2018 National Neonatal/Advanced Practice/Mother Baby Nurses Conference

301 - Culture of Safety or Combat Zone: Tackling Causes and Solutions for Violence in the Hospital

Sep 8, 2018 8:30am ‐ Sep 8, 2018 9:30am


Credits: None available.

Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00

Description

Violent behavior toward nurses, physicians, and hospital staff members is an occupational hazard that every hospital encounters, particularly for frontline staff. Almost half of all workplace violence occurs in the healthcare setting, yet there is little consensus on how to address this problem. Ms. Hardy explores the risk factors for and causes of workplace violence and looks at prevention, regulations, and solutions that can help keep nurses in the business of caregiving, not combat.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define the types of workplace violence.
  • Summarize the risk factors for workplace violence, including those specific to the healthcare industry.
  • Identify safety hazards that put workers at risk for becoming victims of workplace violence.
  • Recognize measures for dealing with aggressive persons in the workplace.
  • Describe the elements of a workplace violence prevention program.

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Culture of Safety or Combat Zone: Tackling Causes and Solutions for Violence in the Hospital Exam

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