of Menopause: What Women Experience' [Details]
(2007)'Irish Women and the Menopause'
Brady- Nevin, C. & Creedon, R ; (2007) 'Irish Women and the Menopause' [Details]
(2007)'Making the Move: the transition from student to staff nurse'
Creedon, R.; (2007) 'Making the Move: the transition from student to staff nurse' [Details]
(2006)'Professional Socialization to PACU'
Creedon, R; (2006) 'Professional Socialization to PACU' [Details]
(2006)'Cultural considerations and surgical consent'
Creedon, R. ; (2006) 'Cultural considerations and surgical consent' [Details]
(2006)'Language of Consent'
Creedon, R. ; (2006) 'Language of Consent' [Details]

Other Journals

YearPublication
(2009)'Medicalisation of Menopause'
Creedon, R. & Brady-Nevin, C; (2009) 'Medicalisation of Menopause' The Journal Practice Nursing, . [Details]
(2007)'Menopausal Symptoms'
Brady-Nevin, C. & Creedon, R. ; (2007) 'Menopausal Symptoms' nure2nurse, . Globe icon [Details]

Conference Publications

YearPublication
(2011)The Inagural National Conference of Nurse and Midwife Prescribing
Creedon, R., O'Conell, e. & Arkins,B.; (2011) Nurse Prscribing: clinical issues in practice The Inagural National Conference of Nurse and Midwife Prescribing UCC, , 09-SEP-11 - 09-SEP-11 [Details]
(2011)The Inagural National Conference of Nurse and Midwife Prescribing
O'Connell, E., Creedon, R., McCarthy, G. & Lehane, B.; (2011) Nurse prescribing: a literature review The Inagural National Conference of Nurse and Midwife Prescribing UCC, , 09-SEP-11 - 09-SEP-11 [Details]
(2011)Launch of the Nurse prescribing programme, Finland. Invited keynote speaker
Creedon, R.; (2011) The Experience and Challenges of Nurse Prescribing in Ireland Launch of the Nurse prescribing programme, Finland. Invited keynote speaker , 13-FEB-11 - 15-FEB-11 [Details]
(2010)Presenting for Success - Expansion and Evolution
Creedon, R; (2010) Key note Speaker - Introducing Nurse prescribing to Ireland: Chalanges and Solutions Presenting for Success - Expansion and Evolution Mancherster Conference Centre, , 08-JAN-10 - 09-JAN-10 [Details]
(2006)6th Annual Nursing and Midwifery Research Conference, RCSI
Creedon, R.; (2006) The Lived Experience of Student Nurses 6th Annual Nursing and Midwifery Research Conference, RCSI [Details]
(2006)13th Nursing and midwifery practice and development study day
Creedon, R.; (2006) Menoapuse: dealing positively with the transition 13th Nursing and midwifery practice and development study day [Details]
(2003)2003 Annual conference - Higher Colleges of Technology
Creedon, R; (2003) Connectedness 2003 Annual conference - Higher Colleges of Technology [Details]

