Given the blurring of boundaries between community-based care which can include nursing activities in secondary care, disease prevention and community health promotion (ACHNE, 2010; McMurray & Clendon, 2010) defining the particular skills needed for primary health care nursing practice has been acknowledged as complex.
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- Paint Horse Club Italia (Italian equestrian club)
- Philippine Humanitarian Contingent to Iraq
- Primary Health Care Initiatives
- Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Information Bureau (Glen Ellyn, Illinois)
- Master Chief Photographer's Mate (Naval Rating)
- Public Health and Community Medicine (various universities)
- Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Manufacturers Club (Minnesota Association of Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors; Brooklyn Center, MN)
- Power Holding Company of Nigeria
- Preferred Health Care Network (health insurance)
- Primary Health Care Network
- Philippine Heart Center Nursing Alumni Society
- Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioners
- Public Health Community Nutrition Practice Group (American Dietetic Association)
- Public/Community Health Clinical Nurse Specialist
- Pacific Health Care Organization, Inc. (Medex Healthcare, Inc.)
- Partially Hydrogenated Canola Oil
- Physician Hospital Community Organization (Spokane, WA; est. 1994)
- Primary Health Care Organization
- Parrot Head Club of Tidewater (Jimmy Buffet fans; Chesapeake, VA)
- Payload Hazard Control Plan
Samples in periodicals archive:
Innovations in primary health care nursing in the United Kingdom (UK) and New Zealand was the subject of a presentation by Ministry of Health senior policy analyst, nursing, Gabrielle Roberts, chair of the College of Practice Nurses NZNO, Debbie Davies, and Northland practice nurse Marina Flavell.
One writer reviewing international developments argues that clinical leadership and primary health care nursing go hand in hand (McMurray, 2007).
Once they have completed the programme, they can begin paid work, then complete the postgraduate certificate in primary health care nursing by distance learning.
Others focused on innovative approaches to developing the primary health care nursing workforce.
Te Oka has worked in Maori health within the district for more than ten years, and has served as the elected Maori health nurse representative of MidCentral DHB's primary health care nursing clinical governance council for the past three years.
Other speakers included nurse practitioner, aged primary health care, Michal Boyd, who spoke about the conundrums of implementing care coordination for older adults; director of MidCentral District Health Board's primary health care nursing development team, Chiquita Hansen, on gerontology in primary health care nursing; nursing lecturer Anne Schumacher and nurse Judy Dickie who spoke about the future of gerontology nursing, and nursing lecturer Vivien Rodgers who spoke on autonomy for older adults in residential care.
Our section can be a key vehicle for political action, helping to shape the future of DNs' position within primary health care nursing services.