Nurse Home Visit Guidelines and Assessing the patient in the home are now available on the APNA website. APNA have developed guidelines for the primary health care nurse working in a general practice setting providing nursing services to a patient in their own home. The guidelines covers some of the processes of conducting home visits including planning, implementing and reviewing, and makes suggestions for issues to consider when developing, implementing or reviewing a nurse home visit policy within your workplace. Some templates are provided at the end of the document.
Please note that the Nurse Home Visit Guideline is likely to evolve and be revised with feedback from APNA members. If you have any suggestions or comments regarding this guideline please email email@example.com.
Professional Indemnity – APNA
APNA has appointed Mediprotect and Medisure Indemnity Australia (MIA), a leading health industry insurance intermediary and underwriting agency to provide members with an individual professional indemnity product.
The following resources will help to build a business case in General Practice:
Practice Nurse Incentive Program (PNIP) Incentive Payment Ready Reckoner
This ‘ready reckoner’ was developed by the Department of Health and Ageing and Medicare Australia. It can be used to estimate the incentive amount a practice may be eligible for under the new PNIP which commenced in January 2012.