Employee Health 1010 - Hospital Employee Health - Oct 01, 2006

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for employee health nurse managers.

Accreditation:

AHC Media is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Credit Designation:

This activity has been approved for 1.5 nursing contact hours using a 50-minute contact hour.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 14749, for 1.5 Contact Hours.

Nurses licensed in California should retain this credit letter for four years.

Faculty

Editors
Michele Marill
AHC Media

Gary Evans
AHC Media

Managing Editor
Jill Robbins
AHC Media

Editorial Group Head
Coles McKagen
AHC Media

Consulting Editor
MaryAnn Gruden, MSN, CRNP, NP-C, COHN-S/CM
President Emeritus
Association Community Liaison
Association of Occupational Health
Professionals in Healthcare Coordinator
Employee Health Services
West Penn Allegheny Health System
Western Pennsylvania Hospital
Pittsburgh

Subjects:

  • Tackle the hardest task: Changing behavior to make safety a priority
  • How to get employees to 'buy-in' to safety program
  • Hospital seeks to boost staff's safety awareness
  • Break the cycle of pain and MSDs in sonography
  • Getting it right: How to improve record keeping
  • Make the most of your occ health software
  • Journal Review: The burden of occ injury: As bad as diabetes
  • Fit for duty: Lift team relieves nurses' backs
  • OSHA sets final respirator protection factors

Objectives:

  • identify particular clinical, administrative, or regulatory issues related to the care of hospital employees
  • describe how those issues affect health care workers, hospitals, or the health care industry in general
  • cite practical solutions to problems associated with the issue, based on overall expert guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or other authorities, or based on independent recommendations from clinicians at individual institutions

Financial Disclosure:

Editor Michele Marill, Managing Editor Jill Robbins, Editorial Group Head Coles McKagen, Consulting Editor MaryAnn Gruden, MSN, CRNP, NP-C, COHN-S/CM and Editor Gary Evans report no consultant, stockholder, speaker's bureau, research, or other financial relationships with companies having ties to this field of study.

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