Public health nurses integrate community involvement and knowledge about the entire population with personal, clinical understandings of the health and illness experiences of individuals and families within the population.
Call for Award Nominations
Deadline -- May 1, 2013
Ruth B. Freeman Award
Honors an individual who has had a distinguished career in public health administration, education, policy, practice, or research.
Public Health Nurse Creative Achievement
Recognizes an individual's exceptional and creative contribution to public health nursing administration, education, practice, or research.
Lillian Wald Service Award
Awarded to agencies, individuals, organizations, or media for depicting exemplary public health nursing especially through legislative, professional or public advocacy.
Click here for more information and applications.
Please send all application questions and submissions to Yolanda R. Davila.
New Online Community: APHA Connect
Please Join Us! Log on with your APHA credentials today and access news, documents and discussions with your fellow PHN Section members.
e2 Evidence Exchange - Your Public Health Nursing e-source provides a comprehensive website for the public health nursing community-a searchable database of evidence, practice tips, open forum, learning opportunities and resources. Using the best available evidence for practice, public health professionals can improve the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of public health nursing programs and services.
Check it out on Facebook (e2Evidence Exchange) and twitter (2e2PHN)
(ASTDN) - The Public Health Nurse's Role in Achieving Health Equity: Eliminating Inequalities in Health
Public Health Nursing Videos on Youtube!
Many PHN's volunteered to be videoed at the 2007-8 annual meetings. Check them out on YouTube.
Purpose: to show the many faces of Public Health Nurses and their work.
If any PHN section member would like to be share their role as a PHN, please contact Rita Lourie or 610-348-9695 (cell)