3037-18: Protecting the Nursing Workforce through an Aggression Prevention Team (APT) and Behavior Alert (BA) Response

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3037-18:  Protecting the Nursing Workforce through an Aggression Prevention Team (APT) and Behavior Alert (BA) Response

This presentation introduces a successful process for aggression and violence prevention through the development and implementation of a safety response team. The Aggression Prevention/Behavior Alert process showcases the unique de-escalation skills of mental health professionals. Participants will leave with takeaways for use in their own settings.

  Debra Lee Fabert, MSN, RN, BC; Joseph Anderson, MBA

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:
  50 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

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

  • Define how a similar aggression prevention process could be used at the participant’s place of work. 

Keywords:  Violence, Nurse Assault, Pathway to Violence

Continuing Nursing Education:
1.0 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 with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Originally Presented
APNA 32nd Annual Conference
Columbus, Ohio
Friday, October 26, 2018
3:45pm - 4:30pm

The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2020

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