5319.0: Wednesday, November 15, 2000: 8:30 PM-10:00 PM

Responding to Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities: A Dialogue on Exemplars of PHN Practice and Education (Part I)

This special solicited session will examine the culturally based PHN practices with racial and ethnic populations. The speakers will describe the impact of PHN's in practice and education on racial and ethnic minority community leadership in the public policy arena, minority health research, and the delivery of culturally competent population-focused care. The evolving role of the PHN will be contrasted to the traditional PHN role in collaborating with racial and ethnic populations in eliminating health disparities
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
8:30 PMThe tree is medicine: A White nurse's healing journey into Indian country
Barbara Young, RN, MPH
8:50 PMCalling the shots: A grassroots driven statewide minority health initiative
Kathleen Russell, RN, DNS, Rachelle Tardy, RN, BSN
9:10 PMPreparing nurses for a global reality
Janet Gottschalk, RN, DrPH, FAAN, Susan Baker, RN, PhD
Sponsor:Public Health Nursing
Cosponsors:Women's Caucus

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA