Dr Elizabeth Niven

Senior Lecturer
Health Care
Location: Building 052, Room 1002

Qualifications

RN, PhD (Massey)

Supervised thesis projects

Burnett, Kelly (2017). Rural health : who is ignorant?
Wood, Sine (2017). Evaluation of a stroke navigation service over a six month period : a mixed method approach
Currie, Kushla Grace (2017). GPs and the unexplored world of osteopathy : a descriptive study
Skogstad, Eve (2017-06-06). A preliminary evaluation on the effectiveness of a universal school-based mindfulness intervention to enhance resilience in adolescents
Brittenden, Elissa (2016). Keeping working to keep working : staying in the workforce with a diagnosis of Parkinson's disease
Shaw, Jade (2016). Current clinical practices, experiences, and perspectives of healthcare practitioners who attend to dysfunctional breathing : a qualitative study
Travers, Kylie A. (2016). In a perfect world Emergency Department Screening and Brief Interventions for heavy and hazardous use of substances : a feasibility study
Shaw, Jade (2016). Current clinical practices, experiences, and perspectives of healthcare practitioners who attend to dysfunctional breathing : a qualitative study
Daniels, Raymond (2016). A longitudinal hermeneutic enquiry into the lived experiences of the wider family of a stroke survivor, at two years post stroke
Judkins, Rochelle Marie (2016). Osteopathy in the cranial field - an investigation into patient perception, satisfaction and self-reported outcomes of a single treatment session
van der Vliet, Emma (2016). An assessment of the health status of a group of independent residents of a retirement village especially in relation to aspects of physical health and musculoskeletal function
Covich, Olivia Amber (2015). Osteopathic treatment for unsettled, fussy and irritable infants in their first year of life : mothers' experiences and effect on infant temperament
Rioufrays, Jessica (2015). Osteopathic clinical reasoning for the diagnosis and management of pelvic girdle pain associated with pregnancy : an interpretive descriptive study
Engelbrecht, Maria (2015). A stroke of grief and resilience : a hermeneutic enquiry at 2-years post-stroke
Robb, Sheehan (2014). The standing study : participant experience and acceptability of using a standing desk
McCollum, Frances (2014). Caring beyond the table : exploring New Zealand osteopaths' experience of treating pregnant women : a descriptive phenomenological study
Roots, Simon Ashley (2014). Clinical reasoning in osteopathy : an investigation of diagnostic hypothesis generation for patients with acute low back pain
Barrington, Anneke (2014). Contacting with clarity : the communicative purposes of osteopathic touch
McLeod, Michael (2014). An evaluation of a facilitator-led 'Run & Walk' health promotion initiative targeting inactive adult males. Supported by Men's Health Trust New Zealand & Unitec Institute of Technology
Henderson, Kate (2014). Osteopathic manual therapy as an adjunct treatment for self-management of breast cancer related lymphoedema : the lived experience of lymphoedema and osteopathic treatment
Duthie, Andrew J. (2013). Stroke duties : a hermeneutic enquiry into family experience six months post-stroke
Fischer, Renee (2013). Different folks, different strokes : becoming and being a stroke family during the first six months post-stroke
Lo, Stephanie Lai Ha (2012). Perceptions and attitudes of New Zealand Plunket nurses toward the use of complementary and alternative medicine in children
Crawford, Faith (2012). Pilot study of parent and child perspectives evaluating the effect of a 14 week swim programme on quality of life, self esteem and independence in children with cerebral palsy
Norrie, Jenna (2011). Structural or cranial osteopathy: Factors influencing practitioner preference
Gardner, Karen (2011). An exploration of the experience of parents in the osteopathic treatment of their infants
Rose, Lily (2011). A preliminary investigation into the attitudes and practices of New Zealand osteopaths in relation to the health care system: Does the future hold a greater degree of integration into the biomedical system?
Dryburgh, Sarah (2011). Early development of a web-based resource for individuals with non-specific chronic low back pain: An action research-inspired approach
Matthews, Shona (2011). 'On the edge of a whirlpool': Living with a fear of needle procedures
Albertson, Pearl (2011). What are the factors that guide an osteopath during the process of technique choice?
Kurth, Anna (2011). Women's attitudes to and experiences of osteopathic care during pregnancy
Knight, Natalie (2011). The behaviours and attitudes surrounding the use of equine complementary and alternative medicine amongst horse-carers in the Auckland region
Bang, Kolly Tongamp (2010). Local community knowledge, perceptions, and experiences of malaria prevention in the highlands of Papua New Guinea
Harrison, Helen (2009). What is potency? Exploring practitioners' experiences of the phenomenon of potency in osteopathy in the cranial field
Greene, Dionne (2009). An investigation of patient experiences of treatment in the cranial field of osteopathy
Consedine, Seth (2008). Knowing hands converse with an expressive body: An experience of osteopathic touch
Viedma-Dodd, Amanda (2006). Fussy, unsettled and irritable infants - the mother's voice : how can you support me if you don't understand me?

