Nursing Praxis in New Zealand

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Vol. 33, No. 2, July

Healthcare Assistants and Aged Residential Care: A Challenging Policy and Contractual Environment
IntroductionHealthcare assistants (HCAs) play a crucial role in the delivery of care and the well-being of older people living in aged residential care (ARC) facilities. In New Zealand (NZ) there are approximately 31,452 nursing support workers and personal...
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An Exploration of Autonomy and Independence among Community Dwelling People Aged 85 and Over
IntroductionThe number of people aged over 65 in Westernised countries is increasing year by year and the population of those over 85 years is growing even more rapidly (Ministry of Social Development, 2015). Statements from governments concerning this...
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Utilising the Canterbury Dedicated Education Unit Model of Teaching and Learning to Support Graduate Nurses
IntroductionThe transition period from undergraduate student nurse to the graduate registered nurse (GRN) role can be a stressful time for many (Tsai et al., 2014). This challenging and demanding transition can lead to dissatisfaction with nursing, high...
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No Woman Signs Up for This
Nobody starts off in a dating relationship knowing they are going to be verbally or psychologically abused, hit or punched. No woman willingly agrees to this. Recent media coverage by Newshubb (2017) revealed sexist comments made by some young college...
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Vol. 33, No. 1, 2017

Addressing Diversity in Every Day Nursing/he Whakaaro Na Te Etita Te Whakaea I Nga Hiahia O Te Hunga Kanorau I Nga Mahi Tapuhi O Ia Ra
Peoples' responses internationally regarding elections and events in the United Kingdom and United States of America have drawn attention to divisions in society. Responses indicate there is a lack of acceptance by many for ethnic, religious and gender...
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The Experience of the Spouse Caring for a Partner with Parkinson's Disease/nga Wheako O Tetahi Hoa Rangatira I Tana Mahi Atawhai Itona Hoa Kua Pangia E Te Mate Parkinson
IntroductionIn New Zealand (NZ), life expectancy is rising and so is the ageing population of the country (Pitcher, MacAskill, & Anderson, 2014). People over 65 years of age make up the largest percentage of individuals with long-term conditions...
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Reducing Smoking among Indigenous Nursing Students Using Incentives/te Whakaheke I Te Kai Paipa I Waenga I Nga Tapuhi Tangata Whenua Ma Te Whakamahi Whakawhiwhinga
IntroductionThe Better Help for Smokers to Quit government health target introduced in 2009 (Ministry of Health, 2009) thrust nurses into the frontline to encourage more people to make more quit attempts more often. Using the target's ABC approach, nurses...
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Quality of Long-Term Care for Older People in Residential Settings - Perceptions of Quality of Life and Care Satisfaction from Residents and Their Family Members/te Kounga O Te Taurima I Te Hunga Kaumatua I Nga Kainga Kaumatua - Nga Whakaaro O Te Tangata Mo Te Kounga O Te Noho Me Te Hari Mo Nga Mahi Taurima Mai I Nga Kaumatua Me O Ratou Whanau
IntroductionPopulation ageing is a worldwide phenomenon. The very old (80 years+) is considered to be the fastest growing population group (Lafortune & Balestat, 2007; United Nations, 2009). In New Zealand (NZ), the ageing population (65+) is projected...
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Vol. 32, No. 3, 2016

Te Reo Maori Is Imperative for Research and Practice in Aotearoa. He Taonga Te Reo. Korerotia! Tuhia!
Nursing has a proud heritage in Aotearoa. The country continues to benefit from Irihapeti Ramsden's conceptualisation of cultural safety, and its incorporation into nursing requirements by the Council; the establishment of Te Kaunihera o Ngä Neehi Maori...
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Leaving the Experts: Experiences of Liver Transplant Recipients in New Zealand/te Wehe Atu I Nga Tautohito: Nga Wheako O Te Hunga Whiwhi Ate Hou I Aotearoa
IntroductionOrthoptic liver transplantation surgery commenced in New Zealand in 1998 (Gane et al., 2002), and is now the treatment of choice for people with end-stage liver failure, with a total of 36 liver transplantations performed in 2015 (Organ Donation...
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Public Health Nurses' Endeavours with Families Using the 15 Minute Interview/nga Mahi Nui a Nga Tapuhi Ki Nga Whanau Ma Te Whakamahi I Te Uiui 15 Meneti Te Roa
IntroductionFor over a century public health nurses (PHNs) in New Zealand (NZ) have practiced in urban and rural communities, advocating for and promoting health and wellbeing for people and families (Ministry of Health [MOH], 2013). In recent years...
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Settling In: Early Career Registered Nurses/te Noho Mauritau: Nga Tapuhi I Nga Tau Tuatahi O Te Huarahi Mahi
IntroductionRapid changes in the healthcare system are taking place within New Zealand (NZ) and internationally. Discussion about shorter hospital stays and higher patient acuity, increasing use of technology and changing nursing roles, along with a...
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Vol. 32, No. 2, July

