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.
We know nurses, here's three steps to engage them
As the peak professional body for nurses working in primary health care, APNA believes the below suite provides a wide range of innovative support tools to meet the needs of your organisation and our members.
Simply put, let APNA help you meet your operational goals in 2020 by supporting nurses.
These tools have been developed to use in isolation or to be purchased in a bundle to enhance their impact. APNA can work with you to select a tailored support system relevant to your area of interest and the primary health care nurse workforce needs.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss bundling options.
Step 1: Engagement
APNA distribution channels
Communicate your message to 16,000+ nurses weekly in The Connect or quarterly in APNA's magazine, Primary Times. These publications ensure nurses are kept up to date with the latest news, information and clinical practice.
Cost: outlined in the APNA media kit
APNA Organisational Membership
Your organisation can support primary health care nurses by providing them with full APNA membership benefits, including discounts to specifically tailored professional indemnity insurance and more.
Cost: $205 per nurse for 4+ nurses
Community of Practice
Engage primary health care nurses around the clinical issues that affect them the most. Develop a Community of Practice that meet regularly online while being moderated by an experienced nurse to stimulate and guide online engagement and discussion.
Step 2: Education
1,500+ courses are completed via the Apna portal each month. You can provide nurses with learning opportunities by sponsoring the development of education on APNA's online learning portal. Online learning content is informed by our education survey to ensure our members needs are met. APNA's online education provides interactive learning which can be used towards CPD national registration.
Cost: Packages can be tailored. Indicative cost: $5,000 per month for 120 nurses. *minimum 12 month subscription
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Webinar with Q&A
An average of 900 nurses attend each APNA webinar and are proving to be popular amongst our members as they provide live content delivered in a convenient and timely manner. Your organisation can sponsor an APNA webinar on an agreed clinical topic to provide primary health care nurse in depth education delivered by an expert panel.
Step 3: Strategic Support
Analysis of workforce survey
The APNA workforce survey can provide insights into the clinical activity of primary health care nurses by activity down to a postcode level. This deidentified data can support the activity of your organisation to better understand the daily activity of primary health care nurses.
Nurse workshop briefing and workshop
APNA can facilitate a workshop to inform your strategic planning by providing insights to better understand the largest health workforce. The workshop will provide a briefing on national workforce data of 2,000+ nurses to assist you develop stronger ideas to engage nurses.
Cost: $2,500 for half day briefing
Nurse support line
Nurses need to be connected, now more than ever. Sponsorship opportunities are available to connect nurses with senior, experienced registered nurses who are available to provide support, share up to date information, best practice and clinical advice.
Cost: $45 per month per nurse *minimum 12 month subscription and min 50 nurses
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