Australasian Triage Scale - Mental Health Assessment. Based on the joint New Zealand and Australian Resuscitation Council guideline for the management of a patient with a serious mental health disorder presenting at ED / A&E. However, the guideline could be used in other settings to help identify serious symptoms / behaviours that may need medical intervention.
This is an introdcution to aggression and violence in the workplace for health workers in New Zealand. This short course outlines: the main legislation, policy and guidelines; factors that contribute to aggression and violence in the workplace; assessment of danger; and verbal, non-verbal and physical strategies for dealing with aggressive people
The Hub aims to bring student nurses across the world together to share their concerns and experiences and to make new friends. The Hub will also provide access to a range of useful learning resources, examples of best practice and stimulate discussion around the preparation of nurses to meet the changing needs of health service
As an educator I am constantly being challenged to develop learning materials that engage the learner. The resources below use technology / software that is already available and FREE.
This is a simple summary of the key elements that can be used to determine where an individual or organisation sits on a continuum of culturally safe or unsafe practice. Based on a paper by Terry Cross.
This short video is based on the joint New Zealand and Australian Resuscitation Council guideline. The ATS aims to provide a timely assessment of all people who present to the ED on the basis of clinical criteria.