NZNO staff and members can borrow these books for a period of 4 weeks.
1/ QV 704 MAC
Acute pain management: A practical guide
Macintyre, Pamela E & Schug, Stephan A
Fourth edition, 2015
Offers a guide for nurses and allied health personnel to the techniques of acute pain, in surgical and other settings, and the pharmacology of opioids, local anaesthetics, and non-opioid and adjuvant analgesic agents.
2/ W50 CHU
What patients teach: Everyday ethics of health care
Churchill, Larry R.,Fanning, Joseph B & Schenck, David
Oxford University Press, 2014
Presents detailed descriptions and analyses of 55 interviews with 58 patients, highlighting the ethics of interdependence between clinicians and patients.
Articles – School Nurses/Nursing
3. The school nurse and pop health
By Butcher, Lola.
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks. Jul 2016, Vol. 90 Issue 7, p18-20.
Abstract: The article discusses the importance of expanding the range of health-related services at schools in the U.S. in order for health systems to easily address healthcare problems as of July 2016. Topics discussed include healthcare issues including management of chronic conditions, and the use of expensive health care resources, problem of obesity, diabetes, and asthma in children.
4. Maintaining the balance: New Zealand secondary school nurses' perceptions of skin infections in young people - a grounded theory
By Lambe, Catherine I.; Hoare, Karen J.
Health & Social Care in the Community. Jan 2016, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p105-112. 8p
Abstract: The objective of this study was to explore the perceptions of New Zealand secondary school nurses regarding skin infections in young people aged 14-18 years. A constructivist grounded theory method was adopted. Ten non-structured interviews were conducted with secondary school nurses working in Auckland, New Zealand, between January and July 2013
5. All-in-one care plan for school children
By Trueland, Jennifer.
Nursing Standard. 9/10/2014, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p20-21
Abstract: There is a ‘pivotal role’ for school nurses in the new system for children with special educational needs and health conditions, reports Jennifer Trueland.
6. Demystifying pediculosis: School nurses taking the lead
By Pontius, Deborah J.
Pediatric Nursing. Sep/Oct2014, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p226-235. 10p
Abstract: The treatment of Pediculosis capitis, or head lice, is fraught with misinformation, myths, and mismanagement. Common myths include the need to exclude children from school, the need to remove all visible nits (“no-nit” policies), the need for massive environmental cleaning, that head lice live for long periods of time, and that schools are a common location for lice transmission.
7. The Impact of Comprehensive School Nursing Services on Students' Academic Performance
Kocoglu, Deniz; Emiroglu, Oya Nuran.
Journal of Caring Science; Tabriz6.1 (Mar 2017): 5-17.
Abstract: School nursing services should be evaluated through health and academic outcomes of students; however, it is observed that the number of studies in this field is limited. The aim of this study is to evaluate the impact of comprehensive school nursing services provided to 4th grade primary school students on academic performance of students.
Articles – Canadian Journal of Public Health, 2017
8. Compliance with school nutrition policies in Ontario and Alberta: An assessment of secondary school vending machine data from the COMPASS study
Vine, Michelle M, PhD; Harrington, Daniel W, PhD; Butler, Alexandra, BSc; Patte, Karen, PhD; Godin, Katelyn, BSc; et al.
Canadian Journal of Public Health; Ottawa108.1 (2017): E43-E48.
Abstract: We investigated the extent to which a sample of Ontario and Alberta secondary schools are being compliant with their respective provincial nutrition policies, in terms of the food and beverages sold in vending machines.
9. More than words: Using visual graphics for community-based health research
Ninomiya, Melody E Morton, PhD.
Canadian Journal of Public Health; Ottawa108.1 (2017): E91-E94.
Abstract: In this commentary, the author illustrates how and why visual graphics were created and used to facilitate dialogue and communication throughout all phases of a community-based health research study with a rural Indigenous community, advancing community engagement and knowledge utilization of a research study.
10. Plain packaging policy: Preventing industry innovations
Al-hamdani, Mohammed, MHA.
Canadian Journal of Public Health; Ottawa108.1 (2017): E98-E100.
Abstract: The pack is a marketing tool for the tobacco industry - its shape, colour, fonts, descriptors and logos attract and mislead smokers. Health warnings on cigarette packs serve as a knowledge reminder for smokers to quit smoking. Plain packaging eliminates brand imagery elements from cigarette packs and has many benefits, including the reduction of intention to smoke and the denormalization of smoking behaviour.
Articles - Mentoring
11. How mentors can influence the values, behaviours and attitudes of nursing staff through positive professional socialisation
Nursing Management (2014+); London22.8 (Nov 2015): 33.
