4070.0 Hot topics in Public Health Nursing

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 8:30 AM
This session presents Hot Topics for Public Health Nursing. Interestingly three of the four presentations discuss environmental health and three of the four presentations discuss changing and enhancing nursing curricula to meet identified needs.
Session Objectives: 1. Identify characteristics that affect undergraduate nursing students' attitudes toward the elderly. 2. Describe educational initiatives to educate nurses on environmental health. 3. Discuss the process of encouraging nurses to participate in political engagement.
Anne Belcher, PhD RN

8:30 AM
Undergraduate nursing students and the elderly: An assessment of attitudes
A. Serdar Atav, PhD, Merdiye Sendir, PhD, Funda Buyukyilmaz, PhD and Rengin Acaroglu, PhD
8:50 AM
New techniques for educating nurses about environmental health
Jeanne M. Leffers, PhD, RN, Claudia Smith, MPH, PhD, RN, Patti Gates-Smith, MSN, RNC-E, Katie Huffling, RN, MS, CNM and Barbara Sattler, RN, DrPH, FAAN
9:10 AM
Raising Our Voices: Nurses speaking about environmental health in the halls of power
Kathy Curtis, LPN, Mary Jane Williams, PhD, RN, Katie Huffling, RN, MS, CNM and Barbara Sattler, RN, DrPH, FAAN
9:30 AM
Evidence-based case study materials to support the ANA environmental health nursing practice standard
Ann Backus, MS, Jeanne B. Hewitt, PhD RN and Stephanie Chalupka, EdD, PHNCNS-BC

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Organized by: Public Health Nursing

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

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