Major Group: 2 - Professionals | Sub-Major Group: 25 - Health Professionals | Minor Group: 254 - Midwifery and Nursing Professionals | Unit Group: 2542 - Nurse Educators and Researchers
Description: Designs, conducts and evaluates nursing and interdisciplinary research projects, and promotes the implementation of research findings into clinical nursing practice.
Skill Level 1 : Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
UNIT GROUP 2542: NURSE EDUCATORS AND RESEARCHERS
Description: Provide clinical and theoretical education to and promote professional development of nurses and midwives, and conduct research into nursing practice.
Skill Level: Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification and at least five years relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
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