Professional Practice

Professional Practice

Professional Standards for Nurses

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.

Telehealth scenario 3

Jodie is two years old and has moderate to severe eczema, which is well controlled with oral medications and creams. Jodie and her parents have a Telehealth consultation with a specialist every three months.

Transition to Practice Program available to nurses and organisations

APNA’s Transition to Practice Program is a 12-month education, support and mentoring program for nurses new to primary health care.

Bullying and harassment for employees

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.

News: Tough Talk – Australian urged to plan for end of life care

April 2018. Australia’s inaugural Advance Care Planning Week begins on 16 April, encouraging people of all ages to prepare their personal end of life care plans, to give certainty to themselves and their families. Department of Health Media release.

Scope of practice

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.

Telehealth scenario 2

Mary Jane is being nursed at home in her final weeks of life.�A care plan was developed to include a weekly Telehealth consultation at Mary Jane's home with the staff involved in her care.

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...

What will Health Care Homes mean for nurses?

December 2017. Find out the latest about the Health Care Homes initiative and the role of nurses, including the Health Care Homes Q&A panel from the 2017 APNA conference, perspectives from those support practices involved, and a webinar on the role of nurse transformation.

The Australian Primary Health Care Association acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.


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