Core Curriculum for Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing

3rd Edition

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    Key Features

    • Written by experts in the field of occupational health nursing.
    • Consistent outline format allows ease of access to information.
    • Addresses the foundational sciences of occupational health: epidemiology, toxicology, industrial hygiene, ergonomics, and injury prevention to provide a comprehensive basis of knowledge.
    • Incorporates trends in the legal, ethical, economic, political, and business climates as they relate to occupational and environmental health and safety, staying current with all areas that affect the occupational health nurse's roles and responsibilities.

    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

    Details

    No. of pages:
    608
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2006
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Print ISBN:
    9781416023746