A Public Health Nurse works within the community to improve the overall health of the area. Their most common places of employment include county or state departments of health or public health departments, correctional facilities, occupational health facilities, businesses, and schools. They put together plans that alleviate or eliminate health or safety issues in a community, issues like immunizations, STDs, and obesity. They also help communities prepare for natural disasters and assist in disaster relief efforts.
Education Requirements: ASN, BSN, or RN Diploma
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