The website will be down for maintenance on Tuesday 9/19/2017 from 6PM to 8PM Pacific time.

AACN Standards for Establishing and Sustaining Healthy Work Environments

Available for Purchase

A printed hard copy version of this document is available for purchase


$10.00 for AACN Members

Download PDF

Free PDF to registered users

Added to Collection

Establishing and sustaining healthy work environments must be a priority if nurses are going to make their optimal contributions in caring for patients and patients' families. The link between healthy work environments and patient safety, nurse retention and recruitment and, thus, the bottom line, is irrefutable. The ingredients for success — skilled communication, true collaboration, effective decision making, appropriate staffing, meaningful recognition and authentic leadership — are described in the AACN Standards for Establishing and Sustaining Healthy Work Environments.

Read the entire Executive Summary - Here

Sign in to to download the complete PDF version of this standard. Not an registered user? Sign up today.