49 episodes

A news and education podcast for Australian Nurses, working together towards a healthier Australia. Proudly presented by APNA, the Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association.

Nursing Australia APNA - The Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 38 Ratings

A news and education podcast for Australian Nurses, working together towards a healthier Australia. Proudly presented by APNA, the Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association.

    Ep49. Inside your head

    Ep49. Inside your head

    The 49th installment of Nursing Australia tackles: weight stigma, getting inside mental health, delivers the latest healthcare news, and captures the highlights from Australia's premiere Nursing event. Brought to you by Migraine Australia    


    Inside this episode: 


    - The latest Nursing Australia News (02:38) 
    Nurse Practitioners clap back, abortion inquiry on the cards, and a 4-day working week for nurses. 


    - Weight Stigma (04:51)

    The WA Primary Health Alliance SHAPE Project  


    - Getting inside Mental Health (09:09) 
    Discover the Headspace Early Career Program  


    Next time on Nursing Australia (16:30) 
    Migraine Australia Factsheet  Register for NurseTalk online event: Scope of Practice and Supervision of Students on Clinical Placement  Grab your Canberra, Gold Coast & Sydney conference tickets  Subscribe to The Connect (our weekly newsletter) 

     
    Hosted by: Matthew St Ledger & Mitch Wall   Produced by: Leith Alexander Episode sponsored by: Migraine Australia  Credits: Artlist Junkee & Thomas Owen

    • 17 min
    Ep48. The September Issue

    Ep48. The September Issue

    The September Issue of Nursing Australia presents: 
    The latest Nursing Australia News (02:35) Leprosy hits Sydney; Polio rears its head; Monkey-pox vax micro-dosing; and free Uni for nurses under fire. 
    Amazing Nurse Stories: Who is Georgie Waugh? (05:25) Georgie loves her life, her work and her community, and despite facing unsurmountable loss, she continues her journey all while setting an inspiring benchmark for rural nurse practitioners in Australia.  
    Child Safe Part 1: Kids in care (18:42) The Conversation: We checked the records of 6,000 kids entering care. Only a fraction received recommended health checks 
    About Dr. Karen McLean  
    Child Safe Part 2: Child information sharing (33:45) Info Sharing Victoria Email: CISandFVIS@education.vic.gov.au  OR  1800 549 646 
    Improving Child Safety, Wellbeing & Family Violence Project - APNA  
    Information sharing templates, tools & resources  


    Next time on Nursing Australia (39:43)APNA Online Learning module: An introduction to family violence awareness for nurses who work in primary health care 
    Get your APNA Conference Roadshow tickets 
    RUOk? Day - is Thursday 8 September 2022  
    Subscribe to The Connect (our weekly newsletter) 
    Hosted by: Matthew St Ledger& Mitch Wall  Produced by:Leith AlexanderWriters: Matthew St Ledger& Leith AlexanderCredits: Reuters,The Conversation 

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    • 39 min
    Ep47. Nursing & the Law: How to protect yourself

    Ep47. Nursing & the Law: How to protect yourself

    This special installment of the Nursing Australia podcast dives inside the courtroom and discusses the legal implications for health professionals in Australia and abroad, hosted by Matthew St Ledger  
    Nursing & the law: how to protect yourself (02:15) 

    Special guest Nurse & Lawyer Niki Eastwood joins the show to help navigate the legal landscape in Australian healthcare.
    Next time on Nursing Australia (28:10) 


    Handy links: 
    Get your APNA Conference Roadshow tickets 
     
    APNA Professional Indemnity Insurance (for Australian Nurses & Midwives)  


    Subscribe to The Connect (our weekly newsletter) 
    CREDITS:  
    Episode Producer: Leith Alexander 
    Host: Matthew St Ledger RN   
     Nurse on Trial: Reckless Homicide or Honest Mistake? Audio courtesy of: Inside Edition & CBS interactive Inc. 
    SoundFX courtesy of Adobe 

    DISCLAIMER: Any opinions expressed are those held by the speaker based on industry experience, and are not representative of any organisation or profession, nor should be considered as such.

