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Dr. Sandra Fleming

Assistant Professor (School of Nursing & Midwifery)
DOLIER STREET - SCHOOL OF NURSING


Sandra Fleming RNID RPN RGN RCT RNT PhD MA (JO) MSc in Education and Training Management, Cert Ed (FE) is an Assistant Professor in Nursing and BSc Cur Senior Fresh Course Coordinator at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College, Dublin. She has extensive experience of teaching on undergraduate and postgraduate nurse education programmes and has held posts of responsibility such as Principal Tutor, Acting and Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies (BSc Cur) and Course Co-Coordinator, Module Leader and External Examiner on undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Sandra has extensive experience of research supervision of students at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. She has several publications and has presented at national and international conferences. Her primary research interests in intellectual disability include the mental health needs of the person with an intellectual disability, the older adult with intellectual disability and complex age-related conditions and end of life care for person with intellectual disability. Her research in nurse education has covered issues pertaining to students learning styles and approaches, the drug calculations skills of registered nurses, the experience of mature students on undergraduate programmes and evaluation of advanced nurse practitioner role.
  Aging and Intellectual Disability   Nursing education
 Research on the Care of Older Adults with INtellectual Disability and Complex age-related Conditions.
 Exploring staff perceptions of end-of-life care for adults with intellectual disabilities
 The patients experience of nitrous oxide for sedation and relief of pain during botulinum toxin injection treatment for muscle spacity in children.
 SOOTHE: Responding to Mental Health Concerns in Middle and Older Aged People with Intellectual Disability
 Evaluation Study of the Impact of Implementing a Draft Policy to Develop Advanced Nurse Practitioners (ANPs) to Meet Service Need.

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Doyle C., Griffiths C., McAnelly S., Atherton H., Cleary M., Fleming S., Gates B., Keenan P, Sutton P. , Past, Present and Future: Perspectives on an oral history of Intellectual Disability Nursing, Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, Online, 2022, p1 - 16, Notes: [Early online https://doi.org/10.1177/17446295211065195], Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Gates, B., Sutton P., McAnelly S., Atherton H., Griffiths C., Dole C., Cleary M., Keenan P., Fleming S. , Oral Histories of Learning Disability Nurses from England, UK and the Republic of Ireland., A History of Learning Disability: Exhibition Launch, UK, May, 2022, Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED
Alvarez, P., O'Reilly, F., Sheerin, F., Fleming, S., ,McCann, E., Foden, E. and Mulryan, N., Transforming technology to improve the lives of adults with intellectual disabilities, Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 6th IASSID Europe Congress Value Diversity, Amsterdam/Online, 6-8 July 2021, 34, IASSID, 2021, pp1273 - 1273, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  DOI
O'Reilly D., Brady A.M., Bryant-Lukosius D., Varley J., Daly L., Cotter P., Elliot N., Lehane E., Fleming S., Savage E., Hegarty J. & Drennan J., Patient-reported experiences of consultation with an advanced nurse practitioner: Factor structure and reliability analysis of the patient enablement and satisfaction survey., Journal of Advanced Nursing, 77, 2021, p4279-4289 , Notes: [https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jan.15026], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
Sheerin, F., Buil, S.A., Salguero, J.D., Lopez, D.F., Foden, E., McCann, E., Paans, W., Salazar, C.P., Fleming, S., The SOOTHE eQuilt of mental health and wellbeing, Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 6th IASSID Europe Congress Value Diversity, Amsterdam/Online, 6-8 July 2021, 34, IASSID, 2021, pp1338 - 1338, Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED  DOI
McCann, E., Fleming, S., Alvarez, P., O'Reilly, F., Whelan, J., Sheerin, F., Mulryan, N., Foden, E., Responding to mental health concerns in older adults with intellectual disability (SOOTHE), Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 6th IASSID Europe Congress Value Diversity, Amsterdam/Online, 6-8 July 2021, 34, IASSID, 2021, pp1340 - 1341, Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED  DOI
Gates B., Griffiths C., Atherton H., McAnelly S., Keenan P., Fleming S., Doyle C., Cleary M., Sutton P. , Intellectual disability Nursing An Oral History Project, First edition, Emerald Points, 2020, 1 - 147pp, Book, PUBLISHED
Horan P, Cleary M, Fleming S, Mulhere J, Doyle C, Burke E, Byrne K, & Keenan P, Preventing, assessing and managing constipation in people with intellectual disabilities, Learning Disability Practice, 2020, pdoi: 10.7748/ldp.2020.e2067 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
Gates, B., Griffiths, C., Atherton, H., Sutton, P., McAnelly, S., Cleary, M., Doyle, C., Keenan, P., Fleming, S., Issues of sustainability, recruitement and retention of a specialist nursing workforce: Overview of an Oral History project of Intellectual Disability Nurses from the Republic of Ireland and England, United Kingdom., International Conference on the History of Nursing, Florence, Italy, 13th-15th February , 2020, Notes: [DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.23506.50889], Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED
Gates., B; Griffiths., C; Keenan., P; Fleming., S; Doyle., C; Cleary., M; Atherton., H; McAnelly, S., and Sutton, P,. , Initial findings of the sustainability of learning disability nursing: An Oral History., Celebrating Learning Disability Nursing conference. 100 years of Learning Disability Nursing. , The Chancellors Hall. Wolverhampton University. , June , 2019, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
  

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Brady AM, Drennan J, Elliott N, Fleming S, Daly L, Varley J, Savage E, Hegarty J, Lehane E, Cotter P, Rogerson S, O'Reilly D, Bryant-Lukosius D, Evaluation of the Impact of Implementing a Draft Policy to Develop Advanced Nurse Practitioners (cANPs/RANPs) to Meet Health Service Needs, Department of Health, Trinity College Dublin/ University College Cork, January, 2020, Report, PUBLISHED
Fleming S. & Doyle C. , Nursing Frameworks of Care for Intellectual Disability Nursing - An Overview, Frontline, (99), 2015, pOnline , Notes: [Available to view at: http://frontline-ireland.com/nursing-frameworks-of-care-for-intellectual-disability-nursing-an-overview/ ], Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Griffiths C, Crofton C, Horan P, Keenan P, Fleming S Sheerin F., Intellectual Disability Nurses' views on the future of nurse education in Ireland. , Moving Forward -The Role of Intellectual Nursing in emerging care configurations for People with Intellectual Disabilities., St Patricks Centre, Kilkenny, 25th September , 2012, Meeting Abstract, PUBLISHED
Griffiths C, Crofton C, Horan P, Keenan P, Fleming S & Sheerin F., A survey of the views of Registered Nurses in Intellectual Disability in response to the Review of the Intellectual Disability Undergraduate Nursing programme., Dublin, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, June, 2012, 1-20, Report, PUBLISHED
Malone, A-M., Brady, A-M. and Fleming, S. , Medication Safety: prevention of error with high alert medications., Hospital Pharmacy Europe, January/February, (48), 2010, p2 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Brady AM., Fleming S., Malone AM., An Evaluation of the Drug Calculation Skills of Registered Nurses, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin., 2010, 1-46, Report, PUBLISHED
McCarron, M., McCallion, P., Fleming, S., & Bourke, E., An Investigation of Dependency Levels of Ageing Persons with Intellectual Disability (ID) and the Implications from a Care and Resource Perspective, Dublin, School of Nursing & Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 2005, Report, PUBLISHED

  

Ageing and Intellectual Disability, Nursing Education Mental Health of persons with an intellectual Disability. Curriculum Design and Development. Evaluation of Advanced Nurse Practitioner role End of life care