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Reproductive and Pediatric Environmental Health : Opportunities for Prevention and Tools for Nursing Practice
June 25, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Please join this webinar featuring environmental health nurse experts, including a former Jonas Scholar, who will discuss the impacts of environmental health on reproductive health as well as pediatric patients.
The webinar aims to:
Describe the special vulnerabilities of children to environmental exposures
Review at least three environmental exposures that have negative reproductive health impacts
Discuss how nurses can incorporate pediatric and reproductive environmental health into their nursing practice
Describe resources, such as the Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units, that nurses can use in their practice to prevent and reduce environmental exposures
Presented by these environmental health nursing experts:
Laura Anderko, PhD, RN
Dr. Laura Anderko PhD RN, professor at Georgetown University’s School of Nursing & Health Studies holds the Robert and Kathleen Scanlon Endowed Chair in Values Based Health Care. She is Director of the Region 3 Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit, The Mid-Atlantic Center for Children’s Health and the Environment serving PA, VA, WV, DE, MD, and DC. A scholar and educator in the fields of public health and environmental health, she has studied and published on the health impacts of climate change through epidemiological and community-based methods of inquiry.
Sandi Kreizenbeck DNP, FNP, PMHNP-BC, BSN (Jonas Scholar)
Sandi Kreizenbeck, DNP, FNP, PMHNP-BC received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of San Francisco, a Master of Science in Nursing and a Family Nurse Practitioner degree from Holy Names University, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree and a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner degree from the University of San Francisco where she was a Jonas Scholar. Sandi is an ANCC (American Nurses Credentials Center) board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC).
Sandy Worthington, MSN, WHNP
Sandy Worthington, MSN, WHNP, CNM has focused her career on reproductive health education. She has educated over 1,000 nurses to become women’s health nurse practitioners. She directed the first colposcopy education course for advanced practice clinicians in the US. She has developed numerous continuing education opportunities via in person conferences, web conferences, workshops, online courses, toolkits and publications.