Have your say on single-use plastic shopping bags
Kōrerohia te pēke hoko kirihou whakamahinga Kotahi
Scientists estimate that there is over 150 million tonnes of plastic in the world’s oceans today. If nothing changes, plastic in our oceans could weigh more than the fish that live in them by 2050.
Available for issue for 4 weeks to current NZNO members. Please provide your address so the books can be couriered to you.
1. The Nurse’s Social Media Advantage: How making connections and sharing ideas can enhance your nursing practice
Social media has reached into every profession - and nursing is no exception. Almost daily, new research and publishing methods emerge. This fast-paced, ever-changing way of disseminating information will continue to evolve, whether nurses participate or not
2. What Patients Teach: The Everyday Ethics of Health Care
Larry R. Churchill., Joseph B. Fanning & David Schenck
This book answers two basic questions:
- As patients see it, what things allow relationships with healthcare providers to become therapeutic?
- What can this teach us about healthcare ethics?
The authors also present a revised code of ethics for health, as well as the implications for medical and health professions education
3. From silence to voice: What nurses know and must communicate to the public [third edition]
Bernice Buresh & Suzanne Gordon
The comprehensively revised and updated third edition of this book will help nurses construct messages using a range of traditional and new social media that accurately describe the true nature of their work.
Articles – Too Much Sitting and Health Risks
4. Too Much Sitting A Newly Recognized Health Risk
Eanes, Linda, EdD, MSN
AJN The American Journal of Nursing: September 2018, 118(9), 26–34
Abstract: While moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) has been widely accepted as a major factor in promoting optimal health, emerging research specific to sedentary behavior suggests that MVPA alone may not be enough. This integrative literature review examines the evidence on sedentary behavior as an independent health risk for cardiometabolic health conditions, certain cancers, and all-cause mortality
5. Sitting ducks face chronic disease: An analysis of newspaper coverage of sedentary behaviour as a health issue in Australia 2000-2012
Chau, Josephine Y; Bonfiglioli, Catriona; Zhong, Amy; Pedisic, Zeljko; Daley, Michelle; McGill, Bronwyn & Bauman, Adrian
Health Promotion Journal of Australia: Official Journal of Australian Association of Health Promotion Professionals, 28(2), Aug 2017: 139-143
Abstract: This study examines how sedentary behaviour (too much sitting) was covered as a health issue by Australian newspapers and how physical activity was framed within this newspaper coverage.
6. Impact of increasing social media use on sitting time and body mass index
Alley, Stephanie; Wellens, Pauline; Schoeppe, Stephanie; de Vries, Hein; Rebar, Amanda L; Short, Camille E; Duncan, Mitch J & Vandelanotte, Corneel
Health Promotion Journal of Australia: Official Journal of Australian Association of Health Promotion Professionals, 28(2), Aug 2017: 91-95
Abstract: Sedentary behaviours, in particular sitting, increases the risk of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity and poorer mental health status. In Australia, 70% of adults sit for more than 8 h per day. The use of social media applications (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) is on the rise; however, no studies have explored the association of social media use with sitting time and body mass index (BMI).
AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous People, June 2018
7. Pacific university graduates in New Zealand: what helps and hinders completion
Reremoana Theodore, Mele Taumoepeau, Karen Tustin, Megan Gollop, Charlotte Unasa, Jesse Kokaua, Nicola Taylor, Sandhya Ramrakha, Jackie Hunter & Richie Poulton.
AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous People, June 2018, 14(2),
Abstract: Increasing the numbers of Pacific Island students who graduate from New Zealand universities is important for the students’ futures, their families, communities and society in general. In this study, Pacific graduates (N = 365) who are participants in the Graduate Longitudinal Study New Zealand were asked to describe what factors helped or hindered their qualification completion.
8. Māori women leading local sustainable food systems
Karyn Stein, Miranda Mirosa, Lynette Carter
AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous People, June 2018, 14(2),
Abstract: The article explores how Māori women in Aotearoa (New Zealand) are defining their own food system and the values of the women at the heart of their community food initiatives. The case studies exemplify how Māori women are leading the way within their own whānau (families) and communities, promoting local solutions to global food issues, solutions based on their own knowledge and Māori cultural values.
AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous People, Mar 2018
9. Kaupapa Kōrero: a Māori cultural approach to narrative inquiry
Felicity Ware, Mary Breheny, Margaret Forster
AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous People, March 2018, 14(1), 45–53
Abstract: This article builds on Māori approaches for narrative based inquiry with a particular focus on Māori principles (kaupapa), a Māori concept of narrative (kōrero) and analysis (whakapapa). These concepts ensure that the way the stories are shared, presented and understood aligns with Māori cultural preferences.
