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Dr. Cicely Roche

Associate Professor (Pharmacy)
25/6/7 WESTLAND ROW


Cicely Roche's career as a pharmacist has been largely in community pharmacy, in Ireland and Ontario, in both management and ownership capacities, although her first two years post-registration as a pharmacist were spent working in Quality Assurance at LEO Laboratories in Dublin. She is a past President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland (PSI) (2001 to 2003), current chair of the PSI Fitness to Practice Committee (Health),founding chair and member of the Pharmacy Law and Ethics Association (Ireland) and a recent past member of the Boards of the Irish Medicines Board (IMB) and the Irish Centre for Continuing Pharmaceutical Education (ICCPE). Her key interests are in the areas of Ethics and Professional reasoning, Higher Education and Continuing professional development, the development of advanced services in Community Pharmacy and in the value of quality assurance systems in pharmacy settings. Her PhD thesis explored the development of moral reasoning competencies in pharmacists. Cicely joined the staff of the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, as a Senior Lecturer (now Associate Professor) in the Practice of Pharmacy, in a half-time position, in November 2009.
  Assessment of Judgement and Decision making Skills   Business Ethics   Ethics   moral reasoning development   Neo-Kohlbergian theory   Patient Care and Education   Peer To Peer Networks   Pharmacy   Professional Development and Reflective Practice   Technology Enhanced Learning   Virtual learning environments
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Chair, Fitness to Practice - Committee of Inquiry (Health), Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland 2009 to Current
President, Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland 2001-2003
Irish Medicines Board (Board Member) 2006 -2011
Chair, Pharmacy Law and Ethics Association 2010-2013
Chair, Joint working group PSI/ICCPE/HSE/DoH, Engagement of pharmacists in Joint Continuing Education initiatives 2008-2012
Irish Centre for Continuing Pharmaceutical Education (Board Member) 2004-2012
Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland: Accreditation Standards development (Level 8, Level 9 and 5-year integrated programmes)... Expert groups. 2010-current
Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland - Core Competency Framework Development Group 2011
Asthma Society of Ireland Medical Committee 2002-current
President, Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland Benevolent Fund (Reg. CHY) 2004-2012
Director, Pharmacy Bevenvolent Fund (Reg CHY) 2012-2013
Director, Gorey Educational Trust Ltd (Reg. CHY) 2003 to current
Language Skill Reading Skill Writing Skill Speaking
English Fluent Fluent Fluent
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Member of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland 1984 current
Reviewer, Journal of Business Ethics 2011
Member of the Pharmacy Law and Ethics Association (Ireland) 2010 current
Member of the Pharmacy Law and Ethics Association (UK) 2008 current
Reviewer: Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy 2017 current
Roche, Cicely, New and innovative health technologies for enhanced public health - challenges and ethical issues. (Plenary Session)., Emerging technologies in Healthcare, Belgrade, Serbia, 17th August,, 2017, European Society for Philosophy of Medicine and Healthcare, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Roche C, Thoma SJ. , Insights from the Defining Issues Test on Moral Reasoning Competencies Development in Community Pharmacists. , American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. , 7, (3), 2017, p1 - 19, Notes: [Article 5913], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
Roche C, Radomski M, Grimes T, Thoma SJ. , Promoting Peer Debate in Pursuit of Moral Reasoning Competencies Development: Spotlight on Educational Intervention Design., Innovations in Pharmacy, 8, (4), 2017, p1 - 14, Notes: [Article 2], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
Aziz C, Grimes T, Deasy E, Roche C, Compliance with the Health Information and Quality Authority of Ireland National Standard for Patient Discharge Summary Information -A Retrospective Study in Secondary Care, European Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, 23, 2016, p272 - 277, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Roche, C., Thoma, SJ., Wingfield, J., Grimes, T., Radomski, M., Spotlight on Moral Reasoning: a blended learning approach to CPD that demonstrates measurable improvement in relevant competencies, 7th All Ireland Pharmacy Conference, Ballymascanlon, Ireland, 27th January, 2015, Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED
Kelliher, F & Roche, C., I wish I was there: Emulating the sense of 'being' in an eClassroom. , Irish Academy of Management, University of Limerick, Sept 3rd-5th, 2014, Notes: [Best Conference Paper, Irish Academy of Management (and Best Paper in 'Teaching, Learning and Education track).], Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Roche, C., 'Addiction Pharmacy' and the professionalisation process: technology-enhanced assessment of reflective practice and teamwork., Pharmacy, Special Issue: Online Learning., 2, (2), 2014, p175 - 194, Notes: [http://www.mdpi.com/2226-4787/2/2/175 ], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
Roche, C., Thoma, S. & Wingfield, J., From Workshop to E-Learning: Using Technology-Enhanced "Intermediate Concept Measures" As a Framework for Pharmacy Ethics Education and Assessment, Pharmacy. Special Issue: eLearning, 2, (2), 2014, p137 - 160, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
Roche, C. & Kelliher, F. , Giving 'best advice': Proposing a Framework of Community Pharmacist Professional Judgement Formation., Pharmacy, Special Issue: Rural and Regional Pharmacy Education and Leadership. , 2, (1), 2014, p74 - 85, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
Roche, C. & Kelliher, F., Educating community pharmacists: exploring influences on professional judgement formation in a commercial environment. , Irish Academy of Management , WIT Waterford, Sept 2-4, 2013, Notes: [Conference paper and oral presentation.], Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
  

