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Workplace Violence

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PESI Healthcare is offering a 1 hour webinar, Thursday, February 12th from 4:30-5:30 ET on Workplace Violence: Recognition and Response to Violence in Healthcare. Cost is $129 for unlimited participants at a single site plus $15/person to receive 1 nursing CE for the course (after completion of the post-test/evaluation).

Objectives include:

•    Compare and contrast the definition of workplace violence according to the National Institute of Safety and Occupational Health (NIOSH), American Nurses Association and Workplace Violence Institute.
•    State the impact of workplace violence and disruptive behaviors on patient care, medical errors, staff retention, and staff absences.
•    Discuss techniques to de-escalate acting out and violent behavior.
•    Relate the significance of staff de-briefing post-incident.
•    Explain how to report and document incidents.

Click here to register.

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Written by Jenifer

January 16, 2009 at 10:14 am

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