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.
Leadership in Action
This module will provide you with interactive activities to strengthen your understanding of leadership and provide practical ways to improve your leadership as a general practice nurse. It will assist you in developing an action plan for your professional development.
After completing this module you should be able to:
- reflect on the knowledge and skills required to lead,
- assess your own leadership qualities,
- examine the opportunities for nursing leadership in general practice, and
- prepare an action plan for your professional and leadership development.
Approximately 1 hour / 1 CPD hour
Cost: $38.50 inc GST / APNA Members FREE
About the Author
This online module was developed by the Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA) with funding provided by the Australian Government Department of Health.
This online module was developed using the resource ‘Leadership in Action: A Learning Module for Nurses in General Practice’, which was written and developed for the Australian Medicare Local Alliance by Stuart Constable of the Centre for Inspired Leadership. A team of people, as listed in the original resource, offered support, contributions and advice.
This online module was adapted by Frances Cieslak from Larter using the original resource identified above.
This module consists of five sections:
- Section 1: Setting the scene,
- Section 2: Leadership, engagement and change management,
- Section 3: The opportunities for nurses to lead,
- Section 4: Taking action, and
- Section 5: Summary.
You will need to progress through each section and complete all activities in order to complete the module.
Suitable for nurses working in primary health care including general practice.
What you’ll get
At the completion of each module you will be presented with a brief online assessment that will test your underpinning knowledge.
To fully complete the course and claim your full CPD hours, we recommend you also complete the corresponding survey at the end. It only takes a few minutes to complete.
Once you have completed all sections of the course, a certificate will be available next to the course name in the ‘My Training’ section of APNA Online Learning.