Dr Theresa Lowry-Lehnen

RGN RNP BSc MSc PGCE(QTS) HDipEd MEd PhD

Associate Lecturer and Institute Nurse Practitioner

 

e: theresa.lowrylehnen@setu.ie      t:059 9175606

ORCID ID: 0000-0002-4889-4133

Dr Lowry-Lehnen is qualified as a Specialist Practitioner in General Practice Nursing, Registered Nurse Prescriber (RNP) and as a Teacher of Science and Nursing Studies. She is a graduate of MMUH, The Open University, NUIM, St. Mary’s Teacher Training University College, London, The University of Surrey and RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences. She holds a PhD, has published a number of books and medical journal articles and is a registered Teacher with the Teaching Council of Ireland. She has 40 years’ experience in clinical nursing practice, combining her practice with 19 years in educational, teaching and lecturing roles. She is currently employed as an Associate Lecturer and the full-time Nurse (CNS) at the Medical Centre, South East Technological University Carlow and facilitates external lectures and workshops for undergraduate nurses.


Dr Lowry-Lehnen produced the ‘Student Health Matters’ eBook, endorsed by the Irish Student Health Association in 2019 and was Project Lead and Lead Author of the ISHA ‘Student Health Matters’ App, which is the first of its kind resource for 3rd level college students in Ireland.  She was shortlisted for the’ Practice Nurse of the Year’ Award in 2018 and 2019 at the GP National Awards, and commended for the ‘Nurse of the Year’ award at the Irish Medical Times Irish Healthcare Awards 2019. She was awarded the Irish General Practice Nurses Educational Association (IGPNEA) Educational Research Award 2019, and won the ‘Nursing Research Project of the Year’ Award at the Irish Healthcare Centre Awards 2019. She was accredited as an IUHPE Registered Health Promotion Practitioner in 2020. Dr Lowry Lehnen won the Irish Medical Times ‘Practice Nurse of the Year’ award at the Irish Healthcare Awards 2020 and was listed in the 2021 ‘Professional 100’, which recognises Irelands leading Healthcare Professionals annually, in their respective fields.

  • Research Interests
  • Publications
  • Research Supervision
  • Engagement and Collaboration

Research Interests

Research Experience

PhD Health Psychology A qualitative research study on the impact of depression and peer suicide on young males (2006-2011).  Research and Societal Response.

MSc (Level 9) Research: Screening and Intervention for Alcohol Misuse and its implementation in General Practice.The screening tool for alcohol misuse devised and developed through Theresa’s research, was accredited and implemented in General Practice Surgeries for Practice Nurses working in the Merton and Sutton Primary Care Trusts, London.

BSc (Level 8) Research: Public Health Needs Assessment Profile and Health Promotion Proposal
Public Health Intervention: Developing Healthy Communities.
GP Practice Profile. St Helier Primary Care Trust, Merton and Sutton Boroughs, London.
 

Standard Operational Procedures (SOPs)

Developed and compiled the full complement of researched evidence based Standard Operational Procedures (SOP’s) (2011) ’Clinical Policies, Procedures and Guidelines for Community Intervention Team Nurses’ Caredoc. Accredited by the Medical Directors at Caredoc and CIT Medical Directors at St Luke’s Hospital Kilkenny

Developed and compiled the full complement of researched evidence based Standard Operational Procedures (SOP’s) ‘Clinical Nursing and Medical Policies, Procedures and Guidelines’. Medical Centre, South East Technological University, Carlow.

Teaching Experience

Teaching and mentoring student and newly qualified Nurses in practice both in Secondary (Hospital based, Medical, Surgical, CCU and ITU) and Primary Care (General Practice).

Qualified as a Teacher of Science at St Mary’s University Teacher Training College, Strawberry Hill, Twickenham, London (2005). St Mary’s Teacher Training College is affiliated with Surrey University.

Full–time Teacher of Science and Health and Social Science at St Philomena’s High School for Girls Surrey, England from 2005-2008.

