Employee Health 1201 - Hospital Employee Health - Jan 01, 2008

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 1.25 nursing contact hours using a 60-minute contact hour.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 14749, for 1.25 Contact Hours.

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

Faculty

Editors
Michelle Marill

Managing Editor
Gary Evans
AHC Media

Associate Publisher
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:

  • HHS draft: Hospitals must purchase antivirals for pandemic influenza
  • 'Highest-risk' HCWs to get first pandemic vaccine
  • Are you in 'employee health' or 'occ health'?
  • Fit and Fat: Why not to promote weight loss
  • Saving backs — hospital finds it's déjà vu again
  • Sharps injury risk higher in home health
  • Safety primer targets frontline nurse staff

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

Copyright 2008 AHC Media. All rights reserved.