Safety in the Workplace

See the AANA Professional Practice Division resources for nurse anesthesia practice, including safety.  Information available includes the practice manual, position statements and advisory opinions, survey results from the Perioperative Safety Task Force on the work schedule, and hot topics links to breaking news such as CDC clinical reminders and FDA announcements.  

Other aspects of Workplace Wellness can contribute to or endanger workplace safety, such as Fatigue and Sleep, Disruptive Behavior, Workplace Ergonomics, and Stress Management.  

Additional resources include:

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 Advocate for a safe workplace

 
You can advocate for a safe workplace for yourself and others:

American Hospital Association's report: A Call to Action: Creating a Culture of Health identifies emerging, successful practices in hospital employee health and wellness initiatives with seven recommendations for successful programs.