3359.0 Public Health Nursing Education

Monday, November 5, 2007: 2:30 PM
This session focuses on public health nursing education and includes innovations for nursing and patient education. Special attention is given to issues of cultural competence training, experiential learning, and educating nurses on brief interventions for tobacco use.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe methods of assessing cultural competence of faculty and nursing students 2. Identify the essential components for training nurses in the evidence-based, brief interventions for treating tobacco use and dependence 3. Describe components of a population-health focused continuing education series adapted for practicing public health nurses.
Ellen Jones, ND, FNP, APRN

2:45 PM
3:00 PM
Hispanic Health Initiative: Student experiences with a patient navigator program
Sheila O. Smith, PhD, RN, Marilyn Givens King, DNSc, Dianna L. Inman, RN, MSN and Deborah C. Williamson, DHA, RN
3:15 PM
Training nurses to deliver evidence-based brief interventions for tobacco use and dependence
Michael Anders, PhD, MPH, RRT, Claudia Barone, EdD, RN and Christine E. Sheffer, PhD
3:30 PM
Retooling the skill set of public health nurses: An educational intervention
Robin Doker, DNP, APRN-BC, Georgia Narsavage, PhD, APRN, FAAN, Betty B. Daniels, MN, RN, Tricia Bowman, DNP, APRN-BC and Beth Lamanna, WHNP, MPH, RN

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Organized by: Public Health Nursing

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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