10. A consultation journey: developing a Kaupapa Māori research methodology to explore Māori whānau experiences of harm and loss around birth
AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous People, March 2018, 14(1), 54–62
Abstract: This article describes my journey to develop a Kaupapa Māori methodology appropriate for exploring whānau (families) experiences following the harm or loss of their infant around birth. Guidance from key informants was sought and a Kaupapa Māori methodology was then developed based on their wisdom, expertise, and experience.
11. Pasifika Youth Empowerment Programme: a potential public health approach in tackling obesity-health related issues
Ridvan Tupai-Firestone , Anna Matheson, Danielle Prapavessis, Mischa Hamara, Keawe‘aimoku Kaholokula, Hana Tuisano1, Gertrude Tevita, Jeremy Henderson, Max Schleser & Lis Ellison-Loschmann
AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous People, March 2018, 14(1), 63-72
Abstract: This article describes the Pasifika Youth Empowerment Programme (YEP) methodology, to understand how to address obesity-related issues for Pasifika youth. At the completion of the YEP, the participants identified three causes of obesity relevant to Pasifika youth and developed preventative action plans targeting these causes: (a) poor diet, (b) lack of education, and (c) lack of physical activity.
Journal - Table of Contents
From Registered Nurse Journal, May/June 2018, Volume 30, No. 3
12A. Editor’s note: Bravery behind every story
12B. President’s view: My pledge-to support, serve and advocate [Angela Cooper Brathwaite]
12C. Members propel RNAO forward as a social movement
12D. Nursing Notes: PPE council member gets key to city of Toronto; RNAO leaders send letter of thanks; Saskatchewan nurses produce documentary about AIDS
12E. Nursing in the News: Nurse to the rescue; Connecting families, creating supportive communities; Sudbury nurse helps refugees; Good mental health, pre- and post-partum; PC representative missing from AGM line-up; Beating cancer; Nurses fail on physical activity guidelines
12F. Nursing Week 2018 [Nurses across the province celebrate the profession with activities in and around their own communities and workplaces]
12G. Far from home: Person experience leads RN on path to help families cope with addiction
12H. Powering nursing to advance health
12I. Designates celebrate milestone
12J. And the award goes to… [RNAO’s annual Recognition Awards]
12K. The look of change [How Registered Nurse Journal has changed over the decades]
12L. Ticking Lyme bomb [Increased awareness of Lyme disease among health professionals will help alleviate some of the suffering associated with the illness]
12M. Ontario’s new chief nurse [Michelle Acorn]
12N. Policy at work: Ontario needs more RNs; Action and advocacy in the lead-up to the provincial election
12O. What nursing means to me…
13. The Medical and Elder Law 2018 Conference
Date: 26 - 27 Nov 2018
Venue: Novotel Ellerslie, Auckland
More information: https://www.conferenz.co.nz/events/medical-and-elder-law-2018/agenda
News - National
14. New trial to study effects of micro-dosing LSD
Newshub – 4 September 2018
A new trial studying the effects of micro-dosing with psychedelics begins this week. Micro-dosing involves taking around a tenth of a recreational amount, such as 10 to 20 micrograms of LSD, to improve psychological wellbeing and cognitive function. At this low intake level, the psychedelic effects of these drugs cannot be perceived.
15. Idyllic mask of rural NZ hides underbelly of profound isolation
Stuff - Sep 04 2018
The experience of living rurally can be paradoxical. While it's geographically isolating, often long-term residents in the countryside feel a deeper sense of connection to their community than those living in big towns and cities.
16. Suffrage Petition
This month marks 125 years since 32,000 women in New Zealand signed the petition requesting that the franchise be conferred on women. Thanks to the 1993 volunteer work of the Society of Genealogists that formed the basis the online petition of 24,000 names on the NZ History site, you can easily check if your relative/s signed the petition. This database is a digitised version of the main suffrage petition submitted to Parliament in 1893. The name and address fields represent what appeared on the original sheets. The Suburb/Town and City/Region fields have been added to provide consistent information about the signatories’ location.
News – International
17. Do you drink more than an average Australian?
The Age – 5 September 2018
Compared to today, people in 1970s Australia drank so much beer it’s hard to envisage how anything got done. We drink around 72 per cent as much as alcohol per person as we did back then, but only 40 per cent as much beer.