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Date: November 12, 2013
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 Pm (ET)

Webinar Overview

This Webinar introduces a new supplement to the AACN undergraduate essentials that gives practical suggestions for integrating population health into the undergraduate nursing curriculum.  Nursing graduates will need population health skills to support the new care delivery initiatives described in the Affordable Care Act.  A case study that describes one successful example of population health integration into an undergraduate program will be presented.

Webinar SpeakerS

Mary A. Paterson, PhD, MSN, AACN Project Director

Mary A. Paterson is the project director for the AACN CDC Academic Partnership Cooperative Agreement Project.  She was the lead author of the population health supplement to the AACN undergraduate essentials that will be presented in this webinar.  Dr. Paterson is also a full professor and Director of Assessment and Evaluation at the Catholic University of America School of Nursing.  Dr. Paterson has an MSN in nursing administration from Georgetown University and a Ph.D., in health services and policy analysis from the University of California, Berkeley. 

Barbara J. Kruger, PhD, MPH, RN, Associate Professor

Barbara J. Kruger is an Associate Professor in the School of Nursing, Brooks College of Health, University of North Florida.  She teaches undergraduate community-public health nursing and in the DNP program. She received a Masters in Nursing from Boston College, a Masters of Public Health from the University of South Florida and PhD from the University of Florida. Dr. Kruger received the University's first Outstanding Faculty Community-Engaged Scholarship Award in 2013 and has received numerous awards for teaching, community service, and research.

Connie Roush, PhD, RN, Associate Professor

Dr. Connie Roush is an Associate Professor in the School of Nursing, Brooks College of Health, University of North Florida.  She developed and teaches the entry-level community nursing course. Dr. Roush earned her Master’s of Science in Nursing in Family Health Promotion and Nursing Education from the University of San Diego and her PhD in Nursing from the University of Washington in Seattle.  She joined the School of Nursing Community-based Clinical Faculty Team in 2005 and has worked with the Pine Forest Neighborhood Home-base for the last eight years. Dr. Roush is closely involved with the campus wide Center for Community-based Learning and completed their Community Scholar program in 2013.

Webinar Recording

AACN Member Faculty Recording

NOTE: If you are a member of the AACN Collaboration Community, use the AACN Member Recording link to view this Webinar. Please contact Anna Kathryn, Faculty Programs Coordinator, at apierce@aacn.nche.edu for access to the community.

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Presentation Handout

Funding for this webinar was made possible by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (cooperative agreement number 1U36OE0000032-01). The views expressed by the speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.