Research Profile

Elaine Lehane

Biography

PhD, MSc Nursing Studies (Clinical), PGCertT&LHE, BSc Nursing Studies, Dip. Nursing Studies, Registered General Nurse
Dr. Elaine Lehane is a Senior Lecturer and Director of Postgraduate Programmes at the Catherine McAuley School of Nursing and Midwifery, University College Cork. She is a registered general nurse and has practiced in the areas of neuro-medicine and renal care. Her key research interests are in the areas of chronic illness management, specifically supportive care strategies and professional workforce development and evaluation. Principal teaching scholarship interests include curriculum development for professional practice and interprofessional teaching and learning. Dr Lehane has led and/or actively contributed to a number of national projects including: the development of the National Irish Hospice Foundation guidance document on Medication Management for people with Dementia;  the Nursing & Midwifery National Turnover Study; the National Cystic Fibrosis Depression & Anxiety Study; the National Cancer Survivorship Needs Assessment; the Teaching of Evidence Based Practice Across the Health Professionals in Ireland and the Development of a Competency Framework for Clinical Effectiveness Education for Healthcare Professions in Ireland.   

Research Interests

Chronic illness self-management & behavior change (specific to medication management and long term supportive care strategies in relation to cancer survivors).

Professional workforce development and evaluation

Interprofesssional teaching and learning approaches

 

Research Grants

 ProjectFunding
Body
Start DateEnd DateAward
Merck Sharpe & Dohme Ireland Ltd "Intentional & unintentional medication non adherence & the impact.Foundation Funded Research01-FEB-0631-DEC-17€89,580.00
Applied Partnership Awards - Implementing Evidence Based Guidance for Dementia Palliative CareHealth Research Board01-MAR-1701-MAY-20€120,000.00
Concordant: Incorporating ACP into routine COPD managementIndustry Sponsor01-MAR-1830-OCT-19€25,000.00
Evaluation Study of the Impact of Implementing a Draft Policy to Develop Advanced Nurse Practitioners (ANPs) to Meet Service NeedOther: Not Listed01-MAY-18€150,000.00
Development of a Competency Framework for Clinical Effectiveness Education.Department of Health13-DEC-1731-MAR-19€20,055.00
National Cancer Survivorship Needs Assessment: Research to Scope Out and Map Cancer Survivorship Services in the Irish ContextOther: Not Listed01-AUG-1701-DEC-18€30,000.00
MSc Research ScholarshipOther: Not Listed01-JUL-15€5,000.00
Health & Well being study for Asthmatics in IrelandOther: Not Listed02-OCT-13€26,000.00
Cancer Nursing Research.Health Research Board02-FEB-1531-MAR-18€6,000.00
The Irish Hospice Foundation Guidance Document: Medication and DementiaIrish Hospice Foundation17-NOV-1416-NOV-15€24,000.00
Research on Evidence Based PracticeDepartment of Health16-DEC-1631-MAR-19€20,080.00

