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Jolanda Lemow

Academic Staff Member


  • Master of Arts (with Health Psychology Endorsement) 2009 (Massey University)
  • Certificate in Adult Teaching 2003 (Whitireia New Zealand)
  • Te Tiriti o Waitangi Level 1 2002 (Whitireia New Zealand)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) 1994 (Victoria University of Wellington)
  • Diploma in Comprehensive Nursing (via Bridging Course) 1989 (Wellington Polytechnic)
  • Psychopaedic Nursing Registration 1987 (Kimberly Hospital & Training School)
  • Bachelor of Arts 1984 (Victoria University of Wellington)

Area of Expertise

  • Nursing Education
  • Emergency and Trauma nursing
  • Completed Master’s thesis looking at patients attitudes to analgesics
  • Developed Clinical Simulation Sessions for undergraduate nurses

Industry Experience, Affiliation and Achievements

  • 15 years in Emergency and Trauma nursing
  • 5 years in Orthopaedic nursing 
  • 5 years Psychopaedic nursing
  • 11 years nursing education – teaching in leadership and management; research; cultural safety; professional nursing and practice papers  
  • 5 years coordinating and leading a teaching team
  • Participated in Curriculum Review, Whitireia Community Polytechnic, 2008 & 2011 and implemented new curriculum in 2013. 

Research and Scholarly Activity


  • Co-authored presentation at New Zealand Association of Simulation in Healthcare Conference 2012 on delivering high quality simulation experiences to large groups of Bachelor of Nursing students. 
  • Australasian Nurse Educators Conference (ANEC) 2011 entitled “Students still fishing!”
  • Australasian Nurse Educators Conference (ANEC) 2009 entitled “Teaching students to fish: Reflecting on the introduction of CBL in an undergraduate Bachelor of Nursing programme”.

Published work:

  • Lemow, J. (2004). Measuring the competence of agency nurses. Kai Tiaki: Nursing New Zealand, 10(7), 12-14.
  • Lemow, J. (2004). Continuing competencies: a conversation based on the novel 'Pride and Prejudice' by Jane Austen.   Kai Tiaki: Nursing New Zealand, 10(10), p.13.

Member of Whitireia Journal Editorial Committee from 2008 – 2013