Schedule of Events

Welcome back to ACHNE Summer Camp!  The 2022 Annual Institute - Looking Back: Lessons We Carry Forward to Shape the Future of Community and Public Health Nursing will be live and in-person at the Hilton Old Town Alexandria starting on Thursday, June 9, 2022.

For our virtual attendees:  Concurrent Sessions and ePosters will be available on-demand beginning Friday, June 10, 2022.  General Sessions, Plenaries, and Keynote presentations will be live-streamed by the schedule below, and then available on-demand after June 15. 

All attendees, Virtual and In-person, will have access to the On-demand content through July 15th, 2022.

All times are Eastern Standard Time.  



WEDNESDAY:  June 8, 2022

1:00 – 5:00

ACHNE Executive Committee Meeting

THURSDAY:  June 9, 2022

8:00 – 12:00

ACHNE Board of Directors Meeting

12:00 – 2:00 pm

Optional Tour: Freedom’s Fight in Alexandria 
In-person only, Pre-registration required, Additional Fee of $50 - box lunch, tour, and tip included.

This 90-minute walking tour, "Alexandria's Fight for Freedom" will give you insight into Alexandria's history of urban slavery, and those who fought back and resisted against the peculiar institution.


Pre-Conference Workshop: Jump-Starting your Scholarship of Teaching and Learning to Shape the Future of Community Public Health Nursing

FREE,  Virtual & In-person Options available, Pre-registration required, $25 suggested donation to Research Grant Fund

Sponsored by the Research Committee

4:45 - 5:45 pm

Make New Friends but Keep the Old:  Welcome Reception
In-person only
Reconnect with old ACHNE friends and meet new ones during our welcome reception.  
Come hungry!  Heavy hor d'ourves provided.

6:00 - 6:30 pm

Opening session:  A Fireside Chat with Rep. Lauren Underwood

Join us as we explore the current state of Community Public Health Nursing Policy in a cozy fireside chat with Representative Lauren Underwood.  

Congresswoman Lauren Underwood serves Illinois' 14th Congressional District and was sworn into the 116th U.S. Congress on January 3, 2019. Congresswoman Underwood is the first woman, the first person of color, and the first millennial to represent her community in Congress. She is also the youngest African American woman to serve in the United States House of Representatives. 

6:30 - 7 pm

WELCOME to ACHNE's 44th Annual Institute!

ACHNE President Lori Edwards and ACHNE Vice-President/ Program Committee Chair Robin Dawson

7-9 pm

Stick around for "S’more" Conversations with the ACHNE Policy Committee
In-person only

After hearing Rep Underwood’s efforts to make lasting change, join the ACHNE Policy Committee for s’more conversation.  Come ready to explore what’s important to you and how that can relate to policy while enjoying a classic fireside treat!

Black, Brown, Fire, Marshmallow, Orange



FRIDAY:  June 10, 2022

6:30 – 7:30 am

Wake up and Walk with the President and President-Elect
Join ACHNE President Lori Edwards and ACHNE President-Elect Krista Jones on a brisk walk (or run) through historic Alexandria Old Town and get your steps in before everyone else!  Take this opportunity to finish up your Virtual ACHNE 5k.

7:15 – 8:30


8:30 – 9:45

Concurrent Sessions A1 – A3 (on-demand for virtual attendees)

  • A1 Education
    • Operationalizing Tele-nursing Roles for BSN Students in a Federally Qualified Health Center
    • Faculty Credentialing for APHN Advising
    • Advanced Public Health Nursing DNP Interventions
    • Addressing Gaps in Healthcare for Persons with Cognitive Disabilities: An Inter-professional Partnership between Nursing and Special Education
  • A2 Practice & Policy
    • Application of the Operational Model for Academic-Practice Partnerships: The Tale of Two Teams
    • Vaccine Hesitancy: Then and Now
    • School-based Blood Lead Surveillance: A Missed Opportunity in Schools
    • Policy and Advocacy through Children's Literature
    • Co-Creating Strategies for Equitable Access to Nature and Green Space
  • A3 Research
    • Healthcare Workers’ Health Beliefs Regarding Personal Protective Equipment: A Mixed Methods Study
    • Adapting and testing the Self-Efficacy in Environmental Risk Reduction instrument among Spanish-speaking populations
    • Clinical Debriefing use in Community, Population, and Public Health Nursing Education: A Descriptive Statistical Analysis Approach
    • School Nurses and Asthma Care in the Southeastern United States
    • Theoretical implications for a smartphone application designed for young adults with asthma during wildfire smoke: Lessons learned from a feasibility study

9:45 – 10:00


10:00 - 11:15

Plenary Session: Igniting your Policy Briefs

Presented by the Policy Committee

11:30 – 1:00

Celebrating the Incredible Work of ACHNE in 2022 and A Strategic Move Forward

Join us for the 2022 ACHNE Awards Luncheon and Annual Business Meeting.  All Attendees are welcome!
A recording will be available for all ACHNE members regardless of registration status.

