Army Public Health Nursing
The Army Public Health Nursing (APHN) Program provides oversight of population level primary and secondary prevention activities for Army Public Health Nurses. Army Public Health Nursing promotes physical and mental health through Travel Clinic and Health Promotion Classes.
APHNs possess a unique skill set that enhances the operating and generating forces by embedding wellness and prevention throughout the total Army force.
Enable Total Force readiness through promoting population focused health, mitigating disease and injury, assuring Force Health Protection, informing policy, and responding to emerging health threats.
Public Health Nursing is the premier globally agile public health force that protects, sustains, and enhances Total Force readiness through evidence-based public health services.
- Education and Outreach
- Pregnancy Postpartum Physical Training Education Classes
- Monthly Health Awareness Campaigns
- Flu Campaign
- Emergency Preparedness and Response
Child & Youth Services
- Health inspections of CYS Facilities and Family Child Care Homes
- Team consultant related to placement for participants with health, behavioral, developmental concerns
- Health/safety classes for CYS personnel/parents upon request
- Communicable Disease & Surveillance Reporting
- Outbreak investigations
- Communicable disease reporting
- Education and counseling
- HIV Program
- Annual Employee Education
- Case management & counseling
- Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI)
- Educate newly infected clients
- Perform contact investigation of sexual partners
- Tuberculosis (TB) Surveillance
- Provide TB counseling, education and follow-up testing
- Latent TB treatment and follow up
- Rabies Surveillance
- Track and monitor animal bite cases
- Provide education and counseling
- Blood Look Back Program
- Notify, counsel and screen recipients of emergency blood products in theater
- Work with Army Blood Donor Center to counsel and test donors with positive screening results