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O'Carroll, Veronica

Dr, MSc, BA, RGN

  • 28 Citations
  • 2 h-Index

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Veronica joined the School of Nursing and Health Sciences in April 2014 as a Lecturer.  She is the module leader for the first year undergraduate clinical skills module and an MSc dissertation coordinator. 

After graduating in 1998 from Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College (now Buckinghamshire New University) with a BA (Hons) Nursing, Veronica worked in Scotland and Ireland in areas of general medicine, surgical, renal medicine and NHS 24.

She took up her first academic teaching post in the School of Medical and Biological Sciences, University of St Andrews in 2007, initially teaching clinical skills to year 1-3 undergraduate medical students and then as a Lecturer in Interprofessional Education (IPE).  In 2008 she completed her PGCert and in 2012, she undertook her MSc in Professional Education at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. 

In 2017, she completed her PhD, Practice mentors' attitudes and perspectives of interprofessional working, and interprofessional practice learning for students: a mixed-methods case study, with the School of Psychology and Neurosciences, University of St Andrews.  

Veronica’s research interests include interprofessional education, interprofessional practice learning and interprofessional working.

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Research Output

  • 28 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
  • 4 Article
  • 3 Poster
  • 1 Other report
  • Open Access
  • 14 Citations (Scopus)
    176 Downloads (Pure)

    Interprofessional Education for Students in Primary Care Placements

    O'Carroll, V., Smith, J., Collinson, A., Jackson, C. M. & Ker, J., Oct 2013, In : Medical Science Educator. 23, S3, p. 405-410 6 p.

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  • 2 Citations (Scopus)
  • 12 Citations (Scopus)
    56 Downloads (Pure)


    2017 Scottish Clinical Skills Network Conference Best Oral Presentation

    O'Carroll, Veronica (Recipient), 4 May 2017

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Activities

    International Practice Teaching and Field Education Conference

    Veronica O'Carroll (Speaker)

    5 Apr 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    CAIPE Chairs Event

    Veronica O'Carroll (Speaker)

    6 Nov 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Centre for the Advancement of Interprofessional Education (External organisation)

    Veronica O'Carroll (Member)

    1 Jul 2015

    Activity: Membership typesMembership of board

    Supporting Educators, Mentors and Clinical Supervisors to Teach Interprofessionally

    Veronica O'Carroll (Organiser)

    26 Mar 2013

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course