Employee Health 1405 - Hospital Employee Health - May 01, 2010

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for employee health nurse managers.


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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.

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Michelle Marill

Managing Editor
Gary Evans
AHC Media

Associate Publisher
Coles McKagen
AHC Media


  • SHEA: To protect patients, test viral load of infected health care workers
  • SHEA identifies invasive, exposure-prone procedures
  • Infected HCWs should agree to IC training, twice-yearly tests
  • Engage surgeons to protect selves, patients
  • Hospitals must decide which workers to test
  • Questions raised about TB blood tests
  • Vigilant IC stops spread norovirus 'stomach flu'
  • PAPRs end frustration of fit-test failures
  • CDC director: Hospital infections 'unacceptable'


  • Identify particular clinical, administrative, and regulatory issues related to the care of hospital employees
  • Describe how the clinical, administrative, and regulatory issues particular to the care of hospital employees affect health care workers, hospitals, or the health care industry at large
  • Cite solutions to the problem faced in the care of hospital employees based on expert guidelines from relevant regulatory bodies, or the independent recommendations of other employee health professionals

Financial Disclosure:

Editor Michele Marill, Associate Publisher Coles McKagen, Consulting Editor MaryAnn Gruden, 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.

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