Welcome on board! Shelagh Wright is now a member of the Scientific Committee of Pain Nursing Magazine
Shelagh Wright trained as a State Registered Nurse at St George’s Hospital, London (1970) and Registered Midwife at the Rotunda Hospital, Dublin (1973). She studied Single Honours Psychology, Trinity College Dublin (1988) and undertook a PhD by research (Psycho-oncology)(NUI-Galway, 1999; Director Professor Martin McHugh). She has an MA in Healthcare Management (IPA/UCD 2004) and a Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics (TCD, 2010).
Shelagh Wright was Senior Health Promotion Officer for Older Persons (2002-2007), Health Services Executive, Dublin, and more recently, was instigator, co-ordinator and Programme Chair for the Dublin City University accredited M.Sc in Psycho-oncology and Co-Principal Investigator of a postdoctoral study: ‘Meaningful methods of identifying psychological distress in patients with advanced cancer’ (Irish Cancer Society), to validate the (NCCN) Distress Thermometer in an Irish context. Shelagh is also a Registered Psychologist (Psychological Society of Ireland) and PRINCE2 Practitioner (APMG), she has represented Ireland on the Federation of International Psycho-oncology Societies and is recipient of awards. Author of nonpeer and peer reviewed papers, she recently published the textbook ‘Pain Management in Nursing Practice,’ an elaboration of the nursing curriculum of the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP). Dr Wright has substantial years’ experience teaching under and post-graduate students and delivering lectures with video and digital technology. She has a particular interest in Autogenic Training, and has completed certificate training and research in Autogenic Training supervised by Dorothy Crowther, F.R.C.N. Chief Executive Officer, Centre for Autogenic Training, Wirral Holistic Care Services, UK.
Pain Management in Nursing Practice
Based on the curriculum developed by the International Association for the Study of Pain, this book offers an essential guide to managing pain. Beginning with an examination of the biology of pain, it then goes on to consider pain management across the life course, looking at key topics including acute pain, cancer pain and pharmacology. Case scenarios are included throughout the book to help readers apply the knowledge they have learned to their own practice.
2014, Sage Publications, London