NUPCD02 – Te Whiriwhiri Oranga Maori (The Weaving of Wellbeing)

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Module code
NUPCD02
Module title
Te Whiriwhiri Oranga Maori (The Weaving of Wellbeing)
Prescription
In this module the focus is on critical analysis of traditional Maori notions of health, illness and caring and a comparative analysis with Western nursing knowledge and its construction of practice.
Programmes
  • HL0502
  • NU0010
  • NU0015
NZQA Level
Level 8
NZQA Credits
30
Delivery method
  • Web-Based
Learning hours
Directed hours
100
Self directed hours
200
Total learning hours
300
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this module students will be able to:
1. Examine historical and contemporary Maori paradigms of total wellbeing, illness and caring:
- Develop a comparative analysis between the meanings of tapui, neehi and nurse in explaining the possible synthesis between Western nursing knowledge and Maori notions of wellbeing, illness and caring.
- Develop an analysis of one's practice in identifying and analysing foundations of practice grounded within Maori notions of wellbeing, illness and caring.
- Analyse origins of Maori and Western knowledge from which the notions of wellbeing, illness and caring have emerged.
- Develop a comparative analysis between Maori practices of caring and Western traditions of nursing practice.
- Construct a conceptual framework of nursing practice which reflects Maori notions of wellbeing, illness and caring.
2. Critically analyse nursing practice with health and illness within four generations of a whanau, hapu or iwi within the context of narrative:
- Analyse patterns of wellbeing and illness within four generations of a whanau, hapu or iwi and relate historical events which have influenced the emergence of those intergenerational patterns.
- Develop skills in examining health and social policy as it relates to wellbeing.
- A comparative analysis of intergenerational patterns of illness surfacing within the study with the recovery and renaissance of contemporary Maori society.

3. Critique key Crown documents which respond to evolving patterns of Maori wellbeing:
- Critically analyse the Crown's level of negotiated partnership in planning health care for Maori in relationship to patterns of illness surfaced within the intergenerational studies.
- Construct a nursing policy and a related framework of practice in response to those patterns of Maori illness surfaced in 2 above.
Content
Maori paradigms of wellbeing, illness and caring
- Nga Moteatea
- Waiata
- Te Wheke
- Te Whare Tapa Wha
- Puutake: The Space of Symbiosis
- Te Watea Taupuhipuhi
- Te Tiriti o Waitangi
- Nga Pou Mana
- Hui Maori: Powhiri, Whakawhanaungata, Karakia, Poroporoaki.
Critically analyse Nursing practice with health and illnes within whanau, hapu or iwi within the context of narrative
- Surface patterns of wellbeing and illnes within generations of a whanau, hapu or iwi and relate historical events which have influenced the emergence of those intergenerational patterns
- Develop skill in examination and social policy as it relates to wellbeing.
Intergrational patterns of health and illness : a critical analysis
- Practice nursing models of impact on a whanau, hapu or iwi of the historical processes of conquest and colonisation.
- Provide comparative analysis of intergenerational patterns of illness surfacing within the study with the recovery and renaissance of contemporary Maori society
- Post ...lism
- Post colonialism
- Decolonisation
- Narative
- Relational practice

Integrational patterns of health and illness: a critical analysis
- Analysis of impact on a whanau, hapu or iwi of the historical processes of conquest and colonisation.
Critique of Crown documents relating to the wellbeing of Mori: nursing development response
- Key legislation related to health and social policy.
- The Treaty of Waitangi: analysis in which the principles of the Treaty are positioned
- Health Practitioners Competency Assurance Act 2004.
- Guidelines for cultural safety, the Treaty of Waitangi and Mori Health in Nursing and Midwifery Education and Practice 2002.
- Nurse Practitioners 2002
- Primary Health Care Strategy 2001
- Investing in health: Whakatohura to Oranga Tangatea, 2003
- Report of the Ministerial Taskforce on Nursing, the Potential, 1998.