Workshops & Mentoring

APNA logo Endorsed 2017Free practical workshops

  • Free practical workshops will be held in each capital city with approximately 25 participants in each.
  • It is expected that these workshops will be held on weekday evenings for approximately 3 hours.
  • This will allow you to obtain additional Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points and further refine the skills you have learnt in the online training.
  • Scholarships will be made available for general practice nurses (GPNs) from rural/remote settings to assist with their costs to attend the workshops (limited to the first 125 GPNs).

Further information about eligibility for the scholarships is available here (pdf 48kb).

If you would like to attend a workshop please find more information on the workshops, locations and dates by going to Advance Practical Workshop page.


An experienced palliative care nurse will be available to provide individual telephone mentoring and coaching regarding implementing the Advance assessment skills into practice. This opportunity is available after completion of the practical workshop. Further information on this opportunity please read Advance Mentoring Program Information sheet pdf.

In depth ACP workshops 

  • There will be free in-depth small group ACP workshops available for a small number of participants (limited to 30 GPNs, with 6 participants in each workshop) in Sydney.
  • Scholarships will be made available for GPNs from interstate and/or rural settings to assist with their costs to attend the in-depth ACP workshops (limited to 20 GPNs).
  • These workshops will only be offered to participants who have completed the other training components (online training, practical workshop and individual mentoring). Preference will be given to those who have also completed the clinical audit.
  • Further information on how to register your interest for this opportunity will be provided at the practical workshop.

Train-the-Trainer Workshops

Train-the-trainer workshops will be offered in each capital city.  This will enable delivery of the practical workshops and one-to-one mentoring program by local services in the future. These workshops will be run locally through partnerships with Primary Health Networks. Further details on eligibility and the schedule of workshops will be available in due course.

Last updated 29 June 2017