Nurses: Role models, advocates and educators of health, safety, and wellness
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Occupational health and safety
Public health or related nursing
Identify what it means to be a “Healthy Nurse”, incorporating the five dimensions of health with the health, safety, health promotion and wellness of the nurse and the work environment on a national level. Identify behavior change concepts, personally and professionally, at the individual, community, structural environment, and policy levels of change locally and nationally.
Keyword(s): Nurses, Health Education
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: As a senior staff specialist for the American Nurses Associationâs (ANA) Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, I developed ANAâs Healthy Nurse website and regularly update its content and resources. I have been published in "American Nurse Today" several times on nurse wellness topics. I have developed and presented several nurse wellness continuing education modules and have planned and held 2 national nurse wellness conferences. I administer ANA's Healthy Nurse list serve.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.