PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE 1

Section 11.40 - Public health nurse 1 - definition

PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE 1

11.40 Definition. The term public health nurse 1 shall mean a nurse who plans, provides, directs and evaluates nursing care in a variety of settings with the goal of improved health outcomes and is actively involved in the planning, development, provision and evaluation of public health programs designed to prevent disease and improve the health of individuals, families, specific populations, high risk groups and/or communities.

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Wednesday, August 20, 2008
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Section 11.41 - Entry level qualifications

11.41 Entry level qualifications.

A public health nurse 1 must possess a baccalaureate degree in nursing from a regionally accredited or New York State-registered college or university, as well as licensure and current registration to practice as a registered professional nurse in New York State.

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, August 20, 2008
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