Workplace Violence Symposium

Our annual Workplace Violence & Security Symposium provides helpful information in planning for and responding to workplace violence in healthcare facilities and physician office practices.


This year’s event features topics such as preventing workplace violence against healthcare sitters and other staff, healthcare organization relationships with law enforcement, and addressing mental health issues in the Emergency Department. Take advantage of this opportunity to network with industry experts at local, regional, and national levels.

Registration is required for attendance.

Continuing Education

Participants will receive 5.5 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.

CHSP/CPSO: 5.5 contact hours of continuing education credit toward fulfillment of the requirements of CHSP designation of Certified Healthcare Safety Professional & CPSO designation of Certified Patient Safety Officer.

CPHRM: 5.5 contact hours of continuing education credit toward fulfillment of the requirements of ASHRM designations of FASHRM (Fellow) and DFASHRM (Distinguished Fellow) and towards CPHRM renewal.


Please contact LHA Trust Funds if you have a disability that may require special accommodations for this educational opportunity. LHA Trust Funds is committed to ensuring full accessibility for all registrants

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Event Speakers

Carl “Chip” E. Hellmers III

Partner, Frilot LLC

Mr. Hellmers devotes his practice to nearly all aspects of professional liability defense, primarily representing hospitals, ...

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Jamie Lamb

Senior Claims Consultant & Process Improvement Analyst, LHA Trust Funds

Jamie Lamb began her career in claims in 1997. Her 21 years of experience include handling multi-line claims in the areas of ...

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Dwight “Trey” C. Paulsen III

Partner, Bradley Murchison Kelly & Shea LLC

Mr. Paulsen is a founding member of the law firm Bradley Murchison Kelly & Shea LLC and practices in the New Orleans offi...

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Greg Phares

Principal, 5940 Training, LLC

Mr. Phares is the Principal of 5940 Training, LLC, providing security consulting services and training to hospitals, churches...

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Allison Rachal, RN-BC, CPSO

Sr. Patient Safety Consultant, LHA Trust Funds

Allison Rachal has more than 23 years of nursing and clinical risk management experience in patient care, patient safety, ris...

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Caroline Stegeman, RN, BSN, MJ, ONC, CPHRM, CPSO

Director of Patient Safety, LHA Trust Funds

Caroline Stegeman has 28 years of nursing and clinical risk management experience in a variety of healthcare settings.

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Bryan Warren

President and Chief Consultant, WarSec Security

Bryan Warren is President and Chief Consultant for WarSec Security, specializing in assessment and training for the healthcar...

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