Dr Jaga Maya Shrestha-Ranjit

Staff profile image of Jaga Maya Shrestha-Ranjit.

Lecturer

Phone: +64 921 9999 ext 7657

Email: jagamaya.shrestha@aut.ac.nz

Physical Address:
Room AA248
School of Clinical Sciences
AUT North Shore Campus
90 Akoranga Drive
Northcote 0627
Auckland, New Zealand

Postal Address:
Department of Nursing
School of Clinical Sciences
Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences
AUT University, Private Bag 92006,
Auckland 1142, New Zealand

Qualifications:

  • PhD in Nursing - University of Melbourne, Australia.
  • Master of Nursing (Child Health) - University of Melbourne, Australia.
  • Graduate Diploma in Tertiary Teaching – Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand.
  • Bachelor in Nursing - Tribhuvan University, Nepal.
  • Certificate in Culture - Tribhuvan University, Nepal.

Memberships and Affiliations:

  • Member, Auckland Regional Asian & MELAA (Middle Eastern, Latin American and African) Primary Care Working  Group.
  • Member, Centre for Migrant and Refugee Research, National Institute for Public Health & and Mental Health Research, Auckland University of Technology (AUT).
  • Member, Centre for Midwifery and Women Health Research, AUT.
  • Member, AUT Centre for Active Aging.
  • Member, AUT School of Clinical Sciences Interprofessional Learning and Teaching Development Group.
  • RN, Nursing Council of New Zealand.
  • RN, Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
  • Member, New Zealand Nurses Organisation
  • Member, Tertiary Education Union, New Zealand.

Teaching Areas:

  • Primary and community health
  • Health policies and health strategies
  • Health promotion and health literacy
  • Maternal and child health
  • Pain assessment and management
  • Post-graduate supervision

Research Areas:

  • Health and well-being of minority refugee and migrant population
  • Primary health care, health promotion and community development
  • Women’s health
  • Child health
  • Social justice, advocacy and empowerment
  • Pain assessment and management

Current Research Projects:

Effectiveness of Primary Health Care services in New Zealand for minority Refugee population.

Publications:

Shrestha-Ranjit, J M, Patterson, E, Manias E, Payne, D & Koziol-McLain, J (2017). Effectiveness of Primary Health Care Services in Addressing Mental Health Needs of Minority Refugee Population in New Zealand. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 38(4), 290–300.

Shrestha-Ranjit, J. M., Patterson, E., Manias, E., Payne, D., & Koziol-McLain, J. (2016). Bhutanese Refugee Women’s Experience of Maintaining Health and Wellbeing in New Zealand (oral presentation). International Asian and Ethnic Minority Health and Wellbeing Conference 2016. Auckland, New Zealand, 6–7 September 2016.

Shrestha-Ranjit, J. M., Patterson, E., Manias, E., Payne, D., & Koziol-McLain, J. (2015). Bhutanese refugee women’s experiences of utilising primary health care services in New Zealand (poster presentation). The New Zealand College of Primary Health Care Nurses NZNO Conference 2014. Wellington, New Zealand, 15–17 August 2014.

Shrestha-Ranjit, J. M., Patterson, E., Manias, E., Payne, D., & Koziol-McLain, J. (2014). Bhutanese refugee women’s perspectives of accessing and utilising primary health care services in New Zealand (Invited Speaker). The Refugee Health Networking Day, Mid-Central District Health Board. Palmerston North, New Zealand, 28 November 2014.

Shrestha-Ranjit, J. M. & Manias, E. (2012). Pain assessment and management practice in children following surgery of the lower limb (poster presentation). The 6th World Congress: World Institute of Pain. Florida, USA, 4–6 February 2012.

Shrestha-Ranjit, J M & Manias, E (2010). Pain assessment and management practices in children following surgery of the lower limb. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 19, 118–128. 

Last updated: 08-Aug-2017 3.28pm

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