Hospital Employee Health (Vol. 36, No. 2) - February 1, 2017

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Release date: February 2017

Valid through: February 2020

Target Audience

This activity is intended for employee health nurse managers.

Subjects

  • OSHA seeks comment on violence prevention regulation
  • Training day: Training requirements in the Cal-OSHA regulation to prevent violence may be required in a national standard
  • Preventing HCW infections: CDC draft guidelines emphasize risk assessment, medical evaluations
  • Fired HCWs win suit: HCWs fired for refusing mandatory flu shots for religious reasons win back pay and offers of reinstatement
  • Risk and reassurance: Expert tips and strategies for post-exposure follow-up of HCWs
  • Universal masking: Healthcare providers demonstrate high compliance to protect transplant patients

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

Relias Learning, LLC 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 #CEP13791, for 1.25 Contact Hours.

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

Faculty Listing

Authors

Gary Evans

Editors

Nurse Planner: 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

Medical Writer Gary Evans, Editor Jill Drachenberg, Ebook Design Specialist Dana Spector, 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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