Occupational Therapy for Multiple Sclerosis – Cochrane review
Ciara O’Meara is a Lecturer in General Nursing at the School of Nursing & Midwifery at the National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG). Ciara completed her undergraduate training at University College Cork and her expertise lies in the areas of cardiology and neurology, with a specific interest area in Multiple Sclerosis. Ciara is also a Registered Nurse Tutor, having completed her Masters in Health Sciences (Nursing Education) at NUIG. Her research thesis looked at ‘Parents’ Experiences of a Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis in their young adult sons/daughters: An interpretative phenomenological approach’. Ciara is also a member of the recently established All Ireland Multiple Sclerosis Research Network (AIMS – RN). She brings experience and an enthusiasm for research, having worked at the Clinical Research Facility at University Hospital Galway with the Neurovascular Studies Cluster. Ciara has also completed a Masters in Applied Behaviour Analysis & Autism at the University of Georgia USA, where her interests focused on early intervention, social skill development and vocabulary acquisition through the use of instructive feedback.