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Monina Hernandez MNur(Hons), PGCertTT, PGDipHSc, PGCert

Lecturer

School of Nursing

Monina is an experienced leader, educator, clinical nurse specialist for infection prevention and control and nurse-midwife. Her nursing career spans more than 26 years in two countries. She is skilled in governance and policy development, auditing and quality assurance, organising and people management and research apart from being passionate about dignity for all, social justice and democracy through collective action.

Professional

Qualifications

  • Master of Nursing with Honours - University of Auckland (2016)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching - Massey University (2016)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences with Merit - University of Auckland (2013)
  • Postgraduate Certificate of Proficiency - University of Auckland (2013)

Prizes and Awards

  • 2018 Edith Anderson Leadership Education Grant - Sigma Theta Tau International Honour Society of Nursing (2018)
  • 2016 Edith Anderson Leadership Education Grant - Sigma Theta Tau International Honour Society of Nursing (2016)
  • 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)

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, M. (2019). Filipino nursing leader calls for IQN section. Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand. 25(7), 30
[Journal article]Authored by: Hernandez, M.
Gutiérrez, JMM., Borromeo, AR., Dueño, AL., Paragas, ED., Ellasus, RO., Abalos-Fabia, RS., . . . Domantay, JAA. (2019). Clinical epidemiology and outcomes of ventilator-associated pneumonia in critically ill adult patients: Protocol for a large-scale systematic review and planned meta-analysis. Systematic Reviews. 8(1)
[Journal article]Authored by: Hernandez, M.Contributed to by: Hernandez, M.
Hernandez, M., King, A., & Stewart, L. (2019). Catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) prevention and nurses’ checklist documentation of their indwelling catheter management practices. Nursing Praxis in New Zealand. 35(1), 29-42 Retrieved from http://www.nursingpraxis.org/351-catheter-associated-urinary-tract-infection-cauti-prevention-and-nurses-checklist-documentation-of-their-indwelling-catheter-management-practices.html
[Journal article]Authored by: Hernandez, M.
Valenzuela, K., & Hernandez, M. (2018). Safe care for multicultural patients in acute care. Nursing Review. (4), 17-21
[Journal article]Authored by: Hernandez, M.Contributed to by: Hernandez, M.
Hernandez, M. (2018). Protecting IQNs from exploitation. Kai Tiaki: Nursing New Zealand. 24(9), 33-33 Retrieved from https://www.nzno.org.nz/resources/kai_tiaki/kai_tiaki_nursing_new_zealand
[Journal article]Authored by: Hernandez, M.
Hernandez, M. (2017). Migrant nurses don't affect domestic nurses' wages. Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand. 23(4), 32-33
[Journal article]Authored by: Hernandez, M.
Gesmundo, M. (2016). Grateful for research support.. Nurs N Z. 22(4), 5
[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
[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]Authored by: Hernandez, M.Contributed to by: Hernandez, M.

Thesis

Gesmundo, MH. (2016). Impact of CAUTI education package on nurses’ knowledge and practices. (Master's Thesis, University of Auckland, New Zealand)
[Masters Thesis]Authored by: Hernandez, M.

Conference

Hernandez, M., & Dela Cruz Regalo, S. (2019). Caesarean Section Surgical Site Infection and Associated Personal Patient Risk Factors: An Integrative Review. , 30th International Nursing Research Congress of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honour Society USA: Sigma Theta Tau International Honour Society of Nursing
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Hernandez, M.
Hernandez, M. (2019, July). Indwelling Catheter Challenge. Presented at 29th International Nursing Research Congress of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honour Society. Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Hernandez, M.
Hernandez, MA. (2018). Indwelling Catheter Challenge. In https://stti.confex.com/stti/congrs18/webprogram/Paper90347.html, 29th International Nursing Research Congress of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society USA: Sigma Theta Tau International Honour Society of Nursing
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Hernandez, M.
Hernandez, MA. (2017). What Works to Improve Staff Compliance With Multi-Drug-Resistant Organism (MDRO) Screening. , 28th International Nursing Research Congress of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Dublin, Ireland: Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Hernandez, M.
Hernandez, MA. (2017, July). What works to improve staff compliance with multi-drug resistant organism (MDRO) screening. Presented at 28th International Nursing Research Congress of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. Dublin, Ireland.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Hernandez, M.
Hernandez, MA. (2016, July). Indwelling catheter care: Areas for improvement. Presented at 27th International Nursing Research Congress of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. Cape Town, South Africa.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Hernandez, M.
Hernandez, MA. (2015, July). Impact of a catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) education package on Nurses' knowledge and indwelling catheter management practices. Presented at 26th International Nursing Research Congress of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. San Juan, Puerto Rico.
[Conference 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 First International Nursing Research Conference of the World Academy of Nursing Science. Kobe, Japan.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Hernandez, M.
Gesmundo, MH. (2016). Indwelling Catheter Care: Areas for Improvement. , 27th International Nursing Research Congress of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society Cape Town, South Africa: Sigma Theta Tau International Honour Society of Nursing
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Hernandez, M.
Gesmundo, MH. (2015). Impact of a catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) education package for nurses. 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.
Gesmundo, MH. (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 San Juan, Puerto Rico: Sigma Theta Tau International Honour Society of Nursing
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Hernandez, M.
Gesmundo, MH. (2009). The Effects of 70% Isopropyl Alcohol, Plain Normal Saline Solution and Sterile Water on Umbilical Cord Separation. Kobe, Japan: Japan Academy of Nursing Science
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Hernandez, M.

