Migrating to New Zealand saw JINSU SHINOY fall into a job in residential aged care and never look back.
Eight out of 10 healthcare-associated urinary tract infections are attributed to poorly managed indwelling urinary catheters. The longer the catheter remains in situ, the higher the risk for catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI). This article by Monina Gesmundo, Anna King and Lisa Stewart presents strategies that nurses can use to prevent CAUTI and promote patient safety. By Monina Gesmundo, Anna King and Lisa Stewart
A just published Taranaki study indicates obese children and teenagers are significantly more likely to have issues with their emotional health and wellbeing, reports the New Zealand Herald.
About one in seven nurses smoke. Should they know better? Quitting is easier said than done. FIONA CASSIE talks to smokefree nurse advocates and nurse smokers about the battle to quit. And shares some top tips and research for nurses wanting to quit.
Nursing schools and the Nursing Council continue to agree to disagree over the reasons behind a review of two bridging degree programmes for overseas nurses but all say they are now ready to move on.
OPINION: Nursing lecturer Jed Montayre argues nursing education could do better in teaching that critical thinking skills aren’t just needed for written assignments but also to provide safe and effective nursing care.
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.