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Loretta Crawley

School of Nursing, Midwifery & Health Systems
B214

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Biography

Dr Loretta Crawley  joined UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery & Health Systems as a lecturer in  August 2002.  Prior to this she worked as a registered nurse tutor (RNT) in St Vincent's University Hospital, Elm Park Dublin and Beaumont Hospital Dublin. Prior to pursuing a Bachelor in Nursing studies (BNS) Loretta worked in a number of Dublin hospitals. She has international experience in the United Kingdom and the Middle East.  Loretta has a PhD, a Masters in Equality Studies and a Bachelor in Nursing studies all from  UCD.  The title of her PhD study was Women in Old Age: An Egalitarian Analysis of the Emotional Significance of Age-based Inequalities.
Loretta has extensive clinical experience in Orthopaedic nursing, coronary care and general medical and surgical nursing.

She has worked as an external examiner for Nursing Degree courses at Trinity College Dublin 2007 until 2010 and to the Special Purpose Award in Gerontology in Athlone Institute of Technology until 2016.

Professional

 

Associations

Association: AIGNA (All Ireland Gerotological Nurses Association), Function/Role: member
Association: An Bord Altranais, Function/Role: Registration Body
     

Conference Contributions

MacCormac A., Joye R., Bell M, Brereton S., Burke J., Crawley L., Halligan P., and Hardie P. (2017) Using an Online Rubric Tool for Assessment and Feedback. [Oral Presentation], TEL in an Age of Supercomplexity- Challenges, Opportunities and Strategies, IT Sligo Ireland , 01-JUN-17 - 02-JUN-17.
Crawley, Loretta (2013) Affective inequalities: older women¿s obligation to love and care. [Oral Presentation], 42nd Annual Conference of the British Soceity of Gerontology, Oxford , 11-SEP-13 - 13-SEP-13.
Loretta Crawley (2011) CARDI. [Poster Presentation (Refereed)], Ageing Globally Ageing Locally, Croke Park, Dublin, Ireland , 02-NOV-11 - 03-NOV-11.
Loretta Crawley and Arnel Kidpalos (2011) CARDI. [Poster Presentation], Ageing Globally Ageing Locally, Croke Park, Dublin, Ireland , 02-NOV-11 - 03-NOV-11.
Crawley, L ; (2006) The moral significance of ageing: the impact of age inequality on older women. An analysis of the sentiments and emotions experienced by older women. [Non Refereed Paper/Abstract Presented at Conference], Values and Ageing Conference October, University College Galway , 01-OCT-06.
Crawley, L; (2006) The moral significance of ageing: the impact of age inequality on older women. An analysis of the sentiments and emotions experienced by older women. [Non Refereed Paper/Abstract Presented at Conference], Gerontology Student Forum, Trinity College Dublin , 01-JAN-06.
Crawley, L ; (2005) Perceptions of Ageing from a Woman's Perspective. [Non Refereed Paper/Abstract Presented at Conference], Older Womens Network (OWN) Conference, Metropole Hotel Cork , 01-OCT-05.
Crawley, L.; (2004) Perceptions of Ageing and Ageism. [Poster Presentation], Dignity and Older Europeans Final Conference, Holland House Hotel, Cardiff , 01-DEC-04.

Committees

Committee : Human Research Ethics Committee
Committee : School of Nursing , Midwifery & Health Systems Programme Board
 

Education

Year 2012 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: Cert in Educational Technology Subject: Educational technology
Year 2010 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: PhD Subject:
Year 1989 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: BNS Subject:
Year 1999 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: M Equality Studies Subject:
Year 0 Institution: Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland
Qualification: RNT Subject: registered nurse tutor
Year 0 Institution: *Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland
Qualification: REGISTERED GENERAL NURSE Subject: *General nursing
Year 0 Institution: Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland
Qualification: REGISTERED MIDWIFE Subject: *
Year 0 Institution: Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland
Qualification: ORTHOPAEDIC NURSING CERT Subject: *
Year 0 Institution: *Mater Misericordiae University Hospital
Qualification: Cert Coronary Care Subject: *
       

Other Activities

PROFESSIONAL
• Registered Nurse Tutor
• Registered General Nurse
• Registered Midwife
• Registered Orthopaedic Nurse
• Certificate in Coronary Care Nursing
• Certificate in Patient Moving and Handling

Publications

     

Peer Reviewed Journals

Crawley L., Frazer K. (2015) 'Posters as assessment strategies: Focusing on service users'. British Journal of Nursing, 24 (16):830-832. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Crawley, Loretta and Lynch, Kathleen (2012) 'The emotional significance of affective inequalities and why they are important to women in old age'. Journal of Women and Aging, 24 (4). [Details]
Fealy GM, Carney M, Collins R, O¿Reilly C, Crawley L, Kearns T, Kilkenny M, Nangle L; (2000) 'A strategy for the evaluation of a pre-registration nursing education programme: a partnership approach'. All Ireland Journal of Nursing and Midwifery, 1 (2):49-54. [Details]
 

