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Issue 3 - 12 April 2021

Check it out - Kai Tiaki is now online 

Articles: Collegian, April 2021

  1. Nurse perspectives of nurse-sensitive indicators for positive patient outcomes: A Delphi study
  2. Nursing presence during death: An end-of-life simulation created by students and faculty
  3. To transfer or not to transfer: Aged care nurses’; decision-making in transferring residents to the emergency department
  4. Reflections on implementing an evidence-based educational intervention in residential aged care
  5. Managing workplace change: Intergenerational perspectives from Victorian public hospital nurses

Articles: Journal for Nurse Practitioners, March 2021

  1. Telehealth Billing for Nurse Practitioners During COVID-19: Policy Updates
  2. Is Telehealth Here to Stay?
  3. The Utility of CardioMEMS, a Wireless Hemodynamic Monitoring System in Reducing Heart Failure Related Hospital Readmissions
  4. Connecting Kids to Care: Developing a School-Based Telehealth Program

Table of contents:

  1. American Journal of Nursing, February 2021

Events:

  1. Sustainable Healthcare and Climate Health Aotearoa Conference 2021
  2. National Trauma Symposium 2021

National news:

  1. Coronavirus: Ingredient in Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine behind allergic reactions discovered

International news:

  1. AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine: How common are blood clots and should I be worried
  2. Some Covid-19 long haulers say vaccines may be relieving their symptoms. Researchers are looking into it

Articles – Collegian, April 2021

1. Nurse perspectives of nurse-sensitive indicators for positive patient outcomes: A Delphi study  

Maree Steel., Philippa Seaton et al.

Collegian, 2021-04-01, 28(2), 145-156

Recent literature relating specifically to nurse-sensitive indicators has leaned towards an emphasis upon negative outcomes, such as ‘missed care’, ‘delayed care’, ‘failure to rescue’ or a reduction in adverse events rather than focus on nursing activities that lead to positive outcomes. In addition, little is known about nurse perspectives of nurse-sensitive indicators for positive patient outcomes.

2. Nursing presence during death: An end-of-life simulation created by students and faculty

Roberts, Benjamin., Cotter, Valerie T. et al.

Collegian, 2021-04-01, 28(2), 157-161 

Nursing curricula often lack end-of-life (EOL) care training, particularly regarding the nursing skill of “being present.” Collaboration between students and faculty in curriculum design is rare but may effectively help fill the curriculum gaps in EOL care.

3. To transfer or not to transfer: Aged care nurses’ decision-making in transferring residents to the emergency department

Apil Gurung., Marguerite Claire Sendall & Alan Barnard

Collegian, 2021-04-01, 28(2), 162-170

Nurses are key decision makers in residential aged care facilities and play a significant role in the transfer of residents from residential aged care facilities to emergency departments. There is scant literature about the role of nurses in the transfer decision-making process.

4. Reflections on implementing an evidence-based educational intervention in residential aged care

O’Connell, Beverly., Ostaszkiewicz, Joan & Ockerby, Cherene

Collegian, 2021-04-01, 28(2), 171-177 

This paper reports the implementation of a specifically designed educational intervention, the Tri-focal Education Program (TEP).

5. Managing workplace change: Intergenerational perspectives from Victorian public hospital nurses

Jennifer White., Graham Hepworth et al.

Collegian, 2021-04-01, 28(2), 178-183

It is important to understand nurse experiences and develop strategies to retaining older nurses in the workforce. What are the experiences of change management, career intentions, learning and development, and wellbeing across different generations of Victorian public health nurses?

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Articles – Journal for Nurse Practitioners, March 2021

6. Telehealth Billing for Nurse Practitioners During COVID-19: Policy Updates

Snyder, Elizabeth Faye & Kerns, Lisa.

Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 2021-03-01, 17(3), 258-263 

Telehealth is a growing valuable strategy to assist patients accessing needed care when unable to get to a health care setting for one of several reasons. During the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic of 2020, many health care practices were forced to implement telehealth services to meet patient and practice needs.

