Employee Health 2014-07 - Hospital Employee Health - Jul 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
Kay Ball, PhD, RN, CNOR, FAAN
Associate Professor, Nursing
Otterbein University
Westerville, OH

Subjects:

  • Communication critical in tracking down HCWs exposed to MERS
  • Will ACA lead to lead to safer lifts?
  • Myth busters: Drug abuse no different in HCWs
  • Controlling risks of HCW drug diversion
  • Providing treatment for addicted HCWs
  • Hold the salt: Hospitals seek sodium reduction
  • VHA leading the way to respirator comfort
  • Standardized EHR language needed

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 Kay Ball, PhD, RN, CNOR, FAAN 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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