How to become a nurse educator and researcher

Plan and execute nursing education, assess individual competence and undertake research into the field of nursing.

What does a nurse educator and researcher do?

Duties and tasks

  • Assess students and provide feedback on individual strengths and areas that need improvement.
  • Assist in the coordination of practical nursing experience.
  • Assist other educators and researchers as necessary.
  • Continually assess the effectiveness of courses and alter programs to suit any changes.
  • Encourage the application of research results into education, safety, risk management and clinical nursing practice.
  • Participate in, promote and distribute research projects.
  • Plan, develop and deliver nursing education programs.

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