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COVID-19 Updates

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Employee Assistance Programme (EAP 0800 735 343) facilitated sessions are available, one on one or group sessions. Group sessions can be booked by your manager. One on one sessions can booked directly with EAP. If needed, EAP can accommodate group and individual sessions by zoom.

Educational Opportunities for RN's in ICU's

  • COVID-19 Critical Care: Understanding and Application - University of Edinburgh and College of Physicians: Learn the principles and practice of critical care to treat and care for critically ill patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Find out more ...
  • ARDS, Fluids in ICU, Mechanical Ventilation and other courses - Continulus: Free Covid-19  Critical Care Lectures with leading global experts from around the world. Find out more ...
  • Quick look guide for non-critical care nurses working in critical care - World Federation of Critical Care Nurses: Includes COVID 19 Guidelines. Find out more ...
  • Free Covid-19 courses from WCEA: Access to Covid 19 multidisciplinary courses are now available to you by downloading the WCEA learning app to your phone. The initial content is being provided by the NHS and Health Education England with additional resources to be added from other education providers on an ongoing basis. To get access register to receive the link to the App and your username and password.


Under review - Standards

We have received some very well structured and constructive feedback on the revisions suggested for the New Zealand Standards for Critical Care Nurse Staffing. For this reason we are going to complete a thorough review and re-write of the standard. During the interim please refer back to the previous version which we will leave available on the website. 

Under Review - Position Statement

Please find the fully revised, draft NZCCCN Position Statement on the Role of the Critical Care Research Nurse Coordinator. We welcome constructive comments and feedback up until Monday 8th March 2021.


Participants wanted for the following study:

Nursing in a pandemic: New Zealand ICU nurses experiences of COVID -19 - Massey University

Bullying, discrimination and sexual harassment amongst Intensive Care Unit nurses in Australian and New Zealand

The University of Auckland

A research study is looking to recruit participants who are registered nurses working in an ICU in Australia or New Zealand.   The research has been supported by the New Zealand College of Critical Care Nurses, the Australian College of Critical Care Nurses and the Intensive Care Research Coordinator Interest Group.

Invitation to participate

Other documents of interest

2016 September

  1. End of Life Care in the Intensive Care Unit - Journal of Critical Care
  2. Standing Order Guidelines - MOH
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