3418.0 Public Health Nursing and Healthy Community

Monday, November 8, 2010: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
The purpose of Session 3418.0 is to explore community-based strategies for maintaining a healthy community. Exemplars include community-academic partnership to assess a community and promote PHN core competencies in doctoral students, community-based participatory action research involving community assessment and sociodramas leading to community health promotion, and comparison of nurses' and nursing students' knowledge and attitudes regarding community water quality issues. Discussion of the projects can provide guidance for planning interventions to promote healthy communities.
Session Objectives: The audience will be able these objectives: 1. Explain the educational value and community benefits of community-academic partnerships in planning and implementing community health promotion. 2. Analyze community-based participatory action research results, socio-drama results, and community survey results to identify strategies for promoting healthy communities.
Kathleen May, DNSc, PHCNS-BC, RN

Quest for a Healthy City: Partnership with a Stakeholder Consortium to build DNP PHN Core Competencies
Patricia M. Speck, DNSc,FNP-BC,FAAN, Margaret T. Hartig, PhD, FNP-BC, Renee' Frazier, FACHE, MHSA, Trimika Bowdre, MPH, Cynthia Suire, MSN, RN, Marion Donohoe, DNP CPNP, Bernadine Graham, MSN, APN-BC, FNP and Cathy Hughes, MSN, RN
Beyond the volcanoes: Community assessment and action to improve health equity in rural Nicaragua
Amy C. Cory, PhD, RN, CPNP, Kerstin Kost, Katherine Thomas, Brittany Popa and Tricia Erdmann
Beyond the volcanoes: Community education and action to improve health equity in rural Nicaragua
Kerstin Kost, Amy C. Cory, PhD, RN, CPNP, Katherine Thomas, Brittany Popa and Tricia Erdmann
Water Quality 101: Comparison of Practicing PHNs' and Senior BSN Students' Water Knowledge and Attitudes
Kathleen L. Gilchrist, PhD, FNP, CCRN, PHN and Cherie Rector, PhD, RN, PHN

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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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