4387.0 Environmental Health: Building Sustainable Environments

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
This session will describe interventions that were used to build sustainable environments. Different issues including pharmaceutical waste and disposal, quality of drinking water will be presented. Also environmental issues related to nursing education and practice will be addressed.
Session Objectives: The audience will define sustainable practices in environmental and occupational health. The audience will compare sustainable practices in environmental and occupational health.
Kara Mochan, MN, APRN-BC

Pharmaceutical waste and disposal in the United States: Nurses' perspective
Holly Carpenter, RN, BSN and Nancy Hughes, RN, MS
Innovations for Environmental Health Nursing Education
Jeanne M. Leffers, PhD, RN, Barbara Sattler, RN, DrPH, FAAN, Brenda Afzal, RN, MS and Claudia Smith, MPH, PhD, RN

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Organized by: Public Health Nursing
Endorsed by: Environment, Socialist Caucus

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

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