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Essentials for Occupational Health Nursing

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Arlene Guzik

NOTE: This title is a print on demand book and may take 7-9 business days to ship.

A practical and accessible guide for nurses in the field of occupational health. Covers the foundations for occupational health practice, including the domain of occupational health and the role of the many professionals within the specialty. Chapters go on to address program development, 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.

Table of Contents
  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
  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
Publication Date 2013
Format Softcover, 443 pages
Product Code 28104