5088.0 Public Health Nursing Workforce Issues 2

Wednesday, November 2, 2011: 8:30 AM
This session focuses on issues facing the public health workforce. All four presentations in this session look at some type of preparation for public health nursing. The first discusses integrating emergency preparedness into the daily activities of the staff inorder to provide surge capacity when needed. The second looks at innovative ways to market PHN, to increase the numbers of PHN to ensure access. The third presents the need for and the needs of graduate level clinician-preceptors, while the fourth presentation discusses the importance of providing continuing education to meet the identified needs of the PHN staff.
Session Objectives: 1. Identify key components of a training curriculum to prepare staff for public health nursing surge capacity. 2. Discuss strategies to ensure that all state residents have equal access to PHN services. 3. Describe the need for graduate level clinician-preceptors. 4. Identify the continuing education interests of PHNs.
Laura Anderko, RN, PhD

8:30 AM
Providing Surge Capacity to the Public Health Nursing Workforce Through Emergency Preparedness Training
Angel Anderson, MPH, REHS, Christine Billings, MPH, Jody Erwin, MAS, Pamela Stephens, MPA and Cheryl Hanson, RN BScN
8:50 AM
Public Health Nursing workforce trends: Looking toward and planning for the future
Deborah Chaulk, MS, RN, PHCNS-BC, Glynnis LaRosa, RN, MPH, CPHQ, Katherine Schmidt, RN, MS, MPH, Andrew Ellingson, MPH, Dawn Dewkett, BS, RN and Kitty Mahoney, RN, BSN, MS
9:10 AM
A survey of the role perceptions of graduate level clinical nurse preceptors
Rosemary Donley, PhD, ANP, FAAN and Sandra O'Brien, RN, FNP, BC, PHCNS, BC
9:30 AM
Perceived Learning Needs of Public Health Nurses
Judy C. Martin, PhD, APRN,BC and Ernestine B. Small, EdD RN

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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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