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.
Nurse-led Model for Medication Abortion Provision in Regional & Rural Vic - Caroline de Moel-Mandel
To improve medication abortion access in service poor areas of Victoria, nurse-led medication abortion provision is feasible. Yet, a range of barriers can hinder model implementation. These include limited medication abortion training for primary health care nurses, a lack of professional support, restricted access to diagnostic facilities, abortion stigma, and insufficient funding for nurse-led medication abortion provision in general practice. Regulatory and structural interventions are therefore needed, and underlying unfounded medication abortion concerns and prejudices must be addressed.