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RESOURCE REACH SUB-COMMITTEE
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This is a brand new sub-committee. Resource REACH stands for:

R -- Research
E -- Education
A -- Advocacy
CH -- Community Health practice

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The following Teams are part of this Sub-Committee:

Research Team --  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  is the team leader.

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Public Health Advocacy Team -- This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it is the team leader.

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Research Team Print E-mail

Research Team Goals

  • Stimulate collaboration to participate and communicate nursing research in the federal sector 
  • Highlight and encourage participation in nursing-led research and careers in research 
  • Conduct nursing research and give guidance on outcomes based practice to support the mission and vision of PHS nursing
 
Publications and Presentations Team Print E-mail

Publications and Presentations Team Goals

  • Encourage nurses to submit articles and presentations that advocate for health promotion, career opportunity, and disease intervention/prevention
  • To solicit speakers to present topics of nursing interest and career opportunity at monthly NPAC Lunch and Learn sessions
 
Public Health Advocacy Team Print E-mail

Public Health Advocacy Team Goals

  • To identify and share existing resources that support the public health priorities of the Surgeon General with nurses to help facilitate public health outreach at the national, state, and community levels. 
  • To identify, develop, and implement public health initiatives that can readily be adopted by nurses to help promote positive health outcomes among Americans.  
 
Nursing Practice Team Print E-mail

Nursing Practice Team Goals

  • Review all relevant documents and acquired policies and procedures that affect the nursing practice of PHS nurse officers, civil service and tribal nurses working in PHS affiliated agencies.
  • Review all relevant documents and policies and procedures from the field (professional nursing community) regarding standards of practice for equity, fairness and uniformity with the intent of reporting and promoting all issues of relevance that promotes incorporation of evidence-based practices to the NPAC and nurse categories.
  • Serve as an evaluative resource to the NPAC by reviewing and updating all NPAC policy documents as warranted to maintain consistency and transparency and to promote standardization within the NPAC.

 

 
RESOURCES FOR OUTREACH: ARTICLES AND POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS Print E-mail

Preparing Safe and Healthy Bag Lunches for Children (17.9 Mb)

Packing Safe Lunches    (16.9 Mb)

Nutrition Facts   (1.4 Mb)

Preparing Safe Bag Lunches PPP (988 Mb)

My Pyramid (1.8 Mb)

 
Recent Nursing Presentations Print E-mail

Immunization Requirements for the Public Health Officer  by Sally Bentsi-Enchill, RN

Should Health Care Workers take the Influenza Vaccine?  by CAPT Lynn Slepski and CAPT Diann Shaffer

 
2010 Nurse Category Day Presentations Print E-mail

Building Healthier Communities by James M. Galloway, MD, FACP, FACC, FAHA

Leadership and Career Development in a Challenging Healthcare Landscape by Michael G. Gates, PhD, RN

The Challenge of Prisoner Health for Nursing Leaders Part 1 by Diane C. Hatton, DNSc, RN

The Challenge of Prisoner Health for Nursing Leaders Part 2 by Diane C. Hatton, DNSc, RN

Nursing Research Opportunities in the USPHS by CAPT Victoria L. Anderson, RN, CRNP, MSN

Community Based Research by Debra A. Toney, PhD, RN, FAAN

Nursing in Integrative Oncology: Practice, Education, and Research by CDR Colleen O. Lee, MS, CRNP, AOCN

New Paradigms in Nursing: CAM in Health Care by Josephine P. Briggs, MD

Health Care Policy: Nursing's Role in Eliminating Health Care Disparities by RADM Kerry Paige Nesseler, MS, RN

Challenges in Nursing Education Leadership by Catherine Todero, PhD, RN

 
2009 Nurse Category Day Presentations Print E-mail

The Nurse and Nurse Faculty Shortages: Taking the Long View by Susan Hassmiller, RN, PhD, FAAN

The Doctor of Nursing Practice: Preparing an Expert Advanced Practice Nursing Workforce by Patricia Bowman, DNP

Nursing Careers in State Government by Carole Jakeway, MPH, RN, NEA-BC

Physical Activity and the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans by LT Fleetwood Loustalot

Immunization Update for Healthcare Personnel by Donna Weaver, RN, MN, Nurse Educator

Reducing Violence Against Nurses by LCDR Marilyn Ridenour

Ergonomics in Safe Patient Handling by CAPT Traci Galinsky

Protecting the Health, Safety & Resiliency of Emergency Responders by Richard Klomp, MOB, MS, LPC, BCPC