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NENA Executive Committee Nominations are NOW OPEN!

ANMF & NENA members are eligible to nominate and be part of the NENA Executive Committee for 2015 - 2017.

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Voting for a NENA Executive Committee will open shortly after nominations close.



22 October 2015 - Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

Enrolled nurses and medication administration

Since the introduction of the National Scheme, there are no endorsements for administration of medicines by enrolled nurses. The National Board changed this to recognise the growing number of enrolled nurses, including all new graduates, who have the required education to administer medicines. In the interest of public protection, it is essential that enrolled nurses must only administer medicines if they have completed the relevant medicine administration education units. Graduates from Board-approved enrolled nurse courses from the Approved programs of study from 2008 onwards have completed relevant medicine administration units, covered as part of the curriculum.

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21 October 2015 - Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

The release of new standards for practice for enrolled nurses

The new standards were announced at the 12th Biennial National Enrolled Nurse Association of Australia Conference, in Adelaide. They are the core practice standards that provide the framework for assessing enrolled nurse (EN) practice, and replace the National competency standards for the enrolled nurse (2002). The new enrolled nurse standards for practice will be effective from 1 January 2016.

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Nursing & Midwifery Leadership Conference 2015 - 26 & 27 November 2015

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