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Authors

  1. Feiler, Judd L. MS, PT
  2. Stichler, Jaynelle F. DNS, RN, EDAC, FACHE, FAAN

Abstract

There are many factors to consider during design including a balance between patient-centered features and ergonomic considerations that can prevent workplace injuries. This facility design department aims to expand nurse leaders' knowledge and competencies in health facility design and enables them to take leadership roles in design efforts. Part 1 in this 2-part series focused on ergonomic designs for patient care areas to enhance patient and nurse safety. The focus of part 2 is ergonomic designs for nursing stations and support areas that can prevent worker injury.