The Power of Normal
There is a drive within each of us towards normality. What is usual, typical, standard, average, natural, regular or conventional shapes our lives in many varied and important ways. We have laws, regulations, codes, guidelines and rules (written, spoken...
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In Memory of Dr Judith Christensen
Dr Judith Christensen recently died at 73, in Hamilton. Judith was a very influential figure throughout her long nursing and education career. She held the position of Head of the School of Nursing at Wellington Polytechnic for twenty years and during...
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"We Are the International Nurses": An Exploration of Internationally Qualified Nurses' Experiences of Transitioning to New Zealand and Working in Aged Care
IntroductionWorldwide, a critical nursing shortage is predicted to occur within the next five years. Workforce projections from India, the European Union (EU), and the United States (US) collectively demonstrate approximately four million additional...
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Exploring the Role of Health Care Assistants as Mobility Activators for Older People in an Assessment, Treatment and Rehabilitation Ward
IntroductionAs people live longer, the pressure on an already overstretched healthcare sector increases, and the expectation of an ever-increasing supply of registered health professionals to meet health care demands is unrealistic given workforce shortages....
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New Zealand Nurses' Experience of Tele-Consultation within Secondary and Tertiary Services to Provide Care at a Distance
IntroductionHealthcare providers recognise, but continue to be challenged by the demands of providing quality services in a dispersed environment. This issue is compounded by rapid technological advances, increasing public expectations and an aging healthcare...
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Vol. 32, No. 1, March

Looking Back and Looking Forward
Emeritus Professor Dr Norma Chick PE RGON RM PhD, FCNA, has been a member of the Editorial Group of Nursing Praxis in New Zealand from the inception of "Nursing Praxis" in 1985 to the present day (2016). One can only marvel at this length of service...
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Factors That Influence New Graduates' Preferences for Speciality Areas
IntroductionIn 2012 all District Health Boards (DHBs) in New Zealand participated in a national pilot of the online Advanced Choice of Employment (ACE) system to recruit graduating and newly graduated registered nurses. These nurses enter one of two...
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Oral Health Experiences of Maori with Dementia and Whanau Perspectives - Oranga Waha Mo Nga Iwi Katoa
IntroductionGood oral health enables full interaction with the social and material world; to have good kai, to speak clearly, to hongl, kiss, smile and laugh, without discomfort or embarrassment. It is also to be free from active disease in the mouth...
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A 'Toolkit' for Clinical Educators to Foster Learners' Clinical Reasoning and Skills Acquisition
IntroductionTeaching clinical skills, whether at a patient's bedside or in simulated settings, continues to be a mainstay of assisting novice practitioners towards competence and expertise. Quality preceptorship is vital for the retention of new graduates...
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Vol. 31, No. 3, November

A New Model: The Family and Child Centered Care Model
In this editorial, I would like to propose a new paediatric model of care that could be developed and utilised in practice. I recently presented about the history, development and relevance of family centered care (FCC) and child centered care (CCC)...
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Duty of Care Following Stroke: Family Experiences in the First Six Months
Introduction and BackgroundStroke is the third largest cause of death in New Zealand and is a major cause of disability. An estimated 45,000 people live with a stroke in New Zealand and around 70% are dependent on others to help with their daily activities...
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Diffusion of the Primary Health Care Strategy in a Small District Health Board in New Zealand
Introduction and BackgroundThe Primary Health Care Strategy (PHCS) declared that a strong primary health care (PHC) system was considered fundamental to improving the health of New Zealanders and for tackling inequalities (Ministry of Health (MoH), 2001)....
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Learning to Become a Nurse Prescriber in New Zealand Using a Constructivist Approach: A Narrative Case Study
IntroductionMedical prescribing, in terms of both education and practice, has been extensively researched but this has not been the case with nurse prescribing (Coombes, Mitchell, & Stowasser, 2008; Franson, Dubois, de Kam, Burggraaf, & Cohen,...
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Vol. 31, No. 2, July

