Kay Syminton

Kay Syminton

​Senior Academic Staff Member
Centre for Health and Social Practice

Phone:

+64 7 834 8800 extension 8425

Email:

kay.syminton@wintec.ac.nz

Physical Address:

D Block, Level 2, City Campus, Tristram St, Hamilton 3240

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.

Industry Experience, Affiliations and Achievements

Clinical background includes:

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

Areas of Expertise and Research

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

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.