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Paediatric Society of New Zealand
College of Nurses Aotearoa
Neonatal Nurses College Aotearo NZNO
Associate Editior Neonatal,Paediatric and Child Health Nursing Journal
Annette comes from a strong clinical background of paediatric nursing. Prior to taking up a position at AUT University in 2000 she held a number of leadership positions at Starship Children’s Hospital including, Respiratory Nurse Specialist, Nurse Consultant (Quality/Research) and Nurse Advisor. Annette completed her PHd at AUT in 2004 the focus of her doctoral research was a Heidegerrian Phenomenological Study which explored the relationship between the family and the practitioner in the context of chronic illness.
Annette 's research and clinical interests relate to chronic illness and disability in childhood, children's health literacy and illness experience, health service delivery to children and families and the development of a professional workforce for child health services. Annette has held a number of key leadership roles within the paediatric sector and is currently associate editor for neonatal, paediatric and child health nursing journal and nursing research fellow Starship children's health.
Management of Children with Acute Illness (post graduate)
Chronic Illness and Disability in childhood (post graduate)
Clinical assessment and diagnostic reasoning (post graduate)
Working with children and families (post graduate)
Life course approaches to the well child (post graduate)
Supervision of practice projects/theses in the topic are of child health and qualitative methodologies.
Dickinson, A. R., Smythe, E., & Spence, D. (2006). Within the web: the family-practitioner relationship in the context of chronic childhood illness. Journal of Child Health Care, 10(4), 309-325. Retrieved from http://chc.sagepub.com.ezproxy.aut.ac.nz/content/10/4/309.full.pdf+html
Dickinson, A., Peacock, K., Fair, N., Thomas, M., Nicol, R., Mikkelsen, J., . . . Johnstone, L. (2009). The implementation and evaluation of an oral healthcare best practice guideline in a paediatric hospital. International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare, 7(1), 34-43. Retrieved from http://web.ebscohost.com.ezproxy.aut.ac.nz/ehost/detail?sid=da7180b8-161f-40a4-bb36-17a31a29a401%40sessionmgr13&vid=1&hid=15&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWhvc3QtbGl2ZSZzY29wZT1zaXRl#db=rzh&AN=2010212893
Dickinson, A., MCall, E., Twomey, B., & James, N. (2010). Pediatric Nurses Understanding of the process and procedure of Double Checking medications. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 19(5-6), 728-735.
McNamara, D. G., Dickinson, A. R., & Byrnes, C. A. (2009). The perceptions and preferences of parents of children with tracheostomies in a study of humidification therapy. Journal of Child Health Care, 13(3), 179-197.
Collins, E., Fair, N., Dickinson, A., & Peacock, K. (2009). Collaboration between primary and secondary/tertiary services in oral health. Primary Health Care, 19(1), 35-39.
Dickinson, A., & Carter, B. (2010, December). A day at the beach or .... Journal of Child Health Care, 14(4), 307-309. doi:10.1177/1367493510386415
Dickinson, A. R. (2004). "We are just kids: Children within health care relationships." Contemporary Nurse 18(1-2): 1-2.
Dickinson, A. R. and D. Dignam (2002). "Managing it: A mother's perspective of managing their pre-school child's acute asthma episode." Journal of Child Health Care 5(1): 7-18.