Editorial
Three telephone calls over several weeks a few years back were the catalysts for what became a nursing reflection. Asan Aotearoa New Zealand nursingjournal, Nursing Praxis exists as both repository and conduit of scholarly articles by nurses to influence...
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Health Professional and Family Perceptions of Post-Stroke Information
Introduction and BackgroundThe global burden of stroke is increasing. Despite a decrease over the past twenty years in stroke mortality rates there is an increase in terms of the absolute number of people affected every year (Feigin et al., 2014). There...
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Health Professionals Perspectives of Care for Seriously Ill Children Living at Home
IntroductionGlobal advances in medical knowledge and technology have resulted in increased survival of neonates with complex illnesses. Many of these neonates now live into childhood, however their care requirements have become more complex (Elias &...
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Cultural Responsiveness and the Family Partnership Model
IntroductionCultural responsiveness is contingent on the relationships developed between nurses and clients, and is necessary for the clients' and whänau (extended family) cultural needs to be incorporated into care delivery. The health and wellbeing...
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Vol. 31, No. 1, March

Editorial
Nursing Praxis in New Zealand is a vehicle for the dissemination of nursing research and in particular the findings from New Zealand based studies. Over the years the journal has worked with many nurses to publish research findings, literature reviews...
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Non-Prescribing Diabetes Nurse Specialist Views of Nurse Prescribing in Diabetes Health
IntroductionDiabetes mellitus (DM) is one of the most common chronic diseases throughout the world. Its management is complex and requires a lifetime of behaviour modification (Courtenay & Carey, 2008; Kara, van der Bijl, Shortridge-Baggett, Asti,...
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Institutional Ethnography: An Emerging Approach for Health and Nursing Research
IntroductionInstitutional ethnography (IE) is a critical form of social inquiry founded by Dorothy Smith. Institutional ethnography can be described as a "Marxist-feminist, reflexive-materialist, qualitative method of inquiry" (Hussey, 2012, p. 2). Since...
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Oncology Nurses' Perception of Cancer Pain: A Qualitative Exploratory Study
IntroductionPain is one of the most distressing symptoms experienced by patients with cancer undergoing active treatment (Stark, Tofthagen, Visovsky, & McMillan, 2012). Despite advances in understanding the aetiology of cancer pain, pharmacological...
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Vol. 30, No. 3, November

EDITORIAL: Promoting Indigenous Health Care Experiences
The concept of health is nested and nurtured within the socio-cultural worldviews and experiences that guide our development and lives. This means that when it comes to people's health care experiences culture counts - it influences our understandings...
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Meeting the Needs of Mäori with Diabetes: Evaluation of a Nurse-Led Service
IntroductionNurse-led programmes play an important role in providing expert education and management in the primary health care (PHC) of people with chronic illnesses. This study examined how a nurse-led diabetes programme set up by Te Hauora 0 Ngäti...
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Maori Perspectives: A Deeper Understanding of Nursing and Smoking
BackgroundSignificant health gains can be made by reducing the smoking prevalence for Mäori nurses (20%) and student nurses (30%) (Gifford, Wilson, Boulton, Walker, & Shepherd-Sinclair, 2013b). While evidence indicates that targeted, sensitive smoking...
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Optimising Cultural Safety and Comfort during Gynaecological Examinations: Accounts of Indigenous Maori Women
Procedures that disrupt women's usual boundaries of space and privacy are commonplace in clinical care. Clinicians' provision of culturally safe care requires awareness that 'every-day' interventions are often outside of the realms of'normal' for people...
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Vol. 30, No. 2, July

Expanding Practice and Extinguishing Risk Factors: Nurses and Smoking Cessation
It is a happy day when we share successful stories about our profession. When Smokefree Nurses Aotearoa/New Zealand started running conference stands in 2009 we were fundamentally lonely people. Times have changed. Nowadays nurses approach us eagerly,...
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History of the Child Health and Development Book Part 2: 1945-2000
Introduction/BackgroundIn part one of this two part article on the history of New Zealand's child health and development record book (currently named the Well Child/Tamariki Ora Health Book but commonly referred to as the Plunket book), we argued that...
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Nurse Prescribing: The New Zealand Context
IntroductionIn New Zealand as in other countries, extension of prescribing rights to nurses triggered strong and vocal opposition, particularly from the medical profession. For decades, only medical doctors, dentists and veterinarians had prescriptive...
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The Influence of the Cartwright Report on Gynaecological Examinations and Nurses' Communication
IntroductionTwenty-five years on from the publication of Judge Sylvia Cartwright's Report of the Cervical Cancer Inquiry (1988), literature attests to the enduring influence of the recommendations. Extant literature primarily addresses sweeping changes...
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Vol. 30, No. 1, March

