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Dr Heather Bain

Post Nominals EdD, FQNIS, FHEA, PGCert, HELT, BA, DipDN, RGN
Biography Heather has a Doctorate focused in Education from The University of Stirling, with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry at RGU.

In her role as Academic Strategic Lead, Heather is responsible for all the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes within the School, covering the subject areas of nursing, midwifery and paramedic practice. In the last two years this has involved leading the approvals of every curriculum module within the School and implementing the new Nursing and Midwifery (NMC) standards and bringing paramedic education to RGU

She is a member of RGU's Quality and Enhancement Committee and more recently been on the Pioneer, RGU’s Future Leaders’ Programme.

Her experience in higher education has given her a breadth of experience in different roles including CPD lead. Heather has had a number of collaborations locally and nationally, particularly focussing on prescribing, community nursing and more recently the future nurse and paramedic.
Research Interests Prescribing by healthcare professionals; education; advanced practice; community nursing; public health; palliative care; advanced practice; practice teaching; long term conditions; clinical decision making; leadership; policy and professional regulation.
Teaching and Learning Wide experience of learning and teaching across undergraduate and postgraduate programmes with a particular focus on advanced practice, community nursing, leadership and prescribing.
ResearcherID D-4403-2018
Scopus Author ID 53979474200