Infant Partners
Clinical Research Support Officer

Laura is working on the SKIN study. This is a range-findng pilot study to gather data on newborn babies up to the age of 4 days. The data will be used in a larger study called STOP-AD; an interventional trial of skin barrier protection in the prevention of eczema and food allergy in high-risk Irish children.

Career Profile

  • 2018 – Present: Research Nurse SKIN study, CUMH
  • 2015 – 2018: RCN, Ladybird ward, CUH
  • 2012 – 2015: NICU nurse, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2010 – 2012: CNS Paediatrics, Cabrini Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2008 – 2010: RCN, Children's Centre, Cabrini Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2007 – 2008: Volunteer RCN, Moira Kelly Foundation, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2005 – 2007: Student Children's Nurse, OLCHC, Crumlin, Dublin
  • 2005 – 2007: Paediatric Palliative home care, Jack & Jill Foundation, Dublin
  • 2003 – 2005: Staff Nurse, GD Infant ward, CUH
  • * 2000 – 2003: Student General Nurse, CUH/UCC

 

Training

  • 2018: Anaphylaxis training for first doses of medication, CUH
  • 2016: Caring for a Child with Diabete, TSCH, Dublin
  • 2016: Paediatric Intermediate Life Support (PILS), CUH
  • 2016: Manual Handling, CUH
  • 2016: BLS, CUH
  • 2012 – 2013: Certificate in Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, La Trobe University, Melbourne
  • 2005 – 2007: Higher Diploma in Children's Nursing, UCD, Dublin
  • 2000 – 2003: Diploma in General Nursing, UCC, Cork

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