Other

Hernandez, M. (2019). Fast-tracking recruitment of IQNs into the aged care sector. : NZME Educational Media - Health Central
[Internet publication]Authored by: Hernandez, M.
Hernandez, M. (2018). Give migrant nurses a longer visa to help ease shortage. : Scoop Publishing Limited
[Internet publication]Authored by: Hernandez, M.
Hernandez, M. (2018). Migrant nurses can help solve Kiwi nursing shortage. : NZME Educational Media - Health Central
[Internet publication]Authored by: Hernandez, M.
Hernandez, M. (2018). Monina Hernandez – migrant nurses shouldn’t be channelled only into aged care. : NZME. Educational Media - Nursing Review
[Internet publication]Authored by: Hernandez, M.
Hernandez, MA. (2018). In a relationship with Sigma. : Sigma Theta Tau International Honour Society of Nursing
[Internet publication]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

168.162 - Nursing Fundamentals

168.163 - Health Across the Lifespan I

168.164 - Health Across the Lifespan II

Courses Coordinated

Media and Links

Media

  • 26 Jun 2019 - Community Service, Online
    Fast-tracking recruitment of IQNs into the aged ca
    Monina Hernandez informs readers how internationally qualified nurses can be fast-tracked into the aged care sector to help alleviate the shortage of aged care nurses.
  • 23 Jul 2019 - Community Service, Online
    Antibiotics are harmless – a “common fallacy”
    As winter illnesses peak, the lure of antibiotics pulls stronger. Yet our dependency on the medication may be doing more harm than good. Rebekah Fraser looked into the use of antibiotics.
  • 22 Sep 2018 - Newspaper, Online, Community Service
    Filipino nurses meet MPs over registration & visa
    Filipino Nurses' Association of New Zealand President Monina Hernandez' meeting with MPs over Filipino nurses' nursing registration and visa concerns.
  • 19 Feb 2019 - Online
    Spotlight on: Monina Hernandez
    Interview with Monina Hernandez, a leader in the health sector, to find out more about who she is, her career, and her goals for the future. The Office of Ethnic Communities Nominations Service suppor
  • 18 Sep 2018 - Online, Magazine, Community Service
    Filipino Nurses to Seek Help of MPs
    News about Filipino nurses' issues as discussed by Monina Hernandez, president of the Filipino Nurses Association of New Zealand, Inc, in her meeting with Members of Parliament.
  • 18 Sep 2018 - Newspaper, Online, Community Service
    Filipino – Kiwi nurses to seek help of MPs
    News article about the meeting between Filipino community leaders and Members of Parliament regarding various issues that beset the Filipino community. Highlighted in this news is the issue raised by
  • 16 Sep 2018 - Newspaper, Community Service, Online
    Spray and walk away: late spike in influenza hits
    An article about the spike in influenza as influenced by the NZ public and the author herself. Monina Hernandez was interviewed in the article for her specialist knowledge in public health and in the
  • 14 Jul 2017 - Magazine, Online, Community Service
    Foreign nursing degrees assessed at least Level 4
    Interview with Monina Hernandez, Filipino nurse leader regarding her opinion about the news that care workers with overseas nursing degrees were being assessed by Careerforce as meeting the “Level 3 h
  • 13 Nov 2018 - Community Service, Online
    Filipino Nurse Leader Appointed to Nursing Council
    News article about Monina Hernandez, the first Filipino nurse to be appointed to the Nursing Council of New Zealand, thus reflecting the growing number of Philippine-trained nurses in New Zealand.
  • 12 Dec 2018 - Online, Community Service
    Migrants can help solve Kiwi nursing shortage
    Monina Hernandez, the president of the Filipino Nurses Association of New Zealand, argues that granting longer migrant nurse visas to internationally qualified nurses can help solve the nursing shorta
  • 12 Dec 2018 - Online, Community Service
    Give migrants a longer visa to help ease shortage
    Position statement of the Filipino Nurses Association of New Zealand., Inc where Monina Hernandez is its current president.
  • 10 Jul 2019 - Community Service, Online
    How to prevent the spread of colds and flu
    As the weather cools down, winter illnesses tend to ramp up. Rebekah Fraser spoke to Monina Hernandez, an infection control nursing expert, about how the spread of colds and flu can be prevented.
  • 05 Oct 2017 - Online
    Interview: Filipino Nurses Assoc. of NZ President
    Interview with Monina Hernandez about her growth as a healthcare worker—from her humble beginnings advocating for community health in the Philippines, to becoming a nurse-academician in New Zealand.
  • 03 Aug 2018 - Magazine, Online, Community Service
    In a Relationship with Sigma
    Article about Monina Hernandez' journey as a leader-member of the prestigious Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma). STTI is a global community of nurse leaders with more than
  • 01 May 2017 - Community Service, Online, Other
    Two Auckland Nurses Elected to NZNO Board
    News announcement about the election of two Auckland nurses - including Monina Hernandez- into the Board of Directors of NZNO. NZNO is New Zealand’s largest trade union and professional organisation r
  • 01 Dec 2017 - Community Service, Online
    IPCNC Chairperson’s Report
    News announcing Monina Hernandez' election into the position of Secretary of the Infection Prevention and Control Nurses' College - NZNO.

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