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A guide for the public health nursing classes

The Definition of Practice of Public Health Nursing

Public health nursing is the practice of promoting and protecting the health of populations using knowledge from nursing, social, and public health sciences.

American Public Health Association. (2013). The definition and practice of public health nursing.


Books for Public Health Professionals

Welcome to Public Health Nursing


This site is created to be a "one-stop shopping" for many of your public health nursing needs.  You will find public health nursing books, resources, database, organizations, information on evidence-based medicine, polices, demographic statistic information and journals.  Please enjoy!

Public Health Nurse Intervention Wheel

Required Texts

Association of Community Health Nursing Educators. (2010). Essentials of baccalaureate nursing education for entry-level community/public health nursing. Public Health Nursing, 27(4), 371–382. doi: 10.1111/j.1525-1446.2010.00867.x


The TCU Public Health Nursing Guide was created and co-authored by LeAnn Boyce, intern, and Alysha Sapp, with advice  from Dr. Alexander, Dr. Cole, and students from TCU.

Last Updated: January 20, 2017

Nursing & Health Sciences Librarian