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Survey indicates nursing school job rates vary widely

The employment rate for November graduates from the country's nursing schools varied from around half to 94 per cent, according to the latest survey findings.

Reflection: missing the moment

Looking back on a missed moment when caring for a stabbing victim has third year student nurse TRISTIN SLATER reflecting on patient advocacy, autonomy and how learning between nursing students and registered nurses doesn't have to only be one way. (Full Version*)

Career path: clinical nurse specialist (APAC)

MARIANNE TE TAU’s career to date is being guided by the philosophy of reflective practice, pursuing professional development and being patient/whānau-centred.

Survey finds mixed support for EN graduates

Interest in enrolled nursing programmes is very mixed across the country, with nursing schools reporting employment rates varying from poor to very good.

Reflection: embracing learning opportunities

An emergency patient with diabetic ketoacidosis has Cherylanne Turner, a third-year nursing student at NorthTec, reflecting on embracing opportunities and teamwork.

Reflection: lessons learnt as a patient

Sigrid Joblin-Mills, a third-year nursing student at SIT, this year found herself being a patient rather than a carer. Here she reflects on lessons learnt.

How many international nursing students do we train?

International student fees bring in $1 billion a year. Do our 19 nursing schools limit how many international fee-paying student nurses they enrol? Nursing Review reports its survey findings. 

Doing the right thing

How should nurses behave? The Nursing Council recently released its 21st century guide to what patients should and shouldn’t expect from their nurse. FIONA CASSIE looks at what’s new in a new Code of Conduct underpinned by traditional values.

Nurse researchers: creating a force for change

This year’s theme for International Nurses Day is ‘Nurses: A force for change’. Florence Nightingale was just such a force, using statistics and data to challenge practice and develop health policy. We talk to some nurse researchers about the motivation and goals of nurse research, background some researchers’ career paths and share some tips and advice for those who may wish to follow.

A day in the life… of a flight nurse

We look at a day up in the air and down on the ground for Whangarei Flight Nurse JANET BARKER that starts with a 5.30am phonecall about a 200 kg patient in need...
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