About The Conference

2019 Association of Public Health Nurses Conference 
Atlanta, Georgia

Registration Is Now Open

QUESTIONS? Send us an email or call 720-689-APHN (2746).

This years conference theme is

Public Health Nursing 3.0:  A Call To Action



Public Health Nursing 3.0 reflects the nature of the work and issues that public health nurses are engaged in across the nation as part of the movement to strengthen and transform our health system and improve overall population health. The conference will engage participants in dialogue about the next steps which are necessary to prepare and position public health nurses for 21st Century practice.

The Conference Learning Outcomes include:

Demonstrate how public health agencies can incorporate principles of Public Health 3.0 and social determinants of health into their workforce training programs.

Describe strategies and emerging practices to develop nurse leaders who promote building a culture of health in their communities.

Discuss ways in which academic partners are integrating social determinants, equity, and culture of health concepts into nursing curricula.

Describe strategies for public health departments to form active cross-sector partnerships with community stakeholders.

Explore efforts through which public health partners can develop and assess prevention initiatives targeting social determinants of health and health equity.

Discuss evaluation strategies for primary prevention initiatives at the community level.

Discuss ways in which communities have incorporated a health in all policies approach at the community systems level to advance health equity.

Explore innovative models for organizational funding of expanding public health core infrastructure and community work.

Discuss emerging practices to address the environmental and human health consequences of climate change.

General Conference Information:

The 2019 APHN annual conference will explore next steps in preparing for emerging roles and challenges for public health nursing in a transformed public health system, aligned with the vision of Public Health 3.0. Conference sessions will provide participants with an opportunity to engage with colleagues from across the country whose interests focus on public health/population health. Conference participants will include individuals from the public, private and non-profit sectors, as well as health, academic and community settings.  Participation in the conference will enable attendees to:

Strengthen collaborations and create new partnerships across fields and disciplines;

Increase awareness of how and where health inequities exist;

Spur innovative thinking to create changes in community and agency practices and policies;

Advance their ability to support initiatives to promote health equity;

Experience an opportunity for networking and learning with peers from across the country.

Online registration closes at 9:59 pm EST on Sunday, April 16, 2019.


Note: Limited onsite registrations will be available at an additional $50.00. You must be a current member of the APHN to receive the member rates.

CONTINUING EDUCATION We are in the process of finalizing the CE provider for the 2019 Annual Conference.

CONFERENCE CANCELLATION POLICY Cancellations received in writing by April 2, 2019 will be issued a refund less a $50 processing fee. NO REFUNDS FOR CANCELLATIONS RECEIVED AFTER April 2, 2019. APHN reserves the right to cancel. In the unlikely event of cancellation, APHN is not responsible for any costs, damages, or other expenses of any kind, including, without limitation, transportation, and/or hotel costs incurred by registrant. Speakers subject to change without notice

SPONSORS / EXHIBITORS Many opportunities exist for you to connect with the attendees through sponsorship and/or exhibiting. Act now to secure your sponsorship or exhibit. Don’t miss the opportunity to showcase your company’s products and services before this select group of attendees.

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For customer service questions or problems registering, email Conference@phnurse.org or call 720-689-APHN (2746).