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Wisconsin Public Health Nurse (WPHN) Orientation Course

This is a series of web-delivered course modules on the statutory requirements for public health nursing practice in Wisconsin.  The courses are free.  WPHN Orientation Poster  (PPT, 3 MB)

Course Modules

I:    Wisconsin Public Health Nursing Practice Model (course 1016058)

II.   WPHN Orientation:  The Role of the Public Health Nurse in Prevention and Control of Communicable Disease (Course 1049675)

III:  Services to Prevent Other Diseases (Chronic Disease and Injury) (course 1016119)

IV:  WPHN Orientation:  The Role of the Public Health Nurse in Health Promotion (course 1052083)

V:   Human Health Hazards and Environmental Health (course 1016121)

How to Register

Access and register for the course modules on the TRAIN website: (exit DHS) Search for each module by course number or by title starting with:   WPHN Orientation.

For more information about these course modules, contact your Regional Public Health Nurse Consultant:   (Regional Map)

If you have any questions about this website, e-mail Jamie LaBrasca at the Division of Public Health Northern Regional Office.

Last Revised: August 21, 2014