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Core Curriculum for Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing

A comprehensive overview of occupational and environmental health nursing, this book is AAOHN's statement of the scope of practice for this nursing specialty. It represents the latest body of knowledge significant to this field. Written in an outline format, it can be used as a textbook for an occupational and environmental health nursing course, as a clinical reference in a variety of occupational settings, and as a certification review tool. This new edition is based on recent revisions to the AAOHN's Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.

Paperback, 608 Pages

Published: December 2005

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-2374-6

Contents

  • Section One: Foundations of Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing Practice

    1. Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing: An Overview

    2. Workers and Worker Populations

    3. Legal and Ethical Issues

    4. Economic, Political, and Business Forces

    5. Scientific Foundations of Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing Practice

    6. Environmental Health

    7. Principles of Leadership and Management

    8. Information Management in the Occupational Health Setting


    Section Two: Strategies and Approaches to Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing Practice

    9. Developing, Implementing and Evaluating Comprehensive Occupational Health and Safety Programs

    10. Prevention of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses

    11. Direct Care in the Occupational Setting

    12. Disability Case Management

    NEW! 13. Disaster Planning and Management

    14. Health Promotion and Adult Education

    15. Managing Psychosocial Factors in the Occupational Setting

    16. Examples of Occupational Health and Safety Programs


    Section Three: Advancing Professionalism in Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing

    17. Research

    18. Professional Issues: Advancing the Specialty


    Appendixes

    I. Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety Resources

    II. Glossary

    III. Acronyms

    IV. Web Sites

    V. Occupational Safety and Health Administration Act of 1970

    VI. Competencies in Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing

    VII. Standards of Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing

    VIII. American Association of Occupational Health Nurses Code of Ethics

    IX. Legislation Related to Occupational Health and Safety

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