Promote manuscript submission to the AAOHN Journal with the intent of enhancing the relationship through co-authored articles.
Established in 1942, AAOHN is a 10,000-member professional association dedicated to advancing the health, safety and productivity of domestic and global workforces by providing education, research, public policy and practice resources for occupational and environmental health nurses.
Founded in 1942 and with more than 140 chapters across the country, the AAOHN is one of the largest groups of health care professionals serving the workplace with health, safety, productivity and disability management.
As part of the Memorandum of Understanding, AAOHN has agreed to: * Provide occupational and environmental health nursing expertise for the strategic planning committee of the American Red Cross Health Services Advisory Panel, * Provide resources and expertise for telephonic emergency protocols, * Encourage speakers at the local and national level, and * Recruit occupational and environmental health nurses for the American Red Cross through the association's chapters nationwide.
Studies have shown that sharps injuries and other on-the-job hazards that make for unsafe work environments are a major contributor to lost time and disability among healthcare providers -- especially among nurses," said AAOHN
President Deb V.
The research, released at the AAOHN
2005 Symposium & Expo in Minneapolis during May, was conducted to better gauge executive management's thoughts on issues surrounding their employee's health and wellness.
Using current best practices from expert resources, as well as AAOHN
members, the association encourages employers to share the following information about healthy behaviors with employees:
survey was designed to explore public participation in employer- sponsored weight-management programs.
As stated above, the AAOHN
survey found the vast majority of respondents did not recognize many of the key workplace violence warning signs, which have been identified by the FBI.
, a 12,000-member professional association, is dedicated to advancing and maximizing the health, safety, and productivity of domestic and global workforces by providing education, research, public policy, and practice resources for occupational and environmental health nurses.
However, this does not mean that an employer should have access to unrelated information -- such as an employee's diagnosis or entire medical file," says Deborah DiBenedetto, President of AAOHN
States hold the responsibility to regulate the scope in which nurses practice and trained surveillance is well within our scope," commented AAOHN
President Deborah V.