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.
An Orientation for Nurses New to General Practice
This course provides an understanding of roles, responsibilities and skills necessary for nurses working in the general practice environment. It provides an orientation for nurses new to the setting to better understand their role in the general practice team, and to develop the knowledge and skills specific to general practice. Taken from APNA’s successful face to face workshops, this course gives nurses access to the same materials in an online format.
The content includes:
- The Australian Health Care System & Primary Health Care
- Clinical Assessment
- Chronic Disease Management
- Information Management and Digital Health
- Wound Management
- Quality and Safety - Accreditation
- Infection Prevention and Control
- Professional Practice and Professional Development.
Approximately 12 hours
Cost: $250 inc GST / APNA Members FREE
About the author
Taken from APNA’s successful face-to- face workshops, this course gives nurses access to the same materials in an online format.
Suitable for all nurses looking to work or just starting work in 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.
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.