Teaching and Mentoring trainee teachers and NQT’s in practice (2006-2008).

Associate Lecturer, South East Technological University Carlow (September 2008- Present)

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2022). Osteoarthritis in focus. Update Journal. Rheumatology and Pain. Volume 8; Issue 6; pp-40-43; June 2022. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/ud_vol8_iss06_2022_digital/42

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2022). Gout: Latest diagnosis and Management Approaches. Update Journal. Rheumatology and Pain. Volume 8; Issue 6; pp-34-38; June 2022. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/ud_vol8_iss06_2022_digital/36

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2022). Management of Atopic Eczema. Hospital Professional News. Issue 97; pp 58-62; June 2022. Available at: https://issuu.com/ipncommunicationsltd/docs/hpn_issue_97_june_2022_digital/58

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2022). Anxiety Disorders. Hospital Professional News. Issue 97; pp 64-66; June 2022. Available at:  https://issuu.com/ipncommunicationsltd/docs/hpn_issue_97_june_2022_digital/64

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2022). Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Nursing in General Practice. Nurse CPD Endocrinology. Issue 3; Volume 15; pp 28-34; May June 2022. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/nigp_may-jun_2022_digital/30

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2022). STIs and STI Screening. Medical Independent. Clinical Virology. Issue 12; Volume 13; pp 26-29; May 2022. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/mi2022-05-19_digital/26

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2022). Peptic Ulcer Disease. Irish Pharmacy News. Volume 14; Issue 5; pp 92-93; May 2022. Available at:  https://issuu.com/ipncommunicationsltd/docs/ipn_may_2022_digital_1_/92

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2022). An Overview of Anxiety Disorders. Irish Pharmacy News. Volume 14; Issue 5; pp 77-79; May 2022. Available at:  https://issuu.com/ipncommunicationsltd/docs/ipn_may_2022_digital_1_/76

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2022). Shingles. Irish Pharmacy News. Volume 14; Issue 5; pp 24-26; May 2022. Available at:  https://issuu.com/ipncommunicationsltd/docs/ipn_may_2022_digital_1_/24

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2022). Rheumatoid Arthritis: Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis and Pharmacological Treatment (DMARDs). Hospital Professional News. Issue 96; pp 64-65; May 2022. Available at: https://issuu.com/ipncommunicationsltd/docs/hpn_issue_96_may_2022_digital/64

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2022). Osteoporosis: The Silent Disease. Hospital Professional News. Issue 96; pp 39-41; May 2022. Available at:  https://issuu.com/ipncommunicationsltd/docs/hpn_issue_96_may_2022_digital/38

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2022). Type 2 diabetes mellitus. Medical Independent. Endocrinology Clinical. Issue 10; Volume 13; pp 23- 28; April 2022. Available at:   https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/mi2022-04-28_digital/22

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2022). Hyperlipidaemia. Update Journal: Cardiology. Volume 8; Issue 4; pp 8-13; April 2022. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/ud_vol8_iss04_2022_digital/10

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2022). Current Developments in Atrial Fibrillation. Hospital Professional News. Cardiology Focus: Atrial Fibrillation. Issue 96; pp 62-64; April 2022. Available at:  https://issuu.com/ipncommunicationsltd/docs/hpn_issue_95_april_2022_digital_version/62

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2022). Crohn’s Disease. Irish Pharmacy News. Volume 14; Issue 4, pp; 37- 39; April 2022. Available at: https://issuu.com/ipncommunicationsltd/docs/ipn_april_2022_digital_version/36

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2022). Hidradenitis Suppurativa. Update Journal: Dermatology. Volume 8; Issue 3; pp 31-33; March 2022. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/ud_vol8_iss03_2022_digital/32

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2022). Ovarian Cancer. Nursing in General Practice Journal. Issue 2; Volume 15; pp 26-30; March/April 2022. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/nigp_mar-apr_2022_digital/28

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2022). Hyperlipidaemia. The Medical Independent. Cardiology Clinical. Issue 7; Volume 13; pp 22- 23; March 2022. Available at:  https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/mi2022-03-28_digital/22

