AAOHN Podcast ft. MaAOHN’s own Carin Bennett-Rizzo


AAOHN Podcast featuring MaAOHN’s own Carin Bennett-Rizzo Episode 11: Conquering Return to Work and Remote Work On AAOHN's podcast, Occupational Health Nursing Pulse, Jennylynn sits down with Carin Bennett-Rizzo MS, CNP-BC, COHN-S, Nurse Director for Occupational Health at Boston’s Children Health to talk all things return to work in the healthcare setting, and also touches on new remote work policies in healthcare. Occupational Health Nursing Pulse: AAOHN Podcast: Conquering Return to Work and Remote Work (libsyn.com) https://sites.libsyn.com/.../conquering-return-to-work...

AAOHN Podcast ft. MaAOHN’s own Carin Bennett-Rizzo2023-08-03T18:50:21+00:00

Beware heat stress!


    Workers are exposed to a great deal of heat stress. Extreme heat can result in occupational illness or injury. Heat stress can result in heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat cramps, or heat rashes. Heat can also increase the risk of injuries in workers as it may result in sweaty palms, fogged-up safety glasses, and dizziness.   Learn more: https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/heatstress/?fbclid=IwAR354IwwPT3QXDPhpcrwYtfyTKVmP4mOdhZ0n-PnM-iCzaw_cD10okUoGFw

Beware heat stress!2023-06-13T23:18:18+00:00

Celebrating all nurses for National Nurses Week!


  Making a difference anytime, anywhere & always!💚   Did you know that nursing is the nation's largest healthcare profession, with approximately 4.2 million RNs & 355,000 NPs practicing across America?? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment of RNs is projected to grow 6% each year from 2021 to 2031 - faster than the average for all occupations! The employment of NPs is also projected to grow rapidly in the coming years, with a 40% increase expected by 2031!

Celebrating all nurses for National Nurses Week!2023-05-10T19:53:21+00:00

Are you eligible for Educational Loan Repayment?


The Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers, under contract with the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS), is now accepting applications for the MA Repay program. With funding from the American Rescue Plan and the Opioid Recovery and Remediation Trust Fund and a goal of supporting and retaining the behavioral-health and primary-care workforce, the program offers between $12.5K and $300K of educational loan repayment to eligible healthcare professionals in exchange for a 4-to-5-year commitment to their current or another eligible institution. Qualifying employees include but are not limited to social workers, primary care physicians, psychiatrists, nurses (including APRNs), [...]

Are you eligible for Educational Loan Repayment?2023-01-03T16:00:44+00:00

Sending Supplies to Ukraine


Paul and I dropped off 8 boxes of medical supplies to join many other boxes. These are being shipped to Canada then flown to Poland and then will be transported to Ukraine. Our prayers and thoughts for the people of Ukraine and for peace.

Sending Supplies to Ukraine2022-03-04T21:51:35+00:00

OHC Team at Moderna!


Just because the surge is going down - please keep vaccinating. This is the Moderna team - EMT Paul Weinburgh and OHC nurses: Maria Danna, Shauna Arapoff and Sandy Guilfoyle. Thanks team!

OHC Team at Moderna!2022-03-04T21:20:36+00:00

Student Nurses Join Occupational Health!


We are so excited to have some nursing students from U Mass Boston join OHC. Students, Sophia Baldino and Taylor Le, are helping with fit testing at area hospitals: MGH, Melrose Wakefield and BI Plymouth. This is a great way for the students to learn new skills, build their resume and network. So happy to introduce a new generation of nurses to occupational health!

Student Nurses Join Occupational Health!2022-03-04T21:06:03+00:00

Vaccine Boosters at Dana Farber


Dana Farber is keeping its patients and staff safe by offering the Covid vaccine booster. OHC nurses Shauna Arapoff and Judy Wu have been staffing the Dana Farber booster clinics.

Vaccine Boosters at Dana Farber2022-03-04T20:46:29+00:00

Covid Nurse Response Rockstars!


The Covid nurse repose team for Moderna acts a resource for all things Covid - questions on exposures, symptoms, testing and vaccines. Here are 2 of this super star team of nurses: Sydney Knoll and Maria Danna. Thank you Nurse Response Team for being Rock Stars!  

Covid Nurse Response Rockstars!2022-03-04T05:43:06+00:00
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