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.
This session will provide an overview of the changes to these revised standards and guidelines and general update for attendees on relevant policy position of the NMBA with respect to nurses working in primary health care.
As registered nurses, we are aware that we must behave in a 'professional' way. We know that we must achieve certain standards of behaviour and that our conduct as registered nurses is constrained by regulation. BJN: 2007. Vol.16, Issue 3.
Nurses and midwives must be registered with the NMBA, and meet the NMBA's professional standards in order to practise in Australia. Includes the Code of Ethics for Nurses, and the Code of Professional Conduct.
When things go wrong, combined liability insurance can provide much needed financial assistance for legal and compensation costs in the event action is taken against you. This article tells you why reporting is important and the implications you might face if you don’t report. (Primary Times Summer 2017: Volume 17, Issue 4)