Reminder: National Cervical Screening Program changes

Reminder: On 1 December 2017 the National Cervical Screening Program (NCSP) was renewed. The Pap test was replaced by the human papillomavirus (HPV) Cervical Screening Test with the age for screening under the NCSP changed from 18 to 25. Please remember that Pap tests are no longer eligible for Medicare rebates–patients may be charged if this test is requested.

Nursing In General Practice

A useful guide for the General Practice team. Contains information on employing and supporting a nurse in your practice.

Building Nurse Capacity project

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.

National Employment Standards

The National Employment Standards determines the absolute minimum standards of pay and conditions for any employee in Australia. Read them here.

Nurses Award 2010

Latest version of the Nurses Award on the Fair Work Commission website.

Nursing in general practice: It's a choice

Providing a snap shot of a day in the life' of three nurses across different geographical areas in Queensland this video showcases the diverse role of the general practice nurse.

National practice standards for nurses in general practice

Includes guidelines for supervision of enrolled nurses, professional development plans, job descriptions and more.

TED Talk: Simon Sinek - How great leaders inspire action

Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question "Why?" His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers.

TED Talk: Drew Dudley - Everday leadership

We have all changed someone's life- usually without even realizing it. In this funny talk, Drew Dudley calls on all of us to celebrate leadership as the everyday act of improving each other's lives.

TED Talk: Derek Siver - How to start a movement

Derek Sivers presents this TED talk, providing insights on leadership and explaining how movements really get started.

OnlineLearning

APNA OnlineLearning offers you the opportunity to keep up to date with knowledge and skills.

Healthy Practices website for GPs

APNA has developed a suite of resources for general practioners to strengthen understanding of the value of the general practice nurse and explain the contribution of nurses to improved health outcomes, and to general practice sustainability.

Basic Life Support

This course has been developed to provide learners with an understanding of basic life support, according to the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines.

Using digital health to advance continuity of care

A presentation by Heather McDonald at the 2016 APNA National Conference - Nurses | The heart of primary health care

Uncovering your career potential education and career frameworks in primary health care

This presentation will be an opportunity to find out more about APNA's Commonwealth funded Nursing in Primary Health Care programme which aims to support the recruitment and retention of Primary Health Care Nurses.

What's new in asthma management

This webinar will look at new medications, devices and management strategies including how best to use the current MBS item numbers available for asthma and respiratory management in general practice.

The person-centred approach to healthy weight management

Dr Rick Kausman is recognised as the Australian pioneer of the person centred approach to food, eating, behaviour, weight and health.

Self-management of chronic respiratory disease: Individualised management approaches

This presentation will focus on effective models that can be delivered by nurses to improve outcomes for people with chronic lung disease.

Putting diabetes distress on the clinical agenda

This webinar follows an event that brought together specialist nurses to explore opportunities to take the lead in providing collaborative, integrated chronic disease and mental health management.
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