5082.0 Social Justice and Ethics

Wednesday, November 10, 2010: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
This session will focus on a broad range of issues dealing with social justice and ethics. The topics will range from: social justice issues regarding health care access for and the treatment of prisoners; to the development of a model of multidisciplinary collaboration which has the potential to mitigate social factors that are responsible for illness; and will conclude with nursing's ethical response to climate change as it relates to public health.
Session Objectives: The audience will be able to 1.) Identify issues of social justice and health care access. 2.) Describe how the discipline of nursing will participate in the model of multidisciplinary collaboration. 3.) Describe promising elements for promoting public health nursing activism regarding climate change.
Gale A. Spencer, PhD, RN

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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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