Core Curriculum for Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing

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  • . American Association of Occupational Hea

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.
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Book information

  • Published: December 2005
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-2374-6


Table of 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