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2022). Narcissistic Personality Disorder. Irish Pharmacy News. Volume 14; Issue 3, pp 84-86; March 2022. Available at:  https://www.pharmacynewsireland.com/digital-magazines/

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2022). Oesophageal Cancer. Hospital Professional News. Issue 94; pp 70-72; March 2022. Available at: https://issuu.com/ipncommunicationsltd/docs/hpn_issue_94_march_2022_digital_version/70

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2022). Crohn’s Disease: Presentation to Management. Hospital Professional News. Issue 94; pp 64-66; March 2022. Available at: https://issuu.com/ipncommunicationsltd/docs/hpn_issue_94_march_2022_digital_version/64

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2022). Ovarian Cancer: A Silent Killer. Update Journal: Oncology and Haematology. Volume 8; Issue 2; pp 32- 36. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/ud_vol_8_issue_02_2022_digital/34

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2022). Iron Deficiency Anaemia. Update Journal: Oncology and Haematology. Volume 8; Issue 2; pp 52-57. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/ud_vol_8_issue_02_2022_digital/54

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2022). Peptic Ulcer Disease. The Medical Independent. Issue 3; Volume 13; pp- 23-24. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/mi2022-02-10_digital/22

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2022). Oesophageal Cancer: An Overview. Nursing in General Practice. Issue 1; Volume 15; pp 41-45. January/February 2022. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/nigp_jan-feb_2022_digital/42

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2022). Infectious Mononucleosis: An Overview. Nursing in General Practice. Issue 1; Volume 15; pp 38-40. January/February 2022. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/nigp_jan-feb_2022_digital/38

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2022). Osteoarthritis in Focus. The Medical Independent. Issue 2; Volume 13; pp 24-26. January 27th 2022. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/mi2022-01-27_digital/24

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2022). Narcissistic Personality Disorder. Update Journal. Psychiatry and Neurology. Volume 8; Issue 1; pp 5-7. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/ud_vol_8_issue_01_2022_psych_and_neuro_digital/6

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2022). Motor Neurone Disease in Focus. Update Journal. Psychiatry and Neurology. Volume 8; Issue 1; pp 27-29. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/ud_vol_8_issue_01_2022_psych_and_neuro_digital/28

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2022). RSV Infection. Hospital Professional News. Issue 92; pp- 52- 54 January 2022. Available at: https://issuu.com/ipncommunicationsltd/docs/hpn_january_2022_digital?fr=sYTFmNzQ0OTMwNzc


Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). Iron Deficiency Anaemia. The Medical Independent. Haematology Clinical. Issue 29; Volume 12; pp 21-22. December 2021. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/mi2021-12-09_digital_1_/20

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). Diabetic Foot Disease in Focus. CPD Module. Nursing in General Practice Journal. Issue 6; Volume 14; pp 27-35. December 2021. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/nigp_nov-dec_2021_digital/28

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). Respiratory Syncytial Virus. Nursing in General Practice Journal. Issue 6; Volume 14; pp 49-51. December 2021. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/nigp_nov-dec_2021_digital/50

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). Pharmacy Supporting Role in Eczema Management. Irish Pharmacy News. Volume 13; Issue 12; pp 36-38. December 2021. Available at: https://www.pharmacynewsireland.com/digital-magazines/

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). Motor neurone disease in focus. Medical Independent. Clinical Neurology. Issue 28; Volume 12; pp22-23. November 2021. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/mi2021-11-29_digital/22

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Infection: An overview. Update Journal: Respiratory Medicine. Volume 7; Issue 10; pp 54-56. November 2021. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/udvol7iss10_2021_resp_digital/56

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). Diagnosis and Management of Prostate Cancer. Medical Independent. Oncology Clinical. Volume 12; Issue 27; pp 27-28. November 2021. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/mi2021-11-18_digital_1_/26

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection. Medical Independent. Clinical Respiratory Medicine. Issue 26; Volume 12; pp 28-30; November 2021. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/mi2021-11-08_digital/28

