Promoting health in prison

Prisoners have higher reported levels of risky behaviours and poorer health. Whilst holding a Men's Health Day is not a new concept in the community, in a prison it was, so there were many unique challenges to overcome.

Palliative care

Information on palliative care by HealthinSite.

National bowel cancer screening program: Forms for health professionals

Information on the National Bowel Screening Program for health professionals including links to various forms.

A physical activity guide for older Australians

To help encourage older Australians to be physically active, the Department of Health and Ageing and the Department of Veterans' Affairs have jointly produced a resource called Choose Health: Be Active.

Becoming a medical abortion provider

By providing medical termination of pregnancy (MTOP), GPs can now provide effective help to women when they are faced with an unplanned pregnancy.

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.

Building dementia practice in primary care: Step 1 building dementia knowledge in primary care

The Building Dementia Practice series is designed to improve your knowledge, skills and confidence in dementia practice and provide you with tools and resources to support a timely diagnosis of dementia in primary care.

Beyond completion of cancer treatment integrated cancer survivorship care

This presentation will provide an overview of the care needs of people who have completed treatment for their cancer. The role of nurses in this important phase of their journey will be highlighted.

auDA Foundation

The auDA Foundation is a charitable trust established to promote and encourage educational and research activities that will enhance the utility of the Internet for the benefit of the Australian community.

Pap Smear provider courses, QLD

Health Professional Cervical Screening course for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals in Queensland.

First aid course- Basic level: The Benchmarque Group

Provide Basic Emergency Life Support (Previously Level 1 First Aid) is a short 1-day course designed to develop the knowledge and skills required to provide basic life support measures in an emergency.

Clinical practice guidelines for communicating prognosis and end of life issues adults in the advanced stages

Josephine M Clayton, Karen M Hancock, Phyllis N Butow, Martin H N Tattersall and David C Currow Med J Aust 2007; 186 (12): 77.

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 rebatesā€“patients may be charged if this test is requested.

Shark-proof your practice: How the law is every nurses best ally

Whether lawyers and the law are the mortal enemy of labor and delivery nurses, there is an obvious problem: huge verdicts in obstetric and medical negligence cases. Nursing for women's health: 1997. Vol.1, Issue 5.

OnlineLearning

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