Research Profile

Siobhan Murray Shakeshaft

BIOGRAPHY

I have been working in the Cork University Dental School & Hospital since 2001 and was appointed as Dental Nurse Tutor in 2007. Prior to this I worked in private practice for 6 years and the HSE for 1 year.

Publications

Conference Contributions

 YearPublication
(2007)How do Educational Trends Affect the Sustainability of the NDNTP,
Carmen Sheridan & Siobhan Murray (2007) This study aims to analyse the student profile and the changing demographics and their effect on changing trends in education (education in practice, technology facilitated education, flexibility and geographical barriers). [Poster Presentation], How do Educational Trends Affect the Sustainability of the NDNTP, IADR, Irish Division, Cork, Ireland , 03-OCT-07 - 03-OCT-07
(2008)Is Video Conferencing Just An Expensive Gimmick As A Teaching Method Or Not?,
Mary Harrington & Siobhan Shakeshaft (2008) This study was designed to analyse the differences between Dental Nursing student learning through video conferencing and face to face in class learning, based on the accumulation of three years final examination results. [Poster Presentation], Is Video Conferencing Just An Expensive Gimmick As A Teaching Method Or Not?, NAIRTL, UCC , 02-MAY-08 - 02-MAY-08

Published Reports

 YearPublication
(2010)Cork University Dental School Launches New Dental Nursing Initiative.
Siobhan Murray Shakeshaft (2010) Cork University Dental School Launches New Dental Nursing Initiative. Journal of the Irish Dental Association, irishdentist.ie, Dental Council of Ireland Newsletter, Dublin. [Details]

Manual

 YearPublication
(2012)Certificate In Intraoral and Panoramic Radiography Dental Nurses and Dental Hygienists Student Manual.
Siobhan Murray Shakeshaft and Mary harrington (2012) Certificate In Intraoral and Panoramic Radiography Dental Nurses and Dental Hygienists Student Manual. Manual [Details]
(2012)National Dental Nurse Training Programme of Ireland Student Handbook.
Siobhan Murray Shakeshaft and Mary Harrington (2012) National Dental Nurse Training Programme of Ireland Student Handbook. Manual [Details]

Professional Activities

Associations

 AssocationFunctionFrom / To
Dental Council of Ireland Member/

Committees

 CommitteeFunctionFrom / To
Dental School Teaching and Curriculum Committee Committee Member2012 /
Dental Nursing and Dental Hygiene Seminar and Alumni Committee Committee Member2007 /
Cork University Dental School & Hospital Clinic Committee Committee Member/

Education

 YearInstituionQualificationSubject
2011Cork University Dental School & Hospital and University College Dublin CertificateIntra Oral and Panoramic Radiography for Dental Nurses and Hygienists
2010UCC MATeaching & Learning for Higher Education
2009UCC Postgrad Dip in Teaching & Learning in HETeaching & Learning for Higher Education
2008UCC Postgrad Cert. in Teaching & Learning in HETeaching & Learning for Higher Education
1997National Examining Board for Dental Nurses CertificateDental Nursing

Teaching Activities

Teaching Interests

I have a special interest in developing online learning for the Diploma in Dental Nursing in order to break down geographical barriers faced by some people working as dental nurses in more remote areas of the country.  

Modules Taught

 Term (ID))TitleLinkSubject
2014Medical Emergencies for Dental Nurses DN1010Medical Emergencies for Dental Nurses
2014Dental Research Based Project DN1014Dental Research Based Project
2014Dental Practice Administration DN1012Dental Practice Administration
2014Ethical Issues in the provision of Dental Care DN1006Ethical Issues in the provision of Dental Care
2014Restorative Dentistry for Dental Nurses DN1008Restorative Dentistry for Dental Nurses
2014Microbiology and Cross Infection Control for Dental Nurses DN1004Microbiology and Cross Infection Control for Dental Nurses

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School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences

An Scoil Eolaíochtaí Bitheolaíocha, Domhaneolaíocha agus Comhshaoil

University College Cork, Distillery Fields, North Mall, Cork, Ireland T23 N73K

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