Essentials for Occupational Health Nursing

Editor/Author Guzik
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $65.99
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $98.98
ISBN: 978-0-81-380689-1
Category: Health & Medicine - Pharmaceutical Science
Image Count: 47
Book Status: Available
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The scope of occupational health nursing practice has expanded and taken on a variety of roles, giving rise to opportunities for nurses to care for workers in various workplace settings. Essentials for Occupational Health Nursing provides a highly practical and accessible guide for nurses entering or already engaged in this important field. The text begins with the foundations for occupational health practice, covering the domain of occupational health and the role of the many professionals within the specialty. Subsequent chapters address program development, professional development, workplace regulatory requirements, workplace injury management and managing health and productivity. Case studies pertaining to fitness for duty and medical monitoring provide real-life scenarios to aid in learning.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • 1 Foundations for Practice
  • 2 Professional Issues
  • 3 Workers and Workplaces
  • 4 Program Development
  • 5 Facilities and Resources
  • 6 Workplace Regulatory Requirements
  • 7 Promoting and Maintaining a Safe Workplace
  • 8 Fitness for Duty
  • 9 Drug-Free Workplace
  • 10 Workplace Injury Management
  • 11 Managing Health
  • 12 Managing Productivity
  • 13 Promoting Health and Well-Being
  • 14 Leadership and Change
  • Appendices
  • 1 General Definitions and Terms
  • 2 Sample Occupational Health Nurse Job Description
  • 3 Sample Agreement for Professional Services
  • 4 Sample Practice Guidelines for the Registered Occupational Health Nurse
  • 5 Sample Medical Direction Prescription Release Authorization
  • 6 Sample Program Development Checklist
  • 7 Sample Documentation of Health Services Visits
  • 8 Things to Consider
  • 9 Sample Mobile Equipment Operator Health Evaluation
  • 10 Nationally Notifiable Infectious Conditions
  • 11 Sample Safety Policy
  • 12 OSHA's Strategic Map for Change and Continuous Improvement for Safety and Health
  • 13 OSHA's Responsibility, Authority, and Accountability Checklist
  • 14 Common Hazards and Descriptions
  • 15 Guide to Recordability of Cases under OSHA
  • 16 OSHA Recordable Reference
  • 17 Health History Form
  • 18 Policy & Procedure
  • 19 Sample: Drug-Free Workplace Policy
  • 20 Urine Drug Screen Collection Checklist
  • 21 Sample Request for Workplace Accommodation
  • 22 Notice of Intermittent FMLA Absence
  • 23 Sample Fitness for Duty Form
  • 24 Sample Wellness Program
  • 25 Service Provider Service Delivery Activity Report May 2012
  • 26 Occupational Health Services Service Delivery Evaluation Criteria
  • 27 Professional Resources Related to Occupational Health