Disaster Health Faculty

Disaster Health Faculty

Disasters disrupt the normal functioning of communities. When a disaster occurs, Australian nurses may respond as part of a government or non-government disaster medical assistance team. Additionally, nurses may be in the communities, which are affected by disaster and spontaneously respond outside of disaster team. The Australian College of Nursing, Disaster Health Faculty is established…

Nurse Informatics and Digital Health Faculty

Nurse Informatics and Digital Health Faculty

Nurses have a pivotal role to play in the widespread implementation and adoption of digital health technologies throughout the healthcare sector for the primary purpose of improving safety and quality of patient care. The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) Nurse Informatics and Digital Health Faculty brings together a group of nurses with a common interest…

Nursing in the Community Faculty

Nursing in the Community Faculty

Nursing in the Community are a diverse group of health professionals working in a wide range of service delivery settings. They are well placed to play a major role in the coordination and linking of patients across our often-fragmented Australian Healthcare System. Our Faculty brings nurses in the community together to share our vision for…

Position Statement

Restrictive practices

View Fullscreen More resources Policy Paper Improving health outcomes in rural and remote Australia: Optimising the contribution of nurses 1 December 2018 Position Statement The role of registered nurses in residential aged care facilities 1 July 2016 Position Statement Community and primary health care nursing 1 September 2016 Policy Paper Nurse leadership during disruptive events…

Policy Paper

Nursing leadership in emissions reduction guiding principles

View Fullscreen Communication on Climate Change and Health Toolkit for health professionals While climate change is a big threat to health, implementing solutions to address climate change presents a huge opportunity to promote better health and protect people from climate-sensitive diseases. Communicating the health risks of climate change and the health benefits of climate solutions…

International Council of Nurses (ICN)

ICN Media Release: “As a profession, globally, we are asking for help” Nurses discuss ways to address critical global nursing shortage

Geneva, 2 February 2022 – Over 630 participants from 115 countries, including leaders of National Nursing Associations across the world, joined a webinar on 28 January to discuss the recent report on the global nursing workforce and the COVID-19 pandemic by the International Council of Nurses (ICN), CGFNS International and the International Centre for Nurse…