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!
The Minister for Health has announced that the opt-out period will be extended until 31 January 2019. The opt-out website and the Help line will be available until 31 January 2019.
Store and retrieve your continuing professional development through a simple and accessible web portal.
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...
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.
Read about HIV prevention in primary health care and the different resources available.
APNA Nurse of the Year, Cathy Carrasco, is widely regarded as an extremely experienced registered nurse with a wealth of knowledge.
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.
The APNA Board announces the resignation of Chief Executive Officer, Darren Carr.
APNA Board Director, Ken Griffin, has been appointed as Interim CEO during the search for a new leader.
Do you want to develop models of care that are relevant to your local health needs? Grant funding and APNA support will be provided to successful applicants of BNC. Applications are now open.
Find out more about APNA’s events, and register for a workshop tailored specifically to nurses in primary health care.
We are seeking an APNA member to join Pfizer’s Educational Steering Committee, to be part of this review process. The committee will consist of a core group of Australian clinicians including general practitioners and relevant medical specialists.
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.
Abstracts for the APNA National Conference 2019 are now open - share your ideas and knowledge with nurses working in primary health care
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.
Professional indemnity insurance for APNA members to 31 March 2019 for $9.17 per month
A story from an APNA member
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.
We are asking nurses what you have, what you need and what you want from your continuing professional development—in relation to chronic disease management and healthy ageing.
The feedback you provide will be an important tool in assisting APNA to fulfil the education and training needs and expectations of the primary health care nursing workforce.