TRISTIN SLATER, a third year student nurse at the University of Auckland, reflects on trying to administer a tetanus injection to an attack victim*.
Catch them young. Waikato DHB last year launched a leadership programme for high-flying nurses who stood out in their new graduate year. Some are now moving on to do their PhDs and other DHBs are adopting the model. FIONA CASSIE finds out more about the unabashedly “elitist” programme.
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*)
Two Kaitaia women have overcome the burdens of distance, travel and juggling children, to graduate as nurses. Ani Skinner, a mother of five sons, with another child on the way, and solo parent Shantel Naera...
Third year nursing student Mady Watt looks back and shares some advice she'd liked to have read before her first clinical placement. Including some tips for getting along with your preceptor.