Fiona Wake - RAHC Clinical Manager discusses e-learning in the Nursing Post

1/10/2012

Whether you are looking to work in a remote community or simply want to expand your knowledge in remote and Indigenous health, Remote Area Health Corps (RAHC) has created valuable training for health professionals.

From Melbourne to Imanpa - Elissa Rowe's RAHC story

20/8/2012

Melbourne-based Registered Nurse Elissa Rowe recently completed a RAHC placement in Imanpa, two hours from Alice Springs.

Elissa has many fond memories of her time in the Northern Territory and says she met and worked with lots of great people.

Take your skills north - Eleanor Harrex RN

30/7/2012

Canberra-based Registered Nurse Eleanor Harrex recently completed her eighth RAHC placement, in Ramingining, 560 kilometres east of Darwin.

Update for all new Health Professional applicants

12/5/2012

Remote Area Health Corps (RAHC) was established to strengthen primary health care services at various remote Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory.

Registered Nurses– review of the minimum credentialing criteria

30/3/2012

In an effort to strengthen primary health care services in the Northern Territory, RAHC works in close collaboration with the Aboriginal Medical Services (AMSs) and the Northern Territory Department of Health (NT DoH) to determine the appropriate skills and experience for nurses to facilitate safe and successful placements in a remote primary health care setting in the Northern Territory (NT).

Important notice to all RAHC nurses – following CARPA manual

30/3/2012

It has been brought to our attention that some Health Professionals are not following the CARPA guidelines when initiating treatment or reviewing patients or at a minimum not seen to actively consult the CARPA Manual.

Please be aware that it is essential to follow the CARPA Manual when you are consulting with a patient.

RAHC fills another 500 health professional placements in remote NT

26/3/2012

As we mark National Close the Gap Day, Remote Area Health Corps (RAHC) is proud to announce that it has already filled another 500 short-term health professional placements in remote Indigenous communitie

Sandra Stephenson

Sandra Stephenson is a Dental Assistant from Torquay in Victoria. Sandra has undertaken three RAHC placements including one where she visited a number of remote communities in East Arnhem Land. In her role as a RAHC health professional, Sandra provided support to the hard-working permanent health workforce in remote Northern Territory communities.

APNA – Supporting nurses in primary health care

The Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA) is the peak professional body for nurses working in primary health care. APNA champions the role of primary health care nurses; to advance professional recognition, ensure workforce sustainability, nurture leadership in health, and optimise the role of nurses in patient-centred care.

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