Healthy Work Environment Assessment

QualityTool

Healthy Work Environment Assessment

Description

This assessment tool can be used for any health care environment to measure its health against the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) Standards for Establishing and Sustaining Healthy Work Environments. These standards identify the systemic behaviors that maintain patient safety, ensure optimal outcomes, and support excellence in nursing practice.

The AACN Healthy Work Environment Assessment provides:

  • A baseline measurement of how an organization perceives the health of its work environment
  • References to resources that will help improve the health of a work environment
  • A tool to track progress in implementing the AACN Standards for Establishing and Sustaining Healthy Work Environments
Free registration is required.

Developer:

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses

Funding Sources:

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses; VitalSmarts, LC

History

Release Date: 2009
Original Summary: September 2010
Last Updated: 05/11/11

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