3172.0 Environmental and occupational health: building sustainable environments

Monday, October 31, 2011: 10:30 AM
This session focuses on environmental and occupational health. The oral presentations discuss: community action to develop environmentally healthy neighborhoods; the development of nursing competencies to improve environmental health practice; the development of tools to assess young worker saftey; and identification of predictors of environmental health actions.
Session Objectives: 1. Discuss strategies for developing environmentally healthy neighborhoods 2. Identify interventions that promote environmental health 3. Describe a tool used to assess young worker safety

10:30 AM
Westlawn partnership for a healthier environment: A level I community action for a renewed environment (CARE)
Laura Anderko, RN, PhD, Betty Koepsel, RN MSN and Anne Banda, PhD MLIS MA BA
10:50 AM
Knowledge Network: Essential knowledge for environmental health in nursing practice
Jeanne M. Leffers, PhD, RN and Claudia Smith, MPH, PhD, RN
11:30 AM
Predictors of environmental health protective actions
Jane K. Dixon, PhD, John P. Dixon, PhD, Karrie C. Hendrickson, RN, PhD and Elizabeth Ercolano, RN,MSN,DNSc

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Public Health Nursing
Endorsed by: Environment

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

See more of: Public Health Nursing