PhD Student

Stacey Power is a PhD candidate at INFANT Centre and Cork University Maternity Hospital. Her primary interest is in perinatal and children’s palliative care and bereavement care. The primary focus of her research is to establish the numbers of pregnancies diagnosed prenatally with a major fatal fetal anomaly and to explore experiences of parents, healthcare professionals and voluntary organisations following such diagnoses and pregnancy loss.

Stacey is a Registered Children’s and Intellectual Disability Nurse with a Post Grad in Palliative Care and Masters in Specialist Nursing. She sits on the Pregnancy and Loss Research Group in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Cork University Maternity Hospital.

Career Profile:

  • 2017-present: PhD Candidate at INFANT Centre and Adjunct Lecturer at University College, Dublin
  • 2015-2016: Master of Science in Specialist Nursing
  • 2013-2014: Postgraduate diploma in Palliative Care in National University of Ireland Galway

 

Professional Activities/Achievements: 

Oral Presentations:

  • Temple Street 7th Annual Nursing Research Conference 2017
  • International Children’s Palliative Care Conference, Wales 2017

 

Poster Presentations:  

  • Irish Research Nurses Network Conference November 201
  • Irish Association for Palliative Care Education and Research Seminar February 2017
  • School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems Research Afternoon February 2017

Publications:  

  • Power, S. and Kelly, M (2017) ‘Children’s Nurses’ Experiences in Delivering Bereavement Care to Children and Families with Life Limiting Conditions in Ireland’, The 8th International Cardiff Conference on Paediatric Palliative Care: Worlds apart: culture and context in caring for the whole child. Cardiff University, 26th-28th July. Wales.
  • Power, S. and Kelly, M (2016) ‘Children’s Nurses’ Experiences in Delivering Bereavement Care to Children and Families with Life Limiting Conditions in Ireland’, Irish Research Nurses Network Conference:  Putting Research into Practice. Gibson Hotel, 9th November. Dublin 

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