PERIOP 2019  • 17–19 October 2019 • Hamilton

Teena

Teena Robinson

Biography

NZRN Comp, MN, FCNA (NZ), NP

Teena has been a leader and innovator in Perioperative nursing for over 30 years, successfully attaining Nurse Practitioner status in 2007. She currently works at Southern Cross Hospital across the surgical continuum. Teena is a past President of the New Zealand Orthopaedic Nurses Association, a fellow of the College of Nurses Aotearoa and a member of the Perioperative College of Nurses. Her substantial clinical experience and national credibility led to her appointment to the inaugural Perioperative Mortality Review Committee (POMRC), an independent mortality review committee that advises the Health Quality & Safety Commission on how to reduce the number of perioperative deaths in New Zealand. From these experiences she has developed a passion for pre-admission assessment as a means to improve patient satisfaction and safety through a systematic approach to assessment that identifies, quantifies and appropriately manages peri-operative risk

Presentation Topic

Preadmission Assessment and the five “Ps”: Process, Problems, Power, Prophecy, Protocols

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Rob McHawk

Biography Rob is a Registered Nurse with significant experience in the perioperative setting, predominately in PACU.  With a key interest in perioperative clinical practice, management, quality and research Rob is...

Alex Dowds

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Ula Heywood

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Owen Ashwell

Biography Owen is the Senior Specialist Advisor for the Perioperative Mortality Review Committee and works part-time on the Safe Surgery NZ programme. Previously he has worked as a registered nurse,...

Teena Robinson

Biography NZRN Comp, MN, FCNA (NZ), NP Teena has been a leader and innovator in Perioperative nursing for over 30 years, successfully attaining Nurse Practitioner status in 2007. She currently...

Fiona Unac

Biography Ms Fiona Unac is a nurse practitioner at Hawke's Bay District Health Board working across radiology and vascular services. She has a special interest in innovative models of care...

Jacque Roberts

Biography Jacque Roberts Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Registered Nurse First Surgical Assistant (RNFSA) for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery at Waikato Hospital. I began training for RNFSA in 2010, after working in surgical...