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.
A useful guide for the General Practice team. Contains information on employing and supporting a nurse in your practice.
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.
The National Employment Standards determines the absolute minimum standards of pay and conditions for any employee in Australia. Read them here.
Latest version of the Nurses Award on the Fair Work Commission website.
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.
Includes guidelines for supervision of enrolled nurses, professional development plans, job descriptions and more.
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.
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.
Derek Sivers presents this TED talk, providing insights on leadership and explaining how movements really get started.
The national conference for nurses working in primary health care.
APNA OnlineLearning offers you the opportunity to keep up to date with knowledge and skills.
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.
This course has been developed to provide learners with an understanding of basic life support, according to the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines.
A presentation by Heather McDonald at the 2016 APNA National Conference - Nurses | The heart of 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.
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.
Dr Rick Kausman is recognised as the Australian pioneer of the person centred approach to food, eating, behaviour, weight and health.
This presentation will focus on effective models that can be delivered by nurses to improve outcomes for people with chronic lung disease.
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.