Shanda Demorest, DNP, RN-BC, PHN

Shanda Demorest, DNP, RN-BC, PHN

Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota School of Nursing

Shanda Demorest, DNP, RN-BC, PHN graduated with her doctorate in Health Innovation and Leadership at the University of Minnesota. She is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota School of Nursing. She practices cardiovascular nursing at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital. Shanda is an active member of Minnesota-based Health Professionals for a Healthy Climate. She is also currently collaborating with HCWH and Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments to lead the Nurses’ Climate Challenge: Educating 5,000 health professionals on climate and health. Her current efforts involve educating and activating nurses and other health professionals around the health impacts of climate change.

Nursing Summit on Environmental Health (Day 2)

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Nursing Summit on Environmental Health: “Preparing Nurses for Critical Environmental Health Issues”   From pollution caused by hospitals, to chemicals in our food and products to preparing for disasters, environmental issues challenge the health of nurses, and the patients and communities we care for. Over 3 million nurses practice in the US. However, not all […]

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(A-10) Climate Change is a Nursing Issue: How Engaging Nurses Can Help Meet Your Organization’s Climate Goals

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Nurses, as front-line caregivers to patients, families and communities, are seeing increasing harms to human health as a result of warming temperatures, worsening storms and more virulent wildfires resulting from a changing climate. At the same time, the healthcare industry is responsible for 10% of U.S. greenhouse gases, which is further exacerbating this issue. Nursing, […]

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Nursing Summit on Environmental Health (Day 1)

Executive Conference Room 2

Nursing Summit on Environmental Health: “Preparing Nurses for Critical Environmental Health Issues”   From pollution caused by hospitals, to chemicals in our food and products to preparing for disasters, environmental issues challenge the health of nurses, and the patients and communities we care for. Over 3 million nurses practice in the US. However, not all […]

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