Approximately 2.5 million Australians are estimated to be at high risk of having a heart attack or stroke in the next five years.1 For over half of these people, it will be their first cardiovascular disease (CVD) event.1 While these statistics are worrying, they also highlight the life-changing opportunity that primary health care teams have in driving the prevention of CVD.
Between September and November 2021, join other nurses at one of our eight in-person events across the country. We’re visiting every capital city, so there’s an event for you in your state or territory. In 2021 we're bringing an APNA Conference to you. Come and learn, connect and re-energise!
When Prime Minister Scott Morrison received one of the first COVID-19 vaccines in Australia on Sunday, the cameras were eager to capture the doctor giving him the shot. Less in the public eye was the nurse who administered the first vaccine, given to aged care resident Jane Malysiak, a few minutes earlier.
APNA’s Transition to Practice Program is a 12-month education, support and mentoring program for nurses new to primary health care.
Applications are now open to start a Nurse Led Clinic in the Gippsland PHN Latrobe area.
Continue to receive the support you need and deserve from your peak body. Renew your membership by 31 March 2021.
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The APNA Student Nurse Placement Program runs from March to December 2021. We invite you and your workplace to participate in our program, open to all primary health care workplaces nationally. Register now.
APNA supports aged care nurses—advice, education, insurance and advocacy to name a few—so that you can enjoy a rewarding career.
Up-to-date COVID-19 information for nurses working in primary health care in Australia
APNA's Nurse Support provides professional advice and guidance to members. Especially during the COVID-19 public health event, we're here to support you.