APNA's definition of primary health care nursing covers health, scope of practice, primary health care, roles and settings. We also explore general practice nursing and Phillips et al. six roles of the general practice nurse.
Digital Health in Australia & What it Means for the Nursing Profession - Dr Helen Almond
Helen is a specialist general practice nurse. She is a dynamic professional who has the flexibility, aptitude and capability of research, making strategic and operational contributions to the delivery of the highest standard of healthcare in community and primary health care settings.
Helen is employed as a lecturer in Digital Health and Informatics at Swinburne University of Technology. Her research focuses on the use of participatory methodologies to examine the impact of digital health on the delivery of human-centred care for vulnerable communities. Through educational and curriculum development, Helen expects to expand her research focus toward the health professional, understanding the impact of digital health technology for early career healthcare providers.
Helen is a member of the Health Informatics Society of Australia, a peak professional body for the digital health community. This provides network opportunity with like-minded health informaticians, clinicians, researchers, healthcare managers and executives, data analysts, designers, project managers, technologists and innovators.