August 6, 2014

Apply for a nursing scholarship for COPD Training

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Scholarships to complete Lung Foundation Australia’s COPD Nurse Training Online, can be lodged with the Australian College of Nursing (ACN). COPD Nurse Training online is an interactive training program for primary care nurses providing information on identifying and managing patients with COPD and developing self-management plans with patients.

These scholarships are provided through the Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship Support Scheme (NAHSSS). This is an Australian Government initiative which aims to assist nurses and midwives to further their careers. An application form is available and activities are to be undertaken between 1 July 2014 and 31 December 2015. Applications close on Monday 15 September 2014. Click here to access the online application form.

ACN receives an extremely high volume of applications and meeting the eligibility criteria will not guarantee applicants a scholarship offer.

COPD Online is accredited with 11 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours with ACN and 12 CPD hours with the Australian Primary Care Nurse Association (APNA).

For more information, phone free call 1800 654 301, email enquiries@lungfoundation.com.au or visit http://lungfoundation.com.au/health-professionals/training-and-education/