Effective Date: 08/20/2008
Title: Section 11.42 - Public health nurse 2 - definition
PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE 2
The term public health nurse 2 shall mean a nurse who plans, provides, directs and evaluates nursing care in a variety of settings with the goal of improving health outcomes and is actively involved in the planning, development, provision and evaluation of public health programs designed to prevent disease and improve the health of individuals, families, specific populations, high-risk groups and/or communities. The public health nurse 2 is also involved in program administration and/or program budget development and monitoring and/or quality improvement initiatives, and/or acting as advocate and liaison for constituents.