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National Award for NorthTec Nursing Student

National Award for NorthTec Nursing Student


NorthTec Nursing student Mihireweti Ambler, has won a national gold award for her academic exemplar at the recent Maori student nurses’ hui at An academic exemplar is an example of academic work applied to a professional context, and each year at the hui, selected students from different regions make their presentations to a panel of judges and the hui participants. This year Mihireweti was one of five contestants.

Mihireweti – “I spoke about a clinical paediatric incident where there wasn’t adequate sedation or analgesia, then broadened my focus to look at health literacy in Maori and pain management for children.”

Mihireweti’s gold award means this is the third consecutive year of awards to NorthTec Maori student nurses for academic exemplar presentations.

NorthTec Nursing tutor, Christine Sapwell, says the win demonstrates the consistent quality of the students and the dedication to their training.

“Mihireweti’s presentation was outstanding. She reflected on how nurses manage in the given situation and how they can be a good advocate for the patient and their whanau. Her exemplar was professional, focused on the NorthTec is the Tai Tokerau (Northland) region's largest provider of tertiary education, with campuses and learning centres in Whangarei, Kerikeri, Rāwene, Kaikohe and Kaitaia. NorthTec also has over 60 community-based delivery points from Coatesville in rural Rodney to Ngataki in the Far North.

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