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). Prostate Cancer. Irish Pharmacy News. Issue 11; Volume 13; pp 42-45. November 2021. Available at: https://www.pharmacynewsireland.com/digital-magazines/

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). Management of Prostate Cancer. Hospital Professional News. Issue 90; pp-66-68. November 2021. Available at: https://issuu.com/ipncommunicationsltd/docs/hpn_november_digital_version?fr=sMWVkNjMyMDk4MjA

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS): An overview. Update Journal. Endocrinology and Diabetology.  Volume 7; Issue 9; pp-46-48; October 2021. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/ud_vol7_iss08_2021_digital_1_/48

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). Diabetic Foot Disease in Focus. Update Journal. Endocrinology and Diabetology.  Volume 7; Issue 9; pp-22-27; October 2021. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/ud_vol7_iss08_2021_digital_1_/24

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). Bladder Cancer: An Overview. Medical Independent. Issue 24; Volume 12; pp- 23-24. October 2021. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/mi2021-10-18_digital_2_/22

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). GORD: A burning Issue. Irish Pharmacy News. Issue 10; Volume 13; pp 70-72. October 2021. Available at:  https://issuu.com/ipncommunicationsltd/docs/ipn_october_digital_version?fr=sZWQ1ZTMyMDk4MjA

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). IBS: What Pharmacists need to Know? Irish Pharmacy News. Issue 10; Volume 13; pp- 66-68. October 2021. Available at:  https://issuu.com/ipncommunicationsltd/docs/ipn_october_digital_version?fr=sZWQ1ZTMyMDk4MjA

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). General Practice Nurses and Covid-19. Nursing in General Practice Journal. Issue 5; Volume 14, pp. 14-16. September 20th 2021. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/nigp_sept-oct_2021_editorial_digital/16

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). Herpes Zoster in Focus. Nursing in General Practice Journal. Issue 5; Volume 14, pp. 36-39. September 20th 2021. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/nigp_sept-oct_2021_editorial_digital/38

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: An Overview. Nursing in General Practice Journal. Issue 5; Volume 14, pp. 40-42. September 20th 2021. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/nigp_sept-oct_2021_editorial_digital/42

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). Irritable Bowel Syndrome in Focus. Update Journal: Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Volume7; Issue 8; pp 31-37. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/ud_vol7_iss08_2021_digital/32

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). Atrial Fibrillation: An Overview. Medical Independent. Issue 21; Volume 12; pp 24-26. September 14th 2021. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/mi2021-09-16_digital/24

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS): An overview. Medical Independent. Issue 20; Volume 12; pp 30-31. September 6th 2021. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/mi2021-09-06_digital_4_/30

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). Diabetic Foot Disease in Focus. Medical Independent. Issue 20; Volume 12; pp 25-28. September 6th 2021. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/mi2021-09-06_digital_4_/24

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). Oesophageal Cancer: An Overview. Update Journal: Oncology and Hepatology. Issue 7; Volume 7; pp-16-19. August 2021. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/update_vol7_iss07_2021_digital/18

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). Updates in the Management of Prostate Cancer. Update Journal: Oncology and Hepatology. Issue 7; Volume 7; pp- 25-30. August 2021. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/update_vol7_iss07_2021_digital/26

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). Irritable Bowel Syndrome in Focus. Medical Independent. Issue 18; Volume 12; pp-25-30. August 6th 2021. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/mi2021-08-12_digital/24

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). Rheumatoid Arthritis Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis and Pharmacological Treatment (DMARD’s). Hospital Professional News. Issue 87; pp-50-52, August 2021. Available at: https://issuu.com/ipncommunicationsltd/docs/hpn_august_2021_digital_version?fr=sNzMyODMyMDk4MjA

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). Rheumatoid Arthritis Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis and Pharmacological Treatment (DMARD’s). Irish Pharmacy News. Volume 13; Issue 8; pp- 86-90, August 2021. Available at: https://www.pharmacynewsireland.com/digital-magazines/

