Clinical Skills and Practice

Clinical Skills and Practice

What will Health Care Homes mean for nurses?

December 2017. Find out the latest about the Health Care Homes initiative and the role of nurses, including the Health Care Homes Q&A panel from the 2017 APNA conference, perspectives from those support practices involved, and a webinar on the role of nurse transformation.

Reminder: National Cervical Screening Program changes

Reminder: On 1 December 2017 the National Cervical Screening Program (NCSP) was renewed. The Pap test was replaced by the human papillomavirus (HPV) Cervical Screening Test with the age for screening under the NCSP changed from 18 to 25. Please remember that Pap tests are no longer eligible for Medicare rebates–patients may be charged if this test is requested.

Creating opportunities for enhanced nurse care

See how Australian practices are showcasing the diversity of nursing roles in general practice and how nurses successfully navigate this dynamic and challenging setting.

Telehealth scenario 5

Mr Rocco is 37 years old and has Type 2 diabetes. He lives in Dareton NSW. With the support of his local Nurse Practitioner, Mr Rocco uses Telehealth for regular follow-up appointments with his endocrinologist in Adelaide.

Caring@home - Resources for palliative care

Caring@home is a national project led by the Brisbane South Palliative Care Collaborative, and funded by the Australian Government. It has produced resources for community service providers and health care professionals to support carers manage breakthrough symptoms safely using subcutaneous medicines. Find out more...

Immunisation in the general practice setting

This course is based on the clinical recommendations and information contained within the Australian Immunisation Handbook 10th Edition. It does not enable a primary health care nurse to become an accredited immuniser.

Advance care planning and why it's important

Short video to help inform patients about why it's important to create advanced care plans

Expanding your practice: A learning module for nurses in general practice

Review your scope of practice, explore how you may be able to further utilise your skills, develop new competencies and provide additional services to your clients or patients by expanding your practice. Primary Times: Spring 2012.

The Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.


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