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Occupational Health - Nursing

American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Inc.
AAOHN Vision Statement: Advance the profession of occupational and environmental health nursing as the authority on health, safety, productivity, and disability management for worker populations.
American Board for Occupational Health Nurses
ABOHN's Mission is to promote a standard of excellence in occupational health nursing through credentialing.
ATSDR Nursing Environmental Health Web Corner
Border Basket- Consumer Product Lead Information Site (Temporarily Unavailable)
The purpose of the Border Basket study was to examine consumer safety in foods, utensils, and health remedies available in El Paso and Ciudad Juarez. This Bilingual web site is evidence of the very exciting work nurses are doing in environmental health and a model of "operationalizing" EH in a nursing school and communityDr. Maria Amaya, Advanced Nurse Practitioner and PH.D is a primary researcher.
BUSY SIGNALS-a FREE newsletter for Tel/E-Health Professionals
"BUSY SIGNALS is a free newsletter for Tel/E-Health Professionals. It's purpose is to be an electronic vehicle for the exchange of telehealth ideas and information in our global community. The focus of the newsletter is on the HUMANS who are creating the telehealth programs and services all over the world and the RESOURCES available to them".
Canadian Nursing Index
This guide to Canadian nursing resources includes resources in occupational health, infection control & epidemiology, public & community health, and lots more.
Canopy Central - The Case Manager's Home on the Web
Excellent reference site for case management tools. Clinical updates, ICD-9 coding, education tools, patient education materials, medline acess, jobs.
Clinical Case Studies in Occupational & Environmental Medicine
Detailed information on specific disease scenarios and tasks for occupational & environmental medicine. Good for teaching, review.
CTD News Online
Source for information on cumulative trauma disorder (CTDs) injuries and workplace repetitive stress injuries, from carpal tunnel syndrome to low back pain.
EnviRN - Virtual Resource on Environment Health and Nursing
"Dedicated to supporting nursing professionals seeking accurate, timely and credible scientific information on environmental health and nursing."
"EnviroDX is a multimedia, case-focused, computer-based learning program on environmentally related diseases. It is available on the World Wide Web for free use by faculty, medical students, post-graduate residents, and public health professionals."
"HerbMed® - an interactive, electronic herbal database - provides hyperlinked access to the scientific data underlying the use of herbs for health. It is an evidence-based information resource for professionals, researchers, and general public". HerbMed® is a project of the Alternative Medicine Foundation, Inc, provided as a freely available, public resource.
Immunization Focus- Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization
A quarterly report on national and international immunization issues.
Immunizations- Adult Immunization sources
A listing of many types of materials, both free and for a fee, that are available from a variety of organizations and how to order.
Immunizations- State Immunization Program Websites
State Immunization Coalition provides this listing.
Indoor Air Quality Notebook
An informative archive of responses to commonly asked questions about indoor air quality written by Dr. Thad Godish, professor of Natural Resources and Environmental Management at Ball State University. A reference for nurses.
Medical/Health Related Web Site Search Engine. Find the medical/health site your looking for. New online search engine that has twenty (29) searchable categories, lists over 200+ newsgroups, searchable classifieds and the MedExplorer Bookstore.
Medical Advisory Services for Travellers Abroad
Helpful Information on vaccines, antimalarial drugs and disease descriptions.
Medical Journals online- free access
"The Free Medical Journals Site is dedicated to the promotion of free access to medical journals over the Internet".
Medscape Nursing
Site with current nursing topics, a resource center with condition specific information, conferences, and journal abstracts.
National Immunization Program: Flu Season 2000-01- CDC
A website for updates about influenza vaccine and special problems obtaining vaccine.
Nurses can address workplace violence
@nurses.com "The occupational health nurse's role in preventing workplace violence is the subject of a new position statement from the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN)".
Nurse's Portal: Gateway to Nurses Helping Nurses
Nursing resources including chat forums, nursing search engine, surveys, news, and links.
The free monthly nursing e-mail newsletter published by allnurses.com
NursingCenter.com is an interactive web community and portal created by nurses for nurses as a source of nursing information and content that is comprehensive, credible, convenient, and current.
