Michael Neufeld

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Programme Leadership Team, Student Issues, Support and Guidance

Phone: +64 9 9219999 ext. 7402

Email: mneufeld@aut.ac.nz

Physical Address:
Room AA251
North Shore Campus
90 Akoranga Drive
North Shore City


2016 MPhil (First class honours)
2011 PGDip HSc Advanced Nursing Practice
2006 BHSc (Nursing)
2002 Marine Medic (3) Certificate

Teaching Areas:

Assessment skills and clinical reasoning (Paediatric and adult)

Simulated learning (AUT simulation and demonstration suites)

Clinical education

Paper Leader NURS501 - Integrated Nursing Knowledge and Assessment

Research Areas:

Narrative Hermeneutics
Paediatric and child health
Centre for Child Health Research

Research Summary:

I have explored paediatric ketamine sedation practice through stories told by the Healthcare professionals undertaking it. My research makes visible health care professional’s perceptions of benefit and harm, and the contextual landscape from which potential risk and harm are determined.

Current Research Projects:

  • Paediatric Ketamine Sedation; Stories from Health Care Professionals
  • Working in the dark


2012 - Rethinking harm: The case of ketamine sedation in paediatric practice- Australasian Association of Bioethics and Health Law (AABHL) Presentation published as an online resource

2012 - HRC New Zealand Report - The ethical implications of the use of dissociative analgesia (ketamine) in paediatrics


Conference presentations:

  1. November 2016 - College of Emergency Nurses of New Zealand.
    Presentation entitled Paediatric Ketamine Sedation: Balancing clinical and ethical implications
    Published as online resource-   http://www.conference.co.nz/files/docs/00%20cennz/speakers/%20michael%20neufeld.pdf
  2. October 2014 – European Association of Paediatric Societies (EAPS) Barcelona, Spain. Presentation entitled Ethical and Clinical Implications of Paediatric Ketamine Sedation.
  3. August 2012 – Australasian Association of Bioethics and Health Law (AABHL) Conference, Auckland New Zealand. Presentation entitled. Rethinking harm: The case of ketamine sedation in paediatric practice.


HRC Ethics Summer Studentship Award   (Nov 2011)

Diane Foreman Award for Excellence in Nursing – Scholarship awarded by AUT in recognition of academic success (2006)

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