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

 YearPublication
(2019)'The development and psychometric testing of the Perinatal Infant Care Social Support (PICSS) instrument'
Leahy-Warren, Patricia; Mulcahy, Helen; Lehane, Elaine (2019) 'The development and psychometric testing of the Perinatal Infant Care Social Support (PICSS) instrument'. Journal of Psychosomatic Research,   [DOI] [Full Text] [Details]
(2019)'Positive mental health and wellbeing in adults with cystic fibrosis: A cross sectional study'
Cronly, J;Duff, A;Riekert, K;Horgan, A;Lehane, E;Perry, I;Fitzgerald, A;Howe, B;Chroinin, MN;Savage, E (2019) 'Positive mental health and wellbeing in adults with cystic fibrosis: A cross sectional study'. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 116 :125-130 [DOI] [Details]
(2019)'Anxiety and Depression in Parent Caregivers of Children with Cystic Fibrosis'
Cronly, J;Horgan, AM;Lehane, E;Howe, B;Duff, AJ;Riekert, KA;Perry, IJ;Fitzgerald, AP;Chroinin, MN;Savage, E (2019) 'Anxiety and Depression in Parent Caregivers of Children with Cystic Fibrosis'. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 28 :1304-1312 [DOI] [Details]
(2019)'Cancer and breast cancer awareness interventions in an intellectual disability context: A review of the literature'
Walsh S;O'Mahony M;Lehane E;Farrell D;Taggart L;Kelly L;Sahm L;Byrne A;Corrigan M;Caples M;Martin AM;Tabirca S;Corrigan MA;Hegarty J; (2019) 'Cancer and breast cancer awareness interventions in an intellectual disability context: A review of the literature'. Journal of intellectual disabilities : JOID, [DOI] [Details]
(2018)'Online versus paper-based screening for depression and anxiety in adults with cystic fibrosis in Ireland: a cross-sectional exploratory study'
Cronly, J;Duff, AJ;Riekert, KA;Perry, IJ;Fitzgerald, AP;Horgan, A;Lehane, E;Howe, B;Chroinin, MN;Savage, E (2018) 'Online versus paper-based screening for depression and anxiety in adults with cystic fibrosis in Ireland: a cross-sectional exploratory study'. Bmj Open, 8 [DOI] [Details]
(2018)'Evidence-based practice education for healthcare professions: an expert view'
Lehane E;Leahy-Warren P;O'Riordan C;Savage E;Drennan J;O'Tuathaigh C;O'Connor M;Corrigan M;Burke F;Hayes M;Lynch H;Sahm L;Heffernan E;O'Keeffe E;Blake C;Horgan F;Hegarty J; (2018) 'Evidence-based practice education for healthcare professions: an expert view'. Bmj Evidence-Based Medicine, [DOI] [Details]
(2018)'Health-Related Quality of Life in Adolescents and Adults With Cystic Fibrosis: Physical and Mental Health Predictors'
Cronly, J., Duff, A., Riekert, K., Fitzgerald, A., Perry, I., Lehane, E., Horgan, A., Howe, B., Ni Chroinin, M., Savage, E (2018) 'Health-Related Quality of Life in Adolescents and Adults With Cystic Fibrosis: Physical and Mental Health Predictors'. Respiratory Care, [DOI] [Details]
(2018)'Information Needs of Patients With Breast Cancer at Years One, Three, and Five After Diagnosis'
Sheehy, EM;Lehane, E;Quinn, E;Livingstone, V;Redmond, HP;Corrigan, MA (2018) 'Information Needs of Patients With Breast Cancer at Years One, Three, and Five After Diagnosis'. Clinical Breast Cancer, 18 :1269-1275 [DOI] [Details]
(2017)'Can an educational application increase risk perception accuracy amongst patients attending a high-risk breast cancer clinic?'
Keohane, D;Lehane, E;Rutherford, E;Livingstone, V;Kelly, L;Kaimkhani, S;O'Connell, F;Redmond, HP;Corrigan, MA (2017) 'Can an educational application increase risk perception accuracy amongst patients attending a high-risk breast cancer clinic?'. Breast, 32 :192-198 [DOI] [Details]
(2016)'To design, develop and test the effect of an educational initiative to improve risk perception amongst women at the high-risk breast clinic'
Keohane, D,Rutherford, E,Livingstone, V,Lehane, E,Kelly, L,Kaimkhani, S,O'Connell, F,Redmond, HP,Corrigan, MA (2016) 'To design, develop and test the effect of an educational initiative to improve risk perception amongst women at the high-risk breast clinic'. Irish journal of medical science, 185 :124-124 [Details]
(2016)'Transforming chronic illness management through integrated care: A systematic review of what works best and why'
Eileen Savage, Josephine Hegarty, Elizabeth Weathers, Lydia Mulligan, Colin Bradley, Carol Condon, Jennifer Cronly, Elaine Lehane, Anthony O Reilly, Irene Hartigan, Aine Horgan, John Browne, Vera McCarthy, Aileen Murphy, Jodi Cronin, Flynn Moira, Jonathan Drennan (2016) 'Transforming chronic illness management through integrated care: A systematic review of what works best and why'. International Journal of Integrated Care, 16 (6) [Details]
(2013)'The reasoning and regulating medication adherence instrument for patients with coronary artery disease: Development and psychometric evaluation'
Lehane E.;McCarthy G.;Collender V.;Deasy A.;O'Sullivan K. (2013) 'The reasoning and regulating medication adherence instrument for patients with coronary artery disease: Development and psychometric evaluation'. Journal of Nursing Measurement, 21 (1):64-79 [DOI] [Details]
(2012)'Harnessing Mobile Technology to Support the Community Care of Chronic Ulcers Under the Direction of a Tertiary Unit'
Quinn, E..M., Corrigan, M., O'Mullane, J., Murphy, D., Lehane, E., Leahy-Warren, P., Coffey, A. McCluskey, P., Redmond, H.P., Fulton, G. (2012) 'Harnessing Mobile Technology to Support the Community Care of Chronic Ulcers Under the Direction of a Tertiary Unit'. Irish Journal of Medical Science, 181 :167-168 [Details]
(2009)'Medication non-adherence-exploring the conceptual mire'
Lehane, E;McCarthy, G (2009) 'Medication non-adherence-exploring the conceptual mire'. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 15 :25-31 [DOI] [Details]
(2006)'Research priorities for nursing and midwifery in Southern Ireland'
McCarthy, G;Savage, E;Lehane, E (2006) 'Research priorities for nursing and midwifery in Southern Ireland'. International Nursing Review, 53 :123-128 [Details]
(2016)'Near field communications technology and the potential to reduce medication errors through multidisciplinary application'
O’Connell, Emer,Pegler, Joe,Lehane, Elaine,Livingstone, Vicki,McCarthy, Nora,Sahm, Laura J.,Tabirca, Sabin,O’Driscoll, Aoife,Corrigan, Mark (2016) 'Near field communications technology and the potential to reduce medication errors through multidisciplinary application'. mHealth, 2 (7)   [Details]
(2016)'Health literacy and the perception of risk in a breast cancer family history clinic'
Rutherford, E,Kelly, J,Lehane, E,Livingstone, V,Cotter, B,Butt, A,Sullivan, MO,Connell, FO,Redmond, P,Corrigan, M (2016) 'Health literacy and the perception of risk in a breast cancer family history clinic'. European Journal of Cancer, 57 :22-22 [Details]
(2016)'Toward appropriate criteria in medication adherence assessment in older persons: Position Paper'
Giardini A;Martin MT;Cahir C;Lehane E;Menditto E;Strano M;Pecorelli S;Monaco A;Marengoni A; (2016) 'Toward appropriate criteria in medication adherence assessment in older persons: Position Paper'. Aging Clinical And Experimental Research, 28 (3) [DOI] [Details]
