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
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."
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Naugatuck Valley Community College Community Room , 750 Chase Parkway , Waterbury CT
Practicing Nurse & Nurse Educators $45 / Nursing Students $40
Attendee Registration Deadline:
Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments
Coalition for a Safe & Healthy Connecticut
Connecticut Nurses Association
CT League for Nursing
Naugatuck Valley Community College