Nicola Brownie
First Name: Nicola
Surname: Brownie
Position: Lecturer
Telephone: +44(0)1224 262971

Nicola is a lecturer in advanced clinical practice within the School of Nursing and Midwifery. As route leader of Clinical Practice within the MSc Advancing Nursing Practice, she has responsibility for ensuring a coherent pathway which remains contemporary and reflective of the changing face of advanced practice. Predominately, she teaches post registration students in aspects of advanced clinical practice.

As CPD Advisor for the School, Nicola has responsibility for the quality and standard of the marketing materials, including meeting and informing students of CPD opportunities and promoting the Professional Studies framework.

Clinically, prior to working at the University, Nicola worked within the hospital setting as generalist practitioner in an advanced clinical practice role.

Nicola was shortlisted as a finalist in the Student Nursing Times Awards 2016 under the category of postgraduate educator of the year.

Academic Background

  • MSc Nursing Studies
  • PG Cert HELT
  • PG Cert Advanced Clinical Practice
  • Independent Prescriber
  • ALERT Instructor

Research Interests

  • Advanced Clinical Practice
  • Remote & Rural

Professional Memberships

  • Member, Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Member, Royal College of Nursing
  • Member, Institute of Remote Healthcare
  • Member, Association of Advanced Practice

External / Professional Roles

Honorary contract with NHS Grampian


BROWNIE, N., 2018. Approaches to acute care in the community. In: S. CHILTON and H. BAIN, eds. A textbook of community nursing. 2nd ed. London: Routledge.

BROWNIE, N. and BAGULEY, F., 2016. Problem based peer assessment using media technology to facilitate learning. Learning and Teaching Conference. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

BROWNIE, N. and INNES, G., 2015. Poster presentation. Comparing moodle analytics with student evaluation of online resources. ENTER Conference. Edinburgh: Queen Margaret University.

Teaching Interests

  • Clinical Examination Skills
  • Non Medical Prescribing
  • Advanced Clinical Practice
  • Simulation
  • Nurse led practice