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36 Cards in this Set

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What is the role of nursing council New Zealand?

Governs the practices of nurses, sets and monitors standards of nurses

What are the principle purposes of the HPCA act?

To protect public health and safety and to ensure the competencies of health practitioners

What are the NZNC four domains of practice "MIPI acronym"

Management of nursing care, interpersonal relationships, professional responsibility, inter-professional health care and quality

Explain management of nursing care?

Includes competencies of client assessments, managing client care, using nursing knowledge

Explain interpersonal relationships

Includes competencies related to interpersonal and therapeutic communication with clients, nurse and professional team

Professional responsibility

Includes competencies relating to professional issues, legal and ethical responsibilities

Inter-professional health care and quality improvement

Includes competencies evaluating the effectiveness of care, promotes a nursing perspective within the inter-professional

Once you have gained your badge what do you need to achieve in practice and professional development

60 days practice or 450 hours in last 3 years

60 hours prof development in last 3 years

Does Nursing Council of NZ have legal authority over nursing students

No, not until they apply to sit state exams

What are the NCNZ code of conduct principles CARJ acronym

Complies with legislated requirements, Acts ethically and maintains standards or practice, respects the rights of patients/clients, justifies public trust and confidence

Professional boundaries what are the 2 roles of nurses

Partners in care, brokers of information

Define professional boundaries

Limits which protect the space between the professionals power and the patients vulnerability

What is disability

Where a group of people create barriers for their way of living and have no consideration for people who have impairments

Name the 10 rights of the Health and Disability services consumer rights "ifrestdisc"

Right to be fully informed, right to freedom of coercion, discrimination, right to be treated with respect, right to effective communication, right to services of an appropriate standard, right in respect of teaching and research, right to dignity and independence, right to making an informed choice and informed consent, right to support, right to complain

What underpins the NZ disability strategy

That we can live in a fully inclusive society

There are 15 objectives in the NZ disability strategy name 4 of them, think of 4 "p"s

Provide the best education for disabled people

Provide opportunities in employment and economic development

Promote participation of disabled Maori

Promote participation of disabled pacific people

Define culture

Refers to the beliefs and practices belonging to any particular group

Define cultural safety in relation to nursing

The nurse has undertaken a process of reflection of his or her own culture and can recognize that his or her own culture can impact on his or her professional practice

Name some cultural safety principles

Knowing self

Respecting difference

Power issues

Regardless or regardful

Who says care has been appropriate

Name some characteristics of Quantitative research




Large sample



Randomised controlled trials

Statistical analysis

Name some characteristics of qualitative research

Small sample



Thematic analysis

What is quantitative research

A systematic process that is used to gather statistically analyse information that has been measured by an instrument and converted to numerical data

What is qualitative research

Is used to examine subjective human experiences by using non-statistical methods of anaylsis

What is research

Diligent systematic inquiry or investigation to validate or refine existing knowledge and to generate new knowledge

What is evidenced based practice

Integrates clinical expertise and patients values with the best available research evidence

What is evidence based nursing

Clinical decisions are made based on research evidence, clinical expertise and patient preferences

What does evidence based practice mean for the nurse

Nurse can see the results of the nursing care using measurable outcomes, nurse will know they are giving best care possible based on EBN

What does evidence based practice mean for the patient

Better health outcomes, quality care

What are the 3 main areas to get evidence from

Research, patients, colleagues

Define Law

A body of systems of enforceable rules to govern the members of society

What are the 2 main purposes of the bill of rights act 1990

To promote human rights and fundamental freedom

Sections 8,9,10 & 11 relate to security of life what are they: MELT

Medical treatment: everyone has the right to refuse or undergo medical treatment 11

Experimentation: everyone has the right to refuse experimentation 10

Life: No one should be deprived of life 8

Torture: No one should be subjected o tourture or cruel, degrading severe treatment 9

When was the Treaty of Waitangi signed


Who signed the treaty

540 maori chiefs and William Hobson

There are 2 versions of the treaty, which became the official version


What is the main purpose of the privacy act

To promote and protect an indiiduals information