OHN's often serve in leadership roles and are expected to serve as business partner and health provider within an organization without formal business or safety training. In their role as an OHN, they expand a department/clinic or develop a new process/standard regarding health and safety for their employers. This course will provide skills, education, and tool/resources to empower the OHN to serve as business partner and health/safety advocate in their workplace.
Upon completion of this session, the learner will be able to:
Describe the value that an occupational health service brings to the workplace.
Identify resources to reference when being requested to serve as a business partner and health/safety advocate.
Contact Hours: 1.0 CNE
The American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Inc. (AAOHN) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
The American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Inc. is additionally approved as a CNE provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing (#CEP9283).
Amy Dailey RN, MSN, COHN-S/CM, CHSP is the Director, Colleague Health and Safety for Mercy Health System and St. Mary Medical Center/Trinity Health. She has a background in public & occupational health nursing spanning many areas. Her experience includes health & safety, sexual assault nurse examiner, violence prevention, public health preparedness and emergency management. For over 10 years she has worked with teams to develop policy, protocols, and training for workers and the community surrounding public health preparedness. Currently, she is working on a regionalization project for several area hospitals.
AAOHN Webinars in partnership with:
University of Michigan Center for Occupational Health and Safety Engineering
There are no conflicts of interest related to this webinar, recorded on October 24, 2019.