Developing a Healthy OR Workplace

Mickey L. Parsons, Marie Newcomb

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Abstract

• INNOVATION IS REQUIRED to develop a positive work environment in the OR. • COMPONENTS OF A HEALTHY OR workplace identified by staff members of three surgical departments are quality practice standards, excellence in patient care systems, a functional physical environment, effective staff systems, meaningful role definition and clarity, and identified guidelines for teamwork. • IN ONE OR, STAFF MEMBERS working on a communication team developed and implemented an action plan to enhance respect in the OR setting. AORN J 85 (June 2007) 1213-1223.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalAORN Journal
Volume85
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2007
Externally publishedYes

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Developing a Healthy OR Workplace. / Parsons, Mickey L.; Newcomb, Marie.

In: AORN Journal, Vol. 85, No. 6, 06.2007.

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Parsons, Mickey L. ; Newcomb, Marie. / Developing a Healthy OR Workplace. In: AORN Journal. 2007 ; Vol. 85, No. 6.
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