Occupational Health Nursing and the Quest for Professional Authority

@article{Draper2011OccupationalHN,
  title={Occupational Health Nursing and the Quest for Professional Authority},
  author={E. Draper and J. LaDou and Dan J. Tennenhouse},
  journal={NEW SOLUTIONS: A Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Policy},
  year={2011},
  volume={21},
  pages={57 - 88}
}
  • E. Draper, J. LaDou, Dan J. Tennenhouse
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • NEW SOLUTIONS: A Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Policy
  • Occupational health nurses provide most of the in-plant health care services in U.S. industry but have dubious credentials to provide care for many of the injuries and illnesses they encounter. The nurses work directly for the employer in an atmosphere designed to control employer costs and employee benefits. Their loyalty to the company and limited autonomy make it unlikely that they will represent the workers' interests. They generally embrace any expansion of their roles within the company… CONTINUE READING
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