AAOHN 2017 Annual Conference

506 - Research Panel: When Lifting Hurts; Health Literacy and Shipwrecked

Apr 26, 2017 1:00pm ‐ Apr 26, 2017 2:30pm

Credits: None available.

Standard: $50.00


Panelists will discuss their research results and the implications for occupational and environmental health nurses, including findings related to body positioning, a health literacy project and workplace hazards experienced by Latino immigrant contingent workers.

  • Describe proper body positioning and muscle activation sequencing that can be applied to lifting activities.
  • Discuss findings and recommendations from a health literacy education program.
  • List some of the more common contingent worker classifications and legal implications, industries dependent on this labor and national legal advocacy groups.



  • 1.50 - CNE

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