4413.0 Public Health Nursing Workforce Issues 1

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 4:30 PM
This session focuses on the workplace environment. While the first presentation examines the differences between how Public Health Nurse experts and novices solve problems, the rest of the presentations investigate workplace issues from the perspective of jail and prison nurses, work place issues that correlate with higher job satisfaction in public health nurses, and strategies that promote a healthy workplace community.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe the differences in expert to novice public health nurse's problem solving. 2. Discuss the issues facing the jail and prison nursing workforce. 3. List the factors that correlate with higher job satisfaction. 4. Identify strategies to promote a healthy workplace community.

4:50 PM
Nursing in jails and prisons: An integrative literature review
Diane Hatton, DNSc, Anastasia Fisher, RN, DNSc and Michael Gates, RN, PhD
5:10 PM
Correlates of Job Satisfaction among Public Health Nurses in Six Local Health Departments
Kathleen Baldwin, PhD, RNUIC, Curt Fenton, MS, RN, Sarah Fenton, MS, RN-BC and L. Michele Issel, PhD RN
5:30 PM
Civility versus Incivility Strategies to Promote a Healthy Workplace Community
Patricia M. Schoon, MPH, PHN and Cynthia Lee Dols, MN, RN, PHN

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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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