Clinical Units With the Healthiest Work Environments

Schmalenberg, Claudia; Kramer, Marlene
June 2008
Critical Care Nurse;Jun2008, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p65
Academic Journal
The article discusses a study on healthy work environments in hospitals. Five environmental factors were included, three of which are education of the nurse, work experience and specialty certification by a national organization. It was found that the healthiest work environments are outpatient care clinics, oncology units and neonatal intensive care units. On the other hand, the least healthy include operating rooms and postanesthesia care units.


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