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November 2019 - Aged care

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November 2019 contents page (PDF, 338KB)

Featured article

An advance care plan - the gift that keeps on giving (PDF, 118KB)

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You can share your practice innovations and expertise in relation to any of the 2019 issue themes below.

Deadline for submission: Kai Tiaki must receive your article by the first of the month BEFORE the related issue is published. For example, if you want to contribute an article to the April 2019 issue about Migrant nurses, we must receive it before 1 March 2019.

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Issue themes for 2019

  • February: Students and education
  • March: NZNO’s industrial role
  • April: Migrant nurses, and International Nurses Day theme: Nurses a voice to lead: Health for all
  • May: Palliative care
  • June: Child health
  • July: Nurse practitioners
  • August: Critical care and emergency nursing
  • September: Mental health and Indigenous Nurses’ Hui
  • October: NZNO Conference and AGM
  • November: Aged care
  • December/January: Nursing overseas and End-of-year mixed bag.

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