APNA's definition of primary health care nursing covers health, scope of practice, primary health care, roles and settings. We also explore general practice nursing and Phillips et al. six roles of the general practice nurse.
APNA is here for your PHN
As the peak professional body for nurses working in primary health care, APNA is here to help meet the needs of your PHN and our members.
APNA currently collaborates with approximately 70% of PHNs across Australia.
The level of support we provide is based on the needs of your PHN and includes:
- PHN organisational membership to ensure your staff are supported;
- APNA Communication Credits to promote your work to the nurses who need to hear it;
- Nurse Support Line subscription to support the nurses in your catchment;
- APNA Online Communities of Practice to get in front of the nurses in your area; and,
- Tailored programs, from education to mentoring, that are relevant to your PHN community and workforce needs.
Let APNA help you meet your operational goals by supporting nurses.
Join APNA as an organisational member and receive a special PHN member rate. As a PHN member you can rest easy knowing your staff are confident in all things primary health care – from breaking industry news to education on your PHN’s health priority areas. We’ll also acknowledge you on our dedicated webpage [insert hyperlink] for PHN members, showcasing our alliance to achieve a healthy Australia.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for the PHN organisational membership rate.
APNA Communication Credits
Do you feel like your PHN’s news and projects aren’t reaching all of the nurses in your catchment? APNA reaches more than 24,000 nurses across the country weekly. Email, print, video, podcast, social media – these are just a couple of the channels we use to regularly engage and educate thousands of nurses across Australia.
APNA Communication Credits allow organisations and businesses to communicate with primary health care nurses via APNA’s content and channels. Credits can be purchased for educational, sponsored editorial and marketing purposes.
Contact email@example.com for the APNA Communication Credits rate card
APNA Nurse Support Line Subscription
APNA’s Nurse Support Line is a member-only service, manned by expert nurse consultants, which provides primary health care nurses with access to timely, relevant and accurate advice, resources and referrals.
An APNA Nurse Support Line subscription allows nurses in your PHN catchment to access direct professional support and ensure they’re delivering best-practice evidenced-based care.
Cost: $45 per month per nurse *minimum 12 month subscription and min 50 nurses.
Contact New Business Manager Murphy Woods, via firstname.lastname@example.org, for a subscription proposal.
APNA Online Communities of Practice Package
Our newest benefit and tool for members, the APNA Online Community, is a place for nurses from all walks of primary health care and all corners of Australia to come together and seek support, share wisdom, and gain knowledge.
APNA can create a local Community of Practice for the nurses in your PHN’s catchment, allowing you to get in front of and engage with nurses in one easy spot.
Contact New Busines Manager Murphy Woods, via email@example.com, for an APNA Online Communities of Practice proposal.
Tailored Nursing Programs
APNA understands that each PHN is different due to varying health priority areas and workforce challenges. Depending on what you need, APNA can tailor a program to suit your PHN. For example, we have delivered webinars on local health needs, provided mentoring and education to new nurses, and have plenty of additional resources and tools for your PHN to get the most out of your health care workforce.
Contact Project Manager Rebekah Cox, via firstname.lastname@example.org, for a program proposal.
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Our PHN members
APNA is proud to collaborate with many of the Primary Health Networks (PHNs) across the country.