Public Health Nursing Orientation Series

Source: Southwest Regional Public Health Training Center

Length: 1 hour each

Description: Topics covered in this series include: Part 1) Definition of public health, history and achievements of public health, how public health works, healthy people 2010 and health indicators, public health structure, community assessments.  Part 2) Core functions of public health, 10 Essential Services of Public Health, public health nursing definition and history, 8 principles of public health nursing, public health nursing practice model.  Part 3) 4 spheres of public health nursing practice, principles of population-based practice, and the Minnesota intervention wheel. 

Part 1: Public Health

Part 2: Public Health Nursing Overview

Part 3: Public Health Nursing Practice