Conference Contributions

YearPublication
(2011)Poster Competition- engaging undergraduate students in research,
Creedon, R. ; (2011) Judge-NARTIL Award. [Other], Poster Competition- engaging undergraduate students in research, UCC , 15-SEP-11 - 15-SEP-11
(2011)The Inagural National Conference of Nurse and Midwife Prescribing,
Creedon, R.; (2011) Nurse Prescribing: clinical issues in practice. [Oral Presentation], The Inagural National Conference of Nurse and Midwife Prescribing, School of Medicine and Health , 09-SEP-11 - 09-SEP-11
(2011)The Inagural National Conference of Nurse and Midwife Prescribing,
Creedon, R.; (2011) Workshop facilitation. [Invited Lectures (Workshops)], The Inagural National Conference of Nurse and Midwife Prescribing, School of Medicine and Health, UCC , 09-SEP-11 - 09-SEP-11
(2011)The Inagural National Conference of Nurse and Midwife Prescribing,
Creedon, R. & O'Regan, P. ; (2011) Palliative care, pain control and nurse prescribing. [Poster Presentation], The Inagural National Conference of Nurse and Midwife Prescribing, School of Medicine and Health, University College Cork , 09-SEP-11 - 09-SEP-11
(2011)The Inagural National Conference of Nurse and Midwife Prescribing,
Creedon, R. & Brady Nevin, C.; (2011) Nurse Prescribing and the management of menopause. [Poster Presentation], The Inagural National Conference of Nurse and Midwife Prescribing, School of Medicine and Health, UCC , 09-SEP-11 - 09-SEP-11
(2011)The Inagural National Conference of Nurse and Midwife Prescribing,
Creedon, R.; (2011) Conference Organiser Committee Chairperson. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], The Inagural National Conference of Nurse and Midwife Prescribing, School of Medicine and Health, UCC , 09-SEP-11 - 09-SEP-11
(2011)The Inagural National Conference of Nurse and Midwife Prescribing,
O'Connell, E., Creedon, R., McCarthy, G. & Lehane, B.; (2011) Nurse prescribing: a Literature review. [Poster Presentation], The Inagural National Conference of Nurse and Midwife Prescribing, School of Medicine and Health, UCC , 09-SEP-11 - 09-SEP-11
(2011)Launch of the Nurse Prescribing Education Programme, Finland. Invited keynote speaker,
Creedon, R. ; (2011) The Experience and Challenges of Nurse Prescribing in Ireland. [Invited Oral Presentation], Launch of the Nurse Prescribing Education Programme, Finland. Invited keynote speaker, Finland , 14-FEB-11 - 18-FEB-11
(2010)Prescribing for Success - Expansion and Evolution,
Creedon, R.; (2010) Invited keynote speaker - Introducing Nurse Prescribing to Ireland:challenges and solutions. [Invited Oral Presentation], Prescribing for Success - Expansion and Evolution, Manchester , 08-FEB-10 - 09-FEB-10
(2008)8th Annual Nursing and Midwifery Research Conference, School of Nursing and Midwifery,
Creedon. R.; (2008) Chairperson afternoon session. [Other], 8th Annual Nursing and Midwifery Research Conference, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Brookfield Health Science Complex, UCC , 10-OCT-08 - 10-OCT-09
(2008)Nursing and Midwifery Practice Development Unit Information Day,
Creedon, R.; (2008) Nurse Prescribing Up-date. [Oral Presentation], Nursing and Midwifery Practice Development Unit Information Day, Cork , 09-APR-08 - 09-APR-08
(2008)Nursing and Midwifery Practice Development Unit,
Creedon, R.; (2008) Nurse prescribing update. [Invited Oral Presentation], Nursing and Midwifery Practice Development Unit, Kilkenny, Ireland , 17-MAY-08 - 17-MAY-08
(2008)The 8th Annual Nursing and Midwifery Research Conference, School of Nursing and Midwifery,
Creedon, R.; (2008) Organiser. [Conference Organising Committee Member], The 8th Annual Nursing and Midwifery Research Conference, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Brookfield Health Science Complex, University College Cork , 10-OCT-08 - 10-OCT-08
(2007)University College Cork Open Day,
Creedon, R.; (2007) Why Choose nursing. [Invited Oral Presentation], University College Cork Open Day, University College Cork , 20-APR-07 - 20-JAN-07
(2007)The 7th Annual Nursing and Midwifery Research Conference, School of Nursing and Midwifery,
Creedon, R.; (2007) Organiser. [Conference Organising Committee Member], The 7th Annual Nursing and Midwifery Research Conference, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Brookfield Health Science Complex, University College Cork, September 28th 2007 , 28-SEP-07 - 28-SEP-07
(2006)6th Annual Nursing and Midwifery Research Conference, UCC,
Creedon, R.; (2006) The lived experience of student nurses. [Poster Presentation], 6th Annual Nursing and Midwifery Research Conference, UCC, Cork , 08-SEP-06 - 08-SEP-06
(2006)25th Annual International Nursing and Midwifery Research Conference,
Creedon, R.; (2006) International nursing and Midifery Conference. [Poster Presentation], 25th Annual International Nursing and Midwifery Research Conference, Dublin, Ireland , 23-FEB-06 - 24-FEB-06
(2006)13th Nursing and Midwifery Practice Development Unit Study Day Cork,
Creedon, R.; (2006) Key note speaker - The Menopause: dealing positively with the transition. [Oral Presentation], 13th Nursing and Midwifery Practice Development Unit Study Day Cork, Cork , 01-JAN-06 - 01-JAN-06
(2003)2003 - Annual Conference Higher Colleges of Technology, Dubai,
Creedon, R.; (2003) Guest speaker Connectedness. [Oral Presentation], 2003 - Annual Conference Higher Colleges of Technology, Dubai, Nursing conference Higher Colleges of Technology Dubai , 01-JAN-03 - 01-JAN-03

