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Nessa Waters

Regional Placement Facilitator

School Of Public Hlth, Physio & Pop Sc
Health Sciences Centre
Belfield
Dublin 4

Tel:
Email: nessa.waters@ucd.ie

Professional

Honours and Awards

Year: 2002.
Title: Distinction - Masters in Manipulative Therapy
Year: 1995.
Title: Distinction in Anatomy

Associations

Association: Irish Society Chartered Physiotherapists, Function/Role: Professional Body
Association: Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (London), Function/Role: Professional Body
     

Conference Contributions

Martine D'Arcy and Nessa Waters (2014) Assessment of Evidence Based Practice during physiotherapy clinical placement. [Oral Presentation], Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists, Dublin , 07-NOV-14 - 08-NOV-14.
Coughlan A, Creighton R, Finnegan C, Fullen B, O'Donoghue C, Sullivan P, Waters N and McMahon S. (2014) Bridging the gap between theory and practice: development and evaluation of a physiotherapy clinical practice initiative. [Poster Presentation], Irish Network of Medical Educators Annual Scientific Conference, Queen's University Belfast , 21-FEB-14 - 22-FEB-14.
sinead mcmahon, evelyn flavin, nessa waters, caitriona cunningham (2014) Integrating acute hospital and primary care clinical education - a primary care exercise initiative. [Poster Presentation], Irish Network of Medical Educators Annual Scientific Meeting, Queen's University Belfast , 21-FEB-14 - 22-FEB-14.
Martine D'Arcy and Nessa Waters (2014) Assessment of evidence-based practice during physiotherapy clinical placement. [Poster Presentation], irish Netwrok of Medical Educators Annual Scientific Meeting, Queen's University Belfast , 20-FEB-14 - 21-MAR-14.
Sinead McMahon and Nessa Waters (2013) Physiotherapy Clinical Education: A profile of settings from 2009-2012. [Poster Presentation], Irish Network of Medical Educators Annual Scientific Meeting, University College Dublin , 21-FEB-13 - 22-FEB-13.
Nessa Waters, Jeanne Keddy, Deirdre Phelan, Mary O'Mahoney, Sinead McMahon (2013) The effect of clinical placement on students' attitudes towards interprofessional learning, interprofessional interaction and communication skills. [Poster Presentation], Irish Network of Medical Educators Annual Scientific Meeting, University College Dublin , 21-FEB-13 - 22-FEB-13.
O'Sullivan P. (Senior Lecturer, Curtin University, Perth), Brynjolffson G., Cawthorne A., Karakasidou P., Pederson P., Waters N. ; (2003) Levator Plate Control in Subjects with Lumbosacral Pain. [Oral Presentation], Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists Annual Conference, *Dublin , 31-OCT-03 - 01-NOV-03.

Committees

Committee : Extended Scope of Practice Working Group 2012

Employment

Employer: School of Physiotherapy and Performance Science, University College Dublin
Position: Lecturer (part-time)
Employer: Outpatients Department, Regional Orthopaedic Hospital, Croom, Co. Limerick
Position: University College Dublin Clinical Tutor
Employer: University College Hospital Galway
Position: Acting Senior Physiotherapist in Outpatients Department
Employer: University College Hospital Galway
Position: Acting Senior Physiotherapist in Cardiac Rehabilitation
Employer: Knocknacarra Physiotherapy and Sports Injuries Clinic, Galway
Position: Physiotherapist (part-time evening work)
Employer: University College Hospital Galway
Position: Basic Grade Physiotherapist
Employer: King's College Hospital, London
Position: Junior Rotations
Employer: St. Michael's Hospital, Dun Laoghaire, Dublin
Position: Basic Grade physiotherapist
Employer: Bon Secours Hospital, Galway
Position: Junior physiotherapist

Education

Year 2002 Institution: Curtin Univ of Tech, Perth, Australia
Qualification: MManip Ther Subject: Masters in Manipulative Therapy
Year 1997 Institution: Trinity College Dublin
Qualification: BSc Subject:
     

Journals Edited

Physiotherapy Ireland : Editorial Board member.
 

Publications

     

Peer Reviewed Journals

S. McMahon, N Waters, T Cusack, G. O'Donoghue (2014) 'A Profile of physiotherapy practice education settings in ireland 2009-1012'. Physiotherapy Practice and Research, . [Details]
Fenelon, L., Holcroft, L. and Waters, N. ; (2009) 'Contamination of stethoscopes with MRSA and current disinfection practices'. Journal of Hospital Infection, 71 (4). [Details]
Waters, N.; (2004) 'Pregnancy-related pelvic pain'. Physiotherapy Ireland, 25 (2):10-14. [Details]
Waters, N.; (2003) 'Static Palpation Tests of the Sacroiliac Joint ' A Systematic Review'. Physiotherapy Ireland, 24 (2). [Details]
                                                                                           

Letters

Fenelon, L,Holcroft, L,Waters, N (2009) Contamination of stethoscopes with MRSA and current disinfection practices. Letters [DOI] [Details]