PHNAC’s Useful Links

The Public Health Nursing Section of the American Public Health Association (APHA) serves as a national voice for public health nurses and provides a national forum for nurses to discuss and exchange ideas and knowledge of community health-related matters.

The Quad Council of Public Health Nursing Organizations (Quad Council) provides voice and visibility for public health nurses, sets a national policy agenda on issues related to public health nursing and advocates for excellence in public health nursing education, practice, leadership, and research.

ANA Public Health Nursing: Scopes and Standards of Practice

Advanced Public Health Nursing Board Certification by American Nursing Credentialing Center


National Public Health Organizations

American Public Health Association

Association of Public Health Nurses

National Association of County and City Health Officials


Colorado Public Health Organizations

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

Colorado Public Health Association

Colorado Nurses Association

The Public Health Alliance of Colorado


Other Resources

Public Health Nursing brochure (PDF)