Anne Marie Lee is a registered Public Health Nurse (retired). Since retiring from the Health Services Executive she has been tutoring on the QQI Level 5 Healthcare Support and Pre-Nursing courses; she also writes course material for the health related modules. Anne Marie initiated the setting up of the Association of Health Care Assistants and is currently the Chairperson.
Amanda is a Lecturer in the School of Nursing, Midwifery & Health Systems, Associate Dean from Global Engagement and Subject Head of Older Persons’ Nursing. From 2002-2010, she co-ordinated the Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Public Health). She is currently programme co-ordinator for Older Person’s Care programmes. Amanda is also the Co-Director of the National Centre for the Protection of Older People at UCD and undertaken a number of research projects on the topic of elder abuse. Amanda holds the position of national representative for the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and is on the Executive Council of the All Ireland Gerontological Nurses’ Association. Amanda has facilitated elder abuse healthcare training, has published in the area of elder abuse and been used as an expert on this topic in the media. Amanda is an editorial board member on the International Journal of Older People Nursing and a journal reviewer for international publications including Nursing Inquiry, International Journal of Nursing Studies, Journal of Advanced Nursing, Archives of Geriatrics and Gerontology, International Journal of Older People Nursing, Public Health Nursing, and the Canadian Review of Social Policy. Amanda also serves on the international research advisory committee for the National Initiative for Care of the Elderly (NICE), University of Toronto, Canada. Amanda’s edited book International Perspectives on Elder Abuse (Routledge) was published in March, 2013.
Jonathan Murphy is qualified Chartered Accountant with over 10 years experience managing the delivery of QQI Level 5 Healthcare Assistant training. He has been involved in the validation process of most of the QQI Level 5 healthcare awards and is currently working with Paramount College in Sandyford.
Principal Social Worker, Health Service Executive (retired); President/chairperson (retired) of the Irish Association of Social Workers (IASW), and Chairperson (retired), Irish Association of Allied Health Professionals, a group of professional bodies registered with or are due for registration with CORU(Registration Body for Health and Social Care professionals).
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