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Making the move into nurse education: top tips

How rewarding roles in community nursing have helped me on a new career path

How rewarding roles in community nursing have helped me on a new career path

Ten years after qualifying as a nurse, I recently took up my first academic post as a nursing lecturer, in the school of health science at Bangor University.

Education was not part of my career plan until this point – it was not even on the radar. My clinical background is mostly in primary care, but while I was studying for an MSc in health science, I realised I had a passion for academia.

How I knew academia was the place for me

Having submitted my dissertation, I felt a sudden sadness that it was over. I also had a desire to inspire through education

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