Brian Grant McKenna

Summary

Affiliation: University of Auckland
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Improving the ability of mental health nurses to give second opinion in Judicial Reviews: an evaluation study
    B G McKenna
    Centre for Mental Health Research, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 18:550-7. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Horizontal violence: experiences of Registered Nurses in their first year of practice
    Brian G McKenna
    School of Nursing, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    J Adv Nurs 42:90-6. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Patients' perceptions of coercion on admission to forensic psychiatric hospital: a comparison study
    Brian G McKenna
    School of Nursing, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1020, New Zealand
    Int J Law Psychiatry 26:355-72. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint A survey of threats and violent behaviour by patients against registered nurses in their first year of practice
    Brian G McKenna
    School of Nursing, University of Auckland, Auckland Regional Forensic Psychiatry Services, Waitemata District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 12:56-63. 2003
  5. doi request reprint Duly Authorized Officers' practices under mental health law in New Zealand: Are nurses meeting the requirements of the law?
    Brian McKenna
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Policy and Service Development, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 18:231-8. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Return to nursing programmes: justifications for a mental health specific course
    Brian Grant McKenna
    University of Auckland
    Int J Nurs Educ Scholarsh 5:Article27. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Outpatient commitment and coercion in New Zealand: a matched comparison study
    Brian G McKenna
    School of Nursing, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1020, New Zealand
    Int J Law Psychiatry 29:145-58. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Registered nurses as responsible clinicians under the New Zealand Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act 1992
    Brian G McKenna
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Policy and Service Development, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 15:128-34. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Advanced 'prescribing' of nurses' emergency holding powers under New Zealand mental health legislation
    Tony L Farrow
    School of Nursing, Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology, PO Box 540, Christchurch 8032, New Zealand
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 11:164-9. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Concerns about the use of TASERs on people with mental illness in New Zealand
    Anthony J O'Brien
    School of Nursing, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Forensic Nurs 3:89-92. 2007

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Improving the ability of mental health nurses to give second opinion in Judicial Reviews: an evaluation study
    B G McKenna
    Centre for Mental Health Research, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 18:550-7. 2011
    ..There is a need to nationally disseminate such educational innovations to assist more mental health nurses to maximize their input into judicial decisions, which have a marked impact on the lives of those service users involved...
  2. ncbi request reprint Horizontal violence: experiences of Registered Nurses in their first year of practice
    Brian G McKenna
    School of Nursing, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    J Adv Nurs 42:90-6. 2003
    ..However, there is a dearth of research focusing on horizontal violence experienced by new graduate nurses...
  3. ncbi request reprint Patients' perceptions of coercion on admission to forensic psychiatric hospital: a comparison study
    Brian G McKenna
    School of Nursing, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1020, New Zealand
    Int J Law Psychiatry 26:355-72. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint A survey of threats and violent behaviour by patients against registered nurses in their first year of practice
    Brian G McKenna
    School of Nursing, University of Auckland, Auckland Regional Forensic Psychiatry Services, Waitemata District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 12:56-63. 2003
    ..The findings of this study indicate priorities for effective prevention programmes. The issues highlighted need to be addressed in undergraduate nursing curricula and in the development of orientation programmes supporting new graduates...
  5. doi request reprint Duly Authorized Officers' practices under mental health law in New Zealand: Are nurses meeting the requirements of the law?
    Brian McKenna
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Policy and Service Development, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 18:231-8. 2009
    ..The paper concludes that national guidelines for practice need to be developed for DAO to assist mental health nurses in meeting this statutory requirement...
  6. doi request reprint Return to nursing programmes: justifications for a mental health specific course
    Brian Grant McKenna
    University of Auckland
    Int J Nurs Educ Scholarsh 5:Article27. 2008
    ..It is recommended that all aspects of this course mirror the service user focused 'recovery paradigm' that is a central tenet in contemporary mental health service delivery...
  7. ncbi request reprint Outpatient commitment and coercion in New Zealand: a matched comparison study
    Brian G McKenna
    School of Nursing, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1020, New Zealand
    Int J Law Psychiatry 29:145-58. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Registered nurses as responsible clinicians under the New Zealand Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act 1992
    Brian G McKenna
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Policy and Service Development, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 15:128-34. 2006
    ..This will require the promulgation of appropriate mental health policy, and a concerted effort by major stakeholders in mental health service delivery...
  9. ncbi request reprint Advanced 'prescribing' of nurses' emergency holding powers under New Zealand mental health legislation
    Tony L Farrow
    School of Nursing, Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology, PO Box 540, Christchurch 8032, New Zealand
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 11:164-9. 2002
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Concerns about the use of TASERs on people with mental illness in New Zealand
    Anthony J O'Brien
    School of Nursing, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Forensic Nurs 3:89-92. 2007
    ..TASERs have been associated with over 150 deaths internationally, and raise the possibility of additional trauma for people in mental health crisis...
  11. doi request reprint Compulsory community mental health treatment: literature review
    Anthony J O'Brien
    School of Nursing, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Nurs Stud 46:1245-55. 2009
    ..There is a need for further research into compulsory community treatment and possible alternatives...
  12. ncbi request reprint Best practice management strategies for mental health nurses during the clinical application of civil commitment: an overview
    Brian G McKenna
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Policy and Service Development, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Contemp Nurse 21:62-70. 2006
    ..The aim of this article is to outline best practice management strategies for nurses during the clinical application of civil commitment of mentally ill persons...
  13. ncbi request reprint Gambling and problem gambling among recently sentenced women in new zealand prisons
    Max W Abbott
    Gambling Research Centre, Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences, Auckland University of Technology, Private Bag 92006, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Gambl Stud 21:559-81. 2005
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  14. ncbi request reprint Gambling and problem gambling among recently sentenced male prisoners in four New Zealand prisons
    Max W Abbott
    Gambling Research Centre, Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences, Auckland University of Technology, Private Bag 92006, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Gambl Stud 21:537-58. 2005
    ..This highlights the potential for assessment and treatment programs in prison to reduce recidivism and adverse effects of problem gambling and gambling-related offending...