Chronic disease and mental health symposium 2017 - Friday 24 November 2017, Sydney

Registrations are open for the 2nd Chronic disease and mental health symposium 2017, addressing chronic disease through collective impact. Delegates will get an opportunity to learn, share and network with others interested in reducing the impact of chronic disease on our communities. The Australian College of Mental Health Nurses is partnering with APNA and the Australian Diabetes Educators Association.

Nurses and future nurses can explore the world of primary health care with

Primary health care offers a diverse, dynamic and fulfilling career with ongoing opportunities to evolve professionally and make a difference to people’s lives. Current nurses can complete the self-assessment on to find out where they sit in the Career and Education Framework for Nurses in Primary Health Care, and will receive a personalised report that provides a breakdown of your strengths, and suggestions on new approaches to continue your professional growth.

Nurses are a healthy investment

Employers, practice managers, GPs and nurses will find this a useful resource for employing a nurse – the benefits, financial considerations, and how to get started – it’s all at


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

News: Be prepared for thunderstorm asthma

The National Asthma Council today launched a suite of resources on thunderstorm asthma to prepare healthcare professionals and their practices for the upcoming grass pollen season. Written for GPs, practice nurses and pharmacists, the new resources include an information paper on the causes, prevention and treatment of thunderstorm asthma and a refreshed information paper on managing allergic rhinitis in people with asthma.

We need enrolled nurses to tell us about your supervision experience

Are you an enrolled nurse working in primary health care? We want to hear about your supervision experiences and needs. Complete this survey by Monday 23 October for a chance to win $100 worth of APNA Online Learning.

Make the most of it

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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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