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.
Preconception Health Promotion in Primary Care
This online learning module has been designed with the aim to improve the capacity of nurses, maternal and child health nurses and midwives working in primary health care settings. It provides concise and practical information to promote preconception health in their practice.
The module has been developed by Your Fertility, a national health promotion program and funded by the Australian government. The program aims to improve awareness of fertility and preconception health among women and men, increase the chance of conception and reduce the risk of infertility, and enhance the health of parents and their future children.
About the Author
The module has been developed by Your Fertility, a national health promotion program and funded by the Australian government.
Your Fertility is run by a coalition including the Victorian Assisted Reproductive Treatment Authority (VARTA), Healthy Male, Public Health and Preventative Medicine at Monash University, The Robinson Research Institute and Jean Hailes for Women’s Health.
After completing this module, you should have an understanding of:
Factors that affect preconception health
Barriers and facilitators for preconception health promotion in primary practice, and
Strategies in practice.
Suitable for nurses working in primary health care including general practice.
What you'll get
Once you have completed all sections of the course, a certificate will be available next to the course name in the ‘My Training’ section of APNA Online Learning.