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New te reo terms for mental health go global

News of a new Māori glossary translating and creating 200 words in Te Reo for mental health and disability issues has gone global.

Free chickenpox immunisation underway

From 1 July toddlers will be receiving four vaccines at their 15-month visit with the introduction of the chickenpox vaccine. The Immunisation Advisory Centre* shares advice for nurses on this and other changes.

Putting a plug in delirium?

Our clinically appraised topic (CAT) asks, can earplugs reduce delirium in ICU?

Skin tear rates: a quality of care indicator

Reading this article and completing this Nursing portfolios: a simple guide to competency self-assessment learning activity is equivalent to 60 minutes of professional development. This learning activity is relevant to the Nursing Council registered nurse...

New diploma RN prescribers here soon

About 15 registered nurse prescribers have now been authorised since the new prescribing pathway came into affect last September. But numbers are expected to grow soon with the first graduates of the new postgraduate diplomas in RN prescribing due this winter. 

Postgrad study as a new grad? Too much or just right?

The views of graduate nurses on whether postgraduate study in your new graduate year adds or takes away from the experience are being sought in an online survey.

New resources: supervision to portfolios

LIZ MANNING outlines a raft of new resources developed by the College of Nurses.

Time management: tips for busy nurse leaders

Nursing Review asked some nursing leaders to share some of their best time management tips.

Webscope: ‘workarounds’

Check out these nursing website recommendations from Kathy Holloway. 

Natural diversity: understanding and supporting intersex people

Not all people are ‘typical’ males or females. Nurse educator CRAIG WATERWORTH is keen to raise awareness amongst nurses about intersex people so they can be better supported.

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