Public Health Nursing

CPHNO is pleased to announce that Public Health Nursing is our official journal. We are hopeful that this partnership will facilitate scholarship, collaboration, and opportunities to strengthen public health nursing. This collaboration will facilitate the dissemination of information for translation across public health nursing practice, research and education domains. 

Seeking New Editorial Board Member Applicants!

Read below for details — deadline to apply: March 1, 2022!

Writing Editorials – You Can Do This!

A 2-part series by Dr. Pat Kelly, Editor of Public Health Nursing, the official journal of CPHNO
View Part 1 recording
View Part 1 PowerPoint slides 

Recent Publications of Interest to PHNs

A Sisyphean task: Developing and revising public health nursing competencies

COVID-19 vaccine inquiries regarding children ages 5–11 years received by NIP-INFO

Evaluation of Israeli healthcare workers knowledge and attitudes toward the COVID-19 vaccine

Impact of COVID-19 on public health nursing student learning outcomes

Changes in awareness on face mask use in Korea

The Global Network of Public Health Nursing (GNPHN)

What COVID-19 has taught us about social inequities and the urgent need for systemic change

Behavior in the use of face masks in the context of COVID-19

The experience of individuals placed in quarantine: A systematic review, meta-summary, and meta-synthesis

HPV vaccine promotion: Snapshot of two health departments during the COVID-19 pandemic

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Latinx Population: A Scoping Literature Review

Dear Pandemic: Nurses as key partners in fighting the COVID-19 infodemic

The masking of the PHN specialty: Is the public health pandemic actually threatening our specialty?

Prevalence and predictors of coronaphobia among frontline hospital and public health nurses

The impact of COVID-19 on the hospice and palliative care workforce

Young Hispanic fathers during COVID-19: Balancing parenthood, finding strength, and maintaining hope

Home and environmental hazards modification for fall prevention among the elderly

The other “front line”: Public health nursing clinical instruction during COVID-19

Stress and coping among pregnant black women during the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 updates: Real-time epidemiology for BSN community/public health nursing course

A framework for delivering nursing care to older adults with COVID-19 in nursing homes




To stay or leave: Public health nurse workforce retention in North Carolina