An increased prevalence of chronic disease and an ageing population is threatening to challenge the way we deliver healthcare. This study seeks to explore the factors which influence collaboration in this healthcare setting.
Social Events at APNA's 2019 National Conference, are the prime opportunity to connect, network and catch up with peers, leaders and friends, new and old, from various primary health care settings and roles, including industry leading exhibitors and sponsors.
This presentation aims to take you on a journey of cross-sectoral partners who all want to improve the care of elderly people and ensure that the best care possible is provided in the most appropriate setting for their needs.
This keynote will outline Kristen's experiences working in northern Iraq, Kurdistan; where she joined with MSF to provide primary health care activities to Syrian refugees fleeing the Syrian conflict.
Nurses form the backbone of primary care in rural and remote Australia, providing an expanding volume of services, especially in relation to chronic disease management.
In this presentation Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian Melanie McGrice will share the latest evidence and dietary strategies for managing risk factors of the metabolic syndrome.
The project will explore the impact of the role of the Acute Aged Care Nurse Practitioner of the health outcomes for residents and on the Emergency Department.
This presentation will be an opportunity to find out more about APNA's Commonwealth funded Nursing in Primary Health Care programme which aims to support the recruitment and retention of Primary Health Care Nurses.
This presentation will introduce primary health care nurses to the concepts of older people living with frailty, and provide them with screening tools, as well as objective assessment tools to detect the markers of frailty.