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The Western Australian Practice Nurses Association, Inc. (WAPNA) is an association of nurses registered with The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), who are employed in doctors' surgeries (whether general practitioners, specialists, pathology practices or private outpatients clinics), or nurses and other persons with an interest in this area of nursing, including students of nursing.
The Association is a not-for-profit support group, which is run by volunteers. It provides a focus for practice nurses and for other groups seeking to make contact and have dialogue with practice nurses. It facilitates professional communication between practice nurses to break down professional isolation and assists members with continuing professional development. The Association develops the role of the practice nurse, liaises with other professional groups, provides opportunities for social contact with professional colleagues and, as required, provides expert opinion on practice nursing.
Members of the Western Australian Practice Nurses Association (WAPNA) meet at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of every month (except January and December).
Venue: Diabetes WA Belmont Office, 174 Campbell Street, Belmont WA 6104.
If you wish to attend, please CONFIRM by phoning Rosemarie Winsor RN (Mob 0449256648). This will facilitate catering, arrangement of seating, and preparation of certificates for CPD points.
If you are interested in attending, please note the dates of these forthcoming seminars in your diaries.
|March 7||9 a.m. to 5 p.m.||To be announced. Will include immunisation update.|
|June 27||12:30 to 5 p.m.||To be announced.|
|October 17||12:30 to 5 p.m.||To be announced.|
CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Remember, attendance at our Seminars earns you up to four Continuing Professional Development (CNE or CPD) points, necessary to maintain your registration. If you attend our monthly educational sessions this will also contribute to your points. If you attend all monthly sessions as well as the three seminars during the year, all your required CPD credits will have been achieved!
Business meetings are held in February, March, August, and November, and follow on from the preceding educational meeting or Annual General Meeting.
The minutes of the business meeting that was held on 18 August, 2014, may be viewed here.
The Annual General Meeting is held (at the Diabetes WA Belmont Office, 174 Campbell Street, Belmont WA 6104) at 8 p.m. on the third Monday of August (following the Educational Meeting).
The minutes of the 2013 AGM, which was held on 19 August, 2013, may be viewed here.