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Scientific foundations of occupational and environmental health nursing practice.

Authors
Agnew-J
Source
Core Curriculum for Occupational & Environmental Health Nursing. Salazar, MK, ed., Philadelphia, PA: Saunders, 2005 Dec; :119-151
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
20037663
Abstract
The science and practice of occupational and environmental health nursing are based on a synthesis of knowledge gained from multiple disciplines. It is essential that occupational and environmental health nurses understand the principles of the sciences that provide the theoretic, conceptual, and factual framework of the profession. In addition to the nursing and occupational and environmental health sciences (e.g., toxicology, industrial hygiene, and ergonomics), effective practice in this field requires knowledge and understanding of the public health (e.g., environmental health and epidemiology) and social/behavioral sciences. This chapter provides an introduction and overview of these foundation disciplines.
Keywords
Nursing; Occupational-health-nursing; Occupational-health; Occupational-medicine; Occupational-medicine-programs; Environmental-health; Environmental-medicine
Publication Date
20051213
Document Type
Book or book chapter
Editors
Salazar-MK
Funding Type
Grant
Fiscal Year
2006
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
ISBN No.
9781416023746
Identifying No.
Grant-Number-T42-OH-008428
Source Name
Core Curriculum for Occupational & Environmental Health Nursing
State
WA; MD; PA
Performing Organization
Johns Hopkins University
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