Conference 2019 ®Evolution

10-12 April 2019

Marlborough Region
New Zealand

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Dr Beverley Burrell

Dr Beverley Burrell

Dr Beverley Burrell

Dr Beverley Burrell is a Senior Lecturer and Deputy Director, Centre for Postgraduate Nursing Studies, University of Otago, Christchurch. The Centre’s philosophy encompasses values committed to social relevance and scientific advancement through education.

Beverley has been at Otago for 15 years and her teaching areas have included primary health care, research, nursing education and curriculum development. Over the years Beverley has led curriculum development for Nurse Practitioner preparation, and recently the introduction of the qualification for nurse prescribing - designated.  In her leadership roles Beverley has been committed to employing NPs to teach in Otago’s programme and this has been a constant strength of the degree, with many alumni continuing to contribute. She believes the ascendancy of nursing as a profession is entirely dependent upon the ability of the advanced practitioner to consolidate and apply knowledge and articulate the disciplinary foundations of nursing.

 Beverley is an active researcher focusing on older people’s health, women’s health, principles of wellness encompassing self-care and she is a member of collaborative research initiatives with clinical partners.

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