Publications

Consedine, S., Standen, C., & Niven, E. (2015). Knowing hands converse with an expressive body - An experience of osteopathic touch. International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine (Vol. epub).

Roots, S A., Niven, E., & Moran, R W. (2015). Osteopaths' clinical reasoning during consultation with patients experiencing acute low back pain: A qualitative case study approach. International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine (Vol. epub).

Niven, E. (2015). Article Review:. Inernational Journal of Osteopathic Medicine (Vol. 18 (2)).

Fischer, R., Roy, D., and Niven, E. (2014). DIFFERENT FOLKS, DIFFERENT STROKES: BECOMING AND BEING A STROKE FAMILY. Kai Tiaki Nursing Research.

Niven., E., Roy, D., Schaefer, B., Gasquoine, S., and Ward (2013). Making research real: Embedding a longitudinal study in a taught research course for undergraduate nursing students. Nurse Education Today.33:64-68. Nurse Education Today (Vol. 33).

Niven, E., Roy, D. E., Schaefer, B. A., Gasquoine, S. E., and Ward, F. A. (2011). Making research real: Embedding a longitudinal study in a taught research course for undergraduate nursing students. Nurse Education Today. Available Online 17th November 2011. doi:10.1016/j.nedt.2011.10.024.

Niven, E. (2010). Review of Women prisoners and health justice: perspectives, issues and advocacy for an international hidden population, C. Hatton and A.A Fisher. Nursing Ethics (Vol. 17(4)).

Niven, N. (2010). Leyla Dinc interviewed by Elizabeth Niven. Nursing Ethics (Vol. 17(3)).

Niven, N. (2010). Editorial Comment. Nursing Ethics (Vol. 17(6)).

Niven, E. (2008). Ethical issues re prayer. New Zealand Faith Community Nurses Association (NZFCNA) Annual Conference.

Niven, E. (2008). In whose best interest? Balancing registered nurse competence standards with the need for more nurses and ethical treatment for immigrant nurses. Tschudin, V., and Davis, A. The globalisation of nursing.

Niven, E. (2008). Ethical accountability in palliative care. Inaugural Palliative Care Nurses' Conference.

Niven, E. (2008). Coping with terminal illness in your family. Waitakere Library Public Lecture Series.

Niven, E. (2008). The wounded healer - what has the concept to offer nursing? Editorial comment. Nursing Ethics (Vol. 15 3).

Consedine, S., Niven, E., Standen, C., and Hilton, C. (2008). Knowing hands converse with an expressive body - An experience of osteopathic touch. 2nd Australia and New Zealand Osteopathic Research Conference.

Niven, E., and Roy, D. (2008). Take an experienced guide: supervision of qualitative research. 2nd Australia and New Zealand Osteopathic Research Conference.

Niven, E., and Bickley-Asher, J. (2008). Beyond the blue horizon: Accountability in ethical practice. Nursing Council of New Zealand - Forum 2008.

Niven, E. (2008). Looking to the future: Where will we be in a decade on? New Zealand Faith Community Nurses Association (NZFCNA) Annual Conference.

Niven, E. (2007). Ethical issues and ageing, spirituality and end-of-life issues. Spirituality and End-of-life Issues Symposium.

Niven, E. (2007). Ethics: building blocks. New Zealand Faith Community Nurses Association (NZFCNA) Annual Conference.

Niven, E. (2007). Legal and ethical issues in practice. New Zealand Faith Community Nurses Association (NZFCNA) Annual Conference.

Niven, E. (2006). Sustaining the relationship of caring in the parish setting and potential for carer burnout. Faith Community Nursing Annual Conference.

Niven, E. (2006). Exploring the boundaries- 'Sharing the journey: Sharing the story'. Faith Community Nursing Annual Conference.

Niven, E. (2006). The role of the educational facility in the preparation and approval of foreign nurses: How do we care for our new immigrant nurses?- 'The globalisation of nursing'. International Centre for Nursing Ethics Annual Conference.

Niven, E. (2005). Member of the International Advisory Board. International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine.

Niven, E., & Rogers, J. (2003). Ethics: a guide for New Zealand nurses. Auckland: Pearson Prentice Hall.

Niven, E. (2003). Ethical issues in palliative care. Presented to the national palliative care nurses, 5 September, Wellington.

Niven, E. (2003). Ethical challenges of tuberculosis in modern society. Presented to the New Zealand and Australian health professionals working with tuberculosis, 13-14 November, Auckland.

Niven, E. (2003). Member, Editorial Review Panel. Nursing Praxis in New Zealand.

