Niamh O'Regan - Clinical Nurse Specialist Respiratory

Paediatric Respiratory Nurse at HSE Midland Regional Hospital, Mullingar

Nationality

Irish

Current location

Ireland

Work category

Medical and Nursing

Education

Masters/PostGrad

Niamh O'Regan's Professional Experience

2006 - Present

HSE Midland Regional Hospital, Mullingar - Paediatric Respiratory Nurse

Responsible for the development and management of the respiratory nursing service to a cohort of patients who have respiratory conditions. responsibilities include managing a vaccination programme for RSV, Phlebotomy, Skin prick allergy testing, sweat testing procedures parent and patient education and support.
I am a nurse prescriber which involves making clinical decisions regarding treatment. I am also involved in the development of guidelines and protocols in relation to respiratory patients. I am an active participant in the Natiintian onal Asthma Chronic Care group adn have also acted as a clinical advisor to pharmaceutical companies.
I attend regular meetings and have undertaken relevant courses to maintain a current knowledge base in this area.
I am also proficient in Microsoft Office and the use of technology in the areas of patient care.

Key Skills
Microsoft Office NURSE Nursing pharmaceutical phlebotomy
1990 - 1994

Credit Valley Hospital - Senior Staff nurse

While working here i advanced to become a senior staff nurse responsible for managing the ward during my shifts. this included patient allocation, staffing levels and supporting colleagues. I also gained advanced IV starter skills enabling me to cannulate difficult to access patients includign the elderly and neonates.

Key Skills
NURSE
1988 - 1989

St Vincent's Private Hospital - Staff nurse

Staff nurse on Oncology ward

Key Skills
NURSE
1985 - 1986

The Children's Hospital, Temple Street - Staff Nurse

Staff Nurse on General Paediatric ward

Niamh O'Regan's Education and Qualifications

2010

Diploma - Paediatric Asthma

The National Asthma Training Center, Warrick

2010

Certificate - Essentials of Allergic Rhinitis

The National Asthma Training Center, Warrick

2009

Certificate - Nurse Prescribing, Prescribing

The Royal College of Surgeons

2008

Masters/PostGrad - Nursing

Trinity College, Dublin

2002

Higher Diploma - Clinical Practice

Trinity Collage Dublin

1998

Certificate - Teaching and Learning for Nursing Staff

Our Lady's Hospital for Sick Children

1997

Diploma - Asthma

The National Asthma Training Center, Warrick

1987

Certificate - General Nursing, Nursing

St Vincents University Hospital

1985

Certificate - Paediatric Nursing, Nursing

Childrens University Hospital

1981

second level/high school education -

Santa Maria College

Niamh O'Regan's Additional Information