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). Social Prescribing: Importance of High-Quality Research and Comparative Evaluation. Nursing in General Practice Journal. Issue 4, Volume 14, pp-33-36 July/August 2021. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/nigp_jul-aug_2021_digitall/34

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). Allergic Rhinitis in Focus. Nursing in General Practice Journal. Issue 4, Volume 14, pp-29-32, July/August 2021. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/nigp_jul-aug_2021_digitall/30

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). Melanoma: An Overview. Nursing in General Practice Journal. Issue 4, Volume 14, pp-16-20, July/August 2021. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/nigp_jul-aug_2021_digitall/18

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). Allergic Rhinitis in Focus. Medical Independent. Issue 14, Volume 12; pp- 22-24. 10th June 2021. Available at:  https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/mi2021-06-10_digital/22

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). Magnifying Melanoma. Irish Pharmacy News. Volume 13; Issue 6; pp-33-35, June 2021. Available at: https://www.pharmacynewsireland.com/digital-magazines/

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). Prostate cancer in focus. Medical Independent. Issue 13; Volume 12, pp 22-23, May 2021. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/mi2021-05-31_digital/22

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). The Menopause: An Overview. Nursing in General Practice. Issue 3; Volume 14; pp 23-26; May /June 2021. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/nigp_may-jun_2021_digital/24

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). Making Every Contact Count. Nursing in General Practice. Issue 3; Volume 14; pp 39-43; May /June 2021. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/nigp_may-jun_2021_digital/40

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). Infectious Mononucleosis: An overview. Medical Independent. Issue 12; Volume 12; pp 30-31. Published May 20th2021. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/mi2021-05-20_digital/30

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). Atrial Fibrillation: An Overview. Update Journal Cardiology. Issue 4; Volume 7; pp 15-20. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/ud_vol7_iss04_2021_digital/16

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). Urinary Tract Infections. Irish Pharmacy News. Volume 13; Issue 4; pp 95-97. April 2021. Available at: https://www.pharmacynewsireland.com/digital-magazine-links/

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). Melanoma: An overview. Medical Independent. Issue 8; Volume 12. Pp 28-30. Published April 6th 2021. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/mi2021-04-08_digital/28

Lowry Lehnen, T., Loftus Moran, O. (2021). Covid Challenge and Collaboration in Practice: A GPN Perspective. Nursing in General Practice. March/April 2021. Issue 2; Volume 14; pp 18-20. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/nigp_mar-apr_2021_digital/20

Lowry Lehnen, T., Loftus Moran, O. (2021). Covid-19 in general practice- a nursing perspective. Forum Journal March 2021, pp 23-24. Available at: https://www.icgpnews.ie/forum-journal/

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). Melanoma: An overview. Update Journal: Dermatology, Volume 7; Issue 3, pp18-22. February 2021. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/ud_vol7_iss03_2021_digital/20

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). Safe and effective practice in my new role as a registered nurse prescriber. Nursing in General Practice Journal. Issue 1; Volume 14; pp 28-31. Jan/Feb 2021. Available at https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/nigp_jan_feb_2021_digital/30

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2021). Otitis Media. Nursing in General Practice Journal. Issue 1; Volume 14; pp 34-37. Jan/Feb 2021. Available at https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/nigp_jan_feb_2021_digital/36

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2020). The IPNA and Future of General Practice Nursing in Ireland. Nursing in General Practice Journal. Volume 13; Issue 6; pp 14-19. Nov/Dec 2020. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/nigp_nov_dec_2020_digital/16

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2020) Meningitis: Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment. Nursing in General Practice Journal. Volume 13; Issue 6; pp 35-38. Nov/Dec 2020. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/nigp_nov_dec_2020_digital/36

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2020) Common Thyroid Disorders: An Overview. Update Journal Endocrinology and Diabetology. Volume 6; Issue 8; pp 44-48. October 2020. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/ud_vol6_iss08_2020/28

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2020) Osteoporosis: The Silent Disease. Update Journal Endocrinology and Diabetology. Volume 6; Issue 8; pp 26-30. October 2020. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/ud_vol6_iss08_2020/28

