2017 Health Promotion Conference, Promoting Health and Wellbeing in the Workplace, June 15th
Parallel Session Abstracts

 

ral communication abstracts

 

Room MY123

Theme A: Practice of health promotion in the workplace

 

Chair: Greg Straton, Health Service Executive

 

11.15

 

‘Who cares for the carers?’ The Galway experience of Schwartz Rounds Dr. Catherine Anne Field

 

11.30

 

Management of stress in the workplace: A national response to implementing stress management interventions

 

Nodlaig Carroll

 

11.45

An examination of current meeting practice and an exploration of the concept and practicality of ‘healthy meetings’ as an initiative to contribute to a health promoting environment in the workplace

 

Ashling Jennings

 

12.00

 

‘A Healthy CIT’: Preliminary findings from a campus-wide staff health survey in an Irish third level setting

 

Andrea Bickerdike

 

12.15

 

Staff development talks from a wellbeing perspective Dr. Åsa Bringsén

 

 

Room MY124

Theme B: Evaluating workplace health promotion

 

Chair: Adrienne Lynam, Health Service Executive

 

11.15

 

An economic evaluation of complex workplace dietary interventions Clare Kelly

 

11.30

 

The ‘Food Choice at Work’ Trial: From evaluation to practical application in everyday workplace settings

 

Clare Kelly

 

11.45

 

The Step Challenge – An effectiveness review of a health intervention to promote walking on the commute

 

Siobhan Hamilton

 

12.00

“…this is not about changing my work load or content, it is about changing how I do my work”: The personal and professional impact of facilitation skills for health and wellbeing training on youth workers in out of school settings

 

Mairead Barry

 

12.15

 

‘Farmers have Hearts’: Using the Mart as a setting in which to engage male livestock farmers in a health screening intervention

 

Diana van Doorn

 

 

Room MY127

Theme C: Current issues in workplace health promotion

 

Chair: Fergal Fox, Health Service Executive

 

11.15

 

Towards an integrated workplace Health Promotion Policy for Ireland John Griffiths

 

11.30

 

The role of law in creating healthy workplaces – lessons from regulatory theory Ursula Connolly

 

11.45

 

Stressful learning: Examining the reciprocal dynamic of stress amongst educators and students in higher education

 

Dr. Patricia Mannix McNamara

 

12.00

 

Efficacy and feasibility of reducing workplace sitting among administrative staff – The WIT-SIT Study

 

Damien O'Connell

 

12.15

 

The development of occupational health service standards for the Irish Health Service Aisling Pursell

 

 

Room MY126

Theme D: Perspectives on workplace health promotion and protection

 

Chair: Dr. Patricia Heavey, Association of Health Promotion Ireland

 

11.15

 

Promoting workplace wellbeing through enhanced communication practices – Benefits of participating on a WWETB Literacy Program

 

Margaret Howard

 

11.30

 

Health and wellbeing in a HSE workplace. Learning from a two-year project in a medium-sized workplace

 

Dr. Edel McNamara

 

11.45

 

Salutogenesis in Workplaces: Building Generalized Resistance Resources and Sense of Coherence through Learning

 

Roald Pijpker

 

12.00

 

Inclusion for a student with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in third level education in Ireland: An auto-ethnographic perspective

 

Teresa Shiels

 

12.15

 

A qualitative study on the impact of sleep loss on the daily lives of working mothers Eimear McEneaney

 


Room MY125

Theme E: Workplace health promotion investigations

 

Chair: Dr. Mary Jo Lavelle, Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI Galway

 

11.15

 

Finding solutions to workplace stressors in a healthcare setting using the Team Climate Inventory

 

Dr. Maura Burke

 

11.30

 

How physically active are employees at University Limerick Hospital Group? Maire Curran

 

11.45

 

Mindfulness in the workplace Pauline Kent

 

12.00

 

Practising mindfulness in the workplace: Idiographic perspectives of mindful line managers Niamh Imbusch

 

12.15

 

Alcohol-related presentations to an emergency department

 

Lorcán Ó Maoileannaigh

 

Parallel Sessions - Guidelines for Speakers

The following equipment will be provided in each venue:

PC with Microsoft Powerpoint, linked to a digital data projector. If you wish to use PowerPoint, please email your presentation to the conference administrator at hprcconference@nuigalway.ie before 5pm on Monday 12th June, 2017.

Parallel oral presentations take place on the morning of the conference.