4066.0 Public Health Nursing Workforce Issues

Tuesday, October 30, 2012: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
This session explores issues related to current and future public health nursing practice and education. The presentation will examine how the recession has influenced employment of women, who receive Temporary Assistant for Needy Families, describe how two health departments experience with accreditation and electronic health records, discuss strategies to increase public health nurses readiness for population-based training to address health disparities, and how immersion experiences speed the acclimation process for DNP PHN students.
Session Objectives: After the session, participants will be able to describe the prevalence of chronic health conditions among women receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, describe present and future drivers for electronic health records and accreditation, describe strategies to increase staff readiness for population-based training and practice, and evaluate the Immersion concept as a learning process for acquisition of PHN Core Competencies.
Sandra Walls, MSN,RN

EHRs and accreditation: A dynamic duo for public health
Karen S. Martin, RN,MSN,FAAN, Karen A. Monsen, RN, PhD, FAAN, Judith G. Riemer, RN, CNS, MS and Kathryn H. Bowles, RN, PhD, FAAN
Immersion into DNP Public Health Nursing: Transformational Learning
Marion Donohoe, DNP CPNP, Patricia M. Speck, DNSc, APN, FNP-BC, FAAN and Trimika Bowdre, MPH

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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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