Nurse clinics are not a new concept, and operate in many settings from acute care to primary health care, both nationally and internationally. And while the format of these clinics may vary, their positive benefits and impacts are recognised with studies indicating nurse clinics result in improved health outcomes, reduced waiting times for care and decreased rates of hospital admission. Primary Times Summer 2017, Volume 17 Issue 4.
This presentation will present a mixed methods study which was conducted to examine the impact of nurse-led care in three general practices, in two states of Australia.
The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) provides guidance to nurses and midwives by publishing a range of professional codes and guidelines.
This general practice data software (CAT4 ) includes "recipes" which are designed to give new and experienced users a simple step by step guide to a particular problem or question.
Information on the Chronic Disease Management (CDM) items that are available under Medicare to patients with a chronic medical condition from the Commonwealth Department of Health.
The RACGP Standards for General Practices are a template for quality care and risk management in Australian general practice.
This course has been developed to provide nurses with an understanding of the nurse clinic model of care and provide a framework to assist in the planning, implementation and evaluation stages of setting up a nurse clinic.
There are several age groups that are more vulnerable to illness and disease than others. These groups are described as priority age groups for health interventions.
These national Standards clearly articulate the standard of computer literacy, information literacy and information management required of all nurses and midwives, for practice.