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The space of symbiosis : Hei watea taupuhipuhi: a conceptual framework for nursing practice

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dc.contributor.author De Carlo Ahuarangi, Keri
dc.date.accessioned 2011-07-26T21:56:05Z
dc.date.accessioned 2022-10-27T01:58:49Z
dc.date.available 2011-07-26T21:56:05Z
dc.date.available 2022-10-27T01:58:49Z
dc.date.copyright 1999
dc.date.issued 1999
dc.identifier.uri https://ir.wgtn.ac.nz/handle/123456789/25502
dc.description.abstract Te watea taupuhipuhi, the space of symbiosis is a framework for nursing practice. It examines the notion of the nursing presence as holding continuity and multiplicity of viewpoint in a space of symbiosis. I develop a teaching-learning situation as an introduction of key ideas in my work where the Maori word ako becomes the catalyst of a particular pedagogy that outlines the central notions of symbiosis. Thus, my work realizes that symbiosis occurs not only in the clinical arena of nursing but in the teaching-learning environment as well, my own space of symbiosis. Four rites of passage coalesce a totality of experience within the space of symbiosis, revealing that the central role of the nursing presence is to surface meaning and sense for all of experiences which can be fearful, mysterious, paradoxical and chaotic. These four rites of passage are described as the interpretive, integrative, transformative and transcendent. The twelve dynamics of nursing form the axle around which a praxis of nursing revolves. An analysis of those twelve dynamics in rite of passage is situated within narratives taken from my nursing practice. I also draw extensively from Maori ontology and autobiography in positioning my exposition within this local context en_NZ
dc.format pdf en_NZ
dc.language en_NZ
dc.language.iso en_NZ
dc.publisher Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington en_NZ
dc.title The space of symbiosis : Hei watea taupuhipuhi: a conceptual framework for nursing practice en_NZ
dc.type Text en_NZ
vuwschema.type.vuw Awarded Research Masters Thesis en_NZ
thesis.degree.grantor Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington en_NZ
thesis.degree.level Masters en_NZ


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