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1 International Nurses Week In Collaboration with Franklin Branch of the NZ Nurses Organization Presents Nursing With A Difference “Let each day be your masterpiece” Galatians 6:9

2 2 Nurses and Midwives Celebrating International Nurses Week Celebrate means to commemorate, to observe and to keep. Celebrate means to commemorate, to observe and to keep. What are we celebrating in Nursing today? What are we celebrating in Nursing today?

3 3 NZ Nurses Led the Way Standard Setting - the first country to have Nursing Registration Standard Setting - the first country to have Nursing Registration Professional development - New Zealand Nurses Association. Professional development - New Zealand Nurses Association. Guardian or career of the mind - Kai Tiaki Guardian or career of the mind - Kai Tiaki Spiritual growth - Nurses Christian Union 1924 and Catholic Nurses Guild. Spiritual growth - Nurses Christian Union 1924 and Catholic Nurses Guild. Links – ICN; WHO; NCFI; NCW; ILO; etc Links – ICN; WHO; NCFI; NCW; ILO; etc

4 4 NZRN BADGE 5 pointed Star A star shines with clear brightness 1. HandsExtended to help, comfort and relieve the sick and the suffering. 2. Feet Shall not falter, loiter or linger when journeying to alleviate the suffering of the sick. 3. Knees Shall bow in supplication to the Almighty Creator for guidance and aid to succour and relieve the sick. 4. Breast The safe and sacred repository of confidential knowledge entrusted or divulged during sickness… 5. Head That I will constantly pursue the study of the arts and exercise my knowledge to benefit those suffering and to disseminate such knowledge…

5 5 Significance - NZRN Badge Colours White signifies  Purity, glory and majesty, victory and completion. White signifies  Purity, glory and majesty, victory and completion. Red signifies  Atonement for sinfulness. Abnegation of self in the interests Red signifies  Atonement for sinfulness. Abnegation of self in the interests of charity = love of God for man. of charity = love of God for man. Blue signifies  Royalty and wealth with loyalty and devotion to Blue signifies  Royalty and wealth with loyalty and devotion to the sick. the sick. Gold signifies  Redeemed with faith purified, offering of service with constancy and Gold signifies  Redeemed with faith purified, offering of service with constancy and wisdom. wisdom. The significance of each detail of the NZRN badge reflects the depth of thinking and commitment of our pioneer Nurses in making Nursing in NZ a profession of quality.

6 6 NURSE LEADERS The Nurse leaders from Hester McLean to Shirley Bohm were on the NCF Advisory Board. NCF PRAYER “O God, our heavenly Father, who does love everyone of us, and who is seeking that our lives should be purified and filled with Your Spirit – we pray for all nurses everywhere. Sanctify (set us apart) and bless us today, that we may be faithful in all we think and do and that, touched by Your great love, we may be Your messengers of love to others. Through Jesus Christ our LORD. Amen

7 7 NCF Conference Tauranga 1957 NCF

8 8 Positive Practice Environments: The diversity of faith and value systems The diversity of faith and value systems Ethnic, cultural and learned experiences Ethnic, cultural and learned experiences Central to quality patient care, quality work-places, environments and our ability to reach out to women, children and men Family

9 9 Do we believe in God? God’s word in the Old and the New Testaments is clear “I am with you” says the LORD. “I am with you” says the LORD. “How much do we allow God to be with us in “How much do we allow God to be with us in Nursing today?” Nursing today?” “What stops us?” “What stops us?”

10 10 God’s Word The LORD says ‘Our righteousness does not measure up and is as filthy rags’. Isaiah 64:6 ‘But earnestly desire the best gifts’ ‘And yet I will show you a more excellent way’ 1 Corinthians 12:31.

11 11 Desire and Intention /\ Good - Selfish Could it be that we have become Preoccupied with our own building projects? Preoccupied with our own building projects? Full of plausible excuses for neglecting the ‘Building of the House of God in Nursing’? Full of plausible excuses for neglecting the ‘Building of the House of God in Nursing’? Confused in conflict and are tumbling down? Confused in conflict and are tumbling down?

