Judith Atkins

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BACKGROUND As patient care becomes more complex, effective collaboration between health and social care professionals is required. However, evidence suggests that these professionals do not collaborate well together. Interprofessional education (IPE) offers a possible way forward in this area. OBJECTIVES To assess the usefulness of IPE interventions(More)
To attenuate the incidence of occupational deaths and injuries, which occur at a rate of approximately 25 deaths and 10,000 injuries daily, occupational health nurses must focus on injury control for the entire population of workers. Knowledge of the mechanics of injury and populations at risk for various types and severities of injuries is essential to(More)
*Patient safety is a priority. The new Joint Commission accreditation process is both a challenge and an opportunity. To overcome the challenge and take advantage of the opportunity, understanding the National Patient Safety Goals and the standards is critical. *Medication management causes many deficiencies and is a difficult standard. The issue that has(More)
Nurses have multiple research reports related to occupational health published in a variety of scientific journals. Studies by occupational health nurses that adhere to the rigors of the research process are needed in all areas of occupational health. Use of nursing models by occupational health nurse researchers would contribute to a definite body of(More)
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