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.
Chronic Disease Management and Healthy Ageing Program - virtual workshop
This virtual workshop is the first stage in our 12-month Chronic Disease Management and Healthy Ageing Program. It will be delivered over two days, Tuesday 11th and Thursday 13th of May, from 9:30am - 12:30pm.
- On day 1, we will cover the Aged Care Commission final report, an overview of CDM and HA, optimising health ageing versus managing chronic disease burden, population health and healthy ageing, and strategies and tools supporting CDM and HA.
- On day 2, explore developing therapeutic relationships for clients with chronic and complex conditions, communication and health literacy, motivational interviewing, goal setting and implementing CDM and HA into practice.
After the workshop, you will have 12 months of online learning, access to a professional community and nurse support to build your knowledge and confidence.
Are you a health professional working in rural and remote Australia? Check out APNA's scholarship page and see the link for the Health Workforce Scholarship Program in your state. You may be eligible for a funded place.
Meet your Presenters
Margaret Dempsey, APNA Project Officer
Margaret is an experienced Registered Nurse with an extensive background in emergency nursing care and primary health care nursing including clinical, education, administration and facilitation. Marg’s previous roles include primary care consultancy with a focus on supporting quality improvement initiatives including accreditation, MBS incentives, data quality, digital health and chronic disease management services. Marg relishes the opportunity to connect nurses through facilitation of education and networking events, andis keen to utilise her skills in collaboration with others, to enable improved health outcomes for people.
Jo Millard, APNA Project Officer
Jo is a committed member of the APNA team, leading quality and excellence in primary care nursing nationally. She is a member of the Immunisation Nurses Special Interest Group and is a credentialed nurse immuniser, asthma educator and cervical screening provider. Jo has project management and service coordination experience. Like Marg, she facilitates education events across multiple APNA programs to nurses all over Australia. Areas of interest include: optimising the primary health care nurse role to deliver high quality care in partnership with other health professional and the community.