4062.0 Using Technology for Community Outreach and Workforce Development

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 8:30 AM
This session provides examples of how innovations in technology can enhance the education of health professionals and contribute to beneficial practice outcomes. Specific internet applications, simulation technology using the human patient simulator, use of the popular Facebook for health education purposes, and on line education for orienting and mentoring new public health nurses will be discussed.
Session Objectives: 1. Discuss how simulation technology can help students conduct home visits. 2. Describe how clinicians can use Facebook for health education purposes. 3. Explain how an internet application can foster a mentorship relationship. 4. Describe an online orientation for new public health nurses.
Margaret Beaman, PhD, RN-BC

8:30 AM
Home visit simulation as a public health nursing learning tool
Vicki L. Simpson, RN, MSN, CHES, Libby A. Richards, MSN, RN, CHES, Lynn V. Davis, RN, MSN, CFNP, Loretta Krebs and Pamela M. Aaltonen, RN, MS
8:45 AM
Teaching community outreach and education: The HPV prevention initiative
Joanne Costello, PhD, RN and Lynn Wachtel, RN, MS
9:00 AM
9:15 AM
Linking academia and practice for new PHN orientation
Marina Gallin De Pablo, MS, MPH, RN, Susan J. Zahner, DrPH, RN, Jackie Bremer, BS, RN, Jody Moesch Ebeling, BSN, RN, Yvonne Eide, MS, RN, Rebecca Hovarter, BSN, RNBC, Karen Morris, BSN, RN, Deborah L. Pasha, BSN, RN and Timothy Ringhand, MPH, RN
9:30 AM

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Organized by: Public Health Nursing

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

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