Nurse practitioner and APNA member Denise Lyons reflects on working as a nurse practitioner in primary health care in Australia. Primary Times Summer 2017 (Volume 17, Issue 4)
Find out more about APNA’s events, and register for a workshop tailored specifically to nurses in primary health care.
The foundation program is planned to provide an understanding of roles, responsibilities and skills necessary for nurses working in the general practice environment and provide an orientation.
The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) provides guidance to nurses and midwives by publishing a range of professional codes and guidelines.
APNA has developed a suite of resources for general practioners to strengthen understanding of the value of the general practice nurse and explain the contribution of nurses to improved health outcomes, and to general practice sustainability.
This course provides employees with an understanding about bullying and harassment in the workplace, types of behaviour that should be avoided, and what they can do if bullying or harassment is occurring in their workplace.
This course provides an understanding of scope of practice of the nursing profession and individual nurses working in the general practice setting. Designed for registered nurses, practice managers and general practitioners.
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.
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.