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TCD Practice Education Team

Name

Title

Location

Contact

Eimear Lyons

Practice Education Coordinator (Currently On Maternity Leave)

Trinity College Dublin

lyonsei@tcd.ie
OTpracticeed@tcd.ie

Claire Gleeson

Regional Placement Facilitator

Trinity College Dublin

clgleeso@tcd.ie
OTpracticeed@tcd.ie

Jane Brownlee

Practice Tutor

Our Lady’s Hospice and Care Services

ot.tutor@olhie 

Mary Hurley

Practice Tutor

Daughters of Charity Disability Support Service

Mary.hurley@docservice.ie

Julie Flanagan

Practice Tutor

National Rehabilitation Hospital

Julie.Flanagan@NRH.IE

Tina McGrath

Practice Tutor

HSE Dublin North City Mental Health Service

Tina.mcgrath@hse.ie

Maureen Roberts

Practice Tutor

Royal Hospital Donnybrook

mroberts@rhd.ie

Carole Murphy

Practice Tutor

Beaumont Hospital

carolemurphy@beaumont.ie

 

Roles of Practice Education Team Members


Role of the Practice Education Coordinator

  • Ensure a rigorous and evidence based process in the assessment of competency in all students during placements at all levels.
  • Co-ordinate, strategically manage and develop the quality and capacity of practice education.
  • Overall responsibility for the allocation of student practice education placements.
  • Work closely with the Discipline of Occupational Therapy’s staff, occupational therapy managers and practitioners, professional bodies, the Therapy Project Office, the local and national implementation groups, and the Health Service Executive in matters related to practice education and competency at graduate level.
  • Support Regional Placement Facilitators, Practice Tutors and Practice Educators.
  • Be responsible for the teaching of specific practice education modules as part of the university programme.
  • Investigate and research models on practice education and carry out research where appropriate.

Role of Regional Placement Facilitator

  • Deliver adequate capacity and a defined standard of quality placements in a defined geographical area/practice area.
  • Support practice educators and students over the course of the placement, particularly in non-tutor placement sites.
  • Teach specific practice education modules as part of the university programme.

Role of Practice Tutor

  • Deliver adequate capacity and a defined standard of quality placements in defined site(s).
  • Set clear pathways for student learning which is specific to their own contexts.
  • Support the practice educator(s) and student(s) on site.
  • Teach specific practice education modules as part of the university programme.