Let’s Talk Climate: From Classrooms to Climate Action: Mobilizing Student Nurses

Nurses are the most trusted profession in the country and see the effects of climate change on their patients’ health every day. Providing education and resources on climate action to student nurses will help them enter the workforce with the tools they need to protect patient health.

In this episode of Let’s Talk Climate, Dr. Janice Hawkins, a Clinical Associate Professor from Old Dominion University and Flynn Almirol, a Student Director from the National Student Nurses’ Association share examples of how to engage and support nursing students on climate change and health. Learn about the turnkey resources for supporting early career nurses to engage on climate.


About the Author Ben Fulgencio-Turner is the Director of the Climate for Health program at ecoAmerica

Additional Resources

Alliance of Nurses for a Healthy Environment

National Student Nurses’ Association

ecoAmerica American Climate Leadership Awards Replication Guides

American Climate Leadership Awards 2023 Broadcast Recording

ClimateRx Website

Climate for Health – Ambassador Training

Climate for Health Resources

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