Building Healthy Work Environments in Academic Communities and Healthcare Settings: The Ultimate “Giving Back to Move Forward”

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/308793
Category:
Full-text
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Building Healthy Work Environments in Academic Communities and Healthcare Settings: The Ultimate “Giving Back to Move Forward”
Author(s):
Hrabe, David P.
Author Details:
David P. Hrabe PhD, RN, email: hrabe.1@osu.edu
Abstract:

Session presented on: Monday, November 18, 2013

The health and wellness of the American people is in critical condition. Although cardiovascular disease is technically the leading cause of death in Americans, behaviors are truly the number one killer, due to smoking, overeating, lack of physical activity, non-adherence to medications and suicidal gestures. Overweight and obesity will soon surpass tobacco as the number one cause of preventable death and disease in the United States. With the rapid increase in the prevalence of overweight and obesity, the Centers for Disease Control predict that one out of three Americans will have diabetes by 2050. Unfortunately, the health profile of health professionals, especially nurses, tends to follow the general population. How is it possible that knowledgeable professionals who dedicate their lives in service of others’ health tend to ignore their own? What strategies can be implemented to reverse these concerning trends? Investing in the health of the nursing workforce makes not only good economic sense (Weldon, 2011), a healthy work environment provides a variety of benefits to health care providers, the patients/families they care for and their employer.
Keywords:
organizational culture; health work environment; wellness
Repository Posting Date:
19-Dec-2013
Date of Publication:
19-Dec-2013
Conference Date:
2013
Conference Name:
42nd Biennial Convention
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference Location:
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Description:
42nd Biennial Convention 2013 Theme: Give Back to Move Forward. Held at the JW Marriott

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dc.language.isoen_USen_GB
dc.type.categoryFull-texten_GB
dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleBuilding Healthy Work Environments in Academic Communities and Healthcare Settings: The Ultimate “Giving Back to Move Forward”en_GB
dc.contributor.authorHrabe, David P.en_GB
dc.author.detailsDavid P. Hrabe PhD, RN, email: hrabe.1@osu.eduen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/308793-
dc.description.abstract<p>Session presented on: Monday, November 18, 2013</p>The health and wellness of the American people is in critical condition. Although cardiovascular disease is technically the leading cause of death in Americans, behaviors are truly the number one killer, due to smoking, overeating, lack of physical activity, non-adherence to medications and suicidal gestures. Overweight and obesity will soon surpass tobacco as the number one cause of preventable death and disease in the United States. With the rapid increase in the prevalence of overweight and obesity, the Centers for Disease Control predict that one out of three Americans will have diabetes by 2050. Unfortunately, the health profile of health professionals, especially nurses, tends to follow the general population. How is it possible that knowledgeable professionals who dedicate their lives in service of others’ health tend to ignore their own? What strategies can be implemented to reverse these concerning trends? Investing in the health of the nursing workforce makes not only good economic sense (Weldon, 2011), a healthy work environment provides a variety of benefits to health care providers, the patients/families they care for and their employer.en_GB
dc.subjectorganizational cultureen_GB
dc.subjecthealth work environmenten_GB
dc.subjectwellnessen_GB
dc.date.available2013-12-19T17:41:25Z-
dc.date.issued2013-12-19-
dc.date.accessioned2013-12-19T17:41:25Z-
dc.conference.date2013en_GB
dc.conference.name42nd Biennial Conventionen_GB
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursingen_GB
dc.conference.locationIndianapolis, Indiana, USAen_GB
dc.description42nd Biennial Convention 2013 Theme: Give Back to Move Forward. Held at the JW Marriotten_GB
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