Workplace Violence Prevention for Nurses

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Any Time
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Independent / Correspondence
Cost Range

Host And Instructor

CDC - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)


C.E. Credit for Nursing : 2.40
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
C.E. Credit for Public Health: 3.00
Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designed for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 3.0 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing education contact hours available are 0. CDC provider number GA0082.

Training Overview Description

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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NP - Family Practice
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Other Nurse Practitioner
Physician Assistant
CNA/NA (Certified Nursing Assistant/Nursing Assistant)
Licensed Practical Nurse
Nurse Administrator
Nurse Anesthetist
Nurse Educator
Public Health Nurse
Registered Nurse
Registered Nurse - CNS
Health Educator

Registration Information

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