(2015)'Validation and Assessment of a Technology Familiarity Score in Patients Attending a Symptomatic Breast Clinic'
O'Brien C;Kelly J;Lehane EA;Livingstone V;Cotter B;Butt A;Kelly L;Corrigan MA; (2015) 'Validation and Assessment of a Technology Familiarity Score in Patients Attending a Symptomatic Breast Clinic'. World Journal of Surgery, 39 (10) [DOI] [Details]
(2015)'Interventional tools to improve medication adherence: review of literature'
Costa E;Giardini A;Savin M;Menditto E;Lehane E;Laosa O;Pecorelli S;Monaco A;Marengoni A; (2015) 'Interventional tools to improve medication adherence: review of literature'. Patient Preference And Adherence, 9 [DOI] [Details]
(2014)'Transatlantic peer-to-peer learning: an initial feasibility analysis'
Lynch NP;Cil T;Lehane E;Reardon M;Corrigan M; (2014) 'Transatlantic peer-to-peer learning: an initial feasibility analysis'. Surgical Innovation, 21 (6) [DOI] [Details]
(2014)'A Qualitative Content Analysis of Breast Cancer Narratives Hosted Through the Medium of Social Media'
Niamh M. Fole, Máirín O’Mahony, Elaine A. Lehane, Tulin Cil and Mark A. Corrigan (2014) 'A Qualitative Content Analysis of Breast Cancer Narratives Hosted Through the Medium of Social Media'. The British Journal of Medical Psychology, 6 (5):474-483 [Details]
(2013)'Clinical unity and community empowerment: the use of smartphone technology to empower community management of chronic venous ulcers through the support of a tertiary unit'
Quinn, E. M.,Corrigan, M. A.,O'Mullane, J.,Murphy, D.,Lehane, E. A.,Leahy-Warren, P.,Coffey, A.,McCluskey, P.,Redmond, H. P.,Fulton, G. J. (2013) 'Clinical unity and community empowerment: the use of smartphone technology to empower community management of chronic venous ulcers through the support of a tertiary unit'. Plos One, 8 (11)   [Details]
(2013)'Perspectives on death, dying and advance care planning from patients receiving haemodialysis'
Collins M, Lehane E (2013) 'Perspectives on death, dying and advance care planning from patients receiving haemodialysis'. Journal of renal care, 39 (1):5-11 [DOI] [Details]
(2012)'Patientsmate©: the implementation and evaluation of an online prospective audit system'
McHugh SM, Loh KP, Corrigan MA, Sheikh A, Lehane E, Hill AD (2012) 'Patientsmate©: the implementation and evaluation of an online prospective audit system'. Journal of Evaluation In Clinical Practice, 18 (2):365-368 [DOI] [Details]
(2012)'Surgent University: the establishment and evaluation of a national online clinical teaching repository for surgical trainees and students'
Corrigan M, McHugh S, Sheikh A, Lehane E, Shields C, Redmond P, Kerin M, Hill A (2012) 'Surgent University: the establishment and evaluation of a national online clinical teaching repository for surgical trainees and students'. Surgical Innovation, 19 (2):200-204 [DOI] [Details]
(2011)'Assessing the functional performance of post-call hospital doctors using a Nintendo Wii'
Clancy K;Brady P;McHugh S;Corrigan MA;Sheikh A;Lehane E;Hill AD; (2011) 'Assessing the functional performance of post-call hospital doctors using a Nintendo Wii'. Irish medical journal, 104 (6) [Details]
(2011)'Factors influencing career choice after initial training in surgery'
McHugh S;Corrigan M;Sheikh A;Lehane E;Tanner W;Hill A; (2011) 'Factors influencing career choice after initial training in surgery'. World Journal of Surgery, 35 (3) [DOI] [Details]
(2011)'A study of the factors influencing school-going students considering medical careers'
McHugh, SM;Corrigan, MA;Sheikh, A;Lehane, E;Broe, P;Hill, ADK (2011) 'A study of the factors influencing school-going students considering medical careers'. Surgeon-Journal Of The Royal Colleges Of Surgeons Of Edinburgh And Ireland, 9 :191-194 [DOI] [Details]
(2011)'Improving surgical outpatient efficiency through mobile phone text messaging'
Corrigan MA, McHugh SM, Murphy RK, Dhillon P, Shah A, Hennessy I, Sheikh A, Lehane E, Hill AS (2011) 'Improving surgical outpatient efficiency through mobile phone text messaging'. Surgical Innovation, 18 (4):354-357 [DOI] [Details]
(2011)'An exploration of the relationship between adherence with dietary sodium restrictions and health beliefs regarding these restrictions in Irish patients receiving haemodialysis for end-stage renal disease'
Walsh E, Lehane E (2011) 'An exploration of the relationship between adherence with dietary sodium restrictions and health beliefs regarding these restrictions in Irish patients receiving haemodialysis for end-stage renal disease'. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 20 (3-4):331-340 [DOI] [Details]
(2011)'A Quantitative Assessment of Changing Trends in Internet Usage for Cancer Information'
McHugh, SM,Corrigan, M,Morney, N,Sheikh, A,Lehane, E,Hill, ADK; (2011) 'A Quantitative Assessment of Changing Trends in Internet Usage for Cancer Information'. Journal of Surgery, 35 :253-257 [DOI] [Details]
(2010)'An evaluation of Irish general surgical research publications from 2000 to 2009'
Robertson IJ, Corrigan MA, Sheikh A, Lehane E, Hill AD (2010) 'An evaluation of Irish general surgical research publications from 2000 to 2009'. The surgeon : journal of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Ireland, 8 (6):314-317 [DOI] [Details]
(2008)'Medication-taking for coronary artery disease - patients' perspectives'
Lehane E, McCarthy G, Collender V, Deasy A (2008) 'Medication-taking for coronary artery disease - patients' perspectives'. European journal of cardiovascular nursing : journal of the Working Group on Cardiovascular Nursing of the European Society of Cardiology, 7 (2):133-139 [DOI] [Details]
(2007)'Intentional and unintentional medication non-adherence: A comprehensive framework for clinical research and practice? A discussion paper'
Lehane, E. & McCarthy, G.; (2007) 'Intentional and unintentional medication non-adherence: A comprehensive framework for clinical research and practice? A discussion paper'. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 44 (8):1468-1477 [Details]
(2007)'An examination of the intentional and unintentional aspects of medication non-adherence in patients giagnosed with hypertension'
Lehane, E., McCarthy, G.; (2007) 'An examination of the intentional and unintentional aspects of medication non-adherence in patients giagnosed with hypertension'. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 16 (4):698-706 [Details]
(2007)'Intent to leave or stay in nursing'
McCarthy, G., Tyrrell, M., Lehane, E.; (2007) 'Intent to leave or stay in nursing'. Journal of Nursing Management, 15 (3):248-255 [Details]
(2005)'The History and Influence of the Irish Nursing Research Interest Group (INRIG)'
McCarthy Geraldine & Lehane Elaine; (2005) 'The History and Influence of the Irish Nursing Research Interest Group (INRIG)'. World of Irish Nursing, 7 (6):30-31 [Details]
(2003)'Turnover rate in nursing and midwifery: the Irish experience'
McCarthy, G., Tyrrell, M. & Lehane, E.; (2003) 'Turnover rate in nursing and midwifery: the Irish experience'. Nursing Times Research, 8 (4):249-263 [Details]