Nursing Homes
OSHA Website. Among US industries with 100,000 or more nonfatal injury or illness cases, nursing homes have the third highest rate: 16.8 injuries and illnesses per 100 full-time workers. Nursing home workers suffer most injuries (51.2 percent) when handling residents.
Nursing in Occupational Health
OSHA Website.
Nursing Library
The Springhouse Reference Library allows you to view abstracts of articles meeting your search criteria.
Nursing Websearch
"Search the web with the Internet's only specially-targeted, super-fast nursing search engine, NursingWebSearch.com".
Occupational Asthma
Causes, health surveillance, case management and links.
Occupational Asthma Server
"A relational database consisting of over 70 different occupational asthma cases, each one being described by a special form. Each occupational asthma case can be retrieved either directly from the list of all cases (click here to access the list), or given the name of a specific agent causing a specific occupational asthma (over 350 different agents are listed here) or according to the type of job patient is performing (more than 14O different jobs are registered here)"
Occupational Exposure to HIV Information for Health-Care Workers
Risks and treatments are discussed.
Occupational Health Nurse's Page
Procedures for dealing with Back Pain HIV / AIDS Resources, TB Infection vs. Disease, Blood Borne Pathogens, Hypertension, Tetanus, Colds vs. Influenza ,R.I.C.E. OHN's Health Tips, Hepatitus B, TB Skin Testing Procedure from Coast Community College District, Califiornia.
Occupational Health Services
A Practical Approach Online full-text version of this well regarded book covers systems, delivery, administration, management and the medical aspects of occupational health services.
Office of Occupational Health Nursing
OSHA Website. Occupational health nursing is an important component of workplace safety and health. Occupational health nurses are the largest health specialty group regularly at work within business and industry. Our office brings this expertise to the field in useful and relevant ways." Elise Handelman - Director OOHN
Ontario Occupational Health Nurses Association (OOHNA)
The Association has created this web site to provide occupational health nurses with current information such as legislative changes, health care updates, employment opportunities and other practical workplace resources.
Reference- Acronyms for OSH
"This Reference section of Resources provides links to a list of frequently used acronyms, and to Occupational Health and Safety alert bulletins from various Canadian government agencies".
Seeing is Believing- Sighting the First Sense
Fun location to learn about eyesite--great diagrams & eye safety too.
Smokers Quitting Resources
A good source to information on methods and support for those who wish to stop smoking.
The objective of the HAZMATMED list is to provide a medium to exchange ideas and information about Hazardous Materials Emergency Response. Issues pertinent to the pre-hospital and hospital environment are discussed, as well as such topics as decontamination equipment and procedures, state and federal regulations, policies and procedures, personal protective equipment (PPE), and educational issues.
Contact: hlevi@ix.netcom.com
List Address: HAZMATMED@mediccom.norden1.com
Listserv Address: listserv@mediccom.norden1.com
The Occupational Health Nursing (OHN) Program of the University of Illinois at Chicago(UIC)
offers master's and doctoral degrees in nursing with a concentration in occupational health nursing. UIC is one of 15 Education and Research Centers (ERC) funded by the National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety (NIOSH) to provide graduate-level academic and research training for occupational health and safety professionals. Through its mission of education, research, and service, the UIC OHN Program offers a comprehensive experience for students.
Understanding Vaccines- National Institutes of Heath, National Institute of Allergy and InfectiousDiseases 35-page publication.
Available to download in a camera-ready PDF format, includes discussions on vaccines and their benefits, the immune system, different types of vaccines,and vaccine development and testing. It also includes a helpful glossary of common immunization terms.
Vaccinate Adults!
A semiannual publication written for adult medicine health professionals to keep them current on issues related to all U.S.-recommended vaccinations for adults. Issues can be downloaded in PDF format.
Worker Health Chartbook, 2000, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health(NIOSH)
"The Chartbook provides a one-stop resource for currentstatistics on numbers and types of occupational injuries,illnesses, and deaths by year, as well as incidence rates andtrends over time. The statistics are presented in easilyreadable charts, tables, and graphs, with accompanyingtext summaries."
World Wide Virtual Library
Public Health. The WWW Virtual Library: Public Health provides comprehensive coverage of relevant public health resources on the Net. Organized according to 84 selected topics and all countries.