Professor Laserina O Connor


Professor Laserina O Connor

Laserina is a Joint Chair of Clinical Nursing at University College Dublin (UCD), the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital (MMUH) and St Vincent’s Healthcare Group (SVUHG).

Laserina O Connor is a registered advanced nurse practitioner (RANP) and registered nurse prescriber (RNP) in pain management. She studied Advanced Practice at the University of Pennsylvania, USA and received her PhD from the European Institute Medical Health Sciences, University of Surrey, UK. She leads an MSc Advanced Pain Management /Prescriptive Authority Program, a Professional Certificate in Pain Management, a CPD ‘Developing Acute Pain Champions’ and a Diploma in Diabetes Nursing. She is President of the Irish Pain Society.

Laserina shares clinical pearls and research on pain management issues and clinical judgment via peer-reviewed publications and at national and international conferences.

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