Next-generation of nurses impressed with primary health care

New national data shows seven out of every 10 student nurses who complete APNA’s Student Nurse Placement Program (SNPP) say they would consider a primary health care (PHC) career.

No time for heart health education, say under-resourced nurses

Almost one in three Primary Health Care (PHC) nurses in Australia say that work and resource pressures mean that they do not perform cardiovascular education and management with patients, according to new national data.

APNA Conference Roadshow

Join other nurses at one of our in-person events across the country. We're bringing an APNA Conference to you, there’s events in every state or territory. Come and learn, connect and re-energise!

Four patient groups that need your attention this Heart Week

With one Australian having a heart attack or stroke every 4 minutes, primary care nurses have the power to change this statistic by focussing on simple, yet life-saving preventative care.

It's membership renewal time

All APNA Professional, organisation, student and retired members are due to renew by 31 March 2022. Click to learn why and how to renew

Primary Times, Summer 2021-22

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

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.

Transition to Practice Program available to nurses and organisations

APNA’s Transition to Practice Program is a 12-month education, support and mentoring program for nurses new to primary health care.

Want to present at the APNA Conference Roadshow?

We’re looking for expressions of interest to present at the APNA Conference Roadshow. If you’re a content expert and you’d like to share your knowledge and expertise with other conference delegates, find out more and register your interest here.

Nursing Australia Podcast

Do CPD on the run. Hear the news you need to know, listen to powerful interviews and learn in education segments.

APNA Online Community

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