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.
Vision and Strategic Plan
APNA's vision is a healthy Australia through best practice primary health care nursing.
APNA set its four year plan with the strategic intent of improving the health journey and wellbeing of Australians by ensuring a bold and vibrant primary health care nursing profession.
Our strategic plan is a dynamic, evolving document designed to adapt and respond to the changing primary health care environment.
- Primary health care nursing in Australia is based on sound education and career development frameworks
- Nurses are recognised as integral to primary health care
- The voice of primary health care nurses is influential in national healthcare policy
- APNA is a robust and independent organisation that delivers great member value