High cholesterol in Australia: Primary care plays a crucial role

With approximately 6.5 million adults living with the condition, high cholesterol accounts for a significant burden of heart disease and stroke in Australia.

Support for you and your veteran patient

Primary healthcare nurses have an important role in providing treatment and services to the veteran community. Up to 6,000 personnel leave the Australian Defence Force (ADF) each year, including around 20% for medical reasons.

We agree. It’s now time for action. Nurses are ready for change

The Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA) welcomes Federal Health Minister Mark Butler’s thoughtful and considered approach to change in Australian health care.

Primary Times, Summer 2022-23

Members-only articles, interviews, columns, and clinical updates from the latest edition of APNA's Primary Times magazine

Japanese Encephalitis – how to protect your patients

Is this mosquito borne virus COVID 2.0? Listen to this educational segment on how to identify and protect your patients against this infectious disease of national significance.

Cardiovascular Disease Risk – FREE online learning course

Gain a better understand the lifestyle and medication management issues for people at risk of heart attack and stroke, and provide them with appropriate support in primary health care

Festival of Nursing

The Festival of Nursing – it’s a national nursing conference, SUPERCHARGED! Perth, 27-29 July 2023. The Festival of Nursing 2023 will feature well-renowned speakers, interactive workshops, and engaging discussions that will provide valuable insights into the latest developments and changes in the nursing field. Our speakers will be discussing topics such as patient-centred care, the use of technology in nursing, the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration in healthcare and a vast range of clinical topics.

APNA Student Nurse Placement Program

The APNA Student Nurse Placement Program shines a light on primary health care for student nurses and helps to future-proof the primary health care nursing workforce. APNA works with universities and tertiary institutions to provide high-quality nursing placements for undergraduate and postgraduate students in dynamic primary health care settings.

APNA Online Community

Connect with your nursing colleagues from across primary health care. Share stories and learn tips from others. Read More

The Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.

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