Abstract: This article explores the concept and processes involved in professional socialisation and how mentors and nurse managers can help to foster positive aspects of this in their practice. Positive professional socialisation needs champions to instil fundamental professional values and behaviours in nursing staff, and managers need to support mentors to influence and lead the way in promoting standards of excellence in the nursing profession to assure public trust and confidence, and ultimately patient safety.
12. Integrating the 6Cs of nursing into mentorship practice
Nursing Standard (2014+); London29.50 (Aug 12, 2015): 49-58.
Abstract: Nurses and midwives are asked to demonstrate the 6Cs (care, compassion, competence, communication, courage and commitment) of nursing in 'everything we do'. This article aims to provide guidance to mentors on how to integrate the 6Cs into their mentorship practice, when mentoring pre-registration nursing and midwifery students.
13. Mentoring: Some cautionary notes for the nursing profession
Green, Janet; Jackson, Debra.
Contemporary Nurse : a Journal for the Australian Nursing Profession; Maleny47.1/2 (Apr-Jun 2014): 79-87.
Abstract: Mentoring has been embraced in nursing as a way of socialising new nurses into the profession, growing and developing nursing talent, and more recently as a way to retain experienced nurses with the current nursing shortage. This paper will explore the negative aspects associated with mentoring and mentoring relationships and provide some cautionary notes for nursing.
14. Mentorship in Nursing: An Interview with Connie Vance
Nickitas, Donna M.
Nursing Economics; Pitman32.2 (Mar/Apr 2014): 65-69.
Abstract: Was this something that we didn't do in our profession, or were we mentoring each other, but not using the word? Since mentoring seemed so essential for developing people for high-level leadership positions in every field, I decided to incorporate a section on mentoring in a leadership study.
Journal table of Contents
Singapore Nursing Journal, Vol. 43, No.3, September – December 2016
15A. Editorial: Social media and its impact on patient care
15B. The impact of international models and local policy on self-managed care for people with long term conditions in Singapore
15C. Improving breakthrough pain assessment in a residential hospice
15D. Appropriate staffing in critical units: A review of the literature
15E. Cochrane Review Summary: Interprofessional education: Effects on professional practice and healthcare outcomes
Conferences & Workshops
16. Neurodegenerative Disorders and Palliative Care Masterclass
The sessions will cover diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Lewy Body Dementia; Cerebrovascular and Stroke; Huntington’s; Parkinson’s and Motor Neurone Disease and has been designed for clinical health professionals working with palliative patients and family and whanau.”
Date: Thursday 29 June
Speakers: Dr Janet Turnbull, Consultant Geriatrician, Kenepuru Hospital & Mary Potter Hospice
Time: 8.30 am – 4.30pm
Venue: Mary Potter Hospice, 48 Mein Street, Wellington
17. Paheko, Working with Māori Patients and Whānau Masterclass
“This workshop draws on the experience of those working in the health sector with Māori. We will explore the complexities and uniqueness of Māori and the experiences of those working with a bi-cultural lens.
Date: Thursday 15 June
Speakers: Vanessa Eldridge – Day Services Manager, Mary Potter Hospice
Time: 8.30am – 4.30pm
Venue: Te Whare Marie Marae, Kenepuru Hospital
18. Maori Public Health Symposium 2017
Māori Public Health: Business - Innovation – Health - creative conversation about the solutions we design in public health, embracing business, Māori development and new ways of funding to have more freedom in defining the future of Māori public health
Date: 19 Jun 2017 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Venue: Waipuna Conference Centre, Mount Wellington, Auckland
News – National
19. Are screens affecting our brains?
NZ Herald - Tuesday May 9, 2017
University of Auckland lecturer suggests how to lessen technology dependency before health suffers.
20. Morgue claims: 'Our people experience bullying', Auckland DHB acknowledges
12:37 PM Wednesday May 17, 2017
The chief executive of the Auckland District Health Board appears to have acknowledged workplace bullying at the city's morgue. Ailsa Claire wrote to staff last night after a Herald on Sunday investigation into claims of bullying at the Auckland City Hospital mortuary.
News – International
21. Australians are consuming double the recommended salt intake, study finds
Sydney Morning Herald - May 17 2017
Australians are consuming 60 per cent more salt than what was previously thought, a new study has found.
22. Walking is medicine? It helped high-risk seniors stay mobile
Lauran Neergaard, The Associated Press 09.27.2016
WASHINGTON — It’s not too late to get moving: Simple physical activity — mostly walking — helped high-risk seniors stay mobile after disability-inducing ailments even if, at 70 and beyond, they’d long been couch potatoes.