Don't forget to renew your membership and insurance for 2024

APNA membership and insurance renewals were due by 31 March. Don't risk your access and cover any longer, renew today! As an APNA member in 2024, you can expect the highest support, resources, and continuous learning opportunities, and let's not forget the Festival of Nursing in Adelaide!

Festival of Nursing

The Festival of Nursing – it’s an annual nursing conference, SUPERCHARGED! The Festival of Nursing is an annual conference for nurses, hosted in Australia. The next event will be in Adelaide from 25-27 July 2024 as part of the Essential Health Summit - Three events combined, one ticket and endless potential!

Mental Health Education

Explore a wealth of mental health knowledge with our flexible education specifically designed for primary health care nurses. Whether you're new to the field or seeking to enhance your expertise, our modular approach allows you to choose courses that suit your needs, without the need to follow a specific order. Mental Health First Aid courses, online learning and much more!

Primary Health Care Nurses Day

The first Wednesday in February each year is Primary Health Care Nurses Day, where we celebrate the amazing work that nurses do outside of the hospital setting, in aged care, community, general practice, custodial, schools and a range of other primary health care settings.

Primary Health Care Nurses Day 2024

MEDIA RELEASE: On Primary Health Care Nurses Day, APNA Workforce Survey data shows almost one third of primary health care (PHC) nurses (31%) in Australia are still unable to work to their full scope of practice.

Primary Health Care Nurse Day 2024 - APNA goes to Federal Parliament

APNA launched the first annual Primary Health Care Nurses Day (PHCNDay) at Parliament House in Canberra, meeting with numerous government ministers and politicians to highlight the Scope of Practice Review, the challenges facing PHC nurses, and to celebrate #PHCNDay.

Primary Times Summer 2024

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

Have you considered this analgesic strategy in your practice?

Penthrox (methoxyflurane) is an inhaled analgesic agent indicated in adults and children for the emergency relief of trauma-associated pain and surgical procedures requiring analgesia.

Interim recommendations for use of extended valency pneumococcal conjugate vaccines

Following the registration of extended valency pneumococcal conjugate vaccines in Australia, and subsequent recommendation by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC), the optimal pneumococcal vaccination program for Australia is currently under review.

APNA Career Pathways Program

APNA's Career Pathways Program (formerly known as the Student Nurse Placement Program) shines a light on primary health care, including aged care, for student nurses and helps to future-proof the primary health care nursing workforce.

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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