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Communication Subcommittee

The Communication Subcommittee plans, implements, and evaluates communication needs among PHS Nurses including: website, social media, nurse resource manual, listserv, and collaborative activities.

Goals

Communication Subcommittee Goals

  • Create mechanisms to foster enhanced dialogue with stakeholders in nursing and public health.
  • Promote PHS nurse (civil service, commissioned corps amd tribal nurses) participation in the N-PAC listserv.
  • Develop the next generation of PHS nurses to address evolving public health issues.
 

Objectives

Communication Sub-Committee Objectives
  • Evaluate website form and function to ensure flexibility and website relevance for its users.
  • Utilize social media opportunities such as the N-PAC Facebook fan page to encourage dialog and information sharing with PHS nurses and outside stakeholders.
  • Develop and monitor listserv activities.
  • Maintain the Nurse Resource Manual and the NPAC Member Orientation Guide on the N-PAC website.

Communication Subcommittee Co-Chairs

LCDR Nikkia Clark -  nikkia.clark@usdoj.gov  202-305-9494

LT Kelly Kerr - KKerr@bop.gov 817-782-4560

 Communication Subcommittee Workgroups

  • Listserv Workgroup
  • Website Workgroup
  • Collaborative Workgroup

 

Website & Listserv Policies:

For information about how to submit information for posting to the N-PAC website including a list of content liaisons and webmasters, click HERE. PDF icon (179 Kb)

For information about how and what kinds of vacancy announcements can be posted to the N-PAC listserv, click here. PDF icon (15 Kb)

For information about the various ways N-PAC communicates with it’s members, click HERE. PDF icon (128 Kb)

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