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Transition to Practice Programs
APNA's Transition to Practice Programs (TPP) provide an evidence-based framework of education over 12-months to nurses who have transitioned to primary health care* and feel they would benefit from additional support.
APNA’s Transition to Practice Programs have helped build the capacity, knowledge, skills, and confidence of over 200 nurses throughout the primary health care nursing workforce. TPP has been designed to improve recruitment and retention of nurses in primary health care. At a glance, APNA's Transition to Practice Program will:
Provide a practical transition framework for nurses new to primary health care, and help them build foundational knowledge and skills for their role through professional and clinical development, mentoring and support
Enhance competencies, confidence, and capacity of not only the nurses, but their workplace teams, to achieve better health outcomes in primary health care
Provide experienced primary health care nurses with a rewarding opportunity to 'give-back' to the nursing profession where they can thrive in an advanced leadership roles such as clinical and professional mentoring or small group facilitation
Provide greater job satisfaction, utilisation and retention for all nurse participants.
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Rebekah Cox, Program Manager
Lisa Sinkins & Jo Millard Project Officer
Alisha Komninos, Project Coordinator
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1300 303 184
*Primary health care refers to any setting outside of acute health, including but not limited to: Aged Care, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health services, Correctional/justice health, Community health, General practice and more.