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Migration pathway to nation building

View Fullscreen More resources Position Statement Modern slavery 20 February 2024 White Paper Regulation of the unregulated health care workforce across the health care system 21 October 2019 Budget Submission ACN’s 2024-2025 Pre-Budget Submission 10 March 2024 Position Statement Second responder for callouts in rural, remote and isolated workplace settings 6 March 2023 White Paper…

Waste not want not in the hospital setting

Waste not want not in the hospital setting

This article first appeared in the Summer 2022-23 of the Hive. The Hive is an ACN Member-only quarterly publication to showcase the length and breadth of our members and their expertise and experience. Learn more on our website.   In August 2022, at the Australian College of Nursing’s (ACN) National Nursing Forum (NNF) in Darwin, the…

Apply now to be a tutor or marker at ACN

Are you keen to share your specialised knowledge with other nurses? Then you may be interested in becoming a tutor/marker with ACN. Being a tutor/marker with ACN allows you to contribute to the nursing profession through leadership and education and provides opportunities for your growth and development as a health professional. Essential requirements to tutor/mark…

Chronic Disease Faculty

Chronic Disease Faculty

The Chronic Disease Nurses Faculty is being launched. This group of highly specialised nurses are passionate about increasing awareness of the importance of their specialty in improving health outcomes. As our population continues to live longer, there is now a need, more than ever, to support our nurses working in the area of Chronic Disease Nursing.…

A critical degree for a critical care nurse

A critical degree for a critical care nurse

Featured Image: Pitchyfoto on Shutterstock  Why I chose the Australian College of Nursing for my Critical Care study After doing some research on my options, I started the Graduate Certificate in Critical Care Nursing at the Australian College of Nursing (ACN). I found it useful that they are the only college that offers a mid-year…

Media Release - Australian College of Nursing

Government urged to support nurses delivering COVID-19 vaccines – ACN

The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) has today called on the Government to support the nursing profession in delivering COVID-19 vaccines in residential aged care facilities and residential disability facilities. ACN CEO Adjunct Professor Kylie Ward FACN welcomed the Government announcement of the next phase of Australia’s COVID-19 vaccination program but said the program failed…

Expression of Interest (EOI)

Expression of Interest for Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation

The Department of Health and Aged Care is seeking expressions of interest from clinical professionals, researchers, and service delivery and consumer experts to fill seven vacancies on the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI), commencing 1 July 2023. ATAGI provides evidence-based advice on immunisation policies, programs and priorities to the Australian Government Minister for…

President’s report

Emeritus Professor Christine Duffield FACN Australian College of Nursing President In most settings health services are structured around nursing wards or departments and managed by an experienced registered nurse (RN), the first-line nurse manager. Variously titled ward sister, charge nurse, head nurse, nurse/nursing unit manager, this role is critical in the organisation and delivery of…