Nursing: Assault: It’s Not in My Job Description

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About the Course


Audience

The target audience for this education program is nurses who want to enhance their ability to manage patients with violent behaviors and promote the development of a safe work environment.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss demographics related to workplace violence.
  • Identify potentially violent patients through proper screening and assessment.
  • Describe techniques utilized to manage a patient with violent behavior.
  • Develop interventions to encourage a safe work environment for clinicians.

About the Author

Jennifer Oakley, FNP, MSN, RN 

Jennifer Oakley works in the emergency department at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and is an adjunct professor at Drexel University.

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