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Nov 8, 2016 - Continuing Nursing Education Workshop


To Register:
212.650.3850 (Course: WHPH)

Women's Health is Public Health

Tuesday, November 8, 2016
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM

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Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing
Brookdale Campus West Building, Rm. W232
425 E. 25 Street (betw. 1st Ave & FDR)
New York, NY 10010
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This half day program will focus on issues relevant to women’s health, especially related to New York City and the tristate area. The ease of accessibility and availability of information can be fraught with confusion and contradiction for women, their partners and families, and clinicians. This program will focus on clarifying the salient health issues and providing clear concise guidelines to best provide care to women.



  1. Identify how to navigate the myriad of information sources regarding a breast cancer diagnosis.
  2. Discuss the prevention of cervical cancer through vaccination and the updated screening guidelines.
  3. Describe a reproductive care plan and the necessary steps involved in enacting the plan.
  4. Explore the issues facing adolescents as they deal with the challenges of healthy decisions in an increasingly complex society.


Invited Speakers

Elisa Port MD, FACS
Chief, Breast Surgery & Co-Director, Dubin Breast Center, Mount Sinai Medical Center
“A Breast Cancer Diagnosis in the Information Age”

NP, Gynecologic Medical Oncology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
“Cervical Cancer Prevention and Screening”

Lorraine Byrnes PhD, RN, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, FAANP
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs, Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing, CUNY
“Collaborating with Women and Men to Develop and Implement a Reproductive Health Plan”

Carol Roye EdD, RN, CPNP, FAAN
Associate Dean for Faculty Scholarship, Lienhard School of Nursing, Pace University
“Update on Adolescent Reproductive Health”


Contact Hours



Program Cost


Light refreshments will be served.



By Phone: 212.650.3850

Course Code: WHPH



The speakers have declared that they have nothing to disclose and there is pending commercial support for this activity.

The Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing, Hunter College, City University of New York is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission On Accreditation P# NYP262-12/31/2016

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by NJSNA, Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing, Hunter College of the City University of New York or ANCC of any commercial products or services