Nurses With Disabilities: Professional Issues and Job by Leslie, PhD, RN, CRRN, APRN, FNP-BC Neal-Boylan

By Leslie, PhD, RN, CRRN, APRN, FNP-BC Neal-Boylan

Awarded moment position within the 2013 AJN ebook of the yr Awards within the specialist matters category

"This publication is a needs to for all healthcare managers, recruitment, occupational health and wellbeing, human assets and for all nurses operating in the healthcare environment to realize a whole knowing and dispel the myths and misconceptions surrounding incapacity. it's going to be on all scholar nurses interpreting lists."--Nursing Times

ìThis e-book will supply nurses with the knowledge to make goal and truth dependent assessments...Moreover, it is going to arm nursing pros with an knowing of ways the difficulty of incapacity is affecting team provide in nursing, how lodgings supplies suggestions to people with disabilities, and the way a balanced and considerate strategy can let nursing pros to operate to their fullest.î

Geraldine Polly Bednash, PhD, RN, FAAN
Chief government Officer/Executive Director
American organization of faculties of Nursing

ì[This e-book] has introduced jointly info and real-life reviews of nurses who've disabilities. it is going to function a useful resource of data at the influence of incapacity at the employment and retention of registered nurses.î

Suzanne C. Smeltzer, EdD, RN, FAAN
Professor and Director, heart for Nursing Research
Villanova college university of Nursing

This is the 1st research-based booklet to confront place of work concerns dealing with nurses who've disabilities. It not just examines in-depth their studies, roadblocks to profitable employment, and misperceptions surrounding those nurses, but additionally offers doable options for growing confident attitudes in the direction of them and a welcoming paintings setting that fosters hiring and retention. From the views and real voices of nurses with disabilities, nurse leaders, nurse directors, and sufferers, the e-book identifies nurses with disabilities (including sensory, musculoskeletal, emotional, and psychological wellbeing and fitness issues), discusses why they decide to depart nursing or conceal their disabilities, and analyzes how their disabilities might effect occupation offerings.

Written by means of the major researcher on nurses with disabilities, the e-book addresses sufferer protection, environmental components, and retention recommendations. It discusses why many nurses think the necessity to disguise their incapacity although it doesn't impact their skill to hold out their tasks. It addresses interactions with colleagues, directors, and sufferers and explores the typical misperception that nurses with disabilities jeopardize sufferer protection. The textual content discusses strength recommendations corresponding to altering nursing schooling, changing nurse activity description, and embellishing office lodgings. It seeks to persuade nurse leaders and directors, who've the facility to institute swap and maintain nurses with disabilities, and should be a worthy asset to nursing sessions in coverage and management.

Key Features:

  • Provides recommendations concerning expert concerns confronted by means of nurses with disabilities
  • Helps nurse recruiters and directors make clear and increase retention strategies
  • Features the voices of nurses with disabilities, nurse leaders, recruitment experts, and patients
  • Buttressed via 4 examine stories and written by means of the prime researcher within the field

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