3256.0 Successful Academic-Community Partnerships

Monday, November 9, 2009: 12:30 PM
Successful academic-community partnerships can offer beneficial outcomes to students, educators, community agencies, and community members. This session describes five different collaborative endeavors between communities, public health departments, and schools of nursing. Some of the exemplary outcomes from these partnerships include improved educational opportunities, higher vaccination rates, and health policy passed at the state level related to environmental and chronic illness, and higher rates of recruitment and retention of public health nurses.
Session Objectives: 1. Define two principles of partnership among communities, public health agencies, nursing education and local philanthropic organizations. 2. Discuss two political strategies public health nurses can employ within academic community partnerships to positively address the public health agenda. 3. Describe a plan to implement flu clinics in Head Start Programs.

1:30 PM
Building public health nursing capacity through partnerships with philanthropy
Paula Lucey, MS RN, Sherril B. Gelmon, DrPH and Jennifer Fuller, MPH

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Organized by: Public Health Nursing
Endorsed by: APHA-Committee on Women's Rights, Socialist Caucus

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

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