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Mr. Paul Keenan

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


Paul Keenan MSc, MA, BSc, PGCE, DipRS, DipHE NP, RNID, RNT. Paul is Assistant Professor - Intellectual Disability Nursing at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin. Paul has over 30 years of clinical practice, education and research experience in intellectual disability nursing and health and social care management in Ireland, United Kingdom and New Zealand. For the past twenty years he has been engaged in academic teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level, as well as research and peer-reviewed publications. His recent research, in collaboration with health service providers, focused on implementing and evaluating person-centred practice at service-user, health professional, and health system/culture level. His research has included projects funded by Scope UK (Cerebral Palsy Society), Health Service Executive and National Disability Authority, Ireland. He recently Project Managed a two year HSE funded action research project to establish person centred practices in intellectual disability health services in Leinster (2011-2013). He is an educational consultant to Special Olympics Ireland (2006-Current) and was co-editor of the first three editions of their Tutor Training Manual. He supervises postgraduate research students across Faculties. He is currently Co-Chairperson of Nursing Network in Intellectual Disability, Ireland (NNIDI) and recently co-edited the book 'Nursing in Intellectual Disabilities: Irish and International Perspectives'. NNIDI, Dublin. ISBN. 9781905952960. His work is widely published internationally. He was Head of Discipline - Intellectual Disability Nursing (2008-2012), Associate Director Undergraduate Nursing Programmes (2008), Associate Director Undergraduate Teaching and Learning (2008) Executive member of the Trinity Centre for Practice and Healthcare Innovation (TCPHI)(2012-2016) at Trinity College Dublin. He is also a former member of the East of England Learning Disability Research Forum, Cambridge University and External Examiner Keele University, UK and University of Limerick.
  Community Care   Disabilities   Health and Social Care Legislation and Policy   Intellectual Disabilities   Intellectual Disability Nursing
 Untold stories: the Intellectual and Learning disability Nursing and Support staff project: an Oral Historical Account of the sustainability of a Health Care Workforce.
 Exploring Joint Training in Pre-qualification Social Work and Nursing in England 1971-2003
 SCOPE EAST ANGLIA - Identification of Primary Need. The Aim for 2005
 A literature review to inform the development of a national framework for person-centred planning in disability services
 Shaping the Future of Intellectual Disability Nursing in Ireland

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Educational Consultant Special Olympics Ireland Intellectual Disability Advisory Group March 2007 - Current
Member of the Intellectual Disability Discipline at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College, Dublin. 17th Oct 2005 - Current
Member of the organizing committee for the Annual International Research Conference. School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin. 2005 - 2016
Member of the Executive, Centre for Practice and Healthcare Innovation, TCD. 2012
Joint Chairperson Nursing Network in Intellectual Disability, Ireland (NNIDI). 2014
Member of steering group, IDRights. 2011 - 2013
Member of NNIDI Core Committee 2011 - Current
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East of England Learning Disability Research Forum, Cambridge University. 2004 2008
Royal College of Nursing Research Society 2005 2008
Royal College of Nursing Education Forum 2005 2008
Royal College of Nursing Learning Disability Forum 2005 2008
An Cumann Eireannach um Stair na Banaltrachta agus an chnaimhseachais / The Irish Society for Nursing and Midwifery History 2005 2008
Nursing Network in Intellectual Disability, Ireland 2011
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
National occupational standards and professional requirements - Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) UK. in, editor(s)Owen Barr and Bob Gates , Oxford Handbook of Learning and Intellectual Disability Nursing, 2nd Edition, Oxford, UK, Oxford Medical, Oxford University Press, 2019, pp547-551 , [Paul Michael Keenan], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
National occupational standards and professional requirements - Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI): Republic of Ireland. in, editor(s)Owen Barr and Bob Gates , Oxford Handbook of Learning and Intellectual Disability Nursing, 2nd Edition., Oxford, UK, Oxford Medical, Oxford University Press, 2019, pp552-553 , [Paul Michael Keenan], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
National occupational standards and professional requirements - Obtaining initial professional registration. in, editor(s)Owen Barr and Bob Gates , Oxford Handbook of Learning and Intellectual Disability Nursing, 2nd Edition., Oxford, UK, Oxford Medical, Oxford University Press, 2019, pp554 , [Paul Michael Keenan], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
National occupational standards and professional requirements - Maintaining ongoing professional registration. in, editor(s)Owen Barr and Bob Gates , Oxford Handbook of Learning and Intellectual Disability Nursing, 2nd Edition., Oxford, UK, Oxford Medical, Oxford University Press, 2019, pp555 , [Paul Michael Keenan], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Independent regulators of care quality - Health Information and Quality Improvement Authority: Republic of Ireland. in, editor(s)Owen Barr and Bod Gates , Oxford Handbook of Learning and Intellectual Disability Nursing, 2nd Edition., Oxford, UK, Oxford Medical, Oxford University Press, 2019, pp570-572 , [Paul Michael Keenan], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Gates., B; Griffiths., C; Atherton., H; Suttton., P; McAnelly., S; Cleary., M; Doyle., C; Keenan., P and Fleming., S , Lessons from the past: Building a body of evidence in learning disability nursing: An Oral History. , Celebrating 100 Years of Learning Disabilities Nursing Conference: Leadership, Research and Innovation. , The University of West London. , July, 2019, Conference Paper, 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
Horan P.F, Fleming S, Cleary M, Burke E, Doyle C, Byrne K. Griffiths C and Keenan P., 'Sweet Dreams'; an evidence based approach to effective sleep hygiene maintenance for people with an intellectual disability, Learning Disability Practice., 22, (2), 2019, p13 - 19, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
Sheerin, F., Fleming, S., Burke, E., Byrne, K., Cleary, M., Doyle, C. and Keenan, P., Exploring mental health issues in people with an intellectual disability, Learning Disability Practice, 2019, Notes: [Published online: https://journals.rcni.com/learning-disability-practice/cpd/exploring-mental-health-issues-in-people-with-an-intellectual-disability-ldp.2019.e1999/abs ], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
  