Niven, E. (2003). Member, Editorial Board. Journal of Nursing Ethics.

Niven, E. (2003). The question of suffering: Old challenges in a new century. In R. Bodder & H. Kempster (Eds.), Thinking outside the square: Church in middle earth. Auckland: St Columba's Press and Journeyings.

Niven, E. (2002). The use of narrative to explore ethical issues. Presented to the postgraduate seminar, 23 October, Oslo, Norway.

Niven, E. (2002). Nursing: The heart of palliative care. Kaitiaki Nursing New Zealand (June), 2.

Niven, E. (2002). Living toward death; the enduring work of terminally ill people. Unpublished Ph.D thesis, Massey University, Albany, Auckland.

Niven, E. (2002). Living with terminal illness. Presented to the Norwegian Radium Hospital interprofessional team, 2 October, Oslo, Norway.

Niven, E. (2002). The use of Blackboard system in teaching online. Presented to the Faculty of Health, Hogskolen i Buskerud, Buskerud College, 4 October, Drammen, Norway.

Niven, E. (2002). Changes in palliative care. Presented to the oncology and palliative care nurse specialists, 1 October, Drammen, Norway.

Niven, E. (2002). Enduring work. Presented to the Research Seminar, 9 October, Oslo, Norway.

Niven, E. (2002). Decision making with the older adult: when should you assist? Presented to the Contemporary Issues in Elderly Care seminar, 28 October, Auckland.

Niven, E. (2002). Clean, green and confidential. Presented to the staff development seminar, 21 October, Oslo, Norway.

Niven, E. (2002). The development of ethical issues in NZ's healthcare. Presented to the University of Surrey, 16 September, Guildford, UK.

Niven, E., & Dignam, D. (2001). Giving Words to Our Practice. Presented to the International Council of Nurses Quadrennial Conference, 14 June, Copenhagen.

Niven, E. (2001). Ethical Management of Communicable Disease in the Community. Presented to the Public Health Nurses, 7 February, Auckland.

Niven, E. (2001). Ethical Issues in Resource Management. Presented to the Christian Nurses Federation Annual Conference, 27 January, Auckland.

Niven, E. (2001). Current Ethical Concerns in Health Care. Presented to the 'Ethics in the Community' lecture series, 23 October, Howick.

Niven, E. (2001). Ethical Challenges for Diabetes Nurse Educators. Presented to the Diabetes Nurse Educators Northern Conference, 9 March, Auckland.

Niven, E. (2001). From Alien Invader to Comforting Symbiosis. Presented to the 11th Haematology and Oncology Nurses Conference, 24 March, Palmerston North.

Niven, E. (2001). Ethico-legal Issues for New Graduate Nurses. Presented to the Ascot Hospital staff, 20 February, Auckland.

Niven, E. (2001). Ethical Challenges in Oncology. Presented to the Auckland Cancer Society, 27 November, Auckland.

Niven, E. (2001). Best Paper Award, 11th Haematology and Oncology Nurses conference , 24 March, Palmerston North.

Niven, E. (2000). Ethical Issues in Organ Transplantation. Presented to the Transplant Awareness Week Seminars for Intensive Care Nurses, 28 April, Auckland.

Niven, E. (2000). Moral Philosophy and Ethical Practice in the Community. Presented to the District Nurses Regional Study Day, 29 November, Auckland.

Niven, E. (2000). Qualitative Research Methodologies - Theory and Application. Presented to the Theology Student's Graduate Seminars, 23 March, Auckland.

Niven, E. (2000). Moral Philosophy and Professional Practice. Presented to the Auckland Theatre Nurses Regional Study Day, 25 November, Auckland.

Niven, E. (2000). Handing Over - Issues for Patient, Family and Carers in the Journey to Death. Presented to the The Glaxo-Wellcome Palliative Care National Breakfast Seminars, 25 May, Auckland.

Niven, E., Gasquoine, S., & Dignam, D. M. (2000). Review of International Council of Nurses Position Statement on the Rights of the Child (Report to International Council of Nurses, Geneva). Auckland: UNITEC.

Niven, E. (1999). Readiness for Change: The Journey Towards Death. Presented to the Auckland Institute of Technology Graduate Programme Seminar for Health Professionals 'Celebration of Scholarship', 2 July, Auckland.

Niven, E. (1999). Handing Over: The Journey Towards Death. Presented to the 10th National Haematology/Oncology Nurses Conference, 28 August, Hamilton.

Smith, L., Niven, E., Caldwell, S., Parsons, M., & Senior, H. (1999). Submission: Locating Nursing in Primary Health Care (Report to National Health Committee of New Zealand). Auckland: UNITEC.

Niven, E. (1998). Ethical Issues with the Elderly. Presented to the First National Gerontology Conference for Nurses, Auckland.