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Brian McGowan

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  • Lecturer
  • University of Ulster School of Nursing
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Research interests

PedagogySupporting studentsPreceptorshipMentorshipAcademic self efficacyCompetenceEducation


I am about to embark on the dissertation for my EdD. I'm provisionally interested in the pedagogical changes I can make to positively influence student's perceptions of academic self efficacy

Co-authors (6)

Publications (5)

  • Newly qualified nurses' experiences of a preceptorship

    • Lewis S
    • McGowan B
  • Issues in practice based learning in nursing in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland: Results from a multi professional scoping exercise

    • Mallik M
    • McGowan B
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  • 'Are we covered to do this?' The legal implications of expanding practice.

    • McGowan B
    • Long A
  • Supernumerary status: Definition, operationalisation and its effect in practice

    • McGowan B
    • McCormack B
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  • Need for appropriate written information for patients, with particular reference to head and neck cancer

    • Semple C
    • McGowan B
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Professional experience


University of Ulster School of Nursing

September 2001 - Present

Research Nurse

Ulster Hospital

September 2000 - September 2001(a year)

Clinical Education Facilitator

Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children

August 1998 - September 2000(2 years)

Staff Nurse

Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children

January 1991 - August 1998(8 years)


Doctor of Education, (EdD)

Queen's University Belfast

September 2013 - Present

PGDip Nurse Education, (incl. PGCHET)

University of Ulster School of Nursing

September 2004 - June 2005(9 months)

MSc Advanced Nursing

Faculty of Life and Health Sciences, University of Ulster

September 2000 - June 2003(3 years)