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APNA Education and career framework for nurses in general practice November 2015

This document has been developed to explain aspects of the visual representation of the Framework. Appendices are included to provide clarity and context for stakeholders such as practice managers, health care providers, education providers and the community. This document represents the first stage in the process of developing an education and career framework for nurses in general practice.

Practice Nurse

Practice Nurse We are a modern fully computerised accredited practice seeking a practice nurse 3 days per week plus holiday / sick relief. immunisations, wound care, health assessments, care plans, assist in minor surgeries. Great team environment.

Fair Work Commission

Australia's national workplace relations tribunal. Contains the Nursing Award and other workplace awards.

Transition to Practice

It’s recognised that the longer a nurse stays with an organisation the more productive they become. Early results of the Transition to Practice Pilot Program Tranche 1 have indicated it has had a positive influence on nurses’ intentions to remain in the nursing workforce.

National Employment Standards

The National Employment Standards determines the absolute minimum standards of pay and conditions for any employee in Australia. Read them here.

Nursing in general practice: It's a choice

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.

Contract Practice Nurse - Queanbeyan

Looking for nurses with an interest in aged care to perform in-home health checks in the Queanbeyan area, starting January 2017.

Practice nursing in Australia

This research paper explores aspects of the recent development of practice nursing in Australia, particularly those relating to government initiatives currently in place.

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APNA National Conference

APNA National Conference