Articles – Mentoring
- A mentoring programme to meet newly graduated nurses’ needs and give senior nurses a new career opportunity: A multiple-case study
- Nurturing Novice Faculty: Successful Mentorship of Nurse Practitioners
- PEPA Mentoring
- Mentorship of Nursing Students in the Time of COVID-19: Creating Caring Relationships in the Cyberspace World
- Systematic literature review of the effects of clinical mentoring on new graduate registered nurses’ clinical performance, job satisfaction and job retention
Articles – Spiritual Care
- From chaplaincy to spiritual care: Turning points for an emerging health profession
- Practical spiritual care advice
- Understanding the outcomes of spiritual care as experienced by patients.
- What organizational and business models underlie the provision of spiritual care in healthcare organizations? An initial description and analysis.
- The Dynamics of Spiritual Care Among Swedish Hospital Chaplains: Approaching the Future in the Present.
- How Do Healthcare Chaplaincy Spiritual Care Interventions Support Adults’ Mental Health by Integrating Health and Social Care? A Review of Primary Research Studies Published in English 2010-2019.
- Spiritual Care in Southeast Asia: A Systematic Review of the Evidence for Spiritual Care Models, Interventions, and Outcomes.
Articles – Ethics
- Using Everyday Ethics to Address Bias and Racism in Clinical Care
- Our ethics team and Therapy Today readers consider this month's dilemma: Should a supervisee be challenged for not being honest?
- Solidarity in Pandemics, Mandatory Vaccination, and Public Health Ethics.
- Working While Ill During COVID-19: Ethics, Guilt, and Moral Community
- Ethics in Telehealth: Your Skills Toolkit
- Ethics in the ICU: Negotiating Requests for Inappropriate Treatments
- 2022 Emergency Care Conference
- Advanced Social Media Marketing
- UK patient had Covid-19 for 505 days straight, study shows
- Why do some people not catch COVID-19, despite exposure? Scientists are trying to solve the puzzle
Articles – Mentoring
1. A mentoring programme to meet newly graduated nurses’ needs and give senior nurses a new career opportunity: A multiple-case study
Jangland, Eva., Gunningberg, Lena & Nyholm, Lena.
Nurse Education in Practice. (2021, Nov) Vol. 57. doi:10.1016/j.nepr.2021.103233
To evaluate the implementation of a multifaceted mentoring programme in a large university hospital and describe its value from the perspectives of newly graduated nurses, experienced nurses and the hospital organisation.
2. Nurturing Novice Faculty: Successful Mentorship of Nurse Practitioners
The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. (2021, Nov). 17(10), 1271-1275. doi:10.1016/j.nurpra.2021.07.015
The Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions established a multifaceted approach to mentorship that aids in the transition from clinical practice to academia. This article describes the best practices of a multifaceted mentorship program that uniquely supports novice NP faculty and is based on the National League for Nursing Core Competencies for Academic Nurse Educators.
3. PEPA Mentoring
Yates, Patsy & Ash, Kylie
Australian Nursing & Midwifery Journal. (2022, Apr-Jun). 27(7), 36-36
The article focuses on Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach (PEPA) mentoring. Topics discussed include sharing of palliative care knowledge with PEPA placement participants, benefits of mentorship, and mentorship as a key component of professional development. The expansion of mentoring education offerings of PEPA is mentioned.
4. Mentorship of Nursing Students in the Time of COVID-19: Creating Caring Relationships in the Cyberspace World
Jenkins, Alison S., Packard, Mary T. & Wood, Charlotte M.
Maryland Nurse. (2021, Oct-Dec 2021). 23(1), 21-22
The dynamics of the mentor-mentee relationship is integral in the trajectory of the professional success of the nursing student. The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the face-to-face education environment. As a result, the world has had to transform its current way of life to adjust to the cyberspace world. Because of this disturbance in face-to-face delivery by nurse educators and access by students, there is a need for mentorship in nursing, now, more than ever before.
5. Systematic literature review of the effects of clinical mentoring on new graduate registered nurses' clinical performance, job satisfaction and job retention
Jo-Anne Marie Vidal & Richard Olley
Asia Pacific Journal of Health Management. (01 December 2021). 16(4), 70-82.
The purpose of this systematic literature review is to appraise contemporary research literature examining the effects of mentoring on graduate registered nurses' transition to practice objectively and systematically. These areas, specifically examined, are competence, job satisfaction, and retention.
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Articles – Spiritual Care
6. From chaplaincy to spiritual care: Turning points for an emerging health profession
Asia Pacific Journal of Health Management. (01 December 2021). 16(4), 54-61
National standards in Australia acknowledge the significance of spiritual care in the provision of holistic care, understanding that peoples' beliefs and values impact their experience and health outcomes. This study aimed to further understanding of the key influences and mechanisms for change to ensure safe and high-quality spiritual care provision in Australia by a qualified and credentialed workforce.
7. Practical spiritual care advice
Australian Ageing Agenda. (01 August 2019), p52
When working through a spiritual lens, personal care workers can make a big difference to the lives of residents and also their own wellbeing.
8. Understanding the outcomes of spiritual care as experienced by patients.
Tan, H., Rumbold, B., Gardner, F., Snowden, A., Glenister, D., Forest, A., Bossie, C. & Wyles, L.
Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy (Apr-Jun 2022). 28(2), 147-161.
In moving toward professionalising spiritual care in the healthcare system, as an equal partner in whole person care, it has become increasingly important to develop an evidence base for spiritual care interventions, their value and longer-term outcomes for those receiving this care. This study utilised hard copy questionnaires across five Australian general hospitals to investigate patient reported outcomes of in-patient spiritual care.
9. What organizational and business models underlie the provision of spiritual care in healthcare organizations? An initial description and analysis.
