Each year, ACNP hosts friendly, interactive and professional education and events highlighting the latest for Nurse Practitioner Practice and Advanced Practice Nurses. These include National Conference, Symposiums, NP Connects and Professional Development Workshops.

ACNP runs a variety of workshops aimed to provide targeted professional development through practical and useful tools for delegates.  The workshops will be running around the nation to help support our members with their CPD hours. 

The Workshops will run for one day and will be delivered in a friendly, interactive, small learning environment with participant resources provided.  The four different workshops will help members in four key areas including:

  • Prescribing and Pharmacology

The workshops will support members professional development with a certificate of participation provided for all programs at the completion of a short quiz.

"I enjoyed the day and was impressed by Jenny's enormous knowledge of pharmacology. She illustrated her points with lots of relevant examples that added to the learning." Prescribing and Pharmacology Workshop Attendee, 2020


Prescribing & Pharmacology - This updated workshop with BRAND NEW content will provide an overview of Nurse Practitioner’s role in prescribing, the key issues faced with particular focus on PBS access, regulations and limitations.

Program Overview

This workshop will provide an overview of Nurse Practitioner’s role in prescribing, the key issues faced with particular focus on PBS access, regulations and limitations.

  • Key issues: legislation, ethics, PBS, scheduling changes 
  • Evidence based prescribing and essential resources 
  • Communication and patient-centred approach 
  • Update on recent new drugs, guidelines, cautions, controversies, drug interactions


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NP'S Connect - A chance to connect with each other

The NP's Connect events are a great opportunity to catch up with your fellow NP's in a casual, friendly environment.


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A meeting of Nurse Practitioners and their supports to advocate, educate and facilitate the role across the Australian health system. 

Running from the 4th-6th March, 2021 at QT Hotel Surfers Paradise.  The National Conference includes workshops, educational sessions, sponsors stalls and networking. 

The State and venues change each year ensuring access is shared around the country creating equal access for all members.

Click here to find out more.



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All Symposiums are State based to enable best practice in addressing relevant local issues.  This is needed as each State Government Health Department has differing requirements.  This set out also allows for increased access to members who are not able to travel great distances.

Symposiums are designed by members to ensure their highest preferences are addressed.  This can be done through guest speakers, Case Study sessions, Facilitated discussions and sponsored presentations.

"I was so impressed with the knowledge and passion of the presenter and the energy that flowed through the room. A dynamic workshop that kept my brain buzzing and wanting more. This workshop was so relevant and beneficial to my everyday clinical practice. Thanks Jenny and ACNP." Prescribing and Pharmacology Workshop Attendee, 2018

More Testimonials 

"I have learnt a lot of valuable contraindications, side effects and drug interactions today that I will take with me to my practice. Most importantly, this workshop reinforced my view on the necessity of de-prescribing and use of non-pharmacological options. Thank you to Jenny for sharing her knowledge and experience!"

"Thank you Jenny and ACNP for another informative and positive educational experience in the field of pharmacology."

"This was an informative and worthwhile session to attend."

These programs will be delivered around the Nation, however if you have an interest in a particular program, not currently published in your state, please complete an expression of interest for the ACNP Events and Education team at events@acnp.org.au

  • Join up for your chance to mingle
  • Share in a fun evening with the NP's in your State
  • Hear from a local guest speaker on a topic close to an NP
  • There is no easier way to connect with each other!