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My Health Record: An extra tool in the toolbox

ACN President Professor Christine Duffield FACN and Sharon Downman FACN at the 2019 National Nursing Forum. Throughout November our Nurse Informatics Community of Interest (COI) is running a campaign focusing on raising awareness of informatics and recognizing the excellent work nurses…

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My cancer nursing journey

Where my cancer journey started My name is Merryn Barclay and I am currently ¾ of the way through my Graduate Certificate in Cancer Nursing at The Australian College of Nursing (ACN). I have always had an interest in cancer…

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NurseClick Engaging your local member

Engaging your local Member

Engaging with your local MP (Member of Parliament) is a powerful way to ensure the knowledge, experience and expertise of nurses shapes the direction of health care in Australia. You can help politicians recognise the vital role nurses play in…

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Free My Health Record Webinars

The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) in collaboration with the Australian Digital Health Agency (the Agency) are hosting two introductory CPD accredited My Health Record webinars to support the critical role nurses play in delivering coordinated health care to patients.…

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The lessons I learned at the NNF

The National Nursing Forum (NNF) is the Australian College of Nursing’s (ACN) signature leadership and education conference. I was fortunate enough to once again attend this incredible event which brings together nurses from across Australia. This year is my third year…

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The nursing trip of a lifetime

Photo credit: Marilyn Gendek FACN The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) is delighted to announce we have partnered with Jon Baines Tours to create a new and exciting nursing study tour to South Africa in June 2020. The tour explores…

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Post-nominals: your badge of honour

For June’s Nursing Now Australia Challenge, we’re asking nurses to start including their title, qualification and membership post-nominals in their email signature and social media bio. Launched in February 2018, Nursing Now — a global initiative to celebrate nurses and…

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Why all nurses are leaders

The word leadership is used frequently, but do we actually know what it means to be a leader? The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) believes there are many ways to display leadership. With this in mind, we asked some of…

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Transitioning to Digital

Transitioning to Digital: Change Management Top Tips from Peter MacCallum’s Chief Nursing Officer Ahead of Australian Healthcare Week 2019 Jac Mathieson, Chief Nursing Officer at the Peter McCallum Cancer Centre (Peter McC) shares insights into Peter MacC’s digitisation journey, which…

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Health is a Human Right: UHC Day

Over a 100 million people worldwide are pushed into extreme poverty paying for health services every year. That’s 100 million too many. International Universal Health Coverage Day (UHC Day) aims to mobilise diverse stakeholders to call for stronger, more equitable…

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Unlocking the Past

Unlocking the Past: A Guide to the Australian College of Nursing Archival Collection is a 38-page booklet detailing the contents of the ACN archival collection. Those interested in the history of nursing in Australia and our professional organisation will find…

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Educating nurses on Endometriosis

ACN will be launching a postgraduate unit to educate nurses on endometriosis, thanks to an Australian Government grant and community collaborations with Endo Help. Endometriosis is a common, debilitating and aggressive benign condition which affects more than 10% of Australian…

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Neonatal Nurses Day: Thank you

by Judy Hitchcock MACN   International Neonatal Nurses Day is 15 August 2018. We extend our most heartfelt gratitude to these exceptional nurses and the vital role they play in the lives of newborns and their families!   From the…

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Five podcasts for nurses

Podcasts are a great way to pass time, make you think outside your bubble, learn something new on your commute or even provide some entertainment while you complete household chores. Below are our tips for some great podcasts to listen…

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Close the Gap: A word from our CEO

By ACN Media Officer Jessica Pham Today our offices in Canberra and Parramatta are proud to have celebrated National Close the Gap Day with a morning tea to highlight the health inequities that still exist between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.…

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An inside look into mentorship: PART 2

In An inside look into mentorship: PART 1, mentor Lieutenant Anthony Russell MACN outlines his experience, now hear from the mentee, ENL Emma Bugden MACN on what she thought of the professional mentorship. By Emma Bugden MACN, Project Manager – Optimum…

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Welcome to your new NurseClick!

We’re excited to relaunch ACN’s monthly e-magazine, NurseClick in blog format. While we’ve loved bringing you the jam-packed PDF e-magazine over the last five years, it’s time to adapt NurseClick to the contemporary online setting. The blog, will remain as…

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