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Monina Hernandez MNur, PGDipHsc, PGCertTT, BSN, RN

Lecturer

School of Nursing

Monina is an experienced educator, clinical nurse specialist for infection prevention and control and nurse-midwife. Her nursing career spans more than 24 years in two countries.

Professional

Qualifications

  • Master of Nursing Major in Advanced Nursing with Honours - University of Auckland (2016)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences - University of Auckland (2013)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching - Massey University (2016)
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing - University of the Philippines Manila (1992)

Prizes and Awards

  • Edith Anderson Leadership Education Grant - Sigma Theta Tau International Honour Society of Nursing (2016)
  • New Zealand Nurses Organization (NZNO) Regional Service Award - Greater Auckland Region (GAR) - New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) (2016)
  • Senior Nurse Portfolio - revalidated on April, 2016 - Counties Manukau Health (2013)
  • Filipino-Kiwi Hero Award for a Health Professional - Filipino Migrant News, New Zealand (2016)
  • 8th Placer - Philippine Midwifery Licensure Examination (out of 2063 examinees) - Board of Midwifery, Philippine Professional Regulatory Commission (2005)
  • Master of Nursing Major in Advanced Nursing Second Class Honours (First Division) - University of Auckland (2016)
  • First in the Course Award for Evidence-based Nursing and Implementation - University of Auckland, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences (2013)
  • Most Outstanding Teacher Award - Village Council of the Municipality of Laguna, Philippines (2004)
  • University of the Philippines Manila Chancellor’s Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Demonstration of Cooperation and Work Ethics as Member of the Community Health and Development Program Committee - University of the Philippines Manila Chancellor (2004)
  • University of the Philippines Manila College of Nursing Special Advocacy Work Award - University of the Philippines Manila College of Nursing Alumni Association (1999)
  • Most Outstanding Student of the University of the Philippines Manila, College of Nursing - University of the Philippines Manila, College of Nursing (1992)
  • Most Outstanding Student of the University of the Philippines Manila - University of the Philippines Manila (1991)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

  • Infection prevention and control
  • Nursing Education
  • Patient Education
  • Workforce planning
  • Migrant People’s health
  • Socio-cultural determinants of health
  • Patient safety

Thematics

Health and Well-being

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Clinical Nursing: Primary (Preventative) (111002): Clinical Nursing: Secondary (Acute Care) (111003): Clinical Sciences (110300): Community Child Health (111704):
Education (130000):
Epidemiology (111706): Infectious Diseases (110309): Medical And Health Sciences (110000): Nursing (111000): Nursing not elsewhere classified (111099): Public Health and Health Services (111700)

Keywords

Infection prevention and control, maternal and child health, patient safety

Research Outputs

Journal

Hernandez, MA. (2017). Migrant nurses don’t affect domestic nurses’ wages. Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand. 23(4), 32-33 Retrieved from http://www.nzno.org.nz/resources/kai_tiaki
[Journal article]Authored by: Hernandez, M.
Gesmundo, MH. (2016). Managing Indwelling Urinary Catheters. Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand. 22(6), 14-15
[Journal article]Authored by: Hernandez, M.
Gesmundo, MH. (2016). How many IQNs would New Zealand need. Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand. 22(9), 36-36 Retrieved from http://www.nzno.org.nz/SearchResults/tabid/131/Default.aspx?Search=kai+tiaki
[Journal article]Authored by: Hernandez, M.
Gesmundo, MH., King, A., & Stewart, L. (2016). Prevention of catheter-associated urinary tract infections. Nursing Review. (October/November 2016), 15-18 Retrieved from http://www.nursingreview.co.nz/
[Journal article]Authored by: Hernandez, M.
Gesmundo, MH. (2016). Enhancing Nurses’ Knowledge on Catheter-associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI) Prevention. Kai Tiaki Nursing Research. 7(1), 32-40 Retrieved from http://www.nzno.org.nz/resources/library/research_journal
[Journal article]Authored by: Hernandez, M.