Indigenous and Minority Peoples and Cultural Safety: The Role of Nursing Praxis
Undeniably, Nursing Praxis has played an important role in promoting nursing research addressing the nexus between nurses' practice and the people with whom they work. The journal began as a place for nurses to exchange ideas, and to contemplate what...
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Social Marketing Campaigns That Promote Condom Use among Msm: A Literature Review
IntroductionSexually transmitted infections (STI) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) are important public health issues. Following several years of decreasing reported cases of both STI and HIV in New Zealand, evidence now suggests increased cases...
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The Informed Consent Process in Randomised Controlled Trials: A Nurse-Led Process
IntroductionClinical trials involve direct observation of people to answer questions about how illness can be safely prevented, diagnosed or treated. Randomised controlled trials (RCTs) are the only type of clinical trial that can show cause and effect...
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History of the Child Health and Development Book Part 1: 1920 to 1945
Introduction/BackgroundThe New Zealand child health and development record book (also known as the Well Child/Tamariki Ora Health book or Plunket book) is a small booklet given to New Zealand mothers on the birth of a child. Since the 1920s it has been...
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Research Brief: Using a Wiki to Support Student Nurses Learning Discipline Specific Health Terminology
What is a wiki?A Wiki is a Web 2.0 tool that consists of one or more web pages where those with permission can work collaboratively to create and edit content. Wiki pages support the use of text, images, and multimedia such as audio and video files....
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Vol. 29, No. 3, November

Avoidance of Inappropriate Authorship and Self-Plagiarism
Publication ethics are the foundation for the quality of published peer-reviewed articles, and are essential for maintaining the trust of a journal's readership. Publication ethics were a central focus of the 2013 International Nurse Academy of Editors'...
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Nurses and Heart Failure Education in Medical Wards
IntroductionHeart failure is a common chronic and debilitating disease with significant hospitalisation rates. Heart failure is defined as a "syndrome of symptoms and signs that suggest impairment of the heart as a pump supporting physiological circulation....
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NURSE PERCEPTIONS OF THE DIABETES GET CHECKED PROGRAMME: The Content of This Article Is Reproduced with the Permission of NZNO
IntroductionDiabetes is a group of diseases characterised by high levels of blood glucose resulting from defects in the production and/or action of insulin (Centre for Disease Control, 2012). Diabetes can lead to a range of complications including increased...
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Barriers in Education of Indigenous Nursing Students: A Literature Review
IntroductionIndigenous peoples' poor health has been identified as an issue of international concern (Adams et al., 2005; Anonson, Desjarlais, Nixon, Whiteman, & Bird, 2008; Curran, Solberg, LeFort, Fleet, & Hollett, 2008; Curtis, Wikaire, Stokes,...
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Vol. 29, No. 2, July

With Awareness Comes Choice: Only Part of the Picture
With awareness comes choice - is this really as easy as it sounds? A key assumption in the often heard exhortation to publish nursing research is that practice can be developed by the transfer of new knowledge into evidence based health care. I would...
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Inpatient Hypoglycaemia: A Study of Nursing Management
In New Zealand, diabetes has been described as reaching epidemic status (Berkley & Lunt, 2006). The prevalence of Type 2 diabetes was predicted to increase from 123,944 people (3.2% of population) in 2001 to 194,380 (4.5% of population) in 2011 (Ministry...
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Primary Healthcare Nz Nurses' Experiences of Advance Directives: Understanding Their Potential Role
IntroductionMost nurses can expect to care for dying patients at some stage of their career (New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) 2010a). A burgeoning older population in New Zealand, expected to rise in the next 15 years (Ministry of Health (MOH),...
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Phase II Cardiac Rehabilitation in Rural Northland
IntroductionCardiovascular disease accounted for almost half of all deaths in New Zealand in 2009, of which coronary artery disease was a core contributor (Ministry of Health, 2012b). It is therefore of little surprise thatthe Minister of Health (2012a)...
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Vol. 29, No. 1, March

