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Acronyms and abbreviations

Acronyms and abbreviations used throughout this guideline

 

5As

ask, assess, advise/agree, assist, arrange

APNA

Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association

AUSDRISK

Australian Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment Tool

 

BMI

body mass index

 

CALD

culturally and linguistically diverse

CCF

congestive cardiac failure

CIS

clinical information system

CISS

Computer and information security standards

CME

clinical medical education

COM-B

capability, opportunity, motivation and behaviour

COPD

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

CPD

continuing professional development

CVC

Coordinated Veterans’ Care

CVD

cardiovascular disease

 

DASS

Depression, Anxiety and Stress Scale

DMAIC

define, measure, analyse, improve, control

 

ED

emergency department

EPC

extended primary care

 

FAV

family abuse and violence

FOBT

faecal occult blood test

 

GASP

GPs Assisting Smokers Program

GP

general practitioner

 

HANDI

Handbook of non-drug interventions

HbA1c

glycated haemoglobin

HHS

hyperosmotic hyperglycaemic syndrome

 

IT

information technology

 

KTA

knowledge-to-action

 

MBS

Medicare Benefits Schedule

MI

motivational interviewing

 

NBCSP

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program

NHS

National Health Service

NPT

normalisation process theory

 

PDSA

plan, do, study, act

PHN

Primary Health Network

PLAN

Planning learning and need

PN

practice nurse

PPIP

Putting Prevention into Practice (program)

PRACTICE

Principles, Receptivity, Ability and capacity, Coordination, Targeted, Iterative cycles, Collaboration, Effectiveness and efficiency

 

QI

quality improvement

QI&CPD

Quality Improvement and Continuing Professional Development (Program)

 

RACGP

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

RE-AIM

reach, effectiveness, adoption, implementation, maintenance

 

SIP

Service Incentive Payment

SMART

Specific, Measurable, Assignable, Realistic, Time-related

SNAP

smoking, nutrition, alcohol, physical activity

 

TPB

theory of planned behaviour

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