American Public Health Association (APHA), 51, 181-182, 262

Anesthetic gases, 137

Antineoplastic agents, 136

Arsenic, 29, 36, 212-213

Asbestos, 16, 24

Assault, see Violence

Assessment and referral, 5, 6, 39, 41, 62, 75, 77, 80, 131, 143,144, 243

Assessment Protocol for Excellence in Public Health, 45-46

Associate degree (AD) programs, 19, 20, 71, 72, 73, 78, 79, 98, 146

Association of Community Health Nursing Educators (ACHNE), 71

Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics (AOEC), 65, 182-189, 262

Asthma, 3, 15, 28, 39, 147

B

Baccalaureate degree programs, 6, 19-20, 70, 71, 72, 73, 75-76, 78, 79, 97, 146

Back injuries, 29, 138

Basic nursing education, 7, 19, 66, 71, 72-74, 77-79, 80-82, 98,146, 147

Behavior and lifestyle, 8, 31, 71, 105

Biological hazards, 2, 14, 25, 26.

See also Infectious diseases

Biologic sanctuaries, 34

Birth defects, 17, 35

Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, 94, 135, 136

Bureau of Health Professions, 40.

See also Division of Nursing, HRSA

Burnout, 139

C

California Public Health Foundation (CPHF), 40, 41, 43, 63

Campaign strategies, 257, 258

Cancer and carcinogens, 16, 35, 147

and children, 33, 112-113

occupational exposures, 18, 29, 231-232

radiation, 29, 31, 112-113, 138

Carbon monoxide, 3, 34, 226-227

Cardiovascular disease, 30, 33, 233

Carpal tunnel syndrome, 29

Case advocacy, 5, 49, 63, 67, 254-255, 258

Case Studies in Environmental Medicine, 150

Cataracts, 31

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 150-151

child lead screening recommendations, 34

invasive procedures recommendations, 135

research support, 109, 110

tuberculosis control recommendations, 136

Certification of nurses, 10, 53-54, 64, 95, 99

Chemicals and chemical hazards, 2, 14, 23, 24, 25, 26, 28-29, 147

and genetic susceptibility, 31, 32

listings, 36-37, 212-229

in nursing, 46, 136-137

see also Carbon monoxide;

Lead and lead poisoning;

Mercury;

Pesticides

Children, 15, 18, 33-34, 146

asthma among, 3, 28

and lead poisoning, 3, 15, 33, 34, 147

CINAHL data base, 106

Class advocacy, 5-6, 10, 48, 49, 51-52, 63, 66-67, 132-133, 253-262

Clinical nurse specialists (CNS), 19, 54, 74, 75

Clues Course, 86, 94

Community health nursing, 17, 54, 75-76, 78, 81, 97, 112-113

Community Partnership Initiative in Health Professions Education and in Public Health , 89



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