12 Reduction of dislocation between Education and Service Our Aim: Less stress through Better education Better education Higher skill levels for qualified staffing Higher skill levels for qualified staffing Shorter duty hours Shorter duty hours Higher salaries Higher salaries Job satisfaction, resulting in Job satisfaction, resulting in Stress free homes and families Stress free homes and families

13 Un-precedented Disconnection between Education and Service Aging workforce – New Zealand 45 years, Aging workforce – New Zealand 45 years, Norway 43 years Norway 43 years Critical staff shortages Critical staff shortages Marked skill deficiencies in general Marked skill deficiencies in general Disillusionment Disillusionment Low Nursing esteem Low Nursing esteem Decreasing job satisfaction Decreasing job satisfaction Increased migration and immigration. Increased migration and immigration.

14 14 Spiritual Indifference Nurses Pledge has become meaningless and is misinterpreted. Nurses Pledge has become meaningless and is misinterpreted. In the good of the present we seem to have lost the good of the past and so continue to be losers. In the good of the present we seem to have lost the good of the past and so continue to be losers.

15 15 Florence Nightingale Nurses Pledge I solemnly pledge myself before God and in this assembly- I solemnly pledge myself before God and in this assembly- To pass my life in purity. To pass my life in purity. To practice my profession faithfully. To practice my profession faithfully. I will abstain from what is deleterious and mischievous, and will not knowingly take or administer any harmful drug. I will abstain from what is deleterious and mischievous, and will not knowingly take or administer any harmful drug. I will do all in my power to elevate the standard of my profession and will hold in confidence all personal matters committed to my keeping, and all family affairs coming to my knowledge in the practice of my profession. I will do all in my power to elevate the standard of my profession and will hold in confidence all personal matters committed to my keeping, and all family affairs coming to my knowledge in the practice of my profession. With loyalty I will endeavor to aid the physician in his work, and devote myself to the welfare of those committed to my care. With loyalty I will endeavor to aid the physician in his work, and devote myself to the welfare of those committed to my care.

16 16 CHANGES Nurses Christian Union was changed to Nurses Christian Fellowship when the meaning of ‘union denoting unity’, came to be associated with ‘confrontation’. Nurses Christian Union was changed to Nurses Christian Fellowship when the meaning of ‘union denoting unity’, came to be associated with ‘confrontation’. 1970’s saw the Pledge changed to the International Pledge that has no reference to God. 1970’s saw the Pledge changed to the International Pledge that has no reference to God Do Nurses “Give to Caesar the things which are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s”? 2007 Do Nurses “Give to Caesar the things which are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s”? Mark 12:17

17 17 The Source of Vision in Nursing Self- or Patient-centered? The vision of God brings moral inspiration and is the source of patience and endurance to achieve. The vision of God brings moral inspiration and is the source of patience and endurance to achieve. The promises of God include The promises of God include –“ The glory of the latter will be greater than the former.” –“In this place I will give peace.” –“I will take you…and make you as a signet ring, for I have chosen you.” Haggai 2:5-23 –(A signet ring sealing Nursing Education for Service - together)

18 18 Reconstruction Reorder priorities –“Seek first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things will be added unto you.” Mathew 6:33 – “Consider your ways! –Go up to the mountains, –Bring wood and build a quality Nursing Service, –That I may take pleasure in it.” Haggai 1:5-7

19 19 Complete the Work Nurses are in a unique position to build bridges in an increasingly hostile world. Nurses are in a unique position to build bridges in an increasingly hostile world. The skills of reconciliation grow out of spiritual regeneration. The skills of reconciliation grow out of spiritual regeneration. The ‘Forces of Oppression’ from within and without are fuelled by the spirit of fear of man e.g., litigation. The ‘Forces of Oppression’ from within and without are fuelled by the spirit of fear of man e.g., litigation. Insecurity and fear causes Nurses to place our self- centered interests above or before God’s interest in us. Insecurity and fear causes Nurses to place our self- centered interests above or before God’s interest in us. By putting God first and actively seeking His will in Nursing we become what He created us to be – good salt and true light in the world. By putting God first and actively seeking His will in Nursing we become what He created us to be – good salt and true light in the world.

20 20 Prosperity! The fullness of God’s love and reconciling The fullness of God’s love and reconciling power active in each life > satisfaction with deep joy. Peace that passes understanding in a world of tribulation. Peace that passes understanding in a world of tribulation. Unfailing riches and resources from His storehouse - wisdom not of this world. Unfailing riches and resources from His storehouse - wisdom not of this world.

21 21 Resources The LORD says “Prove me now in this…I will open for you the windows of heaven and pour out for you such blessing that there will not be room to receive it.’ Malachi 3:10 Are we prepared to do so?

22 22 Nursing With A Difference “Let each day be your masterpiece” Galatians 6:9


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