Public Health Nursing
Standards and Credentials: What’s Happening with Public Health Nursing?
Kristine Gebbie, DrPH, RN
Elizabeth Standish Gill, Associate Professor of Nursing Director, Center for Health Policy, School of Nursing, Columbia University
In the years ahead Public Health Nursing practice will be affected by:
• New scope and standards of public health nursing
• Performance monitoring of public health practice
• Accreditation of public health agencies
• Credentialing examinations such as the new National Board of Public Health Examiners
This program will explore how these new developments will impact public health nursing practice.
Originally broadcast May 17, 2007
For the purposes of providing continuing education credits, this program was reviewed in July, 2009 and renewed until July, 2010.
School of Public Health, University at Albany, is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New York State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Centerís Commission on Accreditation.
This activity has been assigned code 6VKSFE-PRV-06-108 and has been approved for 1.0 contact hour.
School of Public Health, University at Albany is accredited by the MSSNY to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. The School designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).TM Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity is sponsored by the School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for the CHES to receive 1.0 Category 1 CECH in health education.