The Council of Public Health Nursing Organizations (CPHNO – formerly the Quad Council Coalition of Public Health Nursing Organizations) provides voice and visibility for public health nurses, sets a national policy agenda on issues related to public health nursing, and advocates for excellence in public health nursing education, practice, leadership, and research.

Vision

Sustained excellence in public health nursing education,
practice, leadership, and research

Mission

To improve the health of communities through excellence in public health nursing education, practice, leadership, and research

The latest news from CPHNO

A Call to Action

The spread of COVID-19 simmers away in the forefront of our lives these days. In fact most days, it boils more than simmers. The U.S. continues to experience a rising number of COVID 19 cases each day.  A disproportionate number of the U.S. deaths from Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) is occurring among Black, Latinx and Indigenous populations. This tragic […]

Moving the Public Health Nursing Advocacy Needle During the COVID19 Era

Dear Public Health Nurses, Please use the link below to complete a brief survey about current advocacy efforts. The survey will serve as a baseline for an important quality improvement project, Moving the Public Health Nursing Advocacy Needle During the COVID19 Era. Data from this survey will be utilized to […]

For School Nurses: Public Health Emergency Risk Communication

Nursing and mass communications researchers are recruiting school nurses to participate in a research study about public health emergency risk communication. Please see the QR code below, so that you can learn more about the purpose of the study and eligibility. If you prefer  to access the survey through a […]

Blog Post Welcome

The Council of Public Health Nursing Organizations (CPHNO) is excited to announce the launch of Stories from the Field, a blog on Public Health Nursing in the Time of COVID-19. The blog will harness the collective voices of public health nurses, mobilize them for rapid response to issues that impact […]

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