Hospital Employee Health (Vol. 35, No. 10) - October 1, 2016

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Release date: October 2016

Valid through: October 2019

Target Audience

This activity is intended for employee health nurse managers.

Subjects

  • CMS finalizing disaster reg; includes training, assisting HCWs
  • Emergency response: Expert planner boils it down to a paradoxical paradigm
  • Contagion: A pandemic brings unique characteristics to the planning tabletop
  • TB in Seattle: 140 cancer patients advised to seek testing after oncology worker develops active TB
  • Safe patient handling: How to make the business case to convince administrators to purchase patient lifting equipment
  • Zika Update: FDA says test blood supply in all states; transmission continues in FL
  • OSHA citation: Home health group fined $98,000 for willful violation of failure to protect workers

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 healthcare workers, hospitals, or the healthcare 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

Credit Available

Nurses

  • 1.25 ANCC Contact Hours

Sponsor

This activity is sponsored by AHC Media.

Accreditation Statement

AHC Media is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Credit Designation

Nurses

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 # CEP14749, for 1.25 Contact Hours.

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

Faculty Listing

Authors

Gary Evans

Editors

Nurse Plannter: Kay Ball, PhD, RN, CNOR, FAAN Associate Professor, Nursing Otterbein University Westerville, OH

AHC Media Senior Writer: Gary Evans

Managing Editor: Jill Drachenberg

Financial Disclosure

Senior Staff Writer Gary Evans, Managing Editor Jill Drachenberg, and Nurse Planner Kay Ball 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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