Public Health Nursing

The Public Health Nursing Section advances this specialty through leadership in the development of public health nursing practice and research. The Section assures consideration of nursing concerns by providing mechanisms for interdisciplinary nursing collaboration in public health policy and program endeavors.

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The Public Health Nursing Section is leading the way in building healthy communities, achieving health equity and social justice and improving quality of life for all communities. 

The Definition and Practice of Public Health Nursing (PDF)