nurse clinics

Nurse Clinics

News: The Bega Teen Clinic

March 2018. The Bega Teen Clinic is a nurse-led, early intervention model of access to primary health care for teenagers, which sits within existing general practices providing a drop-in service for young people in rural towns and supported by APNA through the Enhanced Nurse Clinics program.

Case studies

Find out how these five nurse clinics were set up in these examples

The essential elements of a nurse clinic: The fundamental of systems and processes

The systems and processes building block describes the fundamental requirements to maximise your clinic’s outcomes focusing on: technical systems, processes to manage patient appointments and reminders and data-management and privacy obligations.

Best practice

Best-practice care ensures best patient outcomes with a rigorous approach to quality in your clinical practice. Find out about developing a knowledge-base for clinical care, building consistent clinical guidelines and implementing processes to deliver the highest quality care...

Patient engagement

Patient engagement on your nurse clinic is about designing effective patient pathways and flow. This includes defining patient criteria, referrals, assessment, care plan and coordination, information provision and more...

Honour for Ballarat Nurse

Nurse and APNA Member Caroline Gibson has been recognised nationally for her innovative dementia care work. Ms Gibson was a finalist in the prestigious APNA Nurse Awards for developing a ground-breaking practice nurse dementia care model at Ballarat Community Health. Read more...

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.

Guidelines for registration standards

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) provides guidance to nurses and midwives by publishing a range of professional codes and guidelines.

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.
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