This PDF etextbook, titled Contemporary Occupational Health Nursing: A Guide for Practitioners (2nd Edition) – now thoroughly revised and updated – provides a practical guide for those in training, or practising within, occupational health nursing. Concerned with the health of people at work and the effects of health on work and work on health, this distinctive branch of public health nursing requires specific knowledge and skills.
Contemporary Occupational Health Nursing 2e PDF includes chapters on: health surveillance, public health, health promotion and protection, leadership, health assessment, mental health, case management and rehabilitation, management of occupational health services and epidemiology and research, quality assurance and audit. The 2nd edition includes additional content on health risk assessment and the Fit for Work Service, psychosocial factors and mindfulness, occupational health management systems, among other things.
Discussion of ethical issues is woven throughout and each chapter is written by an experienced occupational health nurse practitioner and includes features such as activities, case studies, learning objectives and chapter summaries. This ebook can be used as a textbook by those undertaking specialist community public health nursing qualifications and as an important resource for all nurses working in occupational health practice.