Editorial
As an academic, researcher and member of the editorial board of Nursing Praxis in New Zealand (Praxis) I am very aware both with respect to my own work and nursing research generally, that the research process is not complete until a report has been...
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Cultural Safety: A Vital Element for Nursing Ethics
The internationalisation of nursing educationA significant contemporary phenomenon is the globalisation of the nursing workforce and the internationalisation of higher education in nursing (Allen & Ogilvie 2004). Although the large number of students...
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The Journal Kai Tiaki's Role in Developing Research Capability in New Zealand Nursing, 1908-1959
The need for strategies and processes to develop research capability in nursing is receiving increasing attention in nursing literature. Recently published studies suggest a shift in focus from building nursing research capability in academic institutions,1...
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Cigarette Smoking and the Frequency of Colposcopy Visits, Treatments and Re-Referral
Many women attending a city hospital for colposcopy visits are current smokers, so this can be a useful time to highlightthe link between cigarette smoking and cervical abnormalities. Identification of a woman as a current smoker presents an opportunity...
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Vol. 28, No. 3, November

New Zealand's Internationally Qualified Nursing Workforce
Recent research undertaken by Leonie Walker and myself as part of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) research programme found that in New Zealand internationally qualified nurses (IQNs) face a range of challenges in the workplace (Walker &...
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Experiences of Clinical Tutors with English as an Additional Language (Eal) Students
IntroductionUndergraduate nursing education includes a substantial component of clinical experience that helps nursing students link theory to practice (McLeland & Williams, 2002). Over the three years of the BN programme, clinical tutors from nursing...
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The B4 School Check Behaviour Measures: Findings from the Hawke's Bay Evaluation
BackgroundThe B4 School Check is a free health and development check delivered to four year old children throughout New Zealand (Ministry of Health, 2008). It aims to identify and address any health, behavioural, social or developmental concerns that...
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Cancer Connect New Zealand: Description and Retrospective Audit
AbstractThe Cancer Connect New Zealand (CCNZ) service is a free confidential telephone peer support programme, run by the Canterbury/West Coast Division of the Cancer Society of New Zealand (CSNZ). The programme links people affected by cancerto specially...
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Vol. 28, No. 2, July

Editorial
I have just put down the phone after talking to my aunt who last week was hospitalised as the result of a nasty fall. She was very distressed as she recounted the upsetting day she had experienced. It began with her understanding that she could go home;...
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Preparing Registered Nurses Depends on "Us and Us and All of Us"
Introduction and backgroundExperiential learning or clinical education has been part of nursing since the commencement of formal training by Florence Nightingale (Pauling, 2006). In New Zealand, the transfer of nursing education to the tertiary sector...
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Perceptions of Policy and Political Leadership in Nursing in New Zealand
IntroductionIt is most common to think of leadership in nursing as positional leadership: individuals who take the helm of health sector institutions, professional organisations and nursing teams. There is, however, equally vital leadership required...
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The Impact of Postgraduate Education on Registered Nurses Working in Acute Care
IntroductionPostgraduate education is important to advance nursing practice at both individual and professional levels (Aitken, Currey, Marshall, & Elliott, 2008; Cragg & Andrusyszyn, 2004). Since 2007, Health Workforce New Zealand (HWNZ) (formally...
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Vol. 28, No. 1, March

Reduced Staffing Resources and Quality of Care - a Sense of Déjà Vu
The uncertain global economic climate and the accompanying national political belt-tightening are an increasing cause for concern, particularly in view of the recent announcement that some District Health Boards (DHBs) intend to focus their budgetary...
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Health Education and Health Screening in a Sample of Older Men: A Descriptive Survey
IntroductionA global increase in the older adult population has been documented frequently (Neville & Henrickson, 2010). For example, in New Zealand the number of people aged 65 and older has doubled in the last 50 years and is predicted to double...
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Registered Nurse Perspectives on Delayed or Missed Nursing Cares in a New Zealand Hospital
IntroductionIn many health care organisations, both in New Zealand and internationally, the delivery of a high quality, safe and cost effective health care service that is responsive to patient care needs presents a challenge. This situation is exacerbated...
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Entry to Nursing Practice Preceptor Education and Support: Could We Do It Better?
IntroductionIt is well documented that in order to develop their confidence and competence the newly registered nurse needs targeted support in their first year of practice. (McCloughen & O'Brien, 2005; McClure & Hinshaw, 2002; Oermann &...
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Vol. 27, No. 3, November