    • 29 min
    Ep46. Inside Ukraine

    Ep46. Inside Ukraine

    The 46th episode of Nursing Australia presents: 
    The latest Nursing Australia News (02:24) Aged care regulator review; monkey pox of national significance; keto diet for mental illness; feral pigs spark encephalitis concerns; and Hep C treatment and testing waning. 
    Inside Ukraine: A nurse without borders (04:40) Hear Kate's Amazing Nurse Story and head beyond our borders and onto Ukraine's front line.

    Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) 
    The Swab podcast teaser (17:13) Ever wanted to be a fly on the wall in the nurse's breakroom? Nurse Georgie Carroll hears some great stories from all sorts of different nurses with a variety of experiences. Listen Here: The Swab 
    Next time on Nursing Australia (23:45) Handy links:

    Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) 
    Get your APNA Conference Roadshow tickets 
    APNA Nursing jobs board  
    Subscribe to The Connect (our weekly newsletter) 
     
    Episode Producer: Leith Alexander 
    Music by:
    Adobe Stock
    DaddysMusic from Pixabay

    • 24 min
    Ep45. Importance of Looking After Self: a How-To of Self-Care with Jenny Hoffman

    Ep45. Importance of Looking After Self: a How-To of Self-Care with Jenny Hoffman

    Bonus Episode:  Importance of Looking After Self: a How-To of Self-Care, brought to you by APNA's Transition to Practice Program (TPP).

    Find out more about the Transition to Practice Program

    Jenny Hoffman talks in detail about self-care , self identity and self-preservation. 

    Resources mentioned by Jenny:

    Atomic Habits by James Clear

    The 7 habits of Highly effective people by Stephen R. Covey


    Russ Harris  - Acceptance and Commitment Theory

    Acceptance and Commitment Theory questions:
    (worksheet)

    Also:
    "A.C.E"
    Acknowledge thoughts and feelings
    Come back to your body
    Engage in the present


    Other handy links:

    Get your APNA Conference Roadshow Tickets
    Nursing jobs board  
    Subscribe to The Connect (our weekly newsletter)



    Australia's favourite news and education podcast for nurses & health professionals, working together towards a healthier Australia, presented by APNA.

    • 29 min
    Ep44. Understanding Resilience and Management of Burnout with Mark Aitken

    Ep44. Understanding Resilience and Management of Burnout with Mark Aitken

    Bonus Episode:  Understanding resilience and burnout, brought to you by APNA's Transition to Practice Program (TPP).

    Find out more about the Transition to Practice Program

    Mark Aitken from Nurse and Midwife Support talks in detail about  burnout and ways workplaces as well as individuals can prevent burnout effectively.   

    Resources mentioned by Mark:

    Nurse and Midwife Support - 1800 667 877
    Resilience - Your health matters! with Kim Foster
    Burnout and beyond with Athol Hann
    Prevent burnout with The Happy Nurse
    Elaina Mullery
    R U OK?


    Other handy links:

    Get your APNA Conference Roadshow Tickets
    Nursing jobs board  
    Subscribe to The Connect (our weekly newsletter)



    Australia's favourite news and education podcast for nurses & health professionals, working together towards a healthier Australia, presented by APNA.

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
38 Ratings

38 Ratings

maiscat ,

Interesting and informative

Really enjoyed these stories, keep up the good work!

BB, WA ,

Love it

This show is super well put together! The combination of factual/ educational content, as well as first-person story telling makes it a super interesting listen! I learn something new every episode!

SA_Cairns ,

Thanks for a great week!

Although every episode during Australian Nursing Week was insightful & on point I really enjoyed the morning podcasts with Georgie , Matt & Suzi! Great presentation everyday! Thanks APNA this was totally worth a morning ping at 0530 ! Love ya work.

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