Book Chapters

 YearPublication
(2016)'A Concept Analysis: Medication Habit'
FitzGerald, S. and Lehane, E. (2016) 'A Concept Analysis: Medication Habit' In: Concept Analysis: Key Concepts Relevant to Nursing Research and Professional Practice. New York: Springer. [Details]
(2013)'E-learning in the 21stcentury-the 2.0 generation'
O'Leary D.;Cil T.;Lehane E.;Corrigan M. (2013) 'E-learning in the 21stcentury-the 2.0 generation' In: E-Learning: New Technology, Applications and Future Trends. [Details]
(2014)'The Health Action Process Approach Theory'
Lehane, E (2014) 'The Health Action Process Approach Theory' In: Theories Guiding Nursing Research and Practice: Making Nursing Knowledge Development Explicit. New York: Springer. [Details]
(2013)'Questionnaires and Instruments for Health Care Research'
Lehane, E. & Savage, E. (2013) 'Questionnaires and Instruments for Health Care Research' In: Quantitative Health Research: Issues & Methods. London: Open University Press. [Details]

Conference Publications

 YearPublication
(2019)9th International conference of Evidence Based Healthcare
Lehane, E., O’ Rourke, N., Agreli, H., O’ Connor, S., Hegarty, J., Leahy-Warren, P., Bennet, D., Blake, C., Burke, F., Corrigan, M., Drennan, J., Hayes, M., Heffernan, E., Horgan, F., Lynch, H., McVeigh, J., Müller, N., O’ Keeffe, E., O’ Tuathaigh, C., Sahm, L. and Savage, E (2019) Development of an interprofessional competency framework for evidence based practice & clinical effectiveness education 9th International conference of Evidence Based Healthcare [Details]
(2018)European Breast Cancer Conference
Walsh, S;Lehane, E;Hegarty, J;O'mahony, M;Farrell, D;Taggart, L;Kelly, L;Sahm, L;Byrne, A;Corrigan, M;Caples, M;Martin, AM;Tabirca, S;Corrigan, M (2018) Breast awareness amongst women with a mild/moderate intellectual disability: Linking theory to practice European Breast Cancer Conference , pp.29-29 [Details]
(2018)EBM LIVE 2018
Lehane, E., Leahy, W., P., O’ Riordan, C., Savage, E., Drennan, J., O’ Tuathaigh, C., O’ Connor, M., Corrigan, M., Burke, F., Hayes, M., Lynch, H., Sahm, L., Heffernan, E., O’ Keefe, E., Blake, C., Horgan, F., Hegarty, J. (2018) Evidence Based Practice Education for Healthcare Professions – An International Multidisciplinary Perspective EBM LIVE 2018 [Details]
(2017)17th Annual Nursing and Midwifery Research Conference, University College Cork
Walsh, S., Lehane, E., Hegarty, J., O’ Mahony, M., Farrell, D., Taggart, L., Kelly, L., Sahm, L., Byrne, A., Corrigan M., Caples, M., Martin A.M., Tabirca S. and Corrigan M. (2017) Breast Awareness amongst Women with a Mild/Moderate Intellectual Disability: Linking Theory to Practice 17th Annual Nursing and Midwifery Research Conference, University College Cork [Details]
(2017)Clinical Effectiveness Forum (DoH Ireland)
Lehane, E., Leahy, W., P., O’ Riordan, C., Savage, E., Drennan, J., O’ Tuathaigh, C., O’ Connor, M., Corrigan, M., Burke, F., Hayes, M., Lynch, H., Sahm, L., Heffernan, E., O’ Keefe, E., Blake, C., Horgan, F., Hegarty, J. (2017) Teaching Evidence Based Practice to Healthcare Professionals/Students in Ireland Clinical Effectiveness Forum (DoH Ireland) [Details]
(2016)Adherence to oral adjuvant hormonal therapy in women with breast cancer: intentional and unintentional influencing factors
Cotter, BM;Lenihan, R;Corrigan, M;Livingstone, V;Lehane, E (2016) Adherence to oral adjuvant hormonal therapy in women with breast cancer: intentional and unintentional influencing factors , pp.80-80 [Details]
(2016)EBBC
Foley, N;O'Connell, E;Livingstone, V;Maher, B;Lehane, E;Cil, T;Relihan, N;Bennett, M;Redmond, H;Corrigan, M (2016) PATI: Patient Accessed Tailored Information: A pilot study to evaluate the effect on preoperative breast cancer patients of information delivered via a mobile application EBBC , pp.22-22 [Details]
(2016)6th World Nursing and Healthcare Conference
21. Savage, E., Weathers, E., Hegarty, J., Mulligan, L., O’Reilly, A., Condon, C., Cronly, J., Lehane, E., Horgan, A., Browne, J., Bradley, C., Cronin, J., Murphy, A., McCarthy, V., Hartigan, I., Flynn, M., and Drennan, J. (2016) Enabling primary care led services in Ireland towards integrated care for chronic disease prevention and management 6th World Nursing and Healthcare Conference [Details]
(2016)10th European Breast Cancer Congress (EBCC10)
17. O’Brien, C., Kelly, J., Cotter, B., Lehane, E., Corrigan, MA (2016) Validation and assessment of a technology familiarity score in patients attending a symptomatic breast clinic 10th European Breast Cancer Congress (EBCC10) [Details]
(2015)SARS Conference 2015 Society of Academic & Research Surgery
EJ Rutherford (1), J Kelly (1), B Cotter(1), E Lehane (2) and MA Corrigan (1). (2015) Health literacy affects risk perception amongst patient attending a breast cancer family risk clinic SARS Conference 2015 Society of Academic & Research Surgery [Details]
(2013)BJS
Corrigan, E. O'Mullane, J.D., Leahy-Warren, P., Lehane, E., McCluskey, A., Fulton, H. (2013) Clinical Unity and community empowerment: the use of smartphone technology to empower the community management of chronic ulcers through the support of a tertiary unit BJS [Details]
(2012)The 2012 International Nursing Research Conference
Lehane, E., McCarthy, G. (2012) The 'reasoning and regulating' medication adherence instrument: development and psychometric testing of a new measure The 2012 International Nursing Research Conference [Details]