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2020) Meningitis: Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment. Medical Independent: Clinical Infectious Diseases. Issue 23; Volume 11; pp 24-25 October 5th 2020. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/mi23.2020oct5/24

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2020) Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease. UPDATE Journal Gastroenterology and Haematology. Issue 7; Volume 6; pp 24-27 September 2020. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/ud_vol6_issu7_2020/26

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2020) Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease. Medical Independent: Clinical Gastroenterology. Issue 10; Volume 11; pp 28-30; August 6th 2020. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/digital_mi18.2020august/28

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2020) The Values of Vaccines in Preventing Disease. Nursing in General Practice Journal. Issue 4: Volume 13: pp 30-33 July August 2020. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/digital_nigp_july_aug2020/32

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2020) Cystic Fibrosis in 2020. UPDATE Clinical Journal Volume 6: Issue 4: pp 14-17 June 2020 (Respiratory Medicine). Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/update_respiratory_medicine_2020/16

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2020) HPV Vaccination: The Facts. Medical Independent May 4th 2020. Issue 11: Volume 11: pp 23-23 Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/digital_mi11.2020may4/22

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2020) Cystic Fibrosis in 2020.  Medical Independent March 2020. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/digital_mi6.2020march12/23

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2020). Management of atopic eczema. Medical Independent: Clinical Dermatology. 20th February: Issue 4: Volume 11: pp 23-24. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/digital_mi04.2020february20/23

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2020). Smoking Cessation Interventions. Nursing in General Practice Journal. Volume 13, Issue 1 2020, pp 31-34. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/nursing_in_general_practice_jan_feb_2020/32

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2020). Anxiety Disorders: An Overview. Update Journal Neurology and Psychology. Volume 6, Issue 1 2020 pp 43-46. Available at: https://www.medicalindependent.ie/update-neurology-psychology-issue-1-2020/

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2020). Epilepsy-an overview. Update Journal Neurology and Psychology. Volume 6, Issue 1 2020 pp 8-10. Available at: https://www.medicalindependent.ie/update-neurology-psychology-issue-1-2020/

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2019). Haemochromatosis. Medical Independent: Clinical Haematology. 5th December: Issue29: Volume 10: pp22. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/digital_mi29.2019dec5/22

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2019). Addison’s Disease- diagnosis and treatment guidance. Update Journal Endocrinology and Diabetology. Volume 5: Issue 9: pp 20-22. Available at: https://www.medicalindependent.ie/update-endocrinology-diabetology-2019/?rkey=12M43

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2019). Managing urinary tract infections. Medical Independent: Clinical Genitourinary. 14th October: Issue 24: Volume 10: pp: 26-27. Available at: https://www.medicalindependent.ie/medical-independent-14-october-2019/?rkey=12M43

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2019). Crohn's Disease: Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis and Treatment. Update Journal: Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2019. Volume 5: Issue 8: pp 10-12. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/update_gastroenterology_and_hepatology/12.

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2019). Addison’s Disease. Rare Clinical Disorders. Medical Independent. 3rd October 2019. Issue 23: Volume 10: pp 28-29. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/digital_mi23.2019oct3/28

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2019). HPV Vaccination: The Facts. Nursing In General Practice Journal. Issue 5: Volume 12: pp14-16. Available at:  https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/nursing_in_general_practice_iss_5_sept_oct_2019/16

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2019). Crohn's Disease. Nursing In General Practice Journal. Issue 4: Volume 12: pp 30-34. Available at: https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/nigp_july-august_2019/32

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2019). Diagnosing and Managing Rheumatoid Arthritis. Update Journal (Rheumatology). Volume 5: Issue 6: pp 16-20. Available at:  https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/digital_ud_vol5issue6_2019pdf/18

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2019). Rheumatoid Arthritis: Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis and Pharmacological Treatment. Published in Irish Medical Times Newspaper (IMT) (April 6th 2019). Dublin.

