We have no contemporary Queen’s Nurses within this role, however we have received this detailed look at the role from Catriona Kennedy, QNIS Professor of Community Nursing and Academic Strategic Lead for Research in the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Robert Gordon University Aberdeen. What is your nursing background? Most of my clinical experience…
Research, Education and Leadership
We are in the process of developing a profile of a Nurse Leader to provide a more detailed explanation of the role. Please check back again in the future.
While there are no Queen’s Nurses in this role, one of our Fellows, Heather Bain from RGU, has offered up this summary of her role. What is your nursing background? When undertaking my undergraduate nurse education in the 80s at Foresterhill College I had a two week placement with the district nurse. It was at…
Nurse Researchers generate new knowledge to support the practice and delivery of nursing care. The role will also include teaching and supervising research as researchers often have a dual role within a university or health board.
Lecturers in Nursing provide education and support for nursing students in a university setting at undergraduate and post-graduate level. Many academic staff are actively involved in practice, and research as well as teaching. They have a responsibility to prepare the curriculum sufficiently to allow students the full experience of all professional/practice/management and research roles.
Nurse managers typically manage a nursing, or an integrated health and social care service; provides professional leadership by coaching and supervising staff; advocating for patients, staff and the service; and influencing others at a senior level.