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Nurses and midwives must be registered with the NMBA, and meet the NMBA's professional standards in order to practise in Australia. Includes the Code of Ethics for Nurses, and the Code of Professional Conduct.
Heather Henry thinks that primary care nurses are the uncelebrated 'ninjas' of their breed. Their invisibility is the thing she is tackling and she says myths have grown up about what they actually do.
NMBA functions include: Registering nurses, developing standards, codes and guidelines, handling notifications, complaints investigations and disciplinary hearings.
Latest version of the Nurses Award on the Fair Work Commission website.
September 2017. APNA Position Statement: Nurses working to their full scope of practice as part of an interdisciplinary team can enable more integrated, efficient and accessible healthcare. September 2017.
The NMBA's Registration standard: CPD requires nurses and midwives to complete a minimum number of hours of education. These FAQ's address common queries.
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.
Resources for General Practice from the College.