Nursing leaders address new Joint Commission guidelines for preventing workplace violence with training, data collection and a zero-tolerance policy.
Part two of a three-part series addresses prevention of workplace violence through collaboration between hospital-based law enforcement and clinical caregivers.
Leaders share insight on defining and addressing workplace violence in healthcare in the first of a three-part series .
Crisis response training, communication and more health safety officers are among tools Cleveland Clinic is using to keep violence out of the care environment.
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Being in the hospital can create anxiety and fear for patients and family members, which can sometimes lead to aggression. This article discuses a new program at Cleveland Clinic Children’s, which aims to keep caregivers safe.
Cleveland Clinic’s standardized 6-point safety plan is improving nurse and caregiver safety in the ED setting – and has helped set the tone for additional safety and violence prevention across the health system.
From education to resourceful tools, an incident reporting system and more, learn about Cleveland Clinic’s efforts to prevent workplace violence for nurses and all caregivers.
How do healthcare workers show empathy for patients and families under stress while facing the risk of personal assault? A panel at the 2019 Patient Experience Summit will discuss best practices.
Over the last decade many factors have led to increased violence in hospitals—and in the ED in particular. In light of this alarming trend, nurse researchers developed stricter safety protocols.
ED nurses are susceptible to workplace violence from patients and families. A nurse researcher at Cleveland Clinic developed a workplace survey instrument to measure perceptions of personal safety in the ED.