Employee Health 2014-02 - Hospital Employee Health - Feb 01, 2014

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 Listing:

Editor
Michelle Marill

Executive Editor
Gary Evans


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

Subjects:

  • The high hazards of health care
  • Health care workers still suffer 320,000 needlesticks a year
  • AOHP highlights best practices' in sharps safety
  • Setting the ultimate safety benchmark
  • Heavy lifting still brings toll of injuries
  • CDC: Document measles immunity of HCWs
  • Supervisors are key to creating safety climate
  • CDC: Influenza shots prevent hospitalizations
  • Free health appraisal boosts RN wellness
  • Do your isolation rooms have proper ventilation?
  • Update: Joint statement on vaccine mandates

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/Nurse Planner MaryAnn Gruden, MSN, CRNP, NP-C, COHN,S/CM 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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