Retain and support NEW to general practice nurses

6 months ago

Retain and support your NEW to general practice nurses

The first 12 months is the most challenging

To help retain the nurse workforce in the Wheatbelt, APNA has packaged up its most popular services to help support nurses new to general practice immediately for only $950 per nurse.

The PHN Foundation package includes:

  1. Access to APNA's Orientation for nurses new to general practice online learning course
  2. Unlimited access to Nurse Support Line for 12 months
  3. Foundations of general practice: A workbook for nurses

APNA Foundations of General Practice Nursing
Taken from our successful face-to-face workshops, this online learning will provide nurses with access to the same materials in an online format.

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.

Duration: 12 CPD hours


· The Australian healthcare system and primary health care

· Clinical assessment

· Chronic disease management

· Wound management

· Immunisation

· Quality and safety

· Infection prevention and control

· My Health Record and digital health

· Professional practice and professional development

APNA's Nurse Support Line
Support is only a phone call away with the Nurse Support Line. Delivered by expert primary health care nurses this service operates Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm and provides primary health care nurses with access to timely, relevant and accurate advice, resources and referrals.

Induction manual for nurses new to general practice
The perfect companion for nurses this 100+ page workbook will guide nurses new to general practice. It is the ideal accompaniment to existing workplace orientations, and can help identify areas where additional knowledge is required. Can be used as a standalone induction or in conjunction with an existing induction.

To take advantage of the PHN Foundation package or discuss our PHN prospectus please contact Matt Hall on (03) 9322 9524.


Matt Hall


Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA) |

Level 17, 350 Queen Street Melbourne VIC 3000
Telephone: 1300 303 184 or Email:





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