Published Reports

 YearPublication
(2019)Clinical Standards Processes and Procedures: An International Perspective.
Sarah Jane Flaherty1, Dr Elaine Meehan1, Ciara M Landers1, Alana Cutliffe1, Dr Elaine Lehane1, Dr Aoife Lane1, Dr Margaret Landers1, Dr Caroline Kilty1, Dr Mohamad Saab1, John Goodwin1, Nuala Walshe1, Dr Teresa Wills1, Dr Vera McCarthy1, Siobhan Murphy1, Dr Joan McCarthy1, Professor Deirdre Madden2, Professor Josephine Hegarty1, Professor Corina Naughton (2019) Clinical Standards Processes and Procedures: An International Perspective. Department of Health, Dublin. [Details]
(2019)Ethical Perspectives on Quality Improvement and Clinical Audit.
Sarah Jane Flaherty1, Dr Elaine Meehan1, Ciara M Landers1, Alana Cutliffe1, Dr Elaine Lehane1, Dr Aoife Lane1, Dr Margaret Landers1, Dr Caroline Kilty1, Dr Mohamad Saab1, John Goodwin1, Nuala Walshe1, Dr Teresa Wills1, Dr Vera McCarthy1, Siobhan Murphy1, Dr Joan McCarthy1, Professor Deirdre Madden2, Professor Josephine Hegarty1, Professor Corina Naughton (2019) Ethical Perspectives on Quality Improvement and Clinical Audit. Department of Health, Dublin. [Details]
(2019)The collection, collation and reporting of data pertaining to serious patient safety incidents: an international perspective.
Hegarty J, Flaherty SJ, Saab M, Goodwin J, Walsh N, Wills T, McCarthy V, Murphy S, Cutliffe A, Lehane E, Lane A, Landers M, Kilty C, McCarthy J, Madden D, Tumelty M, Naughton C (2019) The collection, collation and reporting of data pertaining to serious patient safety incidents: an international perspective. A Report for the Department of Health, Dublin, Ireland, Cork. [Details]
(2018)Competency Framework for clinical effectiveness education.
Lehane, E., Agreli, H., O’Connor, S., Hegarty, J., LeahyWarren, P., Bennet, D., Blake, C., Burke, F., Corrigan, M., Drennan, J., Hayes, M., Heffernan, E., Horgan, F., Lynch, H., McVeigh, J., Müller, N., O’Keeffe, E., O’Tuathaigh, C., Sahm, L. and Savage, E. (2018) Competency Framework for clinical effectiveness education. Department of Health, Dublin. [Details]
(2018)National Cancer Survivorship Needs Assessment: Research to Scope Out and Map Cancer Survivorship Services in the Irish Context.
Josephine Hegarty, Ashling Murphy, Mairin O’ Mahony, Margaret Landers, Bridie McCarthy, Elaine Lehane, Brendan Noonan, Serena Fitzgerald, Mary Reidy, Mohamad Saab, Mark Corrigan (2018) National Cancer Survivorship Needs Assessment: Research to Scope Out and Map Cancer Survivorship Services in the Irish Context. National Cancer Control Programme (NCCP), Cork. [Details]
(2017)Research on Teaching of Evidence Based Practice to Health Care Professionals and Healthcare Professional Students in Ireland.
Lehane, E., Leahy Warren, P., O’Riordan, C., Savage, E., Drennan, J., O ‘Tuathaigh, C., O’Connor, M., Corrigan, M., Burke, F., Hayes, M., Lynch, H., Sahm, L., Heffernan, E., O’Keefe, E., Blake, C., Horgan, F, Hegarty, J. (2017) Research on Teaching of Evidence Based Practice to Health Care Professionals and Healthcare Professional Students in Ireland. Department of Health, Dublin. [Details]
(2015)Clinical and Economic Systematic Literature Review to Support the Development of an Integrated Care Programme for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management for the Irish Health System.
Savage, E., Hegarty, J., Weathers, E., Mulligan, L., O’ Reilly, A., Cronly, J., Condon, C., McCarthy, V., Lehane, E., Hartigan, I., Horgan, A., Bradley, C., Browne, J., Murphy, A., Cronin, J., Flynn, M., & Drennan, J. (2015) Clinical and Economic Systematic Literature Review to Support the Development of an Integrated Care Programme for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management for the Irish Health System. Health Service Executive, Ireland.   [Details]
(2005)Nursing & Midwifery Research Priorities in the HSE Southern Area.
McCarthy, G., Savage, E., Lehane, E. ; (2005) Nursing & Midwifery Research Priorities in the HSE Southern Area. Study commissioned by the Nursing & Midwifery Planning & Development Unit, HSE Southern Area. [Details]
(2004)The history of the Irish Nursing Research Interest Group (INRIG).
Lehane, E. & McCarthy, G. ; (2004) The history of the Irish Nursing Research Interest Group (INRIG). Irish Nursing Research Interest Group and Department of Health & Children, Dublin. [Details]

