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Core Competencies for Public Health Nursing

Originally presented on July 24, 2012

Speakers:
Michelle Cravetz, MS, RN-BC, APHN-BC
Adjunct Faculty
Keuka College ASAP Nursing Program
Nurse Planner
Public Health Nurse Ready Certificate Program

Joyce Splann Krothe, PhD, RN
Professor & Assistant Dean
Indiana University School of Nursing
Bloomington Campus
Bloomington, IN

Susan M. Swider, PhD, APHN-BC
Professor, College of Nursing
Rush University
Chicago, IL

David Reyes, MN, MPH, RN
Health Services Administrator
Public Health – Seattle & King County
Seattle, WA

Program Objectives
After watching this broadcast participants will be able to:

  • Describe the three tiers of revised Core Competencies for Public Health Nursing.
  • Compare the 2012 Core Competencies for Public Health Nursing with the 2003 PHN competencies.
  • Identify implications of the revised Core Competencies for Public Health Nursing for education, leadership, practice, and research
  • Apply the Core Competencies for Public Health Nursing to public health practice.
  • Discuss how the Core Competencies for Public Health Nursing contribute toward achieving advanced public health nursing certification.
  • Relate the Core Competencies for Public Health Nursing in Tiers 2 & 3 to public health accreditation.

Program Note: The CoL competencies have been updated but the Quad Council Core Competencies for Public Health Nurses Remain the same.


The planners, moderator, and presenters do not have any financial arrangements or affiliations with any commercial entities whose products, research or services may be discussed in this activity.

No commercial funding has been accepted for this activity.


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The School of Public Health, University at Albany is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Public Health, University at Albany designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Medical Education Credits are offered until July 31, 2018.


Continuing Nurse Education Contact Hours

The University at Albany School of Public Health is an Approved Provider of continuing nurse education by the Northeast Multi-State Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This offering is approved for 1.5 nursing contact hour(s).

Nursing Contact Hours are offered until July 31, 2018.


Certified Health Education Specialist Contact Hours

Sponsored by the School of Public Health, University and 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 Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.5 total Category I contact education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are 0.

Continuing Education Contact Hours are offered until July 31, 2018.