Publications, Awards and Presentations

O’Leary, F. M. (2011), Paediatric resuscitation training: Is e-learning the answer? A before and after pilot study. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1754.2011.02250.x
Kathryn McGarvey, Karen Scott, and Fenton O’Leary. Round-the-table teaching: a novel approach to resuscitation education The Clinical Teacher Volume 11, Issue 6, pages 444–448, October 2014
O’Leary, F.M. Allwood, M. McGarvey, K. Howse, J. Fahy, K. Standardising paediatric resuscitation training in New South Wales, Australia. J Paediatr Child Health. 2013 Dec 23. doi: 10.1111/jpc.12487
McGarvey, K., & O’Leary, F. The Keys for Success: What has made RESUS4KIDS a Successful National Simulation Based Program (Abstract – ANZAHPE Conference, Melbourne 2013)
Fryer, A. and Emerson, S. RESUS4KIDS: Using Innovative e-learning & Simulation to Teach Interdisciplinary Paediatric Life Support to Healthcare Rescuers. (Abstract – ACCYPN, Melbourne 2013).
O’Leary, F., McGarvey, K., & Scott, K.: Round the Table Teaching: A Novel Method of Clinical Skills Teaching Using a Simulated Learning Environment (Abstract – ANZAHPE Conference, Melbourne 2013)
O’Leary, FM., Allwood, M., McGarvey, K., Fahy, K., Crittenden, L.,& Kelly, M. RESUS4KIDS: Paediatric Life Support for Healthcare Rescuers (Abstract: National Clinicians Network Forum, Sydney 2013)
O’Leary, F.M, Allwood, M, McGarvey, K. Team training for the masses – A multimodal approach to teach the participants and train the trainers [Abstract – Spark of Life Conference, Melbourne 2013]
McGarvey, K. O’Leary, F.M. Standardising paediatric resuscitation training in NSW – RESUS4KIDS. [Abstract – Spark of Life Conference, Melbourne 2013]
McGarvey, K. O’Leary, F.M. Bridging the training gap – using an e-Learning solution to increase the reliability of a State-wide training program [Abstract – Social Media and Critical Care Conference, Sydney 2013]
McGarvey, K. O’Leary, F.M. Integrating e-Learning with face to face teaching in Paediatric Life Support – RESUS4KIDS [Abstract – Social Media and Critical Care Conference, Sydney 2013]
Allwood, M. O’Leary, FM. RESUS4KIDS – Responding to clinical deterioration. Implementing the National Safety & Quality Health Service Standards. [Abstract – CHA: The Journey towards Excellence in Children’s Healthcare, Sydney 2012]
McGarvey, K. Fahy, K. O’Leary, F.M. RESUS4KIDS –an evidence based standardised interdisciplinary paediatric life support course for healthcare rescuers. [Abstract – 10th International Conference for Emergency Nurses, Hobart 2012]
McGarvey, K. O’Leary, F.M. RESUS4KIDS and Paediatric resuscitation. Extended Care Paramedic Conference. NSW 2012
Thomson, N. M., Campbell, D. E. and O’Leary, F. M. (2011), Teaching medical students to resuscitate children: An innovative two-part programme. Emergency Medicine Australasia, 23: 741–747. doi: 10.1111/j.1742-6723.2011.01477.x
O’Leary, F.M., Watterson, L. (2011), Using simulation in Paediatric Emergency Medicine – An interdisciplinary, multi modal program. Written for the Emergency Medicine Special Interest Group of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine.
O’Leary, F.M., Higgins, K., Fahy, K., Festa, M., Dart, K., Simpson, M. (2012), RESUS4KIDS A paediatric advanced life support course for health care providers. Emergency Medicine Australasia. Article first published online: 17 JAN 2012. DOI: 10.1111/j.1742-6723.2012.01520.x
O’Leary, F.M., Lennon, R., Scott, E., Cichero, J., Watterson, L. (2011), Simple or Sophisticated: How should simulation training be deployed? Presented at SimHealth, Sydney, 2011.
O’Leary, F. M. and Janson, P. (2010), Can e-learning improve medical students’ knowledge and competence in paediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation? A prospective before and after study. Emergency Medicine Australasia, 22: 324–329. doi: 10.1111/j.1742-6723.2010.01302.x
O’Leary, F.M., Howse, J., Festa, M., et al. (2010), RESUS4KIDS – A Network wide resuscitation project. Winner in category: Partnerships with consumers and external groups. The Children’s Hospital at Westmead Quality Awards (QuAKs) 2010.
Nogajski, R., Festa, M., Howse, J., O’Leary, F.M. (2010), Evaluating the RESUS4KIDS short practical course – A pre and post intervention self-administered questionnaire survey on health professionals. Presented at The World Congress of Internal Medicine, Melbourne 2010.
Howse, J., O’Leary, F.M. (2009), RESUS4KIDS: A pilot blended e-learning and practical resuscitation program for healthcare workers. Presented at 7th Australasian Conference on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Sydney 2009.
O’Leary, F.M., Petrie, H. (2008), E-learning – Improving multidisciplinary paediatric CPR Winner in Category: Building a Sustainable Health Workforce. NSW Health Awards, Sydney 2008.