1:00 - 2:00

Keynote:  Reflections of the Past - Pivotal Moments in Time with ACHNE Past Presidents

Joan Peterson Kub, PhD, MA, PHCNS-BC, FAAN

Dr. Kub earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from South Dakota State University in 1973, a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Maryland in 1976, a PhD from the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health in 1992, and a Master of Theology degree in 2008 from St Mary’s Ecumenical Institute. Dr. Kub is currently an Adjunct at the Johns Hopkins University, School of Nursing, Part-Time Professor at the University of Southern California, and Associate Editor of the Journal of Addictions Nursing. She played an integral role in the development of the Master of Science in Nursing/Master of Public Health joint degree program at John Hopkins in the early 1990s and coordinated this program until 2017. Her research focused on behavioral health and public health nursing interventions with vulnerable populations across the lifespan. Her scholarship includes 90 refereed articles and chapters including several articles about the history of public health nursing in the OJIN and a textbook, Public Health Science and Nursing Practice (2016). She was inducted as a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing in 2014 and served at President of ACHNE from 2014-2016.

Pamela A. Kulbok, DNSc, MS, RN, FAAN

Dr. Kulbok earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master of Science in Nursing from Boston College in 1970 and 1975, a Doctor of Nursing Science degree from Boston University in 1983. She did postdoctoral work in psychiatric epidemiology at Washington University from 1984 to 1986. She was certified in Public Health Nursing (PHN) Advanced from 2005 to 2020. Dr. Kulbok is currently Professor Emerita in Nursing at the University of Virginia (UVA). She was the Theresa A. Thomas Professor of Primary Care Nursing and Professor of Public Health Sciences at UVA, where she coordinated the public health nursing leadership track in the MSN program from 1994 to 2017. She is a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Executive Nurse Fellow Program Alumna (2012 Cohort). Her research focused on sustainable wellness and health behavior transitions from adolescence to adulthood. Her scholarly work includes more than 80 publications including articles on the history of public health nursing in OJIN and a 2018 textbook, Advanced Public and Community Health Nursing Practice. She was inducted as a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing in 2010 and served as President of ACHNE from 2004 to 2006.

2:00 – 2:15


2:15 – 2:45

New Camper Orientation
In-person and Virtual options are available
Are you new to ACHNE?  Is this your first time attending an ACHNE Annual Institute?  Or maybe you know all the ins and outs of ACHNE's summer camp experience and you want to share your knowledge with first-timers.  Whatever the case may be, drop into the New Member Orientation and meet up with the ACHNE Membership committee to learn how you can get the most out of your experience at the 2022 Annual Institute and beyond!

2:15 – 3:15

Poster Author Q&A
Live poster author Q&A is available in person only
Be sure to bring your smartphone, tablet, or other internet-ready device, to the Poster Display area.  Scan the QR Code on the mini-poster display board and peruse the 2022 ACHNE Annual Institute ePoster Showcase.  Then bring your burning questions over to the ACHNE Poster Authors.  Most will be onsite and ready to discuss their exciting work in community/public health nursing.

ePosters are available on-demand beginning June 10 to all attendees.  Attendees may submit questions to authors using the Learning Toolbox Q&A options.  The authors will respond as time permits.

2:15 – 3:15

In-person only
The ACHNE Exhibitors and Sponsors make the Annual Institute possible.  Be sure to stop by their tables and learn more about their programs and products.  Virtual attendees are encouraged to visit exhibitor and sponsor websites.

3:15 – 4:30

Plenary Session:  Measuring Public/Population Health Competencies in Nursing Education

Presented by the ACHNE Education Committee

4:30 - 4:45


4:45 - 5:30

ACHNE Committee Meetings
In-person and Virtual Options available.  Virtual RSVP required.