Book

Gesmundo, MH. (2009). Community Health Nursing. In Nursing Board Exam Review Notes Volume 2. : Center for Excellence in Nursing Education, Inc.
[Chapter]Authored by: Hernandez, M.Contributed to by: Hernandez, M.
Gesmundo, MH.(2006). Competency-Based BSN Curriculum – A Model, Revised Edition. : University of the Philippines Manila College of Nursing
[Authored Book]Authored by: Hernandez, M.Contributed to by: Hernandez, M.
Gesmundo, MH.(2010). The Basics of Community Health Nursing – A Study Guide for Nursing Students and Local Board Examinees. Quezon City, Philippines: C and E Publishing, Inc.
[Authored Book]Authored by: Hernandez, M.
Gesmundo, MH. (2009). Fundamentals of Nursing. In Nursing Board Exam Review Notes Volume 1. Manila, Philippines: Center for Excellence in Nursing Education, Inc.
[Chapter]Authored by: Hernandez, M.Contributed to by: Hernandez, M.Edited by: Hernandez, M.

Creative Work

Hernandez, M. (2017) Listening with my heart: Poems by Aotearoa NZ nurses. [Exhibition] Wellington
[Artwork]Contributed to by: Hernandez, M.

Thesis

Gesmundo, MH. (2016). Impact of CAUTI Education Package on Nurses’ Knowledge and Practices Master’s thesis. (Master's Thesis, University of Auckland)
[Masters Thesis]Authored by: Hernandez, M.

Conference

Hernandez, MA. (2017). What Works to Improve Staff Compliance with Multi-drug Resistant Organism (MDRO) Screening. In http://www.nursinglibrary.org/vhl/handle/10755/621586, 28th International Nursing Research Congress of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Hernandez, M.
Hernandez, MA. (2016). Indwelling Catheter Care: Areas for Improvement. , 27th International Nursing Research Congress of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Hernandez, M.
Hernandez, MA. (2016). Impact of a Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI) Education Package on Nurses' Knowledge, Attitude and Indwelling Catheter Management Practices. , 26th International Nursing Research Congress of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Hernandez, M.
Gesmundo, MH. (2015). Impact of a Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI) Education Package on Nurses’ Knowledge, Attitude and Indwelling Catheter Management Practices. Poster session presented at the meeting of 32nd Conference of the Infection Prevention and Control Nurses’ College of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO). Napier War Memorial Conference Centre, Napier, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Hernandez, M.

Other

Hernandez, MA. (2017, July). What Works to Improve Staff Compliance With Multi-Drug-Resistant Organism (MDRO) Screening. In 28th International Nursing Research Congress of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. Presented at The Convention Centre Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Hernandez, M.
Gesmundo, MH. (2016, July). Indwelling Catheter Care: Areas for Improvement. In 27th International Nursing Research Congress of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society. Presented at Cape Town, South Africa. : Sigma Theta Tau International Honour Society of Nursing.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Hernandez, M.
Gesmundo, MH. (2015, July). Impact of a Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI) Education Package on Nurses' Knowledge, Attitude and Indwelling Catheter Management Practices. In 26th International Nursing Research Congress of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society. Presented at San Juan, Puerto Rico. : Sigma Theta Tau International Honour Society of Nursing.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Hernandez, M.
Gesmundo, MH. (2009, September). The Effects of 70% Isopropyl Alcohol, Plain Normal Saline Solution and Sterile Water on Umbilical Cord Separation. Presented at Kobe, Japan. : Japan Academy of Nursing Science.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Hernandez, M.

Consultancy and Languages

Languages

  • English
    Last used: Recently
    Spoken ability: Excellent
    Written ability: Excellent
  • Filipino
    Last used: Recently
    Spoken ability: Excellent
    Written ability: Excellent

Supervision and Teaching

Teaching

168.161 - Research and Scholarly Writing in Nursing

168.163 - Health Across the Lifespan I

168.164 - Health Across the Lifespan II

Media and Links

Other Links

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