2014-17: Shifting the Culture: Identifying Essential Elements to Reduce Workplace Violence in Healthcare

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2014-17: Shifting the Culture:  Identifying Essential Elements to Reduce Workplace Violence in Healthcare

The continuing rise in healthcare workplace violence demonstrates the need for change.  As PMH nurses we are uniquely prepared to assist in shifting the culture surrounding this important issue. This presentation will review and share essential elements that can be implemented in healthcare organizations to decrease workplace violence.

  Kathy Holley, MS, BSN, RN

Disclosures:  The presenter and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label uses will not be discussed during this presentation.

Session Length:
  31 minutes

Target Audience:  RN

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  1. Describe the impact of workplace violence in today's healthcare setting.
  2. Compare and contrast three models that were developed to address workplace violence in the healthcare setting.
  3. Identify the role of the PMH nurse in the development and implementation of a structure focused on minimizing workplace violence.

Keywords:  Workplace Violence, Practice

Continuing Nursing Education:
0.50 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Originally Presented
APNA 31st Annual Conference
Phoenix, Arizona
Thursday, October 19, 2017
10:15am - 11:00am

The contact hours for this session expire:  January 1, 2021

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