Antoine, A., Fitchett, G., Marin, D., Sharma, V., Garman, A., Haythorn, T., White, K., Greene, A. & Cadge, W.
Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy, Apr-Jun2022; 28(2): 272-284.
Two-thirds of American hospitals have chaplains. This article explores the organizational and business models that underlie how chaplains are integrated into hospitals.
10. The Dynamics of Spiritual Care Among Swedish Hospital Chaplains: Approaching the Future in the Present.
Grimell, J. & Bradby, H.
Health & Social Care Chaplaincy (2022). 10(1), 9-26.
This article presents a pilot study on pastors and deacons serving as hospital chaplains who provide spiritual care within a large urban hospital in Sweden.
11. How Do Healthcare Chaplaincy Spiritual Care Interventions Support Adults' Mental Health by Integrating Health and Social Care? A Review of Primary Research Studies Published in English 2010-2019.
Skinner, M., Mason, S. & Cockling, Neil
Health & Social Care Chaplaincy (2022). 10(1), 27-49.
There is an international movement towards integrated care. This systematized literature review studied healthcare chaplaincy spiritual care interventions that support adult mental health by integrating health and social care.
12. Spiritual Care in Southeast Asia: A Systematic Review of the Evidence for Spiritual Care Models, Interventions, and Outcomes.
Abusafia, Ali H., Mamat, Zakira., Rasudin, Nur Syahmina., Bakar, Mujahid., Ismail, Rohani., Taleb, Ola K.
International Medical Journal (2021, Oct). 28(5), 547-551.
The pandemic of COVID-19 has expanded the importance of spiritual care to the patients suffering and dying from this virus, as well as to their families and communities. This study aims to systematically review the status of spiritual care among nurses and patients in Southeast Asia.
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Articles – Ethics
13. Using Everyday Ethics to Address Bias and Racism in Clinical Care
Kalevor, Shika., Uveges, Melissa Kurtz. & Meyer, Elaine C.
AACN Advanced Critical Care (Spring 2022). 33(1), 111-118.
The unfortunate reality is that bias exists in health care. Although bias can take many forms, ranging from explicit racial bias to various cognitive biases, one type, implicit bias, refers to unconscious attitudes or stereotypes that affect our understanding, actions, or decisions. The brain makes quick judgments based on these implicit biases, resulting in behaviors that may discriminate against or penalize the group.
14. Our ethics team and Therapy Today readers consider this month’s dilemma: Should a supervisee be challenged for not being honest?
Therapy Today (2022, Mar). 33(2), 50-53.
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of being experienced supervisor, and suspect that one of my supervisees is not being totally honest in supervision, and they never admit to making ‘mistakes', or even any weaknesses or possible areas for development.
15. Solidarity in Pandemics, Mandatory Vaccination, and Public Health Ethics.
American Journal of Public Health. (2022, Feb). 112(2), 255-261.
Mandatory vaccination has been a highly disputed policy for tackling infectious diseases. Here I argue that a universal mandatory vaccination policy for the general public against the COVID-19 pandemic is ethically preferable when grounded in the concept of solidarity, which is defined by Barbara Prainsack and Alena Buyx as an enacted commitment to a relevant respect recognized by a group of individuals with equal moral status.
16. Working While Ill During COVID-19: Ethics, Guilt, and Moral Community
Nelson, Katie E. & Rushton, Cynda Hylton
AACN Advanced Critical Care (2021, Fall). 32(3), 356-361.
The age-old question of whether nurses ought to work while ill has intensified as the prevalence of COVID-19 has rapidly threatened capacity of health care systems to respond to the volumes of patients requiring treatment. Guidance from health experts typically recommends nurses not come to work when they are experiencing symptoms of illness. Does, or should, this guidance change in the midst of a pandemic when there are legitimate constraints on resources, including staff?
17. Ethics in Telehealth: Your Skills Toolkit
AAACN Viewpoint (2021, Jul/Aug). 43(4), 1-9.
Although ethical dilemmas occur daily in practice settings, focus on ethical issues in the telehealth arena have been notably scarce. This omission leaves ambulatory care nurses without tools to recognize – much less address – an ethical problem.
18. Ethics in the ICU: Negotiating Requests for Inappropriate Treatments
AHC MEDIA Critical Care Alert, June 2021. 29(3), 1-5.
When requests for potentially inappropriate treatments occur, the initial steps include increasing communication and improving mutual understanding to find a path that is appropriate while honoring the goals and concerns expressed by patients and their families.
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19. 2022 Emergency Care Conference
Topics presented relate to the latest practices in emergency care and is most relevant to those working in pre-hospital and acute care settings
Date: July 25th - 29th 2022
Venue: QT Queenstown, 30 Brunswick Street, Queenstown, Otago 9300
20. Advanced Social Media Marketing
Dive deeper into the social platforms that everyone is familiar with to find the hidden tools to get the most out of your social media presence and learn how to integrate it into your wider marketing strategy
Presenter: Oli Garside
Date: 30 Aug 2022
Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
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21. UK patient had Covid-19 for 505 days straight, study shows
Source: Associated Press
A UK patient with a severely weakened immune system had Covid-19 for almost a year and a half, scientists reported, underscoring the importance of protecting vulnerable people from the coronavirus
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22. Why do some people not catch COVID-19, despite exposure? Scientists are trying to solve the puzzle
By health reporter Olivia Willis
ABC Health & Wellbeing, 4 April 2022
When Vanessa Bryant recently managed to dodge COVID-19 despite the rest of her young family getting infected, she felt fortunate — but not entirely surprised. "As an immunologist, I know there's a bit of luck to it," said Dr Bryant, who leads the Immunogenetics Research Laboratory at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research in Melbourne.
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