WHO is a Public Health Nurse?

WHAT does PHNAC mean to you?

HOW do we practice in Colorado?

A public health nurse is a leader in public health, using nursing, social, and public health sciences to improve the health of individuals, families, communities, and populations.
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The Public Health Nurses Association of Colorado is the nursing association for professional nurses who are committed to the advancement of public health nursing. 
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The Public Health Nurse Practice Council represents and promotes public health nursing practice within Colorado through a strong and unified statewide voice
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What's Happening Now


Save the Date: 2015 PHNAC Winter Conference

Thursday, March 5 - Friday, March 6, 2015 at the Ameristar in Blackhawk

Stay tuned for registration details!

NEW PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE ORIENTATION - **Registration Closed for 2014, waitlist for 2015 available via the registration link**
Presentations by established Colorado Public Health Nurse Leadership in topics such as Public Health Nursing Assessment, Communicable Disease Surveillance, Program Budgets, Communication, and Policy Development. Networking opportunities included!

WHO: For nurses with less than 2 years of experience in Public Health.

WHEN: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 from 8:00am-4:15pm. Plan to register by August 2014. Space is limited, and no on-site registration will be available. The annual Public Health in the Rockies conference will follow the orientation in Fort Collins September 17-19.


WHERE: The Fort Collins Marriot: 350 East Horsetooth Road Fort Collins, Colorado 80525

REGISTER NOW (waitlist)!

New & Improved! Colorado Public Health Mentoring Program

PHNAC has partnered with the Colorado Public Health Association (CPHA) and the Colorado Environmental Health Association (CEHA) to introduce the new Colorado Public Health Mentoring Program. The program matches new, younger public health professionals, students, and other members with experienced public health professionals. Learn more about the program on the CPHA website...

Interested in becoming a Mentor or Mentee? Apply today!