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McCarron M, Sheerin F, Roche L, Ryan A M, Griffiths C, Keenan P, Doody O, D'Eath M, Burke E and McCallion P., Shaping the future of Intellectual Disability Nursing in Ireland., Dublin, Health Services Executive, 2018, p1 - 150, Notes: [Informs development of Intellectual disability nursing and services for people with an intellectual disability.], Report, PUBLISHED
Sheerin F, Griffiths C, DeVries J, Keenan P ,, An Evaluation of a Community Living Initiative in West Dublin., , Dublin, Ireland., 2014, 1-39, Notes: [[This report is of relevance to policy makers concerned with the closing of large congregated settings for people with intellectual disabilities and their relocation to small community based living units.], ], Report, PUBLISHED
KEENAN, P., Person-centred Practice in Intellectual Disabilities - A Review of the International Literature, Person-centred Practice in Intellectual Disabilities - An International Perspective, The Grand Hall, Stewarts Care Ltd, Palmerstown, Dublin 20, 21st November 2011, 2012, Conference Paper, 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
Sheerin, F., Keenan, P., Lawler, D., Begley, C., Higgins, A., Lalor, J., Alexander, J., Nicholl, H., Tuohy, T. and Kavanagh, R.,, Mothers with Intellectual Disabilities, Parenting and Intellectual Disability, Trinity College Dublin, 23rd June, 2011, Inclusion Ireland/TCD, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
McCarron, M., Keenan, P. Sheerin, F., Griffiths, C., Fleming, S., Horan, P., Doyle, C., Byrne, K., McCallion, P., Swinburne, J., Fahey-McCarthy, E., Foran, S., Murray, M., Mulryan, N., Glinchey, E., Burke, E. & Andrews, V. , The Intellectual Disability Team at the School of Nursing and Midwifery Trinity College Dublin: A Snapshot of Research and Academic Activities. , 20th Roundtable of the Ageing and Intellectual Disability Special Interest Research Group, International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities. Future Directions for Ageing Well: A roadmap for Ageing in Persons with Intellectual Disability., Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland., 7th & 8th September , 2011, Poster, PUBLISHED
Sheerin, F., Redmond, R., Horan, P. and Keenan, P., Social supports impede progress, 2007, -, Notes: [http://www.irishexaminer.com/viewpoints/yourview/social-supports-impede-progress-41416.html], Miscellaneous, PUBLISHED
Keenan, P. , Representations of Disability in Contemporary English Language Poetry, The Frontline of Learning Disability, 1, (65), 2006, p28 - 29, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Keenan, P. , Discourse and Dialogue at Trinity - An Exploration of Contemporary Irish Research in Intellectual Disabilities., The Frontline of Learning Disability., 1, (66), 2006, p18 - 21, Journal Article, PUBLISHED

  

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Person-centred practice, Intellectual Disability Education & Intellectual Disability Nursing.