Abstract

 YearPublication
(2016)Health literacy and the perception of risk in a breast cancer family history clinic.
Rutherford, E;Kelly, J;Lehane, E;Livingstone, V;Cotter, B;Butt, A;Sullivan, MO;Connell, FO;Redmond, P;Corrigan, M (2016) Health literacy and the perception of risk in a breast cancer family history clinic. OXFORD: Abstract [Details]
(2016)Transforming Chronic Illness Management through Integrated Care: A Systematic Review of What Works Best and Why.
Savage, E;Hegarty, J;Weathers, E;Mulligan, L;Bradley, C;Condon, C;Cronly, J;Lehane, E;Reilly, AO;Hartigan, I;Horgan, A;Browne, J;Vera, M;Aileen, M;Jodi, C;Moira, F;Jonathan, D (2016) Transforming Chronic Illness Management through Integrated Care: A Systematic Review of What Works Best and Why. LONDON: Abstract [DOI] [Details]
(2016)Validation and assessment of a technology familiarity score in patients attending a symptomatic breast.
O'Brien, C;Kelly, J;Lehane, E;Livingstone, V;Cotter, B;Butt, A;Kelly, L;Corrigan, M (2016) Validation and assessment of a technology familiarity score in patients attending a symptomatic breast. OXFORD: Abstract [Details]
(2015)The PARE project: Optimising surgical care through emerging technology.
O'Connell, EP;Pegler, J;Lehane, E;Tabirca, S;Corrigan, M (2015) The PARE project: Optimising surgical care through emerging technology. HOBOKEN: Abstract [Details]
(2015)The application of NFC technology to enhance experiential learning and directly improve safety in surgical patients.
Connell, EO;Pegler, J;Lehane, E;McCarthy, N;Sahm, L;Tabirca, S;Driscoll, AO;Corrigan, M (2015) The application of NFC technology to enhance experiential learning and directly improve safety in surgical patients. HOBOKEN: Abstract [Details]
(2015)Enhanced experiential learning and improved surgical patient safety through the application of NFC technology.
Connell, EO;Pegler, J;Lehane, E;McCarthy, N;Sahm, L;Tabirca, S;Driscoll, AO;Corrigan, M (2015) Enhanced experiential learning and improved surgical patient safety through the application of NFC technology. LONDON: Abstract [Details]
(2015)Validation and assessment of a technology familiarity score in patients attending a symptomatic breast clinic.
O'Brien, C;Kelly, J;Cotter, B;Lehane, E;Corrigan, MA (2015) Validation and assessment of a technology familiarity score in patients attending a symptomatic breast clinic. LONDON: Abstract [Details]
(2013)Peer to peer learning - a feasibility analysis.
Lynch, NP;Cil, T;Lehane, E;Reardon, M;Corrigan, MA (2013) Peer to peer learning - a feasibility analysis. HOBOKEN: Abstract [Details]
(2013)Trans Atlantic Peer to Peer Learning- an Initial Feasibility Analysis.
Lynch, N;Lehane, E;Tulin, C;Corrigan, M;Reardon, M;Henn, P;Joy, A (2013) Trans Atlantic Peer to Peer Learning- an Initial Feasibility Analysis. LONDON: Abstract [Details]
(2012)Harnessing Mobile Technology to Support the Community Care Of Chronic Ulcers Under the Direction of a Tertiary Unit.
Quinn, EM;Corrigan, M;O'Mullane, J;Murphy, D;Lehane, E;Leahy-Warren, P;Coffey, A;McCluskey, P;Redmond, HP;Fulton, G (2012) Harnessing Mobile Technology to Support the Community Care Of Chronic Ulcers Under the Direction of a Tertiary Unit. LONDON: Abstract [Details]

Professional Activities

Professional Associations

 AssociationFunctionFrom / To
National Nursing & Midwifery Board (NMBI) Member01-OCT-01 /
International Association fro Communication in Healthcare Member01-MAR-18 /
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Member01-DEC-17 /
Irish Federation of University Teachers (IFUT) Member09-SEP-12 /

Honours and Awards

 YearTitleAwarding Body
2009Catherine McAuley School of Nursing & Midwifery PhD Fellowship Awards Catherine McAuley School of Nursing & Midwifery , University College Cork, Ireland
2008Merck, Sharpe & Dohme International Research Award Merck, Sharpe & Dohme International Grants Committee
2005Best oral presentation Irish Cardiac nurses Association
2002Dr. H.H. Stewart Scholarship National University of Ireland

