AAOHN has identified eleven (11) professional practice standards that describe a competent level of performance with regard to the nursing process and professional roles of the OHN. Criteria developed for each standard are key indicators of competent practice and provide a basis for OHN to evaluate their practice.
Standards are dynamic and evolve over time to reflect the changing scope of practice and the development of new knowledge. This document represents the current scope and knowledge base in occupational and environmental health nursing. As a benefit to AAOHN members, members can log in and download a free copy.
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