Conference Publications

Joye, R and Crawley, L (2014) EXPERIENTIAL GAMING TO FACILITATE CULTURAL AWARENESS IN CLINICAL PRACTICE 8th International technology , Education and Development Conference (INTED) [Details]
Walsh, S , Coughlan, B, Sheridan, A, Frazer, K, Kemple, M, O'Toole, S, Crawley, L, Leavey, G. (2016) Initial results from an all-Ireland study to identify the pathways into and through palliative care for individuals who have a pre-existing mental illness 9th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Dublin Ireland [Details]
MacCormac A., Joye R., Bell M, Brereton S., Burke J., Crawley L., Halligan P., and Hardie P. (2017) Using an Online Rubric Tool for Assessment and Feedback TEL in an Age of Supercomplexity- Challenges, Opportunities and Strategies IT Sligo, Available Online [Details]
Loretta Crawley, Orla Daly, Jacqueline Burke (2014) Enhancing learning and the Undergraduate experience 8th International Technology, Education and Development Conference(INTED) [Details]
Crawley,Loretta (2013) Affective inequalities: older women's obligation to love and care 42nd Annual Conference of the British Society of Gerontology Gloabal Ageing:Implications for Individuals and Societies [Details]
Joye, R and Crawley, L; (2011) Experiential Gaming to Facilitate Cultural Awareness in Undergraduate Nursing/ Midwifery Students 2nd European Transcultural Nursing Association Conference [Details]
Loretta Crawley; (2010) Women in old age:An egalitarian analysis of the emotional significance of affective inequalties 39th Annual Conference of the British Society of Gerontology London, [Details]
Crawley, L., Joye, R; (2010) Using Participatory Action Research Techniques as a Qualitative Methodology ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS IN IRELAND 29th Annual International Nursing & Midwifery Research Conference Dublin, [Details]
Crawley, L., Joye, R.; (2010) Using Participatory Action Research Techniques as a Qualitative Methodology 39th Annual Conference of the British Society of Gerontology Brunell University, London, [Details]
Horton, K., Kokol, P.,Crawley, L., Collins, R.; (2010) An inter-disciplinary and participatory approach in the development of a European MSc in Gerontology 39th Annual Conference of the British Soceity of Gerontology London, [Details]
Crawley, Loretta and Joye, Regina; (2009) Using Participatory Techniques As a Qualitative Methodology with Groups 19th IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics Paris 5-9 July 2009 [Details]
Joye, Regina and Crawley, Loretta; (2009) Using Participatory Action Research Techniques as a Qualitatitve Methodology 9th Annual Research Conference, Catherine, McAuley School of Nursing and Midwifery, University College Cork 8th and 9th October 2009 Cork, , 08-OCT-09 - 09-OCT-09 [Details]
Joye, R and Crawley L; (2008) Using Participatory Research Techniques as a Qualitative Methodology The 13th Research Conference of the Workgroup of European Nurse Researchers (WENR) Chronic Illness Management Vienna , Austria, [Details]
Crawley L and Joye R; (2007) Using participatory action research techniques as a qualitative methodology 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference. Transforming Healthcare through Research, Education and Technology, Trinity College Dublin School of Nursing & Midwifery,Trinity College Dublin, [Details]
Crawley, L.; (2005) Older Women's Perceptions of Ageing Older Women's Network Ireland (OWN) , 10-OCT-05 - 11-OCT-05 [Details]
Crawley, L. & Gordon, M.; (2005) Developing inspectorate teams to conduct statutory inspections of private care for older people: How inequalities are likely to lead to deficits of care HSE Eastern Region Celebrating Person Centred Care in Older Person Services , 08-SEP-05 [Details]
             

Reports

Crawley,L (2013) Affective inequalites: older women's obligation to love and care. London: Reports [Details]
Crawley, L; (2005) What is Ageism? From Ageism to Age Equality: Addressing the Challenges (2005) Report no 86 National Council on Ageing and Older People. Reports [Details]
                                                                                                 

Research

Research Interests

My current research interests are in relation to ageing and women. I have an underlying philosophy of applying emancipatory and participatory approaches.
Currently I collaborate on a project entitled: Identifying and addressing the palliative care needs of people with mental illness. This project is funded by the All Ireland Institute for Palliative Care (AIIPC) and the Health Research Board (HRB)
 

Recent Postgraduates

Supervision of MSc students undertaking quantitative and qualitative research:
  • Advanced nurse's role in the assessment of patients with neutropaenia
  • Emergency nurse's role in identification and assessment of patients with sepsis
  • Palliative care
  • Gerontology


 

Teaching

Teaching Philosophy

Modules Coordinated

201600   NMHS10080     Nursing,Midwifery & Health Sys: Perspectives on Nursing
201600   NMHS32140     Nursing,Midwifery & Health Sys: CPD Orthopaedic Nursing (SVUH)

Enhancement of Teaching

Review and Enhancement of Curriculum

Developing as a Teacher

Innovation & Leadership