Events Calendar

Register and find out more about APNA's 2018 workshops for nurses in primary health care.

Department of Veterans' Affairs Toolbox trial

The Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) is currently testing a new DVA Toolbox for Coordinated Veterans’ Care (CVC), which supports medical clinics and practitioners who enrol and care for DVA clients in the CVC Program. Health professionals are invited to access and trial the toolbox during the testing phase.

The digital Australian Immunisation Handbook is now available

You can find the most up-to-date recommendations for the use of vaccines in Australia. The digital handbook is easier to navigate and search. If you are working offline, relevant sections of the Handbook can be downloaded to devices or printed.

APNA CPD Portal

Store and retrieve your continuing professional development through a simple and accessible web portal.

Professional indemnity insurance

Professional indemnity insurance for APNA members to 31 March 2019 for $73

Framework for registered and enrolled nurses launched

The APNA Career and Education Frameworks for Nurses in Primary Health Care project are the first of their kind in Australia and are now available from My Nursing Future.

Updates in Primary Health Care

With its ever-changing program, this workshop delves into the nitty gritty and provides you with a thorough update on a range of topics. Enrol now!

Healthy Practices

Do you know what the benefits of having a nurse in your practice are? APNA's Healthy Practices website is for employers, practice managers, GPs and nurses looking for information and resources on employing a nurse – the benefits, financial considerations and more...

Honour for Ballarat Nurse

Nurse and APNA Member Caroline Gibson has been recognised nationally for her innovative dementia care work. Ms Gibson was a finalist in the prestigious APNA Nurse Awards for developing a ground-breaking practice nurse dementia care model at Ballarat Community Health. Read more...

APNA Nurse Awards 2019

Nominations for the 2019 APNA Nurse Awards is open! There are two award categories open for nomination and include the APNA Recently Graduated Nurse of the Year and the APNA Nurse of the Year.

APNA Representation - Mental health in the workplace

Are you a nurse practice manager or have influence in the way your practice is run? Are you interested in promoting mentally healthy workplaces? APNA is looking for a nurse practice manager and APNA member to participate in the Worksafe Victoria's WorkWell team's series of 2018 workshops. Interested? Email admin@apna.asn.au with a summary of your role and experience.

Best practice

Best-practice care ensures best patient outcomes with a rigorous approach to quality in your clinical practice. Find out about developing a knowledge-base for clinical care, building consistent clinical guidelines and implementing processes to deliver the highest quality care...

Primary Times Spring 2018 issue out now

This issue covers the wrap up of APNA's two projects—Transition to Practice Pilot Program and Enhanced Nurse Clinics; and Lesley Salem's advice on how to move beyond paternalistic health promotion.

Transition to Practice

It’s recognised that the longer a nurse stays with an organisation the more productive they become. Early results of the Transition to Practice Pilot Program Tranche 1 have indicated it has had a positive influence on nurses’ intentions to remain in the nursing workforce.

Dementia Awareness Month

September is Dementia Awareness Month. Its aim is to encourage all Australians to become more aware of dementia, to gain a better understanding of what it is like to live with dementia and how we can support people living with dementia. The Centre for Dementia Learning provides training and information for health professionals in a number of different care settings from understanding the fundamentals through to providing more specific care. Find out more...

Make the most of it

Find out how your membership with APNA can help you achieve your professional goals. 

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Enjoy a fulfilling career

APNA will support you throughout your career in primary health care. Find out which membership type suits you.

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