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. 

The Editorial Board of Public Health Nursing has selected the 2022 Article of the Year and is pleased to announce that the winner is:

Overcoming barriers and improving public health nursing practice by Carolyn Nganga-Good, Mattison Chayhitz and Pat McLaine.

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Writing Editorials – You Can Do This!

A presentation by Dr. Pat Kelly, Editor of Public Health Nursing, the official journal of CPHNO

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Recent Publications of Interest to PHNs

Global policies to reduce pandemic intensified violence against women

Immigration-related stressors and health outcomes among low-wage immigrant hotel workers: A pilot study

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

Social vulnerability indicators in pandemics focusing on COVID-19: A systematic literature review

Experience of parents of preschool children in Hawaii during the COVID-19 pandemic

Case report: Vaccine Brigade Chicago, Illinois: From founding February to July, 2021

Effectiveness of a telephone-based nursing intervention to reduce hospital utilization by COVID-19 patients

A qualitative analysis of perceptions of and reactions to COVID-19

Vaccinated kindergartens: A community-based bottom-up initiative addressing vaccine hesitancy in Israel

Health visiting in England: The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

Implementing public health nursing training for Ireland’s National Healthy Childhood Programme

A paradoxical problem: Expanding collective consciousness while preventing participant burden in research involving racialized communities

Filipinos’ health information-seeking behaviors and their implications for COVID-19 vaccination

COVID-19 related fear and depression of pregnant women and new mothers

Exploring nurses’ online perspectives and social networks during a global pandemic COVID-19

The use of motivational interviewing to overcome COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in primary care settings

Mixed-method analysis of the quad council competencies for public health nurses

Survey of intention among public health nurses in providing solution-focused parenting support

Use of health care utilization as a metric of intervention success may perpetuate racial disparities: An outcome evaluation of a homeless transitional care program

Reducing health disparities: Adherence to referrals for further diagnosis among asylum seeking children

Student safety in middle school: Implications for school nurse and teacher collaboration

Association between economic wellbeing and ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and remoteness during the COVID-19 pandemic

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