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APNA Workforce Survey Hub
The APNA Workforce Survey Hub - click here to do the 2023 APNA Workforce Survey. You'll also find data snapshots, media coverage, and historical data.
Interim recommendations for use of extended valency pneumococcal conjugate vaccines*
Following the registration of extended valency pneumococcal conjugate vaccines in Australia, and subsequent recommendation by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC), the optimal pneumococcal vaccination program for Australia is currently under review.
Have you considered this analgesic strategy in your practice?
Penthrox (methoxyflurane) is an inhaled analgesic agent indicated in adults and children for the emergency relief of trauma-associated pain and surgical procedures requiring analgesia.
Primary Times Submission Guidelines
Primary Times is APNA's semi-annual publication for primary health care nurses and key stakeholders. Please find the guidelines outlining article submission requirements here
New training for nurses: End of Life Law for Clinicians
Primary health care nurses have a significant and growing role in delivering end-of-life care1 in general practice, aged care, community health and other settings. Their clinical role at the end of life is multifaceted, and can include providing medical and personal care; recognising and responding to deterioration; involvement in clinical decision-making; and care coordination.
Infection prevention helpline
The Victorian Infection Prevention Helpline is here to help clinicians and other staff working in primary health-care settings (e.g., general practice, community pharmacies and community-controlled Aboriginal health services) to navigate and provide support for both broad and narrow questions around infection prevention and control.
Scheduled vaccines and catch-up programs
The importance of scheduled vaccines and catch-up programs. In this segment, you will learn why scheduled vaccinations and catch-up programs are so important, especially in the aftermath of a global pandemic
Nurses know the NIP funded vaccines inside-out, but how often do you speak to your patients about the recommended vaccines, but not funded ones? We discuss how to raise this sometimes-tricky conversation and share the reasoning behind recommended vs funded vaccines.