Kerry has been delivering training with us since 2012, and she is an Assistant Director of Nursing with over 26 years of nursing experience; her background is in Emergency Nursing, where she was a nurse manager for more than two decades within her Band 1 hospital. She has in recent years gone into a more senior nurse manager role as an ADON in a Band 1 Acute Hospital. Kerry leads an extensive team of nurses, healthcare assistants, and allied healthcare professionals, working very closely with consultants NCHD’s and senior executive management personnel. She has excellent communication, clinical & Leadership skills and in 2016, completed her Master’s Degree in Leadership with the RCSI. Within her clinical work environment and as part of her MSc and final dissertation, Kerry has introduced Organisational Development and Quality Improvement Projects to the highest standards; these have had very positive results and have added to the betterment of the department. She writes, produces, and updates PPPG’s for her Clinical Care Area published on the HSE Intranet. In her healthcare region, she also delivers education to nursing and medical staff in the areas of assessment and triage for both children and adults using the Manchester Triage System and The Irish Children’s Triage System. Kerry attended a program on Infection, Prevention & Control with the RCSI. She feels very strongly about education and the importance of quality, evidence-based practice that incorporates person-centered care. Kerry was awarded the honor of The Ernie Martin Award for outstanding clinical skills while working in London, and we are delighted that she brings this to the education that she delivers for us in Care Skills, Infection, Prevention & Control and Palliative Care in the Midland Region.