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.
Women's Health Queensland Wide are specialists in women's health across the lifespan. From the south east to the far north, Queensland women rely on us to help them make informed decisions about their health and wellbeing.
The Surveillance Program monitors the pattern of transmission of HIV, viral hepatitis, and specific sexually transmissible infections in Australia and provides the latest data to guide evidence-based practice.
Reminder: On 1 December 2017 the National Cervical Screening Program (NCSP) was renewed.
The Pap test was replaced by the human papillomavirus (HPV) Cervical Screening Test with the age for screening under the NCSP changed from 18 to 25.
Please remember that Pap tests are no longer eligible for Medicare rebates–patients may be charged if this test is requested.
ASHM's nursing program strengthens the role of nurses in primary health care caring for people with, or at risk of, HIV, viral hepatitis and STIs, by providing resources and education tailored to the needs of nurses.