Bernie Carpenter Perpetual Bursary – Update January 2023

The Bernie Carpenter Perpetual Bursary has been established in memory of one of the founding members of our Association. Bernie sadly died in March 2021. The award recognises Bernie’s lifelong commitment to nursing and in particular nurse education. We acknowledge her selfless contribution to the Association with this annual award.

The value of the award is €1000 and it is open to association members who have maintained membership for a minimum of 1 year. Further information and criteria for the award can be found here, and the application form can be accessed here.

The 2022 bursary award application date has been extended to February 19th 2023 at 5pm.


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CPD for members ✓ Free annual conference for members with access to presentations following event ✓ Advanced practice and career support ✓ Networking and connecting RANPs/RAMPs nationally and internationally ✓ Eligibility to apply for yearly bursary for educational/research purposes ✓ Repository for RANP/RAMP Research and Innovation ✓
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Mr. David Delaney

David is the newly elected Secretary. He currently works in the Emergency Department of University Hospital Limerick. David graduated from the University of Tasmania in Australia and started his career in cardiac care. From there he worked in the Intensive care units of the Royal Hobart Hospital, Tasmania, the Royal Prince Alfred, Sydney, St. James Hospital, Dublin and University Hospital Limerick. He is currently a Clinical Skills Facilitator in the Emergency Department of University Hospital Limerick. He has previously studied a postgraduate diploma in Intensive Care Nursing with NUI Galway and is currently in his dissertation year of this Masters in Advanced Nursing Care also with NUI Galway. David will be a registered Advanced Nurse Practitioner once his MSc is complete. David also holds a position on the student subgroup of the International Council of Nurses NP/APN network.