Conference Contributions

 YearPublication
(2019)Scaling up guidance documents on dementia palliative care: PAR methods and strategies to promote implementation,
Timmons, S;Cornally, N;Hartigan, I;Lehane, E;Buckley, C;O'Loughlin, C;Finn, C;Lynch, M;Coffey, A (2019) Dementia. [Oral Presentation], Scaling up guidance documents on dementia palliative care: PAR methods and strategies to promote implementation, London . [Details]
(2016)The Sylvester O' Halloran Meeting,
BM Cotter,E Lehane, V Livingston, R Lenihan, MA Corrigan (2016) Adherence to Oral Adjuvant Hormone Therapy in Women with Breast Cancer: Intentional and Unintentional Factors. [Oral Presentation], The Sylvester O' Halloran Meeting, University of Limerick . [Details]
(2015)Annual Nursing & Midwifery Research Conference,
Weathers, E., Savage, E., O'Reilly, A., Mulligan, L., Hegarty, J., Cronly, J., Condon, C., McCarthy, V., Lehane, E., Brady, C., Hartigan, I., Horgan, A., Browne, J., Murphy, A., Cronin, J., Flynn, M., Drennan, J. (2015) . A systematic review of integrated care programmes for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management. [Poster Presentation], Annual Nursing & Midwifery Research Conference, UCC . [Details]
(2012)The Royal College of Nursing 2012 International Nursing Research Conference,
Lehane, E, McCarthy, G. (2012) The ‘reasoning and regulating’ medication adherence instrument - development and psychometric testing. [Oral Presentation], The Royal College of Nursing 2012 International Nursing Research Conference, London , 23-APR-12 - 25-APR-12. [Details]
(2010)The National Academy and LIN conference on Flexible Learning,
McHugh, S., Corrigan, M., Sheikh, A., Hill, A., Lehane, E.; (2010) Innovative Approaches to Learning. [Oral Presentation], The National Academy and LIN conference on Flexible Learning, RCSI Dublin , 06-OCT-10 - 06-OCT-10. [Details]
(2008)8th Annual Catherine McAuley School of Nursing & Midwifery Research Conference,
Lehane, E.; (2008) Evidence Based Practice. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], 8th Annual Catherine McAuley School of Nursing & Midwifery Research Conference, Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, UCC , 01-OCT-08 - 01-OCT-08. [Details]
(2007)2007 MSD Science Centre Conference,
Lehane E; (2007) Take your medicine: The link between medication adherence and information. [Oral Presentation], 2007 MSD Science Centre Conference, Dublin , 08-SEP-07 - 09-SEP-07. [Details]
(2007)Royal College of Nursing International Research Conference,
Lehane, E. ; (2007) Patients perspectives on medication-taking for the treatment of coronary artery disease: a qualitative study. [Oral Presentation], Royal College of Nursing International Research Conference, College of Nursing: Dundee , 01-JUN-07 - 01-JUN-07. [Details]
(2006)The 2006 Royal College of Nursing International Nursing Research Conference,
Lehane, E.; (2006) Helping the Medicine Go Down - Intentional & unintentional non-adherence to medications in patients with hypertension. [Invited Oral Presentation], The 2006 Royal College of Nursing International Nursing Research Conference, York, England , 21-MAR-06 - 25-MAR-06. [Details]
(2006)Royal College of Nursing International Research Conference,
Lehane, E. ; (2006) Intentional and Unintentional Non-Adherence to Medications. [Oral Presentation], Royal College of Nursing International Research Conference, Royal College of Nursing: York , 01-JAN-06 - 01-JAN-06. [Details]
(2006)M&K Advances in Nursing Practice 2nd National Conference,
Lehane, E.; (2006) Advancing Adherence Assessment. [Oral Presentation], M&K Advances in Nursing Practice 2nd National Conference, Dublin , 09-JUN-06 - 09-JUN-06. [Details]
(2005)Integrating Health Research-Sharing Visions,
Lehane, E. ; (2005) Interdisciplinary Research. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Integrating Health Research-Sharing Visions, Brookfield Health Sciences Complex , 25-NOV-05 - 25-NOV-05. [Details]
(2005)Trinity School of Nursing Annual Research Conference,
McCarthy, G., Savage, E., Lehane, E.; (2005) Nursing & Midwifery Research Priorities in the SHB. [Oral Presentation], Trinity School of Nursing Annual Research Conference, Dublin , 03-NOV-05 - 03-NOV-05. [Details]
(2005)International Nursing Conference,
McCarthy, G, Savage, E & Lehane, E ; (2005) Nursing and Midwifery Transforming Healthcare through Research, Education and Technology. Research priorities in the Southern Health Board Area,. [Oral Presentation], International Nursing Conference, TCD, Dublin , 01-NOV-05 - 30-NOV-05. [Details]
(2005)5th Annual Catherine McAuley School of Nursing and Midwifery Research Conference,
McCarthy, G, Savage, E & Lehane, E. ; (2005) Nursing and Midwifery Research priorities in the Southern Health Board Area,. [Oral Presentation], 5th Annual Catherine McAuley School of Nursing and Midwifery Research Conference, Cork , 01-NOV-05 - 30-NOV-05. [Details]
(2005)9th Irish Cardiac Nurses Scientific Meeting,
Lehane E; (2005) Helping the Medicine Go Down- Intentional & Unintentional Non-Adherence to Medications in Patients with Hypertension. [Oral Presentation], 9th Irish Cardiac Nurses Scientific Meeting, Killarney , 06-OCT-05 - 30-DEC-99. [Details]
(2005)RCSI Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery 24th Annual International Nursing and Midwifery Research Conference,
McCarthy Geraldine, Savage Eileen, Lehane Elaine; (2005) Nursing and Midwifery Research Priorities in the Southern Health Board Area. [Poster Presentation], RCSI Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery 24th Annual International Nursing and Midwifery Research Conference, Dublin , 24-FEB-05 - 25-FEB-05. [Details]
(2005)5th Annual Conference of the National Council for the Professional Development of Nursing & Midwifery,
Lehane, E. & McCarthy, G. ; (2005) Intentional & Unintentional Non-adherence to Medications in Patients with Hypertension. [Poster Presentation], 5th Annual Conference of the National Council for the Professional Development of Nursing & Midwifery, NCNM: Dublin , 01-JAN-05 - 01-JAN-05. [Details]
(2005)13th Annual Medical Faculty Research Day,
Lehane, E. & McCarthy G.; (2005) Helping the Medicines Go Down - a Half Century of Compliance Research. [Poster Presentation], 13th Annual Medical Faculty Research Day, Cork , 22-JUN-05 - 22-JUN-05. [Details]
(2004)4th Annual Conference of the National Council for the Professional Development of Nursing and Midwifery,
Lehane, E. & McCarthy, G. ; (2004) Helping the Medicine Go Down - A Half Century of Compliance Research. [Poster Presentation], 4th Annual Conference of the National Council for the Professional Development of Nursing and Midwifery, NCNM: Dublin , 01-JAN-04 - 01-JAN-04. [Details]

