Kay Syminton

Kay Syminton

​Senior Academic Staff Member

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Phone
07 834 8800 extension 8425
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Awards

Qualifications

  • Master of Nursing, University of Southern Queensland, 2015.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science (with Merit), University of Auckland, 2010.
  • Certificate in Adult Tertiary Education, Wintec, 2007.
  • Bachelor of Nursing, Wintec, 2006.
  • Advanced Diploma in Nursing, Wintec, 1991.
  • Diploma in Comprehensive Nursing, Wintec, 1988.
  • Registered nurse.

Areas of expertise

  • Chronic care.
  • Professional development.
  • Supervision of students in clinical practice.

Industry experience, affiliations and achievements

Clinical background includes:

  • Adult acute medical and critical care
  • Home health
  • Care of the older persons

Research activity

  • Review of Potter and Perry’s Fundamentals of nursing (5th ed.), 2016.
  • ‘A Kaupapa Māori Nursing stream as a Choice for Māori Tauira (Students)’. Presented at the Australasian Nurse Educators Conference, 2015, with McHaffie, J., and Liddell, J.
  • ‘Simulation Development and Delivery: Towards teaching excellence in Simulation at Wintec’. Poster presented at the Australasian Nurse Educators Conference, 2015.
  • Review of Scientific Abstracts for the Australasian Nurse Educators Conference, 2015.
  • ‘Tihei mauri Ora: A distinctive approach’. Presented at the Australasian Nurse Educators Conference, 2012.
  • Review of Tabbner’s Nursing Care Theory and Practice (6th ed.), 2012.

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