All you need to start your own nurse-led clinic can be found here. Learn about the building blocks, read real-life case studies and access excellent resources.
Having a strong and effective team ready to take on the challenges of implementing a new model of nurse-led care is an essential part of a nurse clinic. While supporting and sustaining the team can be challenging there are a few things that can help to minimise potential issues.
Patient engagement on your nurse clinic is about designing effective patient pathways and flow. This includes defining patient criteria, referrals, assessment, care plan and coordination, information provision and more...
March 2018. The Bega Teen Clinic is a nurse-led, early intervention model of access to primary health care for teenagers, which sits within existing general practices providing a drop-in service for young people in rural towns and supported by APNA through the Enhanced Nurse Clinics program.
Review your scope of practice, explore how you may be able to further utilise your skills, develop new competencies and provide additional services to your clients or patients by expanding your practice. Primary Times: Spring 2012.
Nurse and APNA Member Caroline Gibson has been recognised nationally for her innovative dementia care work. Ms Gibson was a finalist in the prestigious APNA Nurse Awards for developing a ground-breaking practice nurse dementia care model at Ballarat Community Health. Read more...
The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) provides guidance to nurses and midwives by publishing a range of professional codes and guidelines.
See how Australian practices are showcasing the diversity of nursing roles in general practice and how nurses successfully navigate this dynamic and challenging setting.
The systems and processes building block describes the fundamental requirements to maximise your clinic’s outcomes focusing on: technical systems, processes to manage patient appointments and reminders and data-management and privacy obligations.