Role of the APRN in Promoting a Healthy Work Environment

Author(s): Henry Kiersten

Contact Hours 1.00

CERP C 1.00

Expires Dec 31, 2025

Topics: Beacon, Healthy Work Environment

Population: Lifespan

Role: APRN

Member: Free
NonMember: $10.00

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Activity Summary

Required reading for all learners: Implicit Bias impacts patient outcomes

This session focuses on the role of APRNs in promoting a healthy work environment. In this foundational session, the Healthy Work Environment Standards and factors associated with an unhealthy work environment are reviewed. Strategies for APRNs promoting and implementing components of the Healthy Work Environment Standards, including a case study approach, are presented. This session also reviews Healthy Work Environment Standards as a strategy for building team resilience and reducing interdisciplinary burnout.


  • Identify the six Healthy Work Environment Standards.
  • Discuss the impact, including burnout, of unhealthy work environments on interdisciplinary team members.
  • Outline strategies for APRNs to promote a healthy work environment and foster resilience among interdisciplinary team members.

Continuing Education Disclosure Statement

Successful Completion

Learners must attend/view/read the entire activity and complete the associated evaluation to be awarded the contact hours or CERP. No partial credit will be awarded.


This activity has been reviewed by the Nurse Planner. It has been determined that the material presented here shows no bias. No conflicts of interest have been identified for any individual with the ability to influence the content of this activity. Accreditation refers to recognition of continuing education only and does not imply AACN or ANCC approval or endorsement of any commercial products discussed or displayed in conjunction with this educational activity.


The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC's) Commission on Accreditation, ANCC Provider Number 0012. AACN has been approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing by the California State Board of Nursing (CBRN), California Provider number CEP 1036. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

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