1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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      Nurse Educator
      Clinical Nurse Educator
      Staff Development Nurse

Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates nursing education and professional development programs.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is a bachelor degree or higher qualification and at least 5 years relevant experience. Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:
  • plans and develops syllabus structures and course programs for nursing education
  • plans and participates in clinical education in hospitals, other health care facilities and community settings
  • designs implements and evaluates educational programs and curricula for specialised nursing groups
  • assesses and evaluates course outcomes
  • monitors educational needs of nursing staff and facilitates education
  • participates in the development and implementation of policies affecting nursing, nurse education and health
  • undertakes nursing research
  • prepares and provides educational services to health care workers
  • maintains an information base on educational programs

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