ACN encouraged by the report of the Royal Commission and Board of Inquiry into the protection and detention of children in the Northern Territory

ACN encouraged by the report of the Royal Commission and Board of Inquiry into the protection and detention of children in the Northern Territory ACN is encouraged by the recommendations made in the Report of the Royal Commission and Board of Inquiry into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory. ACN supported…

Nursing Matters

The power of professional dialogue Elizabeth Matters FACN The first recorded evidence of my ambition to become a nurse was at four years old in one of those school record books, which has pockets to save your school related memorabilia. To be honest, it seems that junior Matters really wanted to be a vet nurse…

Clinical Workplace Education

Finding time for quality clinical education on an acute care cardiothoracic ward Elizabeth Matters MACN Ongoing continuous professional development (CPD) activities for clinical nursing staff are widely regarded as an essential component of quality assurance and risk mitigation, and are a mandated part of the annual requirements to maintain professional registration as a registered or…

The Impress Intervention

A nurse-led hypertension management intervention program in Australian general practice CATHERINE STEPHEN RN (HONS) PHD CANDIDATE AND PROFESSOR ELIZABETH HALCOMB FACN Hypertension is the most frequently seen condition in Australian general practice (Britt H et al, 2015). Of the 4.6 million Australians living with hypertension, many struggle to maintain adequate blood pressure control and are at an increased risk…