Exploration of practice nurses' knowledge and management of people with hypertension

Aoife Morris

National University of Ireland Galway

Aoife Morris is a registered general nurse working in the Cardiac Catheterisation Lab for over four years. She completed her Bachelor of Nursing Science in the National University of Ireland Galway in 2006 and worked in an orthopaedics trauma ward before working in a variety of specialities while working abroad in Brisbane and Perth.She successfully completed a higher diploma in 'Critical Care Cardiovascular Nursing' in University College Dublin and returned to NUI Galway to complete her Masters in Preventive Cardiology where she carried out research on the exploration of practice nurses' knowledge and management of people with hypertension.Today she will given a brief presentation on the findings.


Context and background The burden of Arterial Hypertension (AH) remains high with little insight into knowledge levels of practice nurses who play active roles in blood pressure (BP) management. Aim The aim of this study is... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Aoife Morris (National University of Ireland Galway)
  2. Gerard Flaherty (National University of Ireland Galway)
  3. Adeel Hamad (National University of Ireland Galway)

Topic Areas

Education Research , Chronic illness


OS-4C:1 » OS-4 Education 1 (10:15 - Tuesday, 31st March, Classroom 3)

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