Our Organization

Our Association

We are the leading association for the industry. We help professionals develop their skills and further their careers by providing access to unique and relevant content and exclusive member services. We provide continuity and support, guidance and leadership development opportunities to over 200 local and regional chapters.

Our independent non-profit association was created to provide leadership for the development, promotion, and improvement of our profession. Our strategic plan calls for continued work in the areas of advocacy, diversity, education, and organizational excellence.

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News

Report released on review of nursing at Breast Screen SA

Posted on 27/02/2019
The outcomes of a review of Nursing at Breast Screen SA (BSSA) have been detailed in a report just released.

Call to let nurses lead global vaccine push

Posted on 18/11/2020
18 November - The International Council of Nurses (ICN) is calling on governments to ensure nursing leaders are at the heart of the planning and delivery of any proposed mass vaccination programs.

Golden staph infection rates stable in public hospitals

Posted on 20/02/2020
The rate of golden staph infection in public hospitals remains stable, with all states and territories well below the required national threshold, a new Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) report has confirmed.

Using social media safely - How to avoid Facebook follies and the terrors of Twitter

Posted on 10/02/2021
10 February - We’ve written before warning about the dangers of posting “stuff” on Facebook and tweeting about your work, your patients or your private life.

Prevention of fatigue at work and care of self and your colleagues during the COVID-19 outbreak

Posted on 19/11/2020
19 November - Fatigue is more than feeling tired and drowsy. In a work context, fatigue is a state of mental and/or physical exhaustion which reduces a person’s ability to perform work safely and effectively.

Advocacy

We advocate by uniting members around the world to work on the most important issues facing the profession.


We initiate and manage programs with governmental and non-governmental agencies, presenting industry positions and supporting documentation on key issues.

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