NZNO chief executive Memo Musa has been a keen supporter of the RNAA
framework and postgraduate paper.
This will change in 2015, when perioperative nurses will be able to enrol in an RNAA
nursing paper at AUT (pending AUT board approval).
Knowledge and Skills Framework (K&SF) has been revised and is presented as a Policy Remit at the Perioperative Nurses' College AGM 2015.
paper builds on comprehensive nursing knowledge and meets the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists' PS08 Recommendations on the Assistant for the Anaesthetist.
Promoting the Knowledge & Skills Framework for the Registered Nurse Assistant to the Anaesthetist (RNAA
) and the Auckland University of Technology Certificate of Proficiency RNAA
paper has been a major project this year.
technology has potential for the activation of gene expression with applications in certain genetic diseases and cancer.
She explained why Auckland University of Technology (AUT) would be ideally placed to deliver this paper due to its national standing in both nursing education and anaesthetic technology education and that the RNAA
paper will appeal to Perioperative Nurses wishing to gain a portable nursing qualification through a Nursing Council of New Zealand post graduate programme.
May Have Applications in Many Human Diseases, Including Certain Genetic Disorders and Cancer
Nurses interested in undertaking the RNAA
paper should be discussing mentorship requirements with their Nurse Manager.
Some members of the Education Committee have been involved in the New Zealand wide discussions about the development of the RNAA
role and the introduction of a formal course for RNs wishing to be RNAAs
course provides nurses access to formal nursing education and training in their chosen field, just as many other nursing fields have.
There were 2 rounds of consultation on the Skills & Knowledge Framework for RNAA
, via Survey Monkey.