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.

Vision: Advancing social justice and equity to achieve population health for all.

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More about Public Health Nursing

The Definition and Practice of Public Health Nursing (PDF)

Public Health Nursing Section Strategic Plan (approved August 2019)

Council of Public Health Nursing

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Contact:

Joyce K. Edmonds, PhD, MPH, RN PHCNS-BC, CPH
Chair, APHA Public Health Nursing Section, phn.chair@apha.org