Workplace Violence Prevention for Nurses

Type: Planning and Response
Author: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Year of Publishing: 2016
Description: This free, interactive course is designed to help healthcare workers better understand the scope and nature of violence in the workplace. Upon successful completion of the course, healthcare professionals can earn continuing education units. By completing the course, healthcare workers will be able to: identify institutional, environmental, and policy risk factors for workplace violence; recognize behavioral warning signs of violence in individuals; employ communication and teamwork skills to prevent and manage violence; identify appropriate resources to support injured healthcare workers; and take steps to implement a comprehensive workplace violence prevention program.
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