Your World, Your Health: Nurses' Roles in Environmental Health
Friday, May 30, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Our world and our health are fundamentally connected. Join us to learn how nurses can improve health in facilities, the community, and the world. Locally and nationally known experts will discuss ways to reduce exposure to chemicals, pesticides, and pollution, as well as policy issues in environmental health.
This activity has been submitted to the Maryland Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. The Maryland Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
The Notre Dame of Maryland University School of Nursing is a co-sponsor of this event.
Registration fees include coffee/tea service and a light lunch.
8:00 - 9:00 am Registration
9:00 - 10:00 am Opening Keynote
10:10 - 11:10 am Track #1 Facility 1A, 1B, 1C
11:20 - 12:20 pm Track #2 Community 2A, 2B, 2C
12:20 - 12:30 pm Lunch & Networking
1:30 - 2:30 pm Track #3 National Issues 3A, 3B, 3C
2:30 - 3:30 pm Closing Session
Topics and Speakers
Opening Keynote Climate Change and Health: The Role of Nursing Laura Anderko
Track #1 Facility
Occupational Exposures Paxson Barker
Getting Involved in Green Teams Charlotte Wallace
IPM in Hospitals Matt Wallach
Track #2 Community
Protecting Pregnancy Karin Russ
Health Effects of Children's Exposure to Pesticides in Community Settings Robyn Gilden
Fracking & Health Ruth McDermott-Levy (invited)
Track #3 National Issues
Flame Retardants, Fire Departments Ann Dawicki
Renewable Energy: Wind Energy Barbara Friend
Chemical Regulatory Reform: State, US, World Katie Huffling
Mid-Atlantic Center for Children's Health and the Environment.Resources Jerry Paulson and Veronica Tinney
When & Where
Maryland Nurses Association and Maryland Association of Nursing Students
The Maryland Nurses Association Board of Directors and Leadership invite YOU to join Maryland's only multipurpose professional membership organization for Registered Nurses. Come and be a part of moving the profession of nursing forward and join the VOICE of nursing in Maryland. Joining is easy and the cost is less than a cup of coffee a day. A simple monthly electronic draw from your checking account will hardly be noticed, but the benefits will be measurable, or you can elect to pay the entire annual fee all at once.
When you join the Maryland Nurses Association and the American Nurses Association, you have membership rights in both associations. You may also join only the Maryland Nurses Association for a lower membership fee.
The Maryland Association of Nursing Students is a nonprofit organization and constituent member of the National Student Nurses Association. We represent all nursing students throughout the State of Maryland. Our mission is to aid nursing students in the State of Maryland to bridge the way from their role as a student to their career as a professional nurse.