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

Featured RN-BSN Opportunities

Are you an RN who is looking to obtain your BSN? There are currently two different opportunities to earn your BSN, either through Metropolitan State University or Regis University. For more information and pricing, download and view the program flyer


BRAND NEW! PHNAC Announces May as "Join Us! Month"

We would like to announce May as the PHNAC “Join us! Month” – there will be a 20% discount off regular membership fee for FIRST time members and a 20% discount off regular membership fee for nurses who have been licensed for less than 12 months. These discounts are valid for those who qualify and join PHNAC by May 29th. PHNAC is a great group and we would love to welcome new members to be a part of the Public Health Nurses Association of Colorado.

Contact Megan Comer at megan@calpho.org at the Public Health Alliance for the discount code.


Parents Team Up for Kids' Health: Join Us to Keep Your Child Healthy

Do you know about the importance of regular, yearly checkups for children? Make sure you know the facts by downloading and viewing the information sheets:


Site Tour Opportunity for PHNAC Members

With the legalization of marijuana in Colorado, public health must stay up to date with this trend and its implications for the public’s health. In order to learn more about the marijuana industry, an onsite tour of a grow facility in Denver is being offered to PHNAC members and (potentially, if space allows) others who might be interested in this activity. Please RSVP promptly as the tour will be limited to 30 persons.


Save the Date for the Next New Public Health Nurse Orientation

Download the invitation and mark your calendar for Tuesday, September 15, 2015, the day before Public Health in the Rockies.


Comments or questions regarding nursing leadership at CDPHE?

Please contact any one of the following public health nurse leaders: