Golden Pen Award
The Golden Pen Award, sponsored by SLACK Incorporated, honors excellence in writing by AAOHN members. All members who publish a manuscript in the journal are eligible for the award.
Articles written by members and published the previous year are compiled and reviewed by a committee composed of AAOHN staff, the Editor of the journal, and SLACK publishing staff. The committee members judge the articles on the basis of the following criteria:
- Is the topic current?
- Does the topic relate to occupational and environmental health nursing?
- Is the article applicable to occupational and environmental health nursing?
- Is the article research or practice based? If research based, it is applicable to occupational health nursing practice?
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Golden Pen Award Winners
2012 - Pain Management in Occupational Health: A Guide for Non-Narcotic Pain Relief by Angela E. Ferriolo, RN, BSN, and Helen Acree Conlon, DNP, MS, MPH, ARNP-BC, COHN-S, in December 2012 issue
2011 – Invisible Pollution: The Impact of Pharmaceuticals in the Water Supply by Kimberly A. Strauch, RN, MSN, ANP-BC, CCRN, in December 2011 issue
2010 – Review of Occupational Health Nurse Data From Recent National Sample Surveys of Registered Nurses—Part 1 by Margaret C. Thompson, PhD, RN, COHN-S, FAAOHN, in January 2010 issue
2009 – What’s in a Word? by Eileen N. Lukes, PhD, RN, COHN-S, CCM, FAAOHN, in April 2009 issue
2008 – Deep Vein Thrombosis by Patricia Emanuele, MSN, COHN-S, in September 2008 issue
2007 – Integrated Approach for Managing Health Risks at Work: The Role of Occupational Health Nurses by Luiza G. Marinescu, MN, RN, COHN-S, in February 2007 issue
2006 – Legislation Affecting Occupational Health Nursing: Identifying Relevant Laws and Regulations by Margaret C. Thompson, MSN, RN, COHN-S, FAAOHN, in January 2006 issue
2005 – Immigrant Workers in the United States: Recent Trends, Vulnerable Populations, and Challenges for Occupational Health by Linda A. McCauley, RN, PhD, FAAN, in July 2005 issue
2004 – Back Pain Prevalence in Nursing Personnel: Measurement Issues by Nancy N. Menzel, PhD, RN, COHN-S, in February 2004 issue
2003 – Exploring Variables Among Medical Center Employees with Injuries: Developing Interventions and Strategies by Norman DePaul Brown, EdD, MSPH, APN, and Nancy I. Thomas, PhD, APN, COHN-S, RPSGT, in November 2003 issue
2002 – Planning for Biological Disasters: Occupational Health Nurses as “First Responders” by Mary K. Salazar, EdD, RN, COHN-S, and Betty Kelman, MN, RN, in April 2002 issue
2001 – Demonstrating the Cost Effectiveness of an Expert Occupational and Environmental Health Nurse: Application of AAOHN’s Success Tools by Judy A. Morris, MS, RN, COHN-S/CM, and Pegeen S. Smith, BSN, RN, in December 2001 issue
2000 – Genetic Information in the Workplace: Implications for Occupational Health Surveillance by Anita L. Schill, PhD, MPH, MA, RN, COHN-S, in February 2000 issue
1999 – Histology and Pathology Laboratories: Chemical Hazard Prevention and Medical/Health Surveillance by Deborah R. Roy, MPH, RN, COHN-S, CET, in May 1999 issue
1998 – A Workplace Stretching Program: Physiologic and Perception Measurements Before and After Participation by Terry M. Moore, MS, BSN, COHN-S, in December 1998 issue
1997 – Nurse Managed Occupational Health Centers: An Overview by Joy Wachs, PhD, RN, CS, in October 1997 issue
1996 – info unavailable
1995 – Workers’ Compensation: Case Management Strategies by Karen J. Martin, PhD, COHN-S, in May 1995 issue
1994 – Ergonomic Hazards in the Workplace: Assessment and Prevention by Peggy E. Ross, RN, COHN, in April 1994 issue
1993 – Occupational Health Nursing in the 1990s: A Different Model of Practice by Mary Ellen Maciag, MS, RN, COHN, in January 1993 issue
1992 – Quality and Quality Improvement in Occupational Health Nursing by Anne Kennan Widtfeldt, MPH, RN, in July 1992 issue
1991 – Smoking Cessation Programs in the Workplace: Review and Recommendations for Occupational Health Nurses by Patricia Boyer Strasser, MSN, RN, COHN, in September 1991 issue
1990 – Corporate Attitudes and Responses to Rising Health Care Costs by Edward Rooney, BSN, RN, in July 1990 issue
1989 – Limited Duty Work: An Innovative Approach to Early Return to Work by Susan A. Randolph, MSN, RN, COHN, and Patricia C. Dalton, RN, COHN, in November 1989 issue
1988 – How Management and Nurses Perceive Occupational Health Nursing by Jean M. Bey, MPH, RN, Patricia M. McGovern, MPH, RN, and Mary Foley, MBA, MSN, RN, in February 1988 issue
1987 – info unavailable
1986 – info unavailable
1985 – info unavailable
1984 – The Habitually Ill by Sara Romweber, RN, in March 1984 issue
1983 – info unavailable
1982 – Nurse Health Assessment: The New “Physical” in American Industry by Larry J. Hannigan, RN, COHN, in August 1982 issue