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Your World, Your Health: Nurses' Roles in Environmental Health

Maryland Nurses Association

Friday, May 30, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)

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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

Have questions about Your World, Your Health: Nurses' Roles in Environmental Health? Contact Maryland Nurses Association

When & Where

Notre Dame of Maryland University
4701 N Charles St
Knott Auditorium
Baltimore, MD 21212

Friday, May 30, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)

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Maryland Nurses Association

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.

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