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2019). Crohn's Disease: Presentation, Diagnosis and Management. The Medical Independent nursecpd.ie Available at: https://www.medilearning.ie/nursecpd/crohn's-disease-%E2%80%94-presentation,-diagnosis-and-management

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2019). Asthma: An overview. Nursing & Primary Care Journal (ISSN 2639-9474) Volume 3. Issue 4. Available at: http://scivisionpub.com/pdfs/asthma-an-overview-798.pdf

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2019). Asthma: A comprehensive overview. Medical Independent Update Journal (Respiratory Medicine). Volume 5: Issue 5: pp 39-44. May 2019.https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/update_respiratory_medicine/40

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2019). Smoking Cessation Interventions. Medical Independent Update Journal (Respiratory Medicine). Volume 5: Issue 5: pp 35-38. May 2019.https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/update_respiratory_medicine/36

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2019). Hepatitis C: The Silent Virus, Medical Independent Update Journal Gastroenterology and Hepatology Volume 5: Issue 3: pp 47-49: March 2019. https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/digital_ud_vol5iss3_2019/48

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2019). Caring for Cellulitis Patients. Nursing in General Practice Journal Issue 2: Volume 12: pp 26-27: March 2019. https://issuu.com/greencrosspublishing/docs/nigp_march_/1?ff

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2019). Women’s Health Awareness from a Student Health Perspective. Irish Independent (March 21st 2019). Available at http://www.healthnews.ie/womens-health/womens-health-awareness-from-a-student-health-perspective & http://www.healthnews.ie/womens-health/?utm_source=irishstudenthealthassociation

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2018) Antimicrobial Resistance: A Collective Responsibility. Medical Independent Issue 30: Volume 9 December 20th 2018. Available athttps://www.medicalindependent.ie/104151/a_collective_responsibility & https://www.medicalindependent.ie/104100/20_december_2018

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2018). 'A Day in the Life of a College Nurse'. Nursing in General Practice Journal. Issue 3 Volume 11 April 2018. Medical Independent. Available athttps://www.medicalindependent.ie/101938/nursing_in_general_practice___issue_3_april_2018

Lowry Lehnen, T. (2018). Rheumatoid Arthritis: Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis and Pharmacological Treatment (DMARD’s). Medicalopedia. Available online at https://www.medicalopedia.org/author/t-lehnen/

Books

Practice Nursing: Clinical Guidelines and Procedures in Practice (2018) International Medical Publisher. ISBN-13: 978-1999348502

Psychology. Theoretical Approaches and Application in Practice. (2015) ISBN-13: 978-1512359114     

Developmental Psychology. Theories of Human Growth and Development. (2015) ISBN-13: 978-1512170917

Screening and Intervention for Alcohol Misuse and its implementation in General Practice (2005) ISBN-13: 978-1512103694

Public Health Needs Assessment: Developing Healthy Communities (2005) ISBN-13: 978-1512064179

Conference Proceedings and Papers

Irish Practice Nurses Annual Conference (2019), Galway. Presentation- ‘Smokeless Campus: Smoking Cessation Intervention, Medical Centre Institute of Technology Carlow’.

Irish Practice Nurses Association (Carlow Branch) 2019. Visiting Speaker- Presentation- ‘Clinical Practice Guidelines for Nurses and Writing for Publication’

Irish Student Health Association (March 2019) Annual Conference at UCC: Visiting Speaker. Presentation: Clinical Guidelines and Writing for Publication.

Irish Student Health Association (March 2019) Annual Conference at UCC: Poster Presentations- 1) Smokeless Campus:Smoking Cessation Intervention 2) Profile of a Nurse-led Student Medical Centre in a Third Level Education Institution

The concept of Emotional Intelligence and the Bar-On EQ-I model in practice (2011). A presentation delivered to the Medical Directors and Senior Management Team at Caredoc, Carlow, Ireland.

Irish Practice Nurses Annual Conference (2010), Dublin. Presenation- “Suicide Ireland” Research and Societal Response.

