2018 Events

Thursday 15th February 2018, 18:00hrs-20:00hrs at C006, UCD Health Sciences Centre

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Autism Spectrum Disorder Masterclass

Dr Norah Johnson, Associate Professor from the College of Nursing Marquette University in Wisconsin and Paediatric Nurse Practitioner will present a masterclass entitled "Autism Spectrum Disorder: Definition, Diagnostic Process and Behaviour Management in Home and Healthcare Settings." on the 15th February 2018 from 6pm-8pm in C006, UCD Health Science Centre.


There will be no charge for this event but it will have limited seating. Eventbrite booking details here

Further information from Ms Aoife Redmond, aoife.redmond@ucd.ie

About Dr Norah Johnson

Norah Johnson PhD RN CPNP-PC is a Fulbright Specialist in Global/Public Health. Dr. Johnson grew up in Toronto Canada, where she received her BSc from the University of Toronto (1983), and a Nursing Diploma from Humber College (1985). Her MSN (2001) and PhD (2009) degrees are from Marquette. Dr. Johnson’s past clinical experience includes neuroscience, NICU and OR staff nurse positions at  the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto Canada, and Primary Care, Neuroscience and Urgent Care nurse practitioner roles at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. Currently, Dr. Johnson is involved in interprofessional teaching, research, and service focused on children with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities and their families. She developed a copy-righted iPhone and iPad app to prepare persons with autism for medical procedures. For the past seven years she has been part of a Paediatric Nursing Consortium that developed a hospital discharge teaching intervention. She has served in leadership of roles in professional organizations, College of Nursing committees, and the University Intellectual Property Review Board. 

Please note that this event is not organised by the UCD School of Medicine. Details are posted here to help publicise the event. The School does not accept responsibility for any inaccuracies or changes to the event which may occur. Please liaise directly with the event organisers.