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Climate Change 101: Incorporating Climate Change into Nursing Practice

A program for nurses, nursing students, and nurse educators

Nurses have been identified as key resources for environmental issues affecting human health., includ-ing climate change.

The Scope and Standards of Prac-tice by the American Nurses Asso-ciation (2015), includes environ-mental health as one of the com-ponents of nursing practice. Heat waves, Lyme Disease, hurricanes and other issues related to Climate Change have a direct result on the health of the public. Nurses need to be prepared to incorporate pre-vention, mitigation, and care for the effects of climate change into our daily practice.

5 Contact Hours will be awarded by the Connecticut Nurses Associ-ation.

Connecticut Nurses’ Association is accredited as a provider of contin-uing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accredi-tation

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Registration Fee includes lunch

Climate Change 101 Program Objectives:

The attendee will be able to:

  • Describe recent scientific evidence on Climate Change
  • Identify the impact of Climate Change on the health of individuals, families, and communities across the lifespan
  • Utilize specific tools and resources to develop strategies for Climate Change education and advocacy

Comments from participants from past programming:

“A must for every nurse!”

“We need to be teaching this to our students and all nurses."

“Great program, useful information for many of my classes."

Date:
11/11/2017

Time:
9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Location:
Naugatuck Valley Community College Community Room , 750 Chase Parkway , Waterbury CT

Cost:
Practicing Nurse & Nurse Educators $45 / Nursing Students $40

Attendee Registration Deadline:
11/01/2017


Sponsors

  • Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments

  • Coalition for a Safe & Healthy Connecticut

  • Connecticut Nurses Association

  • CT League for Nursing

  • Naugatuck Valley Community College


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