“ALL OUT” FOR EXCELLENCE CERTIFICATION AND DEGREE COMPLETION FOR PUBLIC HEALTH NURSES. Quad Council for Public Health Nursing Organizations Educational Webinar April 11, 2012. PRESENTERS. Moderator: Glynnis LaRosa, RN, MPH, CPHQ ASTDN President 2011-12 Boston, MA Presenters:
Quad Council for Public Health Nursing Organizations
April 11, 2012
ASTDN President 2011-12
PHN Section-APHA, ASTDN
Green Bay, Wisconsin
ACHNE Education Committee Members
Barbara Battin Little, DNP, MPH, RN, APHN-BC, CNE (Chair)
Pamela Ark, PhD, RN
Laurel Janssen Breen, PhD RN CNE
Crystal DeVance-Wilson, MSN, MBA, APRN, BC
Mary Ann Drake, PhD, RN
Diane Ernst, RN, MSN, MBA, PhD
Cathy Hughes, DNP, MSN, RN
Joan Kub, PhD, APHN-BC
Eileen Sarsfield, PhD, PHCNS-BC
Christine Savage, RN, PhD, CARN
Christine L. Vandenhouten, PhD, RN, APHN-BC
At the end of this offering, the learner will be able to:
Public Health Nurses are accountable for their practice by:
Standards may be applied on an individualor organizational level.
Scope and Standards of Practice for Public Health Nurses
Developed by PHNs to outline expectations for the highest level of practice.
Core Competencies for Public Health Nurses
Outlines performance expectations for PHNs at different levels of practice.
Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals - Not specific to nursing or public health nurses.
Perspectives from ACHNE, APHA-PHN, ASTDN, & ANA members
Rewards, Incentives, Barriers to Certification
Barriers to Certification
Motivators to becoming Certified
Option A: Professional Development plus Practice Hours
Option B: Professional Development plus Testing
This option applies only to those certifications in which an exam is available.
What can you do on your own?
Saturday, June 9th
10:15 -11:15 AM
Overview of certification process and study tips
Please consider taking the certification exam!