Written by and on behalf of the Association of Occupational Health Nurse Practitioners (AOHNP). This textbook provides a practical guide for those training as, or practising within, occupational health nursing. Concerned with the health of the people at work and the effects of work on health and health on work, this distinctive branch of public health nursing requires specific knowledge and skills. Contemporary Occupational Health Nursing includes chapters on: Public Health, Leadership, Health Promotion and Protection, Health Surveillance, Health Assessment, Case Management and Rehabilitation, Mental Health, Management of Occupational Health Services, Epidemiology and Research and Quality Assurance and Auditing. Discussion of ethical issues is woven throughout and each chapter is written by an experienced occupational health practitioner and includes features such as case studies, activities, learning outcomes, and chapter summaries. This book is designed as a text for those undertaking specialist community public health nursing qualifications and as an important resource for all nurses new to occupational health practice.
Foreword Professor Diana Kloss MBE 1. An Introduction to Occupational Health Nursing Greta Thornbory 2. Public Health Kaye Kyne 3. Leadership Christina Butterworth 4. Health Promotion and Health Protection Sian Edwards 5. Health Surveillance Susanna Everton 6. Health Assessment, Case Management and Rehabilitation Greta Thornbory, Diane Romano-Woodward and Sarah O'Hara 7. Mental Health Anna Harrington 8. Management of OH services Andy Phillips 9. Epidemiology and Research Diane Romano-Woodward 10. Quality Assurance and Auditing Sarah O'Hara Appendix: Resources Teresa Harrison & Jeremy Smith