This free, interactive course is designed to help healthcare workers better understand the scope and nature of violence in the workplace. Upon successful completion of the course, healthcare professionals can earn continuing education units.
Course modules include:
Definition, types, and prevalence
Workplace violence consequences
Risk factors for type II and III violence
Prevention strategies for organizations
Prevention strategies for nurses
Post event response
By completing the course, healthcare workers will be able to:
Identify institutional, environmental, and policy risk factors for workplace violence
Recognize behavioral warning signs of violence in individuals
Employ communication and teamwork skills to prevent and manage violence
Identify appropriate resources to support injured healthcare workers
Take steps to implement a comprehensive workplace violence prevention program
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