Public health nurse consultants
Public health nurse consultants, members of the MDH Center for Public Health Practice, offer consultation and technical assistance in a defined geographic area for the purpose of promoting and maintaining a strong public health infrastructure. This is accomplished through supportive relationships with local public health, communication, problem solving, training, program development and advocacy.
PHN consultants provide these services to: public health directors, tribal health directors, community health administrators, public health nurses, public health supervisors, school nurses, governing boards, regional public health groups, other MDH staff, special topic workgroups, nursing school faculty, staff from other state agencies.
Who is my public health nurse consultant? Find your nurse consultant by county, city, tribe, or community health board.
PHN Orientation and Resource Guide: This guide identifies a number of subject/topic areas that are critical for public health nurses to have a basic understanding of and includes a compendium of related resources.
Public Health Leader Orientation and Resource Guide: This guide identifies a number of subject/topic areas that are critical for public health leaders to have a basic understanding of and includes a compendium of related resources.
Public health nursing tools and resources: MDH public health nurse consultants engage public health nurses around Minnesota in discussions about PHN practice issues, in order to develop practcie tools and resources.
Public Health Interventions: Applications for Nursing Practice ("Wheel Manual"): Read, download, or order copies of what's commonly called the "Wheel Manual."
Public health practice training (modules): These modules are designed for new public health workers, but is applicable to all who would like a review of public health practice theory and frameworks.
Need technical assistance? The MDH Center for Public Health Practice can help!