3150.1 Current Issues in Public Health Nursing

Monday, November 8, 2010: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
This session explores relevant issues in public health nursing practice, policy and education. Community preparedness, partnerships, advocacy and education are explored through varied approaches. Through the use of innovative interventions and collaboration, improved nursing competencies and clearer understanding of political process have emerged.
Session Objectives: 1. Compare various approaches to targeted community education interventions including use of DVDs and brochures. 2. Describe the use of situationally varied assessment techniques 3. Compare strategies used in various settings including practice, education and policy arenas.

Developing Locally-Relevant Educational Messages to Promote Restaurant Industry Preparedness Against Intentional Food Contamination
Sudha Xirasagar, MBBS, PhD, C.P. Kanwat, MBBS, MPH, Wade Sellers, BA, Matt N. Alsup, BA and Yi-Jhen Li, MHA
Developing public health nursing identity and competencies in local health: Jump started by H1N1 response
Claire Dobbins, MS, RN, Theresa Heaton, MPH, BSN and Paul Kuehnert, MS, RN

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Organized by: Public Health Nursing
Endorsed by: Family Violence Prevention Forum

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

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