Practice EXCHANGES AND RESEARCH COLLABORATIVE

By registering for the 2021 AAOHN National Conference, you will receive access to the Practice Exchanges and Research Collaborative on Wednesday, May 5, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm CT. Those who attend Practice Exchanges and Research Collaborative will receive 1.5 CNE.

Research Collaborative

Research/Evidence-Based Practice

Learner Outcomes:

  • Identify current occupational and environmental health and safety research activities. 
  • Discuss the outcomes of research conducted by OHNs.
  • Identify future research opportunities for OHNs. 

Practice Exchange: Case Management

Nursing Professional Development

Learner Outcomes:

  • Identify current occupational and environmental health and safety case management challenges. 
  • Discuss issues and solutions for case management scenarios. 

Practice Exchange: Consulting

Nursing Professional Development

Learner Outcomes:

  • Identify current occupational and environmental health and safety consulting activities.
  • Discuss the challenges and benefits of the OHN as a consultant.

Practice Exchange: Corporate

Nursing Professional Development

Learner Outcomes:

  • Describe the evolving role of the corporate nurse manager.
  • Discuss issues and solutions implemented while working at the corporate management level.

Practice Exchange: Educator

Nursing Professional Development

Learner Outcomes:

  • Identify the current state of academia with regard to student recruitment and retention.
  • Identify three challenges of working within academic institutions.
  • Discuss the differences between on-site versus distance learning student populations.

Practice Exchange: Government & Military

Nursing Professional Development

Learner Outcomes:

  • Identify three issues for the OHN working in a government agency concerning occupational and environmental health and safety practice.
  • Discuss solutions for the identified issues facing the OHN in government agencies.
  • Identify current occupational and environmental health and safety challenges facing the OHN in military service; discuss the various role of the OHN in the different branches of military organizations.

Practice Exchange: Health Promotion/Wellness

Nursing Professional Development

Learner Outcomes:

  • Identify current challenges in providing Total Worker Health Programs.
  • Identify the top three health issues requiring OHNs to provide worker education and counseling.
  • List three resources that provide education, training, and resources for employee health programs.

Practice Exchange: Healthcare/Hospital

Nursing Professional Development

Learner Outcomes:

  • Identify current occupational and environmental health and safety concerns in the hospital setting.
  • Discuss three major health and safety risks for employees in the healthcare industry.
  • Describe solutions to reducing injuries and illnesses in healthcare workers.

Practice Exchange: Nurse Practitioner/Clinical

Nursing Professional Development

Learner Outcomes:

  • Identify the top three injuries/illnesses seen in the OHN practice.
  • Describe three issues and solutions for providing an effective return to work program.

Practice Exchange: Safety and Environmental

Nursing Professional Development

Learner Outcomes:

  • Identify the top three occupational and environmental injuries/illnesses seen in the OHN practice.
  • Discuss the three costliest injuries/illnesses in the workplace.
  • Describe three exposures to safety and environmental hazards and how to reduce the risk of exposure.

Practice Exchange: LPN/LVN

Nursing Professional Development

Learner Outcomes:

  • Discuss the role of the OHN abiding by the LPN/LVN scope of practice.
  • Identify the top three issues faced by the LPN/LVN in the occupational health setting.
  • Describe the resources available to the OHN on practice issues.

Practice Exchange: Global Occupational Health

Nursing Professional Development

Learner Outcomes:

  • Discuss the role of the OHN in the global occupational health practice. 
  • Discuss the challenges of the OHN in a multinational/ international practice.