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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Members

The ANMF is providing support and advice to any members seeking information regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). ANMF members are fortunate to have an understanding of infection control principles through their education and the accreditation standards by which their health facilities are measured. The community will be looking to nurses, midwives and personal carers to provide guidance and reassurance.

ANMF Evidence Brief - COVID-19: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

What is the best available evidence regarding personal protective equipment in the context of COVID-19? Read more.

Information for nurses wanting to assist during the COVID-19 pandemic

Individuals wanting to come back to assist during the COVID-19 pandemic or those in the workforce wanting to access information should go to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) - https://www.ahpra.gov.au/News/COVID-19.aspx.

Department of Health coronavirus (COVID-19) information and resources

The World Health Organization has announced that COVID-19 is a pandemic. Find out how the Department of Health are monitoring and responding to the outbreak, how you can help slow the spread of COVID-19 in Australia, and what to do if you have symptoms. | Coronavirus (COVID-19) health alert

Updates, information and resources about coronavirus (COVID-19) are available on the Department of Health website.

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Online Training and Education

ANMF Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Online

All nurses and midwives can demonstrate leadership in infection prevention and control. Make sure you are delivering best practice using your knowledge, skill and judgment with this core competency. Our Infection Control and Prevention course is free to all ANMF members and is worth 5 hours of CPD towards your registration.

When should hand hygiene be performed? What are the correct techniques across different settings? Our Hand Hygiene course is free to all ANMF members and is worth 2 hours of CPD.

Access both courses through our new-look Continuing Professional Education portal.

COVID-19 infection control training

This 30-minute online training module is for health care workers in all settings. It covers the fundamentals of infection prevention and control for COVID-19. Find out more and register here.

Department of Health e-Learning Module 1: Personal Safety

The Department of Health has released the first module in a new e-Learning program aimed specifically for Aged Care workers on appropriate health management techniques in all aged care settings. The module can be accessed here.

Educational Videos

COVID-19: Frequently asked questions

Answers to some of the most frequently asked questions from clinicians including Epidemiological FAQs, Clinical Care FAQs, Public Health FAQs and information for practices and patients.

ACTU Fact Sheets

COVID-19 (coronavirus) scams

Unfortunately, scammers are taking advantage of the spread of coronavirus to exploit and play on the fears of consumers across Australia. | Read more

ANMF Media Releases relating to COVID-19

Help stop the spread and stay healthy

A national campaign has launched to inform all Australians about the coronavirus (COVID-19). The campaign aims to reduce the risk to individuals and families by enabling them to make informed decisions and to take up health recommendations. Video and radio material is available here and print ads are available below.

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Simple steps to stop the spread


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