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School of Health and Society

Susan Beaton

Learning Facilitator


Qualified nurse with over 45 years experience in both secondary and primary care in addition to higher education. I have worked in 5 countries over 3 continents over my professional career including England, Scotland, Canada, Nepal and Pakistan. I current work part time on the MSc Advanced Practice (Health and Social Care ) programme supporting students throughout the programme, in addition to teaching, assessing and interviewing.


Teaching interests:

  • Clinical examination
  • Clinical reasoning
  • Advanced clinical practice
  • Aaternal and child health
  • Service development
  • Community development

Research Interests

  • Curriculum development
  • Clinical support for learners

Qualifications and Memberships

MEd, BA, Post Grad Dip Traning and HRM;RN, RM, HV, Nurse Practitioner


Gaskell, L. and Beaton, S.(2010). Inter-professional work based learning ethic in an MSc in Advanced Practice: Lessons from one UK higher education programme. Nurse Education in Practice