4064.0 Nursing Issues in Global Health

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 8:30 AM
This session focuses on global health issues with specific attention to health professional workforce challenges. Two global health delivery models will be discussed with an analysis of components and recommendations for development. Specific examples of challenges that nurses face in Bangladesh and Zambia will be described and analyzed, and recommendations to limit the "brain drain" of health professionals to more developed countries will be given.
Session Objectives: 1. Compare the development of two different global health delivery models. 2. Discuss two current workforce issues of nurses in Bangladesh and Zambia. 3. Give at least one recommendation to decrease the nursing shortage in Zambia.
Amanda Slagle, MPH, MSN, RN

8:30 AM
8:50 AM
Utilizing nurses in global health delivery
Emily M. Hall, CRNP, MPH, Donna Barry, NP MPH, Patrice Nicholas, DNSc, MPH, RN, A, Kate Sullivan, CNM and Michael L. Rich, MD, MPH
9:10 AM
Current situation of nurses and paramedics in Bangladesh
Manirul Khan, MPH, Md. Moshiur Rahman, MA, MSc, Nizam Uddin Bhuiyan and Priyakamon Khan, PhD
9:30 AM
Local brain drain Correlates of nursing shortages in rural Zambia
Owen Simwale, MPH, PhD*, Leila Rad, RN*, Megan Garrity, RN, Alycia Powell, RN*, Patty Saladik, RN*, Uzoma Onukwubiri, BS, Stephanie Calvlovich, BS and JJ Francis, EMT

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Organized by: Public Health Nursing
Endorsed by: Family Violence Prevention Forum

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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