Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand is the New Zealand Nurses Organisation's monthly journal, posted directly to over 46,000 NZNO members.
Kai Tiaki covers professional and industrial issues facing nurses and other health workers around the country, records major NZNO initiatives, profiles different practice areas and informs members of current health policy issues. It provides a forum for nurses to publish practice, education and research articles and to debate important professional and policy matters.
Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand, from February 2003 to the present, is now available online from the Members’ Only section. Members can search and browse Kai Tiaki online to locate a particular article, or to find everything in the archive relevant to your area of interest. For assisting with searching Kai Tiaki online, Members are welcome to contact the NZNO Library at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Themes for Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand 2013
February: Education, history, flight nursing. Farewell to Geoff Annals
March: Long-term conditions - diabetes article by Jeff Bennett, Kidney health in Horowhenua, profile of nurse educator for Asthma Auckland Ann Wheat, irritable bowel syndrome by Judy Moore, diabetes type 1 case study by Sue Bennett. Shared care pilot.
April: ICN theme: Closing the gap: Millennium Development Goals, NZNO’s social justice mandate (what are the links with its goals and aspirations?) A preview for International nurses’ and midwives’ days.
In depth article: HWNZ and its role in flexible workforce, deregulation and review of HPCA Act. What is the ideology driving these proposals?
May: NZNO’s value of nursing campaign and other ethical issues.
June: The changing face of nursing, coverage of ICN congress in Melbourne
In depth article: Nursing supply and demand issues, including training and retention issues and IQNs
July: IT innovations and how technology is being used to improve patient outcomes and assisting with nursing workloads Editorial by Diane Irvine
August: Men’s health
In depth article: Changes to service configurations, eg moves from DHBs into the community
September: Mental health
October: NZNO conference, Q and A pages on different nursing bodies (eg NETS, Council of Maori Nurses, Nursing Council)
November: Aged care
December: our usual end-of-year pot pouri
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