2017-17: Development and Implementation of Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s S.A.F.E. Program to Reduce Workplace Violence

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2017-17: Development and Implementation of Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s S.A.F.E. Program to Reduce Workplace Violence

This presentation explores Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s S.A.F.E. (Spot a threat, Assess the Risk, Formulate a safe clinical response, and Evaluate the outcome) program.  This program has been found to reduce workplace violence, staff injuries and promote prevention through early identification of risks, standardized assessments and interventions.


Presenters:
  Barbara E. Lakatos, DNP, PMHCNS-BC; Monique T. Mitchell, MSN, PMHCNS-BC

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


Session Length:
  44 minutes

Target Audience:  APRN


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

  1. Identify professional resources available to expand workplace safety toolkits.
  2. Identify the types of safety events defined by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
  3. Describe the methods used in developing the S.A.F.E. Response.

Keywords:  Trauma Informed Care, Safety


Continuing Nursing Education:
0.75 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:  December 31, 2019


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