Nurse Education and Professional Bodies

South Western Sydney PHN offers educational events for Practice Nurses based on Professional development needs assessment data collected.

Click here to view upcoming SWSPHN events.

Education Providers

APNA Education - APNA is the peak professional association for nurses working in Primary Health Care including General Practice.
Australian College of Nursing - ACN is a key national professional nursing organisation open to nurses in all settings and at every stage of their careers. They are also an authorised higher education provider and registered training organisation and the Australian member of the International Council of Nurses.

Online Education

AGPAL online learning
APNA online learning
Ausmed Education
Australian College of Nursing – Courses on offer
E–Learning training package to support MBS Item number 10997
The Benchmarque Group 
CPD Nurse Online   
GPA Accreditation Plus – Online Webinars 
Heart Foundation
Think GP – Education for Australian Health Professionals

CPD Portfolio

Nurses registered with AHPRA are required to complete a minimum of 20 hours of Professional development each year.

To assist you in keeping your CPD records up to date a CPD portfolio template is available from Think GP.

If you are a member of APNA you may access the APNA online CPD portal here

Professional Bodies

APNA – Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association
Australian College of Nursing  
Australian General Practice Network 
Australian Government Department of Health 
Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) 
Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation  
Australian Wound Management Association 
Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia