Nurse Educators and Researchers

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Nurse Educators and Researchers

Nurse Educators and Researchers provide clinical and theoretical education to and promote professional development of nurses and midwives, and conduct research into nursing practice.

Fun facts

  • Very Strong Future Growth
  • 2192 Weekly Pay Before Tax
  • 59% full-time Full-Time Share
  • 91% female Gender Share


There are many tasks done by nurse educators and researchers. A few are listed below:

  • researching, planning, developing and implementing nursing curricula
  • facilitating practical experience for general and specialist nurses
  • evaluating ongoing and changing educational needs and monitoring course outcomes
  • participating in developing and implementing policies affecting nursing, nurse education and health
  • undertaking and promoting nursing and interdisciplinary research projects, and disseminating research information
  • promoting utilisation of current research findings into clinical nursing practice and patient management
  • promoting the implementation of research and research findings into organisation-wide functions such as safety, quality and risk management
  • providing support and education for other nurses undertaking research

Specific occupations

  • Nurse Educator
  • Nurse Researcher
  • Clinical Nurse Educator
  • Staff Development Nurse