Mrs Louise Ann Carrucan-Wood

MHSc (First Class Honours); PG Diploma (Distinction); BN (Massey); NZRN

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Professional Teaching Fellow
Doctoral Candidate - Doctor of Philosophy

Biography

2013 - current    Professional Teaching Fellow, School of Nursing, University of Auckland

2011 - 2013        Improvement Specialist, Adult Services, Auckland District Health Board (0.8 FTE)

2011 - 2013         Professional Teaching Fellow, University of Auckland (0.2 FTE)

2005 - 2011       Clinical Nurse Educator, Orthopaedics, Auckland District Health Board (0.8 FTE)

2002 - 2005        Level III Staff Nurse, Resource Nursing Team, Auckland District Health Board (0.6 FTE)

2003 - 2004        Team Member Change Programme, Auckland District Health Board (0.5 FTE)

2002 - 2003        Clinical Nurse Educator, Sterile Supply Services (0.5 FTE)

1999                     Nurse Consultant, Ascot Integrated Hospital, (0.4 FTE)

1997 - 2002        Level III Staff Nurse, Orthopaedics, Auckland District Health Board (0.5 FTE)

1994 - 1997        Charge Nurse Manager, Orthopaedics, Auckland District Health Board

1992 - 1994        Level IV Staff Nurse, Orthopaedics, Auckland District Health Board

1992                     Clinical Nurse Specialist, Orthopaedics, Auckland District Health Board

1988 - 1992        Staff Nurse, Orthopaedics, Auckland District Health Board

1988                     Staff Nurse, Older People’s Health, Auckland District Health Board

Note:                   Positions that were shared or part-time are noted in their full time equivalent

Research | Current

PhD Candidate - Research Topic: Transferring knowledge from healthcare complaints to improvement.

Teaching | Current

Course Coordinator NURSPRAC - Nursing Practice Specialty Courses

Course Coordinator Nursing 741 - Education for Clinical Practice

Course Coodinator Nursing 735 - Clinical Education Practicum

Course Coordinator Nursing 737 - Scholarship of Practice

Postgraduate supervision

I welcome student enquiries for supervision relating to the topics of education practice for clients/whānau, quality and safety, improvement and innovation in health care/nursing.                                                      

Areas of expertise

I have a range of expertise related to education practice, continuous improvement and practice development.

Committees/Professional groups/Services

Auckland District Health Board New Graudate Advisory Group

New Zealand Nurses Organisation

School of Nursing Teaching, Innovation and Excellence Professional Teaching Fellow Group (Chair)

Contact details

Primary office location

M&HS BUILDING 505 - Bldg 505
Level 2, Room 201
85 PARK RD
GRAFTON
AUCKLAND 1023
New Zealand