7. Is Telehealth Here to Stay?

Gardenier, Donald., Ballard-Hernandez, Jennifer & O'Donnell, Margaret

Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 2021-03-01, 17(3), 265-266

Pandemic-related mandates to socially distance have pushed telehealth into new sectors of the health care sphere, and most of us have now had telehealth experience, both as providers and maybe also as patients. Will, as the saying goes, the necessity of the pandemic become the mother of invention?

8. The Utility of CardioMEMS, a Wireless Hemodynamic Monitoring System in Reducing Heart Failure Related Hospital Readmissions

Joshi, Rosha & Nair, Ajith

Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 2021-03-01, 17(3), 267-272 

The purpose of this article is to inform nurse practitioners and other healthcare professionals regarding the utilization of CardioMEMs, a wireless pulmonary artery pressure monitoring device, in reducing heart failure-related hospital readmission rates. This article will briefly explain how CardioMEMs also helps to reduce the risk of Covid-19 in patients with heart failure.

9. Connecting Kids to Care: Developing a School-Based Telehealth Program

Garber, Kelli., Wells, Elana et al.

Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 2021-03-01, 17(3), 273-278 

Using a structured framework for program development is essential to successful implementation when connecting school-age children to care through a school-based telehealth program. The Telehealth Service Implementation Model provides a robust structure with requisite components to develop and implement a successful school-based telehealth program.

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Table of Contents

10. American Journal of Nursing, February 2021

10A. Editorial: Building Trust [ Nurses can help change the course of the COVID-19 pandemic]

10B. Viewpoint: Lives come apart: The burden of severe mental illness [A nurse who grew up in the shadow of her mother’s schizophrenia calls for societal acceptance and support]

10C. News: Many services are missing from the Postpartum visits; New findings on the pathophysiology of severe COVID-19 infections

10D. News: RN salaries hold steady - LPNs gain; Study ties youth suicide spike in Missouri to lax gun regulation; Cyberattacks cripple dozens of U.S. hospitals

10E. AJN Reports: Marijuana and nurses – Career risks remain

10F. The politics of health care: What can we expect from the Biden administration?

10G. Use of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines to prevent acute otitis media in children

10H. Concussions at school: The experiences and knowledge of school nurses

10I. Poem: Awakening

10J. Communication challenges in high-containment clinical environments [How one unit surmounted the physical barriers designed to protect staff from highly contagious pathogens]

10K. Pressure injury prevention in patients with prolonged ED stays prior to admission

10L. Beyond screening: Health systems invest in social determinants of health

10M. The gruelling process of emancipation [Black Americans’ fight for health care remains highly relevant]

10N. Using a mechanical lift at home

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Events

11. Sustainable Healthcare and Climate Health Aotearoa Conference 2021

Ensuring the health sector in New Zealand creates an equitable pathway to carbon neutrality by 2025 in line with the new public sector target recently announced by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

Dates: Tuesday, 22 Jun 2021 9:00am to Wednesday, 23 Jun 2021 5:00pm

Venue: University of Otago, Wellington, 23A Mein Street, Wellington 6021

12. National Trauma Symposium 2021

“Towards Excellence”

Date: Thursday 1st July 2021

Venue: Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington,

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National news

13. Coronavirus: Ingredient in Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine behind allergic reactions discovered

Newshub – 8 April 2021

A study in March suggested anaphylaxis was far more common with mRNA vaccines - like those made by Pfizer and US company Moderna - than those based on older technology, but still nowhere near as dangerous as COVID-19 itself. Now scientists think they've worked out what's causing it - polyethylene glycol, or PEG.

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International news

14. AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine: How common are blood clots and should I be worried

CNN – 8 April 2021

Following weeks of speculation about whether Oxford-AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine might be connected to dozens of cases of blood clots reported in the region, European drug regulators have now announced that there is a possible link.

15. Some Covid-19 long haulers say vaccines may be relieving their symptoms. Researchers are looking into it

CNN – 8 April 2021

Jessamyn Smyth hopes that two shots in the arm may be what finally delivers her from a year in which the lasting effects of Covid-19 wreaked chaos in her life.

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