The role of the Irish Division of the Royal Medico-Psychological Association in the development of intellectual disability nursing in Ireland.

@article{Sweeney2011TheRO,
  title={The role of the Irish Division of the Royal Medico-Psychological Association in the development of intellectual disability nursing in Ireland.},
  author={John Sweeney},
  journal={Canadian bulletin of medical history = Bulletin canadien d'histoire de la medecine},
  year={2011},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={95-122}
}
  • John Sweeney
  • Published 2011 in
    Canadian bulletin of medical history = Bulletin…
The development of a specialist intellectual disability workforce in independent Ireland by the Royal Medico-Psychological Association was influenced by nursing regulatory bodies and Catholic religious orders, the latter of which provided lay residential education to people with intellectual disabilities. Although the RMPA shaped curriculum and examinations… CONTINUE READING