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Workplace Violence

Dealing with Patient Violence in Today’s Workplace As a new nurse, I can clearly remember two events that dealt with patient violence. Personal anecdote #1: I was still in nursing orientation.  I was a brand new LPN and hadn’t even taken the NCLEX-PN yet. …

Workplace Violence Checklist:

DOWNLOAD NOW Recommended Intervention & Prevention Strategies for Healthcare Professionals Rather than merely responding following an incident, the onus has changed to prevention strategies that can stop workplace violence before it ever occurs. With that in mind, here are a few highlights of popular…

Protection Against Workplace Violence

As a nurse who worked at the bedside for more than 20 years and now works to educate on technology in hospitals, the most satisfying part of my job is helping improve nurse and patient safety. As we all know, the safety of nurses…

Workplace Violence

Workplace violence (WPV) has remained a major concern in the worldwide working environment today. The term “going postal” has become a well-known public phrase that indicates when an employee has mentally decompensated and demonstrates aggression towards others or the company. Aggressive acts can come…

Nurse Bullying in the Workplace

The causes, effects and possible solutions for the ongoing problem of lateral violence and nurse bullying Nurse Bullying has been an issue of concern for decades. There are different names for bullying, including lateral violence, horizontal hostility, aggression, and incivility. Regardless of the name it…

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