6:30 – 9:00

“Meet, Greet, and Eat” Social Event
In-person only
Chose from a variety of reservations made at area restaurants, find your dining companions, and head out for the evening.  

Want to get something more than just a good conversation out of your evening?  Select the Novel Conversations option for your Friday dining plans and meet up with Novel Conversations - The ACHNE Book Club over dinner to discuss The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman.

Pick up a copy of The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down at your local, independent bookseller.  (Or check out our list of independent booksellers by state here.  Check under the Contacts tab for a full list.)

Virtual attendees are invited to join the Book Club conversation using the Member's Only Discussion Board.  Click here to log in and join the chat!

SATURDAY: June 11, 2022 

7:00 – 8:00


7:15 - 7:45

Morning Assembly:  Meet the Editor

Patricia J. Kelly, PhD, MPH, APRN
Editor-in-Chief, Public Health Nursing

Learn what the Journal of Public Health Nursing is looking for in a submission and other practical tips to get your work published while enjoying a hearty camp breakfast.

8:00 - 9:15

Concurrent Sessions B1 - B3 (on-demand for virtual attendees)

  • B1 Community & Public Health
    • Innovative Alternatives for Community Service for BSN Students during the COVID-19 Pandemic
    • Building Homes and Health: A Collaborative Student Experience in Addressing Social Determinants of Health
    • Engaging Nursing Undergraduate and Graduate Students in Disaster Preparedness and Response Education Using Simulation
    • Using active learning activities to enhance deep learning in a Community/Public Health Nursing course
    • Nursing Student Caregivers-the COVID Version
  • B2 Evidence-Based Practice
    • The Breastfeeding Relationship Scale: A Valid and Reliable Instrument for Measuring Outcomes of Breastfeeding Teaching in Response to Perceived Insufficient Milk
    • Innovation in Nursing Education: Using Public Health Data to Drive Concept-Based Curriculum Development
    • An Innovative Educational Program to Expand the Roles of Pre-Licensure Students and Registered Nurse Preceptors in Community-based Settings
    • A Holistic Health Determinants Model for the 21st Century Public Health Nursing Practice
    • Using Innovative Strategies through Evidence-Based Interventions in the School Setting to Enhance a Pre-Licensure BSN Community Health Nursing Course
  • B3 Equity
    • Development and Psychometric Properties of the Tool for Assessing LGBTQI+ Health Training (TALHT) in Pre-licensure Nursing Curricula
    • Enhancing Community/Public Nursing Education: The State of the Science of Crisis Standards of Care Amid Covid
    • Using Contemporary Literature to Teach Social and Structural Determinants of Health
    • Trash the Ash: A Smoking Cessation Education Program at an Outpatient Addiction Treatment Center

9:15 - 9:30


9:30 - 10:30

The new and improved ANA Scope and Standards of Public Health Nursing, 3rd edition: Application and Adoption for educators

Join ACHNE President Lori Edwards for an interactive Roundtable Discussion of the newly released ANA Scope and Standards of Public Health Nursing.

10:30 – 11:30

ACHNE and APHN: What do we need to strengthen our teaching and practice partnerships?

ACHNE President Lori Edwards, in conjunction with APHN leaders, will explore how ACHNE and APHN can be Stronger Together.  Small groups will identify and discuss strategic goals and objectives to focus on leading up to the 2023 ACHNE & APHN Joint Conference.

11:30 – 12:30

Envisioning the Future: Where Can We Be the Experts

Julianna Manske is the facilitator and co-founder of the New to Public Health Residency Program and is employed with the University-Wisconsin Madison School of Nursing. Julianna spearheaded the workgroup in 2016 that developed and implemented the Southeastern Wisconsin Public Health Nurse Residency Program. This program, which ran from 2017-2020, served as a foundation to build the New to Public Health Residency Program, which supports public health professionals in their first year of employment at a local, regional, tribal, or state health department. Julianna serves as a co-chair on the Association of Public Health Nurses’ Education and Professional Development subcommittee. Julianna graduated from Concordia University in 2014 with a Master of Science in Nursing Education, and from Carroll University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Julianna is passionate about workforce development and she is grateful to work with an incredible team developing the New to Public Health Residency Program and collaborating with public health leaders across the country.

12:30 – 1:00

Closing Ceremonies with ACHNE President Lori Edwards