Benefits of Joining

Be part of an association with like-minded professionals who are passionate about improving health outcomes for children 0 – 5 years and their families┬áin NSW

  • Opportunities for involvement in the development of Position Statements supporting the professional role of Child Family Health Nurses (CFHN)
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  • Collaborate with other Child Family Health Nurses (CFHN) to support and advocate for Child Family Health Nurses (CFHN) as a specialty
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  • Access education opportunities specific to Child Family Health Nurses (CFHN)
    Including receiving a members discount for CAFHNA educational events
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  • Eligibility for Child Family Health Nurses (CFHN) professional development grants for conference attendance and presentation
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  • Access to the Members Area of the CAFHNA Website where you will find information to support and energise your Child Family Health Nurses (CFHN) practice – including positions vacant, position statements and guidelines relevant to Child Family Health Nurses (CFHN) professional practice
  • Be part of a communication network specific to Child Family Health Nurses (CFHN) – share ideas, innovations and research
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  • Contribute to the maintenance of Child Family Health Nurses (CFHN) clinical practice standards at both State and National level via CAFHNA representatives
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  • Free membership to the National body, MCaFHNA, which actively contributes to policy development and legislation affecting maternal, child and family health at the national level
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  • Subscription to the twice yearly peer reviewed Australian Journal of Child and Family Health Nurses. The journal promotes best practice through the reporting of up-to-date research and useful practice information
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  • Member Representation on the national board of Maternal Child and Family Health Nurses Australia (MCaFHNA)
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  • Voting rights at the Annual General Meeting (AGM)

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CAFHNA acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land where we live and work and pay respects to Elders, past, present and future. We commit to a positive future for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.