Committees

 CommitteeFunctionFrom / To
Postgraduate Clinical Stakeholder Steering Group Member2018 /
University Ethics Committee (UEC) College of Medicine & Health Representative2018 /
School Executive Committee Member2017 /
College Council Member2017 /
Postgraduate Education Chair2017 /
Research Committee Member2013 /

Employment

 EmployerPositionFrom / To
University College Cork Senior Lecturer01-JUN-18 /
School of Nursing & Midwifery, UCC College Lecturer (part-time fixed contract)01-MAY-04 / 01-MAY-05
Health Service Executive (Cork University Hospital) Registered General Nurse01-OCT-02 / 01-MAY-05
School of Nursing, UCC Research Assistant01-OCT-02 / 01-OCT-04
University College Cork College Lecturer06-JUN-05 /
Southern Health Board - St. Mary's Orthopaedic Staff Nurse04-JUN-01 /

Education

 YearInstitutionQualificationSubject
2015University College Cork Postgrad Cert. in Teaching & Learning in Higher EducationHigher Education Teaching & Learning
2010National University of Ireland, Cork PhDNursing
2005University College Cork MSc Nursing
2002University College Cork BSc (Hons)Nursing (Hons)
2001University College Cork Dip Nursing StudiesNursing

Consultancy

 ClientDescription
National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA)

Journal Activities

 JournalRoleTo / From
Bmc Nursing Editor01-MAR-18 -
Journal Of Renal Care Referee-

Teaching Activities

Teaching Interests

Undergraduate
NU2031 - Nursing and Midwifery Practice in Drug Therapy
NU2050 - Evidence Based Practice for Nursing & Midwifery
NU3022 - General Nursing with Adults and their Families 
NU3083  - Evidence Based Practice for Nursing & Midwifery
NU4073 - Evidence Based Practice for Nursing & Midwifery 

Postgraduate
MH6014 - Advanced Research Methods for Healthcare Professionals 
NU6310 - Evidence Based Practice for Healthcare Quality
NU6073 - Dissertation in Nursing

Teaching Administration / Lead Roles 
Year 1 BSc Nursing Programme Co-ordinator 2010/2011
Masters Nursing Studies Programme Co-ordinator 2013 - 2016
Lead for Research Led Curriculum 2013-2017
Director of Postgraduate Programmes 2017 - Present
     

Recent Postgraduates

 Graduation YearStudent NameInstitutionDegree TypeThesis Title
2017Aiman Elagi NUI (UCC)MSc (Nursing)
2015Athari Alenzai NUI (UCC)MSc (Nursing)Assessment of Nurses’ Knowledge and Practices Regarding the Detection and Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism among Post-operative Adult Patients”.
2015Shiju Thomas NUI (UCC)MSc (Nursing)Use of computer and internet technology to facilitate social interaction and recreational activities in long term care settings - staff attitudes.
2014Helen Langsley National University Of IrelandMSc (Nursing)Carers’ perceptions of physical restraints and the relationship between carers’ perceptions and education.
2014Colette Hussey National University Of IrelandMSc (Nursing)Adherence to oral anticancer medicines – patients’ perspectives
2012Linda Forde National University Of IrelandMSc (Nursing)The effect of constipation on the physical, psychosocial and psychological elements of QoL in the elderly population
2011May Collins National University Of IrelandMSc (Nursing)PERSPECTIVES ON DEATH, DYING AND ADVANCE CARE PLANNING FROM
2008Ella Walsh National University Of IrelandMSc (Nursing)an exploration of the relationship between adherence and dietary restrictions and health beliefs regarding these restrictions in Irish patients receiving haemodialysis for ESRD
2009Niamh O' Callaghan National University Of IrelandMSc (Nursing)Identifying & describing the cognitive, social and emotional factors that contribute to women delaying in seeking treatment for acute coronary syndrome symptoms

Current Postgraduate Students

 StudentDegree Type
Casey Pearl Doctoral Degree
Hanley Edina Mary Masters Degree by Research
Clarke Vanessa Practitioner Doctorates

Research Information

Internal Collaborators

 NameInstituteCountry
Professor Mark Corrigan Cork Breast Research CentreIRELAND

External Collaborators

 NameOrganisation / InstituteCountry
Dr. Elisio Costa Assistant Professor at Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade do PortoPORTUGAL
Dr. Laurance Taggert University of UlsterNORTHERN IRELAND

Contact details

  • Elaine Lehane
    Senior Lecturer
  • e.lehane@ucc.ie
  • School of Nursing & Midwifery
    Brookfield Health Sciences Complex
    College Road
    University College Cork
  • +353214901476

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