Thesis

YearPublication
(2004)The clinical experience of Emirati student nurses and the obstacles they encounter in care delivery.
Creedon, R.; (2004) The clinical experience of Emirati student nurses and the obstacles they encounter in care delivery. Thesis/Dissertation [Details]

Honours and Awards

 YearTitleAwarding Body
2007Martha Mc Menamin Memorial Scholarship Martha Mc Menamin Foundation
2008Catherine McAuley School of Nursing and Midwifery Scholarship Award School of Nursing and Midwifery, UCC

Committees

 CommitteeFunctionFrom / To
Committee: Curriculum and teaching Development School of Nursing and Midwifrey, UCC Committee member/
Undergraduate Board of Studeits Committee Committee member/
Nurse Prescribing Conference Committee Committee Chair2011 /
Committee e-learning Committee member2011 /
Committee: Public Relations Committee member/
Postgraduate Committee Committee member representing nurse prescribing/
Association for Nurse Prescribing UK Committee member representing nurse prescribers from the South of Ireland2010 /
Resource and Implementation Group (RIG) Nurse Prescribing Educational representative2007 / 2009

Employment

 EmployerPositionFrom / To
UCC - Department of Nursing College Lecturer/
Joint Medical Services, ADCO, United Arab Emirates Nursing Coordinator / Infection control officer01-JAN-95 / 01-JAN-00
University College Cork College Lecturer/
Higher Colleges of Technology, Abu Dhabi College Lecturer01-JAN-00 / 01-JAN-04

Education

 YearInstituionQualificationSubject
1994Mc Curtain University, Western Australia DIPLOMAPost Graduate Diploma - Infection Control
2002Cambridge University, England Postgraduate CertificateCertificate in Teaching English as Foreign language
1999University of Southern Queensland, Australia BSC (HONS)Post graduate Bachelors of Nursing
2004Royal College of Nursing, London Masters in NursingNursing

Consultancy

 ClientDescription
College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba, Canada.

External advisor for the introduction of the first nurse prescribing programme in Canada.

JAMK University of Applied Science, Finland.

Reviews

 JournalRole
Irish Journal Of Anaesthetic And Recovery Nursing Member of Editorial Board
Nurse Prescribing Referee
The Cochrane Collaboration (Group) Referee
More Evidence Based Nursing - Mcmasters Online Rating Of Evidence. Referee

Teaching Interests

Programme Coordinator for the nurse prescribing programme

Module leader - Nurse Prescribing Professional Issues

Module leader - Academic writing skills -

Lecturer - Leadership and Management

Module leader - Professional Issues in Nursing (undergraduate)

Module leader - Gynaecology -

Research tutor 3rd and 4th year undergraduate students

Modules Taught

 Term (ID))TitleLinkSubject
2014Prescribing in Nurse/Midwife Clinical Practice 1 NU6110Prescribing in Nurse/Midwife Clinical Practice 1
2014Professional, Legal, Ethical and Communication Principles of Prescribing Practices in Nursing or Midwifery NU6108Professional, Legal, Ethical and Communication Principles of Prescribing Practices in Nursing or Midwifery
2014Clinical Practicum in Nurse/Midwife Prescribing NU5049Clinical Practicum in Nurse/Midwife Prescribing
2014Professional, Ethical and Legal Practice, Communication and Clinical Aspects of Nurse/Midwife Prescribing NU5048Professional, Ethical and Legal Practice, Communication and Clinical Aspects of Nurse/Midwife Prescribing
2014Nursing Professionalism: Trends and Issues NU3021Nursing Professionalism: Trends and Issues