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Dr. Sheila O’Keefe-McCarthy

Trent University, Canada


Email:sokeefemccarthy@trentu.ca


Qualifications

2013 Ph.D., Nursing Sciences, University of Toronto, Canada

2007 M.A., Nursing, University of Toronto, Canada

2004BScN, Nursing, Ryerson University, Canada


Publications(Selected)

  1. O’Keefe-McCarthy, S., McGillion, M., Victor, J.C., Jones, J. & McFetridge-Durdle, J. (2015). Prodromal symptoms associated with acute coronary syndrome acute symptom presentation.European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing.DOI: 10: 1177/1474515115580910. PMID: 25851233
  2. Parry, M., Neilson C., Muckle, F.,O’Keefe-McCarthy S., van Lien, R., & Meijer, J. (2015). Novel ambulatory technologies to assess hemodynamic and autonomic function in heart failure: A pilot study. Nursing Research.
  3. O’Keefe-McCarthy, S., & Ready, L. (2014). Impact of Prodromal symptoms on future cardiac-related events: A systematic review.Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing.DOI: 10:1097/JNC0000000000000207. PMID: 25419940
  4. O’Keefe-McCarthy, S., McGillion, M., Clarke, S., & McFetridge-Durdle, J. (2014). Pain and anxiety in rural acute coronary syndrome patients awaiting diagnostic cardiac catheterization.Journalof Cardiovascular Nursing.DOI: 10: 1097/JCN0000000000000203. PMID:25325373
  5. Kandola, D., Banner-Lukaris, D.,O’Keefe-McCarthy, S. & Jassel, D. (2014). Sampling Methods in Cardiovascular Nursing Research: An overview.Canadian Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing.24(3), 15-18.
  6. S. O’Keefe-McCarthy,M. McGillion, S. Nelson, S. Clarke, J. Jones, S. Rizza, & McFetridge-Durdle (2014). Acute Coronary Syndrome Pain and Anxiety in a Rural Emergency Department- Patient and Nurse Perspectives.Canadian Journal of Nursing Research.46(2), 80-100.
  7. S. O’Keefe-McCarthy,M. McGillion, S. Nelson, S. Clarke, J. McFetridge-Durdle, & J. Watt-Watson(2014). Content Validity of the Toronto Pain Management Inventory-Acute Coronary Syndrome Version.The Canadian Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 24(2), 11-18. PMID:24915664
  8. M. McGillion,S. O’Keefe-McCarthy,S. Carroll, J.C. Victor, J., T. Cosman, A. Cook, J. Hanlon, E.M. Joliceour, N. Jamal, R. McKelvie, & H. Arthur. (2014). Impact of Self-management Interventions on stable angina symptoms and health-related quality of life: A meta-analysis.BMC: CardiovasculaDisorders.14(14), DOI:10.1186/1471-2261-14-14. PMID: 24483947
  9. H.G. Buck, K. Harkness, R. Wion, S. Carroll, T. Cosman, K. Kaasalainen, J. Kryworuchko, M. McGillion,S. O’Keefe-McCarthy, D. Sherifali, P. Strachan, &. H. Arthur (2014). Caregiver’s Contributions to Heart Failure Self-Care: A Systematic Review. European Journal of CardiovascularNursing.DOI: 10.1177/1474515113518434. PMID: 24399843
  10. S. O’Keefe-McCarthy &Parry, M. (2013). Writing Competitive Scientific and Clinical Abstracts: Tips for Success.Canadian Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 23(1), 19-21. PMID: 23461240
  11. S. O’Keefe-McCarthy. (2009). Technologically-mediated Nursing Care: the Impact on Moral Agency.Nursing Ethics, 16(6), 786-796. PMID: 19889918
  12. S. O’Keefe-McCarthy. (2008). Women’s Experiences of Cardiac Pain: A Review of the Literature. Canadian Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 18(3), 18-25. PMID: 18727283
  13. Ready, L. & O’Keefe-McCarthy, S. Prodromal Symptoms-A Complicated Clinical Challenge. Canadian Pain Society 36th Annual Meeting, Charlottetown, PEI, Canada, May 20-23, 2015.
  14. O’Keefe-McCarthy, S., & Guo, S-L. The reliability and validity of the Prodromal Symptoms-Screening Scale. Canadian Pain Society 36th Annual Meeting, Charlottetown, PEI, Canada, May 20-23, 2015.
  15. O’Keefe-McCarthy, S., & Guo, S-L. The reliability and validity of the Prodromal Symptoms-Screening Scale. Canadian Pain Society 36th Annual Meeting, Charlottetown, PEI, Canada, May 20-23, 2015.
  16. McGillion, M., Pilote, L., Jolicoeur, E M., Parker, J., Arthur, H., O’Keefe-McCarthy, S.,Oliver, S., Kitch, R., Carroll, S., Nattel, S. & Dallessio, K. Interim Performance metrics of an innovative, web-based Canadian Journal of Cardiology Knowledge Dissemination Platform. In the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress, Scientific Sessions, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, October, 16-20, 2014.
  17. O’Keefe-McCarthy, S., McGillion, M., Nelson, S., Clarke, S., &McFetridge-Durdle. Pain and Anxiety in Rural Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients Awaiting Transfer for Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization: A Descriptive-Correlational Study. Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Society 42nd Biennial Convention, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, November 16-18, 2013.
  18. McGillion, M., O’Keefe-McCarthy, S., Carroll, S.L., Victor, J.C., Watt-Watson, J.,Cosman, T., Cook, A., Arthur, H., Self-management training improves chronic angina symptoms and aspects of psychological burden. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, November 4-7 2012, Los Angeles, California, USA.
  19. O’Keefe-McCarthy, S. & McFetridge-Durdle, J. Systematic Review of Hemodynamic Function during Pain and Anxiety in Coronary Artery Disease. The 31st Annual British Pain Society Scientific Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland. June 21-24, 2011.
  20. O’Keefe-McCarthy, S. McGillion, M., Nelson, S., Clarke, S., Rizza, S. &McFetridge-Durdle, J. Acute Coronary Syndrome Pain and Anxiety: Patient and Clinician Perspectives. The 13th International Association for the Study of Pain Congress Proceedings, Montreal, Canada. August 29-September 2, 2010.