Workplace health and safety concerns of registered nurses
Learning Areas:Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Occupational health and safety
Describe the results of the American Nurses Assocation's 2011 Health and Safety Survey. Summarize the top health and safety concerns of nurse respondents, including shift work, fatigue, musculoskeletal disorders, sharps safety, and infectious diseases. Analyze the results compared to other national data sources, including illness and injury data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Identify interventions within the work environment that can address the top health and safety concerns of nurses.
Keyword(s): Occupational Health, Workplace Stressors
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been employed as a Senior Policy Analyst in ANA's Center for Health, Safety, and Wellness for 1.5 years. During my time at ANA, I have been responsible for programming related to the occupational safey and health of nurses. Topics include Safe Patient Handling and Mobility, workplace violence, bullying, fatigue and work-related sleep loss.
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.