healthcare specialist lecturer


Healthcare specialist lecturers are subject professors, teachers, or lecturers, and often doctors who instruct students who have obtained an upper secondary education diploma in their own specialised field of healthcare, which is predominantly academic in nature. They work with their university research assistants and university teaching assistants for the preparation of lectures and of exams, for grading papers and exams, for leading laboratory practices, and for leading review and feedback sessions for the students. They also conduct academic research in their respective field of specialist healthcare, publish their findings and liaise with other university colleagues.

Scope notes

Includes people performing specialised fields of healthcare education. Includes professors of embryology, orthopaedics, geriatrics, pathology, pedagogy, paediatrics and dietetics.

Alternative label

  • pathology professor

  • geriatrics lecturer

  • geriatrics docent

  • healthcare specialist lector

  • paediatrics lecturer

  • healthcare lector

  • orthopaedics instructor

  • lecturer in specialized healthcare

  • geriatrics instructor

  • pathology lecturer

  • orthopaedics teacher

  • nursing specialist instructor

  • pathology teacher

  • embryology professor

  • specialist nursing lecturer

  • paediatrics teacher

  • dietetics instructor

  • dietetics professor

  • nursing specialist docent

  • healthcare specialist professor

  • embryology instructor

  • lecturer of specialized healthcare

  • orthopaedics lecturer

  • healthcare specialist instructor

  • lecturer of specialised healthcare

  • geriatrics teacher

  • pedagogy lecturer

  • healthcare specialist docent

  • orthopaedics professor

  • dietetics lecturer

  • specialist lecturer in healthcare science

  • lecturer in specialised healthcare

  • paediatrics professor

  • embryology lecturer

  • oncology lecturer

  • geriatrics professor

  • paediatrics docent

  • pathology instructor

  • orthopaedics docent

  • dietetics teacher

  • pathology docent

  • paediatrics instructor

  • lecturer in specialist healthcare science

  • nursing specialist teacher

  • embryology docent

  • university lecturer in healthcare science

  • nursing specialist lecturer

  • embryology teacher

  • healthcare specialist teacher

  • university healthcare science lecturer

  • nursing specialist professor

  • dietetics docent

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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