Online Program

APHA Public Health Nursing Section: Vision, Activities and Future Directions: Section Councilor Role

Monday, November 2, 2015 : 3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Susan Coleman, RN, BSN, MPH, School of Nursing and Health Studies, Georgetown University, Reston, VA
This session will discuss the role of the Section Councilor in the PHN Section. As one of the elected positions that comprises each APHA Section, it is also one of the most challenging to define and operationalize. Past and current challenges and successes will be described in the context of the broader mission of APHA. The Section Councilor role will be explored in comparison to other APHA Sections. Future directions and options will be identified while keeping PHN Section member goals at the forefront.

Learning Areas:

Administration, management, leadership
Public health or related nursing

Learning Objectives:
Discuss past and current challenges in defining the Section Councilor Role Compare Section Councilor role in various APHA Sections Identify models to consider for PHN Section Councilor future direction

Keyword(s): Nurses/Nursing, Planning

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Current Section Councilor and Past Chair of PHN Section
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.