The Empire State Public Health Training Center announced the new Public Health Nurse Ready, a free online certificate designed to enhance the skill of nurses working in public health, whether they are new to the workforce or PHNs looking to improve their skills. Public Health Nurse Ready (PHN Ready) is an online certificate. The courses in this certificate provide a foundation of core public health nursing concepts and practices. Topics include: cultural competency, public health literacy, public health policy, basic epidemiology, and the core functions and essential services of public health. These courses reflect the new core public health competencies set forth by the Quad Council of Public Health Nursing Organizations. All courses are free, self-paced and online. For additional information about PHN Ready and to complete the program requirements for the certificate visit their website.