Other Research Outputs

School Policies: Departmental Schemes of Work (Science Department)

Developed and produced the following Science Department Schemes of Work:

  • Key Stage 3 Science: Scheme of Work. Science Department, St Philomena’s High School, Surrey, England (2005-2008)
  • Foundation Science: Scheme of Work. Science Department, St Philomena’s High School, Surrey England (2005-2008)

Involved with the development of

  • Key Stage 4 Science: (AQA and OCR GCSE examinations) Scheme of Work. Science Department, St Philomena’s High School, Surrey, England (2005-2008)

School Policies: Departmental Schemes of Work (Health and Social Studies Department) Produced the following Health and Social Studies Department Schemes of Work.

  • Key Stage 4: Health and Social Care (AQA and OCR GCSE examinations) Scheme of Work. Health and Social Studies Department, St Philomena’s High School, Surrey, England (2005-2008)
  • Key Stage 5: Health and Social Care (AQA and OCR AS/A Level examinations) Scheme of Work. Health and Social Studies Department, St Philomena’s High School, Surrey, England (2005-2008)

Research Supervision

Areas of Interest
  • Nurse Education
  • Student Health and Well-being in Third Level Education
  • Men’s Health and Well-being

Engagement and Collaboration

2022:

  • Involved in the development and review process of two new HSE Making Every Contact Count (MECC) modules. ‘Talking about Overweight and Obesity’ and ‘Promoting Mental Health and Wellbeing’.
  • Facilitated and delivered educational workshops, lectures and master-classes for undergraduate and post graduate nurses.
  • PRO, Website and Social Media Officer: Irish Student Health Association (ISHA)

2021:

  • Listed in the 2021 ‘Professional 100’, which recognises Irelands top 100 Healthcare Professionals - driving innovation and excellence within their respective fields.
  • Presented at the INMO Telephone Triage Nursing Section Conference in September 2021.
  • IGPNEA/ Medcafe.ie Webinars:  Involved with the Irish General Practice Nurses Educational Association (IGPNEA) and medcafe.ie in implementing and delivering a series of monthly online educational webinars for IGPNEA General Practice Nurses.
  • IGPNEA Educational Hub: Developed the Educational Hub on the Irish General Practice Nurses Educational Association (IGPNEA) website and produced a series of educational resources for General Practice Nurses CPD.
  • Facilitates ongoing educational workshops, lectures and a series of master-classes for undergraduate nurses.

2020:

  • Appointed National PRO of the Irish Practice Nurses Association (IPNA) (November 2020).
  • IPNA Educational Hub. Produced and delivered an online educational series for General Practice Nurses, Continuous Professional Development.
  • Facilitated and delivered a series of online Master classes for newly qualified nurses.

Coronavirus Support App (UK). To play a part during COVID-19, Dr Lowry Lehnen worked with a team of health professionals, academics and topic experts to develop and produce the Coronavirus Support App (UK). She was a main member of the content and editorial team (co-author and co-editor). The Coronavirus Support App (UK) is available at:

2019:

  • Produced and developed the ‘Student Health Matters’ eBook, endorsed by the Irish Student Health Association (ISHA) and was Project Lead and Lead Author of the ISHA ‘Student Health Matters’ App, which is the first of its kind resource for 3rd level college students in Ireland. Worked in collaboration with ISHA and Dr Knut Schroeder GP and Senior Clinical Lecturer at Bristol University UK, in the production of the Student Health Matters app.
  • Assistant PRO Irish Student Health Association (ISHA)

2011:

  • Founder Nurse Member involved in the setup, development and practical application of the Carlow/Kilkenny Community Intervention Nursing Team (CIT). A collaboration between Caredoc and St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny.

2001:

  • Designed, developed and piloted, the first ‘NHS Direct’ clinical audit tool for ensuring safe practice for Triage Nurses when assessing and advising clients at the ‘NHS Direct’ in South-West London. The piloted ‘clinical audit tool’ was successful and implemented in practice for Nurses across all ‘NHS Direct’ services in England from 2002.