Hospitals & Services
The Dedicated Education Unit (DEU) Governance Group (GG) is a decision-making group with a mandate to oversee the maintenance of current DEU practice areas, and to assist the DEU Working Group in the establishment of the DEU model to interested practice areas within Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB). The DEU GG meets once a month.
Current membership includes:
Executive Director of Nursing: CDHB, Becky Hickmott, Acting EDON
Head of School: Department of Health Practice, Ara, John Grant
A nominated Operational Director of Nursing: Canterbury District Health System, Lynne Johnson
Nurse Manager Professional Development Unit: CDHB, Rebecca Syme
Clinical Managers: Ara, Department of Health Practice, Rose Whittle & Kate Pugh
Clinical Course Leader 3A: Ara, Department of Health Practice, Trish Thomson
CDHB DEU Nurse Educator, Kirsten Erickson
DEU Working Group members
The DEU Working Group consists of Nurse Educators from CDHB and Nurse Lecturers from Ara. We promote the DEU model; support the existing DEUs and evaluate the experiences that students and staff have while working in the DEU model. We meet on a monthly basis.
Current Membership includes: Kirsten Erickson (CDHB), Fiona Graham (CDHB), Kate Pugh (Ara), Rose Whittle (Ara), Joy Drummond (Ara), Trish Thomson (Ara), Rommel Principe (CDHB)
The DEU model of Learning is for Undergraduate Bachelor of Nursing Students, Diploma of Enrolled Nursing students and Competency Assessment Programme for Students on clinical placement with in the West Coast and Canterbury District Health Board.
DEU NE is the CDHB representative of the DEU model of learning.
Maintain open lines of communication between Ara and CDHB.
Update and maintain DEU planner and DEU audit planner.
Promote the DEU model. Gain interest from CDHB areas and provide information.
Participate in the evaluation of DEU areas using Focus Groups, CLES+T, Zommerang tools.
Liase with DEU areas on a regular basis (review summation reports prior).
Letters to CNM, CLNs. Allocate Supernumery hours related to student numbers.
Manage DEU Microster and allocation of funds.
Maintain and update the DEU intranet site (see Jackie Nepia).
Promote the DEU to other learning institutions- Via contact with Ara.
Participate in research and publication of the DEU model in action.
Attend monthly Working Group meetings at CDHB/Ara. Undertake shared responsibility for chairing and minute taking in conjunction with Ara.