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Nurse Researcher

Nurse Researchers design, conduct and evaluate nursing and interdisciplinary research projects, and promote the implementation of research findings into clinical nursing practice.

Overview

Nurse Researchers design, conduct and evaluate nursing and interdisciplinary research projects, and promote the implementation of research findings into clinical nursing practice.

Day-to-day

  • undertakes and promotes nursing and interdisciplinary research projects, and disseminates research information
  • promotes utilisation of current research findings into clinical nursing practice and patient management
  • promotes the implementation of research and research findings into organisation-wide functions such as safety, quality and risk management
  • provides support and education for other nurses undertaking research.

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To become a Nurse Researcher

  • You usually need a bachelor degree in nursing and extensive nursing experience to work as a Nurse Researcher. It is also common to complete postgraduate studies.

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