Employee Health 1605 - Hospital Employee Health - May 01, 2012

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

Editor
Michelle Marill

Senior Managing Editor
Gary Evans


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

Subjects:

  • OSHA: 'Right to Understand' means a duty to retrain
  • Manage fatigue to boost safety
  • Managing fatigue reduces nurse errors
  • Experts make renewed push for safety
  • Norovirus outbreaks trigger unit closures
  • Be alert to rise in C diff cases
  • Workers are hurt when patients fall
  • NIOSH: Boost safety in home health

Objectives:

  • 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, Executive Editor Gary Evans, and Consulting Editor MaryAnn Gruden 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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