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My Aged Care e-Referral – fast, convenient and secure
The e-Referral SmartForm has been introduced by the Department of Health and Aged Care in partnership with HealthLink to facilitate the direct submission of referrals. These SmartForms are currently integrated with Best Practice, Genie, Medical Director and MedTech Evolution Practice Management Systems (PMS).
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
Digital Health: The Nurse Transformers Project
APNA has partnered with the Australian Digital Health Agency (ADHA) to transform how we use digital health in practice. This exciting initiative is about embracing technology head-on, and bringing our nursing colleagues along for the ride. Together we can ensure digital platforms like My Health Record are utilized to their full extent.
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.