A podcast by Dr. Rachael Parke. This is the podcast where I talk to critical care nurses, allied healthcare team members, researchers and academics about what has been Critical to their Success.
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Episode 29 – Tom Buckley – What is it like to be a nurse-patient?
In this podcast Tom and I discuss what it is like, as a nurse, to be a patient in the ICU and how this has led him to research this experience. To participate in an online survey to understand the experiences and challenges of caring for a healthcare professional-patient, and the challenges of being a nurse-patient in a hospital setting use this link
Episode 28 - Amy Best - "Humanising the bedspace and the patient" - Seeing the person behind the illness
In this podcast, Amy and I discuss how long term patients needs differ significantly to other ICU patients, the importance of individualising care and ways to provide meaningful education for nursing staff caring for this unique patient cohort in the ICU.
Episode 27 – Elizabeth Scruth – It will be a different world with a different way of doing things.
In this podcast we talk about tele critical care and the e-ICU and her experience of living in the United States during COVID-19.
Episode 26 – Claire Minton – I now have hope and I know I can get better.
In this podcast Claire and I talk about what it’s like to be a long term patient in the intensive care unit and what we as nurses should think about and do. We also hear what it is like to be a relative in the ICU.
Episode 25 – Gemma Aburn Being a Work Family – we’re all in this together.
In this podcast we talk about paediatric oncology and palliative care services in Aotearoa New Zealand and Gemma’s doctoral studies around being a work family, looking at resilience in staff working in children's blood and cancer services in Aotearoa/New Zealand.
If you would like to read some of her work here are the titles of a couple of her papers:
Aburn GE, Hoare K, Gott M. “We are all a family” Staff Experiences of Working in Children’s Blood and Cancer Centers in New Zealand—A Constructivist Grounded Theory. Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing. April 2021.
Aburn GE, Gott M, Hoare K. Experiences of an insider researcher - interviewing your own colleagues. Nurse Res. 2021 Jun 17
Aburn, G., Gott, M. & Hoare, K. (2016) What is resilience? An Integrative Review of the empirical literature. Journal of Advanced Nursing 72( 5), 980– 1000
Episode 24 – Bullying, discrimination and sexual harassment amongst Intensive Care Unit nurses in Australia and New Zealand study.
In this podcast I describe the background, rationale and methods for this study and then talk with some of my co-investigators who will tell you why they are involved in this project and why they see it as important.
If you are an ICU nurse or ex-ICU nurse and live in Australia or New Zealand, please follow this link to access more information and to participate in the study https://auckland.au1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0ifFmVXnrT4Kmiy
If this study has caused you distress or you need further help, please contact any of the following:
Need to Talk? Call or text 1737
Lifeline Aotearoa 0800 543 354 or text message 4357
The Human Rights Commission, New Zealand. For more information or to make a complaint under the Human Rights Act call Infoline on 0800 496 7877 (toll free)
Lifeline Australia 13 11 14 or text message 0477 13 11 14
Beyond Blue 1300 224 636
The Australian Human Rights Commission. General enquiries: 1300 369 711. Hours are 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM AEST
Police or Ambulance Dial 000 in Australia, dial 111 in New Zealand