Sally Britnell

Sally Britnell photo 2016

Lecturer - Nursing

Phone: +64 9 9219999 ext. 7539

Email: sally.britnell@aut.ac.nz

Physical Address:
Room AA219
North Shore Campus
90 Akoranga Drive
Northcote
North Shore City

Links to relevant web pages:

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Qualifications:

•    Masters of Health Science (Advanced Nursing) (Hons),
•    Post Graduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing (Emergency Nursing),
•    Bachelor of Health Science (Nursing),
•    Certificate in Tertiary Teaching,
•    Certificate in Adult Teaching,
•    Diploma in Recreation Management

Current Study:  PhD in Health Informatics (Computing/Mathematics)


Memberships and Affiliations:

Referee / Reviewer:
•    Emergency Medicine Journal
•    Contemporary Nurse
•    Reviewer for Health Care and Informatics Review Online 
•    Health Informatics New Zealand Conference

•    Centre for Child Health Research - https://niphmhr.aut.ac.nz/research-centres/centre-for-child-health-research
•    Centre for eHealth AUT University - http://ehealth.aut.ac.nz/team   
•    New Zealand Nurses Organisation – http://www.nzno.org.nz/
•    Health Informatics New Zealand – http://www.hinz.org.nz/
•    St John NZ – http://www.stjohn.org.nz 
 


Biography:

Sally Britnell is currently Lecturer in Nursing at AUT University. Research is primarily related to pediatric health.  Prior this she was employed as a registered nurse for 16 years and has also worked and volunteered for St John for 20 years and held many roles such as ambulance officer, nurse, clinical standards tutor and volunteer team manager. Sally is interested in using online learning and mobile technology in health education. Her recent research involves weight estimation in paediatric resuscitation and she has plans to extend this to include application of technology to paediatric weight estimation as a PhD thesis.

Teaching Areas:

Health Assessment (Adult and Child)
Health Informatics
Infection Control
Primary Health Care

Research Areas:

•    Weight estimation in paediatric resuscitation
•    Mobile technology to decrease cognitive loading in paediatric resuscitation
•    Mobile technology in student and patient education
•    Nutrition / Anthropometry
•    Evaluation of teaching and learning - See more at: https://www.aut.ac.nz/profiles/health-sciences/nursing/lecturers/sally-britnell#sthash.Nn1icLLw.dpuf

Current Research Projects:

•    Mobile technology to decrease cognitive loading in paediatric resuscitation.
•    Nurses Nutrition Study: Comparison of anthropometric measures and food habits of student nurses.
•    Use of evidence based practice of registered nurses.
•    mLearn (Sydney) (October 2016)
•    Health Informatics New Zealand (October 2016)
•    National Nursing Informatics Conference (October 2016)
•    Health Informatics New Zealand (October 2015)
•    National Nursing Informatics Conference (October 2015)
•    Australasian Nurse Educators Conference (November 2015)
•    Health Hackathon – Solving Self Care (February 2015)
•    Health Informatics New Zealand (November 2014)
•    National Paramedic Forum (2014)
•    eHealth Unconference (July 2014)

Schedule:

•    Health Informatics New Zealand (October 2015)
•    Australasian Nurse Educators Conference (November 2015)
•    Health Hackathon – Solving Self Care (February 2015)
•    Health Informatics New Zealand (November 2014)
•    National Paramedic Forum (2014)
•    eHealth Unconference (July 2014)

Publications:

•    Britnell, S., Taylor, S., & Koziol-McLain, J. (2016). Emergency weight estimation lookup tables for New Zealand children aged 5-10 years. Emergency Medicine Australasia. doi:10.1111/1742-6723.12637
•    Britnell, S., & Koziol-McLain, J. (2015). Weight estimation in paediatric resuscitation: A hefty issue in New Zealand. Emergency Medicine Australasia. http://doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.12389
•    Britnell, S., Conaglen, J., Johns, S., & Narayan, V. (2014). Nursing students as agents of change: Empowering patients using mobile technology in health promotion. In Health Informatics New Zealand Conference 2014. Auckland, New Zealand. Retrieved from http://www.slideshare.net/HINZ/1200-britnell-nursing-students-as-agents-of-change
•    Britnell, S. (2014). Students as agents of change. Empowering households and communities through the use of mobile social media in a clinical paper (Poster presented at AUT LTDF showcase). Auckland, New Zealand.
New Zealand.
•    Britnell, S. (2014). To compare the accuracy of the Broselow-Luten Tape and APLS, Theron and Shann’s formulae in prediction of weight in children aged 5 to 10 years in Auckland. Auckland University of Technology.
•    Britnell, S. (2014). Weight estimation in paediatric resuscitation: A hefty Issue. In AUT University Postgraduate Symposium. WG 308.
Britnell, S. (2014). Weight estimation in paediatric resuscitation: A hefty issue in New Zealand. In National Paramedic Research Forum. Auckland, New Zealand.
•    Britnell, S. (2009). Intranasal Fentanyl - An effective first line analgesia for Children (Vol. Spring, pp. 7–7). Presented at the Emergency and Flight Nurses Conference, Auckland: Emergency Nurse New Zealand.

Awards:

2014 - St John Honors (Member of Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem) - MStJ
Date awarded: November 2014
 Awarded by: St John. https://www.thegazette.co.uk/notice/2226076

2014 - Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences Teaching Assistant Award 2014

Date awarded: 28 March 2014
 Awarded by: AUT University

2013 – LTDF Funding - Students as agents of change: Empowering households and communities through the use of mobile social media in a clinical paper

Date awarded: 15 March 2013
 Awarded by: Learning and Teaching Fund (AUT University)


Last updated: 13-Jul-2016 2.24pm

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