Introducing American nurses association's interdisciplinary safe patient handling and mobility national standards
Learning Areas:Administration, management, leadership
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Occupational health and safety
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Identify the history of and need for Safe Patient Handling and Mobility National Standards. Describe the key components of the eight Safe Patient Handling and Mobility National Standards. Identify methods for implementing Safe Patient Handling and Mobility Standards in the work place to reduce patient and health care worker injuries.
Keyword(s): Ergonomics, Occupational Safety
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the director of ANA's Center for Health, Safety, and Wellness and I have led the effort to develop the national Safe Patient Handling and Mobility National Standards.
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.