National Coalition to Place 10,000 Nurses on Governing Boards by 2020

Council of Public Health Nursing Organizations

Association of Community Health Nursing Educators (ACHNE)

APHA Public Health Nursing Section (PHN-APHA)

American Nurses Association Council on Nursing Practice and Economics (ANA)

The Nursing Community

American Association of Colleges of Nursing

National Association of County and City Health Officials

Association of State and Territorial Health Officers



This website helps assess and map both community problems and community programs.


RWJF Public Health Nursing Webpage


Public Health Nurse Ready (PHN Ready) is an online certificate program for RNs working in public health, or desiring to know about how public health works. LPNs and other RNs may find the certificate of interest as well.

All courses are self-paced and on-line, with most courses providing continuing education credits.