5081.0 Social Justice, Social Determinants, and Public policy

Wednesday, November 10, 2010: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
This session addresses issues in both public health nursing curriculum and policy development related to social justice and public health. Innovative approaches to advocacy and nursing education are examined within a social justice framework. Social determinants of health along with risk factors are analyzed in relationship to health disparities and equity.
Session Objectives: The audience will be able to 1. Compare educational and curricular approaches to teaching social justice concepts. 2. Describe factors influencing social justice public policy.
Pamela Levin, PhD, APHN-BC

Social Justice and Financial Planning: A National Survey of Public Health Curricula in US Nursing Programs
Margaret Mullarkey, MS, RN, Anne Bongiorno, PhD,APRN,BC, CNE, Elizabeth A. Riegle, RN, MS, Donna (Danuta) Clemmens, PhD RN and Maria A. Fletcher, RN, PhD
Risk factors for poorer birth outcomes in New York State counties
Rosa D. Darling, PhD, RNC-NIC and A. Serdar Atav, PhD

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Organized by: Public Health Nursing
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus, Social Work, Women's Caucus

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

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