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.
Putting Diabetes Distress on the Clinical Agenda
Speaker: Dr Christel Hendrieckx, Research Fellow, The Australian Centre for Behavioural Research in Diabetes.
This presentation was given at the Chronic Disease & Mental Health Symposium (Feb 2016), a joint event that included the Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA), The Australian College of Mental Health Nurses (ACMHN), the Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA), the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand and the Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives (CATSINaM).
The event brought together specialist nurses to explore opportunities to take the lead in providing collaborative, integrated chronic disease and mental health management.