Creating a Culture of Health: Opportunities for Public Health Nursing to partner with State Action Coalitions
This Session will highlight the progress to date in engaging public health nurses in State Action Coalitions and identifying strategies which, if implemented by all nurses regardless of their practice setting, could make the biggest difference in our nation’s health. The activities and accomplishments of the Campaign for Action and its State Action Coalitions will be detailed, with an emphasis on how public health nurses have provided leadership. The steps that public health nurses should take to further the implementation of a “culture of health” will be outlined.
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Administration, management, leadership
Advocacy for health and health education
Other professions or practice related to public health
Public health or related nursing
Describe the purpose and progress of engaging public health nurses in the Campaign for Action and its State Action Coalitions. Discuss how that public health nursing leadership is working to implement a "culture of health" across the US.
Keyword(s): Health Promotion and Education
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am currently the Consultant leading this work through the Campaign for Action. Prior to this I served for 19+ years as Head of Public Health Nursing for the NC Division of Public Health, was Chair of the Quad Council of PHN Organizations 3 times and chaired or co-chaired the last 2 revisions of the Scope of Practice for PHN.
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.