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Workplace Violence Symposium

August 24, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 3:45 pm


Workplace violence risk factors vary by healthcare setting. Sources of violence include verbal threats or physical attacks by patients, a distraught family member who may be abusive or even become an active shooter, gang violence in the emergency department, a domestic dispute that spills over into the workplace, or coworker bullying.

Topics for this upcoming Workplace Violence Symposium include:

Bridging the Gap between the Working Domestic Violence Victim and the Employer

Workplace Assault – Risk Factors & Prevention Strategies

An Active Shooter Table Top Drill Exercise

Workplace Violence Awareness & Prevention for
Healthcare Facilities & Providers



Attendees will:

  • Participate in, and learn how to conduct, an active shooter tabletop drill exercise.
  • Gain ideas that can be used to improve emergency operations plans and increase the potential to survive such events.
  • Learn internationally recognized strategies for reducing the opportunity for crime at your facility, in your community, and at home.
  • Increase awareness that domestic violence is a preventable, public health problem that affects the workforce.
  • Learn how hospital leadership can be an effective agent for change in identifying and supporting the working domestic violence victim.
  • Learn best practices for promoting the safety of the workforce.

Continuing Education

This program has been approved for a total of 5.75 nursing contact hours by the Louisiana Hospital Association for complete attendance of the program.  The Louisiana Hospital Association is approved by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing – CE Provider #39.

This program has been approved for a total of 5.75 contact hours of Certified Healthcare Safety Professional (CHSP) by the International Board for Certification of Safety Managers for complete attendance of the program.

Bridging the Gap Between the Working Domestic Violence Victim and the Employer

Presented by:
Meredith King, RN
Director of Outpatient Services
Elizabethtown Community Hospital

Workplace Violence – Risk Factors, Assessment & Prevention for Healthcare Facilities

Presented by:
Dan Hartley, EdD
CDC-NIOSH Workplace Violence Prevention Coordinator

Active Shooter Tabletop Drill Workshop

Presented by:
Audra L. Rigby, FCPP, FCP, CBI
Certified Crime Prevention Consultants, LLC

Kevlon Kirkpatrick, FCPP, FCP, CBI
Certified Crime Prevention Consultants, LLC

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August 24, 2017
8:30 am - 3:45 pm
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