3417.0 Public Health Nursing Workforce Issues

Monday, November 8, 2010: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
This session explores issues related to current and future public health nursing practice and education. The population focus and standards of practice are analyzed along with salary discrepancies and research into undergraduate student interest in public health nursing. The Public Health Workforce Development Toolkit is also discussed along with methods to increase capacity, visibility and quality of care.
Session Objectives: The audience will 1. Describe public health nursing workforce issues utilizing tools and methods presented 2. Differentiate public health nursing workforce issues including educational preparation and salary issues

Public Health Nursing Job Descriptions: Do they Align with Professional Standards?
L. Michele Issel, PhD RN, Michelle Ashley, RN, Hilary Kirk, MPH and Jennifer Wattoff, RN
Inspiring the future PHN workforce: Assessing undergraduate nursing students Introduction to PHN
Susan J. Zahner, DrPH, RN, Kari Marconnet, BS, RN, Nancy Boehm, MS, RN and Jennifer Kowalkowski, RN, MS, MPH
Within Market Analysis of Salary and Compensation for Public Health Nurses and Hospital Nurses
Jillian Edwards, RN, BSN, MN, Jennifer Wattoff, RN, L. Michele Issel, PhD RN and Hilary Kirk, MPH

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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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