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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
- 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.
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
Workplace Violence – Risk Factors, Assessment & Prevention for Healthcare Facilities
Active Shooter Tabletop Drill Workshop
Kevlon Kirkpatrick, FCPP, FCP, CBI