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Roche, C, Can we teach professional judgement and reasoning? Experiences from research and practice. , A professional update day for academics and pharmacy trainers, Birmingham, England, 9th September, 2014, Notes: [Invited speaker.], Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED
Roche C., Grimes T., Conscientious Objection by Pharmacists: Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act, 2013, IPU Review, September 2013., 2013, p20 - 22, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Roche, Cicely, Online assessment incorporating reflective practice and teamwork: Technology-Enhanced Learning in the final semester., EdTech 2013, University College Cork, May, 2013, Notes: [Invited speaker URL to video: http://ilta.ie/edtech/edtech-2013/conference-videos/ ], Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED
Roche, Cicely., Challenging the 21st Century Learner:Supporting the development of reasoning competencies, Dublin eLearning Summer School, Dublin DIT, June , 2011, Notes: [Invited speaker], Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED
Roche, Cicely., Is Irish Pharmacy ready for MURs? , IPU Review, September, 2008, p32 - 35, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Roche, Cicely., Cholesterol testing in Demand? , Counterintelligence online, February, 2008, p4 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED

  

Award Date
Royal Irish Academy Charlemont Scholar 2017
Dean's Teaching Innovation Award, Faculty of Health Sciences June 2017
Provost's teaching award, Trinity College Dublin. 2015
Elected to serve as President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland Oct 2001 & Oct 2002
Roches Pharmacy Gorey won the Excellence Ireland Foundation Mark National Award. (Integrated QA & continuous improvement system.) Sept 2004
Best Conference Paper, Irish Academy of Management 2014
Irish Management Institute 'Poster Presentation Award' Irish Acadamy of Management Conference 2013
Moral reasoning Competencies Development in Community Pharmacists in Ireland. (PhD thesis). Professional ethics education as proposed in 'Moral Development in the Professions: Psychology and Applied Ethics' (Rest & Narvaez, 1994) incorporates the Four Component Model (FCM) of morality, namely moral sensitivity, reasoning , motivation and implementation, as interactive elements in the development of a professional (Bebeau & Monson, 2008; Bebeau, 2002; Bebeau & Thoma, 1999). Moral reasoning is the component specifically considered in this study, which reviews the development of moral reasoning competencies, as measured by a psychometric measure known as the DIT2 (Rest et al, 1999a, 1999b), following an educational intervention incorporating profession-specific dilemmas. Participants in the educational intervention had all been, at the time, registered pharmacists for at least three years and working in community pharmacies, referred to as Retail Pharmacy Businesses (RPBs) in the Pharmacy Act (Pharmacy Act, 2007). Research in other professions, e.g. dentistry (Bebeau, 2002) and business (Jones, 2008), indicates that even relatively short profession-specific educational programmes (referred to as an intervention for the purposes of this research) can lead to significant improvements in moral reasoning competencies, especially when the design, development and delivery of the intervention is context-appropriate. The question that this research aimed to address was whether a similar intervention could impact on community pharmacists using the Irish context as a study environment. This study therefore included the design, development and delivery of a profession-specific educational intervention, delivered over 16 weeks as a blended learning programme, in order to consider its impact on moral reasoning competencies in community pharmacists in Ireland as measured by the DIT2.