Editorial
The 2011 INANE (International Academy of Nursing Editors) conference was held in San Francisco, August 3-5. I attended, accompanied by Kelly Rotherham (Nursing Praxis Administrator). Among the 140 attendees were editors, publishers, and others involved...
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The Graduate Nursing Workforce: Does an International Perspective Have Relevance for New Zealand?
IntroductionIn recent years there has been a return to nursing workforce planning both nationally and internationally (Buchan & Caiman, 2004; Health Workforce New Zealand (HWNZ), 2009; International Council of Nurses (ICN), 2008; Ministry of Health...
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Shaping Student Nurses' Attitudes towards Older People through Learning and Experience
IntroductionThere is consistent concern expressed in health literature about health professionals' attitudes towards older people (Herdman, 2002). Palmore (1999) argued that health professionals share the same ageist attitudes that permeate the overall...
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Preparing Undergraduate Nurses to Provide Smoking Cessation Advice and Help
BackgroundTobacco smoking is the major preventable cause of death in New Zealand. Some 5,000 people die annually from smoking or exposure to second-hand smoke (Ministry of Health, 2007a). In 2009 one in five people aged 15 to 64 years smoked (Ministry...
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Young Tertiary Students and Help-Seeking for Health Advice
IntroductionUnderstanding the decisions people make about help-seeking and the sources they use should form a key component of a nursing assessment process, and health professionals are encouraged to actively investigate the sources of information used...
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Vol. 27, No. 2, July

Use and Abuse of Abstracts
Undoubtedly when faced with a multitude of references resulting from a literature search then abstracts are valuable for sorting out what is useful to retain for further review. However recently the way in which abstracts are used was the subject of...
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A Tripartite Learning Partnership in Health Promotion
IntroductionIn recent years the number of nurses working in community based practice that has a population health perspective is increasing, while the number of nurses working in hospitals is decreasing (Benner, Sutphen, Leonard, & Day, 2010; McMurray...
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The Clinical Nurse Specialist in New Zealand: How Is the Role Defined?
IntroductionThe concepts of advanced nursing roles and specialisation in nursing practice are not new, and they remain internationally relevant issues (Hamric, Spross, & Hanson, 2005; Jacobs, 2007). It is widely acknowledged that advanced nursing...
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The Impact of Dialysis on Rurally Based Maori and Their Whanau/families
IntroductionThis qualitative study explored the experience of Maori living in a rural area of Northland and being clients of the only available outpatient haemodialysis service. Thus the focus was on a New Zealand population not previously studied. The...
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Vol. 27, No. 1, April

How Ready Are We for Disasters?
I want to begin this Editorial by acknowledging the people of Christchurch and those in Japan, and to pay my sincere sympathy to those who have lost loved ones, friends, acquaintances, colleagues and their homes and workplaces. I also want to acknowledge...
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Building Relationships: The Key to Preceptoring Nursing Students
IntroductionAs a result of government directives, in 1988 nursing education moved from hospital-based programmes into the tertiary setting (Ryan-Nicholls, 2004). Instead of student nurses learning primarily within hospital settings, they now acquire...
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Utilising the Hand Model to Promote a Culturally Safe Environment for International Nursing Students
IntroductionA new challenge for nursing education is the globalisation of the nursing workforce and the concurrent internationalisation of higher education (Allen & Ogilvie, 2004). According to the New Zealand Ministry of Education (NZMoE, 2001),...
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Understanding and Evaluating Historical Sources in Nursing History Research
Nurse researchers are careful to address issues of quality when planning their research and reporting their findings. Depending on the criteria appropriatelo their research paradigm and methodology, they attend to the validity, reliability, rigour or...
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Peter Harley: A Beacon of Humility and Professionalism
The history of nursing has largely been associated with women. Hence it is not surprising that stories of men as nurses have not been widely documented. Some years ago I began to explore men's contribution to nursing and was fortunate to be introduced...
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3rd Philippine Nursing Research Society (Pnrs) National Research Conference
Reflexivity in Nursing Practice: Journeying with Qualitative Research as a Mode of Nursing Inquiry 18-19 November 2010, Iloilo City, PhilippinesIn November 2010 I attended the 3rd PNRS Research Conference were I had the honour to present a plenary session,...
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Women's Health in General Practice (2Nd Edition)
Title: Women's Health in General Practice (2nd Edition) Author: Danielle Mazza Publisher: Churchill LivingstoneThis is a comprehensive book with seventeen sections covering adolescent gynaecology to menopause and osteoporosis. Written for general practitioners...
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Melaa Report Summary
This report was commissioned by the Auckland District Health Board on behalf of the Auckland Regional Settlement Strategy Health Steering Group which represents Waitemata, Auckland and Counties Manukau District Health Boards.The Middle Eastern, Latin...
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