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Competencies most valued by employers--implications for master's-prepared occupational health nurses.
Hart PA; Olson DK; Fredrickson AL; McGovern P
AAOHN J 2006 Jul; 54(7):327-335
Educational institutions seek to prepare students to compete for positions in the workplace with a competency-based education. Employers are important stakeholders in the preparation of occupational health nurses. Competencies considered most valuable by employers will affect their hiring decisions. This study identifies competencies valued by employers in the workplace.
Education; Employees; Medical-personnel; Occupational-health-nursing; Qualitative-analysis; Work-environment; Worker-motivation; Work-organization; Workplace-studies
Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Issue of Publication
AAOHN Journal - American Association of Occupational Health Nurses Journal
University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Page last reviewed: June 15, 2021
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division