Linda Meuleveld, BA, RN, COHN-S, CCM, CPDM, FAAOHN; Lauren Danahy, MBA, RN, CCM, LNCC, CCHP
NIOSH defines ergonomics as designing the workplace and tasks to fit the capabilities of the working population. An increasing number of occupational health nurses are being relied on to assist employers by creating and delivering ergonomic programs. This webinar will provide information to increase proficiency in ergonomics and case management of MSD issues for OHNs managing the ergonomics for on-site, remote, and telehealth employees.
Upon completion of this session, the learner will be able to:
- Identify the key concepts of an ergonomic program: early MSD identification, ergonomic assessment, interventions, and case management of ergo related MSDs.
- Describe 6 fundamental principles of ergonomics as they relate identifying risk factors and behavior modification.
- Provide discussion and examples of the differences in ergonomics for employees that are on-site, or working remotely, as well as telehealth OHNs.
Contact Hours and Cost
1.0 Contact Hours
- Requirements for successful completion: view entire webinar, complete online evaluation
- Contact hours are available for all webinars whether you participate in the live event or the recorded viewing. Contact hours for this webinar will expire on November 11, 2023.
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.
AAOHN follows the American Nurses Credentialing Center guidelines in calculating continuing nursing education credits. With every educational activity and evaluation that is completed, each one (1) hour of education time is equal to one (1) continuing nursing education credit.
The American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Inc. is additionally approved as a CNE provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing (#CEP9283).
AAOHN Joint Provider:
University of Michigan Center for Occupational Health and Safety Engineering
There are no conflicts of interest related to this webinar.