Role of the APRN in Promoting a Healthy Work Environment

Author(s): Kiersten Henry

Contact Hours 1.00

CERP C 1.00

Expires Aug 15, 2026

Topics: Healthy Work Environment

Role: APRN

Member: Free
NonMember: $10.00

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Activity Summary

Required reading for all learners: Implicit Bias impacts patient outcomes

Through knowledge and role modeling of the HWE standards, APRNs can promote interdisciplinary team resilience and support healthy work environments. This session focuses on the role of APRNs in promoting a healthy work environment (HWE). In this foundational session, the HWE 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 HWE 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.
  • Explain strategies for APRNs to promote a healthy work environment and foster resilience among interdisciplinary team members.

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Successful Completion

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


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