Five local practices selected for APNA's Transition to Practice Program
APNA’s Transition to Practice Program received more than 350 applications for their September 2019 intake. With only 97 places available across Australia, it is pleasing that seven practice nurses from five local practices have successfully gained a place.
Three mentors were successful, including Diane Bowden (Bungendore Medical Centre), Jackie Eyles (Jindabyne Medical Centre), and Natalie Sleeman (Worrigee Street Medical Centre).
They will support four transitioning nurses through the program: Michael Tilbrook (Queen Street Medical Practice), Jane Minton (The Bombala Street Surgery), Katie Sargent (Worrigee Street Medical Centre), and Lisa Barrington.
The APNA Transition to Practice Program delivers a structured 12-month transition support program with 10 months of intensive clinical and professional mentoring. The aim is to increase the confidence, competencies, skills and knowledge of nurses commencing work in primary health care.
Congratulations to our transitioning nurses and mentors!
Applications will re-open on 2 March 2020. Find out more here.