TRISTIN SLATER, a third year student nurse at the University of Auckland, reflects on trying to administer a tetanus injection to an attack victim*.
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*)
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.
In 1909 New Zealand nurses formed the first national voice for nursing. For much of its first 100 years this voice recoiled at becoming a union but eventually evolved into the dual professional and industrial roles of today’s New Zealand Nurses Organisation. Fiona Cassie in 2009 looked back at NZNO's history.
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.