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Welcome to the U.S. Public Health Service Nursing Web Site

The Mission of the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service is “Protecting, promoting, and advancing the health and safety of the Nation.” As America’s uniformed service of public health professionals, the Commissioned Corps achieves this mission through rapid and effective response to public health needs, leadership and excellence in public health practices, and the advancement of public health science. The Nursing Professional Advisory Committee (N-PAC) is a committee comprised of nursing representatives (both civil service and Commissioned Corps) from all U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) agencies (OPDIVS), which provides advice and consultation to the Surgeon General of the United States (SG); the PHS Chief Nurse Officer (CNO); and to HHS, federal health, and other leadership (such as HHS agency/program heads and other federal agencies /programs that utilize PHS nursing personnel). The N-PAC carries out its functions on behalf of all HHS members of the discipline, including contract nurses, tribal nurses, nurses in other federal agencies/services in which PHS nurses are assigned, and Commissioned Corps nursing student trainees (COSTEPS).

For more information about joining the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, go to http://dcp.psc.gov/prescreen/.

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NPAC Monthly Meeting Information

N-PAC now meets on the 3rd Monday of every month at 1300-1400 EST 

Monday, July 20, 2015

1300-1400 EST

The N-PAC Meeting call in number is: 1-877-267-1577 Passcode is: 994 407 855#

June 2015 General Body Meeting Agenda   (217 KB)

 April 2015 General Body Meeting Minutes   (152 KB)

CDR Viven Wakler Marable PowerPoint Presentation

HRSA Presentation   (346 KB)

                   NPAC General Body Meeting Attendees please record your attendance by completing the sign-in roster:                                                           

Google Docs Attendance

 Voting Members, if you are not able to attend, please have your alternative send an email to fy15npac@gmail.com

Attendance must be received within 24 hours of meeting

N-PAC FY 2014 General Meeting Calendar

N-PAC Chair: CDR Anitra Johnson (Anitra.johnson@cms.hhs.gov) Phone: 410-786-0609

N-PAC Secretary: CDR Reginald Smith (rsmith3@hrsa.gov)

Phone: 301-443-9138   N-PAC Voting Members List FY 2015 N-PAC Subcommittee Co-Chairs and Ex Officio List FY 2015

N-PAC Chair 2014 Welcome Letter

CLICK HERE to View Prior N-PAC Meeting Minutes and Presentations 

Nurses’ Voices Page

 

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Webinar on Wednesday, October 9, 2013 : How State Health Agencies Can Support the Physical Activity Guidelines through School-Based Strategies, Initiatives and Programming

Posted by on Sep 24, 2013 in Welcome | Comments Off on Webinar on Wednesday, October 9, 2013 : How State Health Agencies Can Support the Physical Activity Guidelines through School-Based Strategies, Initiatives and Programming

Featured speakers     Kathleen Janz, EdD Professor Department of Health and Human Physiology Department of Epidemiology University of Iowa PAG Midcourse Report Subcommittee Member    Tiereny Lloyd, MPH Director Let’s Move! Active Schools American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Brenda Fitzgerald, MD Commissioner and State Health Official Georgia Department of Public Health    Elizabeth Walker Romero, MS Senior Director, Health Improvement Association of State and Territorial Health Officials     ...

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How to Join N-PAC

Posted by on Sep 12, 2011 in About N-PAC | Comments Off on How to Join N-PAC

Many times, people ask “How do I join the N-PAC?”  The N-PAC is open to all members, and we encourage you to get started by joining the PHS Nursing Listserv.  You can also begin by joining the N-PAC general membership conference calls held every third Friday of the month. Visit the listserv page of the website for instructions on how to join the PHS Nursing Listserv.  It is the primary way N-PAC leadership communicates with its members.  Important information about deployments, policy, meetings, programs and...

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N-PAC Meeting Minutes & Presentations

Posted by on Apr 27, 2009 in About N-PAC | Comments Off on N-PAC Meeting Minutes & Presentations

2015 Meeting Minutes March 2015  (150kb) February 2015  (35kb) January 2015  (31kb) 2014 Meeting Minutes December 2014  (36 kb)  November 2014  (35(kb) October 2014  (43kb) September 2014–LCDR Sherri Wheeler  (1,352 kb) August 2014  (283 kb) August 2014–Workplace Bullying by Paula Grubb, Ph.D  (531 kb) May2014NPACKelly–CAPT Robinson Behavioral Health ppt  (994 kb) April 2014  (324 kb) February 2014  (379.53kb) Prospective Study of the Federal Bureau of Prisons’ 2004 Tobacco Ban  (2.88 MB) 2014 NPAC Survey  (2,205kb)...

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